Arvada, CO – The Arvada Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a group of thieves who have hit recreation centers in the Arvada area.
The suspects forcibly remove locks from locker room areas or take advantage of crimes of opportunity, stealing unlocked personal items. Items taken include cell phones, keys and credit cards. There have been more than 30 reported thefts in the last 12 months.
“Three suspects have been identified but obtained video footage shows they are working together,” said Detective Joe Lane of the Arvada
Suspect One (1) is a white male, brown hair, 20-30 years of age, 5’9” and 6’00” tall and a
medium to heavy build. Surveillance footage shows him wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and a black jacket.
Suspect Two (2) is a Hispanic male, brown hair, 20-30 years of age and also between 5’9” and 6’00” tall.
Suspect Three (3) is a white male, blond hair, 20-30 years of age, 5’9” to 6’00” tall with a medium to heavy build.
They are associated with a dark colored 4-door, early 90s Pontiac Bonneville.
The suspects are believed to be from the area because of their criminal pattern. Soon after the thefts, they use the credit cards at nearby locations in Arvada, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge.
Anyone recognizing the suspects or the vehicle are asked to call the Arvada Police Department at 720.898.6900.
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