Recently, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department were made aware of a series of burglaries at a local business. Specifically, the Canyon View Car Wash, at 2258 Broadway, has been burglarized ten time in the last four months, according to surveillance footage from the business.
Prior to last night’s activity, it was determined that the most common time for the burglaries to occur were Wednesday nights, between the hours of 8:00pm and 9:00pm. Suspect information was generated in the course of the investigation and, last night, officers began surveillance in and around the business. Shortly after 8:30pm, the suspect arrived at the location, entered the building, and proceeded to remove money from a vending machine inside.
Officers observed that the vending machine was entered with a key. It was determined that the suspect was a previous owner of the business, identified as Roxanne Lewis, age 58.
Ms. Lewis was placed into custody and remanded to the the Mesa County Jail, on charges of Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, and Theft.