Investigators Seek Information: Vehicle Theft Investigation

Recovered stolen vehicle

Investigators are seeking information about a suspect who stole two vehicles and eluded law enforcement recently.

Just before 2 pm on February 8, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a man had
just stolen a vehicle from the caller’s garage on Rachel Court in unincorporated Larimer County/east Fort
Collins. Responding deputies quickly located the red Ford F150 traveling on East Mulberry Street. The suspect
refused to stop, prompting a pursuit onto northbound I-25. The truck exited the highway at Mountain Vista,
traveled south, and began driving west on the railroad tracks. The truck disappeared from view in the area of
Vine Drive and Timberline Road, and deputies found it abandoned nearby.

Minutes later, dispatch received a report that a white GMC pickup truck had been stolen in the area. Deputies
located the second stolen vehicle abandoned on Conquest Street. The suspect was last seen leaving on a stolen
REI-brand, purple, beach cruiser-style bicycle.

“Vehicle theft is a crime we investigate daily, and it’s impacting people throughout Larimer County,” said
Sheriff John Feyen. “However, I’m confident that with our community’s help, the advantages of technology,
and solid investigative work, we will find the suspect so he can be held accountable for his reckless criminal
behavior today.”

No injuries have been reported in connection with this incident. LCSO would like to thank Fort Collins Police
Services for their assistance during the investigation.

Anyone with information about this suspect, or who may have home security video that captured the incident, is
asked to contact Deputy Michael Hurley at 970-498-5361 or [email protected]. People who wish to remain
anonymous can also contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or

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