Police across the North Metro area are investigating what they call a revenge crime spree. Investigators believe one group is deliberately stealing cars following the officer-involved shooting death of Jesse Hernandez.
Police in Loveland arrested a suspect in connection with a series of car thefts in three counties in Northern Colorado.
Eleven teenager have been arrested in connection with a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past several weeks.
In November and December there were 30 vehicle “smash-and-grab” crimes in Washington Park. That’s about one every two days, and it’s more than double the numbers from the same time the year before.
A Colorado grand jury has indicted two people accused of fraudulently obtaining used cars and reselling them.
Police in Arvada have a warning for car owners about a surge in car thefts. Thieves targeted more than 20 cars in an area near 58th and Pierce earlier this week.