Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Recent Arrest Summaries

#MesaCounty Recent Arrests, Include...

Debra Moreno, 42, of Clifton
  • Deputies with the agency's Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop yesterday evening, in the area of Orchard Avenue and Melody Lane, Grand Junction. The driver was identified as an 18-year-old, who was driving while her licenses is suspended. She also admitted to possessing a marijuana pipe. The passenger identified herself to deputies as Debbie Chacon with a 1974 date of birth. Ultimately, deputies identified her as Debra Moreno, 42, of Clifton, who had an outstanding felony warrant for dangerous drugs, issued by another local law enforcement agency. Debra was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on a felony charge of criminal impersonation and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia ( a digital scale and glass pipe were found in Debra's purse). Debra received a $2,000 cash only bond. She is scheduled back in court on October 20, at 8 a.m.
Timothy Swenson, 36, of GJ
  • Timothy Swenson, 36, of Grand Junction was arrested by patrol deputies yesterday afternoon near 28 3/4 Road and Orchard Avenue, Grand Junction, for an outstanding warrant. In addition to the warrant, deputies booked him into the Mesa County Detention Facility on three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and one felony count of possession of a schedule II drug (suspected methamphetamine). Deputies located two small bags of suspected meth, a hypodermic needle and a digital in his possessions. Timothy received a $5,750 PR bond. 
    Oliver Vanderlinden, 23, of Clifton
  • Yesterday evening, deputies arrested Oliver Vanderlinden, 23, of Clifton, after an adult woman contacted patrol deputies at our agency's Long's Park substation. The woman described the destruction she witnessed by Oliver in her home and how she got out of the home, making her way to the substation, to report the incident. Deputies made entry into her home, with her permission, and photographed what reports described as extensive destruction to the majority of the house and property inside. Oliver was booked into the jail on a felony charge of criminal mischief, obstructing a telephone service and harassment. He is being held on a $3,000 cash only bond. 
  • On September 26, 2014, a school resource deputy responded to a local middle school on a report of a 12-year-old student acting unusual. The deputy who responded to this incident is extensively trained in drug recognition, and through the course of observations and certain instructed maneuvers, the deputy determined the 12-year-old was under the influence of suspected marijuana. The child also self admitted to using marijuana in an ongoing capacity. The child received a summons to court and additional disciplinary actions from school officials. The deputy also addressed this incident with the child's parent. 
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