GJ Police: man tries to steal car, runs, ditches outerwear

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - According to Grand Junction Police, Shaun O'Byrne was attempting to steal a car near 25 and G Roads.

They say the owner of the car spotted O'Byrne in action, and O'Byrne took off on foot.

Police were called, and they set up a perimeter. When they caught up with him nearby, he was with his girlfriend. Investigators say she was not involved with the incident.

Police add that O'Byrne had ditched his shoes, backpack, hat, and jacket by the time they caught up with him.

He was arrested and charged with attempted first degree criminal trespassing.

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  • by me2 Location: grand junction on Aug 9, 2010 at 06:31 AM
    Would like to hear more on this story......... Hopefully this will mean that one more bad guy stays off the streets for a very long time!!!
  • by Gary Location: GJ on Aug 5, 2010 at 06:21 PM
    I agree with John. Just lock him up and let the girlfriend find another loser.
  • by John Location: GJ on Aug 5, 2010 at 12:39 PM
    Chaulk one up for the good guys! Looking at these two I think we will see them again, and again, and again, etc.
  • by JILL Location: WHITEWATER on Aug 5, 2010 at 12:09 PM
    Grand junction police great job, you rock. 11 news, you must never sleep I see more on your news than any other news ever.
  • by me2 Location: grand junction on Aug 5, 2010 at 08:48 AM
    Good job PD
  • by me on Aug 5, 2010 at 07:16 AM
    wow. great story
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