A sexually violent predator has moved to the Grand Junction area. His name is Christopher Ray Stubblefield.
Team Cops Shave to Save raised $850 for the annual St. Baldrick’s Head Shave event in Grand Junction this year, and the eight shavee’s proudly faced the shavers and went bald for Childhood Cancer research and awareness.
This years annual head shaving took place at A Taste of Heaven Catering this past Saturday. The Grand Junction Police Department is proud to have participated in this event, and we look forward to next year.
At around 11 this morning, the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a 3 vehicle crash at 28 Rd and Elm Ave.
At this time it is believed that a passenger car was traveling westbound on Elm Ave at 28 Rd when it collided with a van traveling southbound on 28 Rd. A third vehicle was struck at the intersection of eastbound Elm Ave and 28 Rd due to the initial collision between the passenger car and the van.
The passenger car ended up in the ditch on the southwest side of the intersection. There were no injuries reported and the cause of this crash is still under investigation.
The GJPD has responded to a motor vehicle crash involving 3 vehicles at 28 Road and Elm Ave. At this time the intersection will be closed for further investigation.
The Grand Junction Police Department is participating is two major community events in the upcoming week–St. Baldrick’s and Special Olympics– and we would love your support.
St. Baldrick’s: Team #CopsShavetoSave
This upcoming Saturday, June 27, 2015, St. Baldrick’s will be at a Taste of Heaven Catering starting at 11am for a massive head shaving event in support of conquering kids’ cancer. Ten GJPD employees will be having their head shaved to show support for this great cause.
“The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.This is the 4th Annual Head Shaving Event in Grand Junction. Since its start in 2012, over $120,000 has been raised by shaving the heads of over 300 local men, women, and children.”- StBaldricks.org
The #CopsShavetoSave team is continuing to raise funds before Saturday, but if you would like to help the team along the way and donate, please click here.
Special Olympics Unified Relay Across American: #TeamGJPD
The Grand Junction Police Department registered a team for the Unified Relay Across America, a once in a lifetime experience that will deliver the Flame of Hope from Athens, Greece to Los Angeles for the 2015 World Summer Games. The Flame of Hope is coming through Grand Junction, and employees of the GJPD are helping the flame along it’s way.
The event will be taking place on July 1, 2015 at 7:14am along Ute Ave starting on 9th street. GJPD torch bearers will be wearing red Special Olympics Unified Relay shirts and will be escorted along Ute Ave by a convoy as they run a 1/2 mile leg. We know it’s early, but we hope the community can make it out to see us run during this event and show support for Special Olympics.
The journey of the Flame will be the grand lead-in to the Special Olympics World Summer Games, being held in Los Angeles during July and August. These events will showcase a movement that is breaking down barriers and lighting the way to a future of respect and inclusion.
Because the Grand Junction Police Department has raised over $1,500, a Special Olympics torch will be proudly displayed in the building. If you would like to help us continue to raise more money for Special Olympics, please click here.
The Grand Junction Police Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a passenger car and a motorcycle. The motorcycle driver was traveling northbound on 5th street, and the passenger car was traveling west bound on Gunnison Ave. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with an unknown severity of injuries. The intersection remains closed indefinitely as we continue to investigate this crash.
The intersection is now open.
The GJPD has responded to an motor vehicle crash at 5th St and Gunnison Ave. This intersection will be closed until further notice.