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Posted on: June 14, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Weekly Crime Information Alert

Crime of the Week
Fort Morgan Police Department
June 14th, 2010

Burglary Associated with Attempted Burglary

Police are investigating one burglary that may have occurred because someone wanted to commit another burglary in a nearby business.

On June 10th an officer was called to a store in the 100 block of West Kiowa Avenue where the owner had discovered someone had broken into their business, however nothing appeared to be missing.

Upon further investigation, evidence was located that suggested the suspect’s intention may have been to gain access to the business next door after failing to gain access to it from the outside.

While nothing was taken and damage was minimal, breaking into a building with the intent of committing a crime within is a burglary which is a class 4 felony. Second degree burglary is punishable by a jail sentence of two to six years and a fine between $2,000 and $500,000.

Police are asking anyone with information in this case to call police 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.

Anyone giving information that results in an arrest could receive a cash reward.

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