Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Wildlife Poacher Caught on Colorado BLM Lands

Frum the Grand Junction Sentinel's police blotter page;

By Staff
Monday, March 29, 2010
Well-armed man arrested

Mesa County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man staying on Bureau of Land Management land north of Grand Junction Sunday after finding him with a sawed-off shotgun and other weapons.

Deputies arrested Troy Clayton Goad, 36, 3202 W. Downey Circle, on suspicion of possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of a concealed weapon. Deputies said in an arrest affidavit they found the shotgun and a rifle in the back of Goad’s truck, two guns in holsters strapped to his side and seven knives on his body. The guns were all loaded and chambered, according to the affidavit. Officers also found bird talons, antlers and prescription drugs in Goad’s truck.

One gun, the holsters, knives and talons were booked into evidence.


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