Vehicle Break Ins At Rocky Mountain National Park

Person of interest in recent vehicle break ins
An image of a man purchasing a variety of camping equipment with these stolen credit cards in a local store. 

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News Release Date: August 26, 2016

Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

On Sunday, August 21, between 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. two vehicles were broken into at the east Alluvial Fan parking lot in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Vehicle windows were broken and purses containing credit cards were stolen.  Several of these credit cards were used in local area businesses immediately after the break in.

An image of a man purchasing a variety of camping equipment with these stolen credit cards was captured on video surveillance.  Park rangers are working in conjunction with the Estes Park Police Department and Larimer County Sheriff's Office, since the fraudulent credit card activity took place outside the park. 

Park rangers are seeking assistance from the public in identifying this person of interest.  If you have information concerning this incident or this person of interest, please call the following recorded tip line at Rocky Mountain National Park at (970) 586-1290.  If you wish, you can remain anonymous.  Or call your local law enforcement agency for assistance. 

When parking at trailheads in Rocky Mountain National Park please be alert for any suspicious activity and do not leave valuables in vehicles. 



Last updated: August 26, 2016

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