On 12/28/2022, at approximately 7:25 am, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a robbery at the C and F Food Store located at 2847 North Ave. The reporting party stated a male entered the store dressed in a mask, pushed the reporting party out of the way, and took the money out of the cash drawer. The male fled the location on foot. A short time later, officers located the suspect in the area of 28 ½ Rd and Gunnison Ave and took him into custody. The reporting party suffered minor injuries.
Marcus Alexander, age 22, was arrested and transported to the Mesa County Detention Facility. He is being charged with the following:
- Strong Arm Robbery
- Assault in the Third Degree
- Petty Theft
This is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat to our community. There is no further information at this time.