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Posted on: April 19, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Weekly Crime Information Alert

April 19, 2010
By Community Resource Officer Roger Doll
Three Newspaper Vending Machines Stolen

Fort Morgan Police are asking for information on the theft of three newspaper vending machines stolen from the Fort Morgan area.

The machines were taken from three different locations within a twenty-four hour period. The entire machine along with newspapers and coins were taken.

Most likely the newspaper dispensers were taken, the coin boxes were broken into, and the coins stolen from the machine. It’s possible the machines have been discarded somewhere after the money was stolen.

If the intent was to steal the coins from the vending machines a charge of burglary may apply to the thieves who took the devices, resulting in a felony charges.

Residents throughout the county are asked to be on the look-out for newspaper machines that may have been abandoned in fields, ditches, or other remote locations.

Anyone finding a machine is asked to call the authorities in their area or if they have information on who committed the thefts to call the Fort Morgan Police Department at (970) 867-5678.

If a person with information wishes to remain anonymous they can call Crime Stoppers at (970) 542-3411 or submit your tip online and remain anonymous.

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