Police seek information on vehicle theft


Staff Writer

Local law enforcement are seeking information concerning a car that was stolen from the City Market parking lot on Aug. 6.

According to Det. Scott Maxwell of the Pagosa Springs Police Department, the vehicle was recovered on Aug. 7 in Aspen Springs Unit 6 by Archuleta County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake White.

When found, the speakers and battery had been removed from the vehicle.

After finding the vehicle, a green 2000 Chevy extended-cab pickup, the owner was contacted. the owner was  unaware the pickup had been taken from the parking lot, Maxwell said.

Maxwell reported that the owner stated the vehicle had been left in the parking lot with the keys in it on Aug. 6, and plans were made to return for it later.

During the course of the investigation, after the owner was notified of the stolen vehicle on Aug. 7, a friend of the victim reported seeing the vehicle headed westbound on U.S. 160 at about 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 6, Maxwell said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Maxwell by calling 264-4151, Ext. 241.