Cases

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an infant as a homicide. Kye Fields, 3 weeks old, of Mack, died on August 18, 2021, at Children’s Hospital after being transferred from a local hospital. The Mesa County Coroner's Office has determined the child died as a result of...
At 8:15 this morning, deputies responded to a report of a fight at a residence on the 500 block of Clifton Way. Arriving deputies saw an individual get in a car, take off at a high rate of speed, and then fire a gun out the window. Deputies pursued the vehicle, which at one point jumped the median...
Mesa County Sheriff’s Office deputies located and arrested Wanye VanMeter, 41, on his active warrants: 2nd Degree Burglary of a Dwelling (a class 3 Felony with no bond), 1st Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft (a class 4 felony with a $15,000.00 bond), and a Grand Junction Police Department...
The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at a residence on the 3900 block of Hickman Road in Palisade that occurred around 7:00 this evening. One adult was transported to the hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. This is...
#Update: He was found safe! Thank you to everyone who shared this information and called in tips. Previous: Edward “Jimmy” Quirova, 71, was reported missing around 11:00 this morning. Mr. Quirova has dementia and is believed to have wandered away from his residence near 30 Road and Piano Lane. He...
IN CUSTODY 12/07/2021 Update: A photo was obtained of Willie Wheeler who is wanted for several counts of sex crimes against children. If seen, please call 911. Previous: A 36-year-old Clifton man is wanted for several counts of sex crimes against children. Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigators...

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At approximately 10:00 this morning, deputies received a report of a possible shooting at a residence on the 100 block of Mesa Vista Road in Grand Junction. A witness reported a member of the household shot at them and received a minor injury. They were able to leave the residence safely and call...
4:00 PM Update: 29 Road Bridge is Back open. The person was safely taken into protective custody. The Community Notification has been lifted. Previous: At approximately 11:15 Wednesday morning, deputies were dispatched to a report of an adult male on the edge of the 29 Road Bridge. Mesa County...
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a person after a fire occurred at a residence in Mesa, Colorado. On Saturday, November 6, 2021, at approximately 7 p.m., the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center received a report of a fire at a residence near Highway 65 and the...
The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is releasing a recent photo of Ryan Blake, the person who was found deceased in the canal near 22 and L roads over the weekend. Investigators are working to learn more about Mr. Blake's whereabouts the days before his death. Mr. Blake is believed to have come to the...