Breck construction site burglarized |

Breck construction site burglarized

BRECKENRIDGE – For the fourth time in a month, Breckenridge police officers have responded to a theft report at a construction site in town.Last Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the Saw Mill Creek Condominiums at 105 S. Park Avenue, where they found the locks cut off the entrance gate to the construction parking area and the storage area where the construction tools were being stored. The total value of tools stolen was approximately $14,720, and include eight Hitachi coil nail guns valued at $450 each, three Bostitch hammer drills valued at $32 each, five Hitachi nail guns valued at $450 each, two Hitachi pneumatic compressors valued at $375 each, one Igloo compressor valued at $750, one Rigid compressor valued at $375, 12 Hitachi skill saws valued at $170 each, one Dewalt table saw valued at $850, three Blue Extreme line levels valued at $60 each, two Dewalt drills valued at $240 each, four safety harness belts valued at $240 each, one table saw valued at $525, one Ramset cement nail drive valued at $400 and two boxes of Senco 8 penny nails valued at $300.The owner of New Generation Construction last saw the tools around 5:30 p.m. on June 13. The theft was discovered at 7 a.m. on June 14. Burglars hit three construction sites in the Highlands development in Breckenridge during May, stealing more than $2,000 worth of tools.Breck Rec Center vandalizedLast Thursday, Breckenridge police were dispatched to the tennis courts at the Breckenridge Recreation Center for a report of vandalism. Officers found a storage shed window had been broken out, and obscenities had been spray painted on several interior and exterior walls of the men’s restroom and the outside walls of the storage shed. Video surveillance footage shows the incident occurred at about 12:40 a.m. Officers collected evidence at the scene that is being analyzed. Across the street at the new Breckenridge police station under construction at 150 Valley Brook Road, officers discovered two contractor’s vehicles had been vandalized. One car had obscenities spray painted on the rear window, and the other vehicle had the front windshield and headlights broken out. If you have any information pertaining to any of these cases, please call Detective Amy Nordeen at the Breckenridge Police Department at (970) 547-3133. Anyone with information about this or other crimes in Summit County can call Summit County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-453-STOP and remain completely anonymous. Summit County Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1,000 to callers who help solve crime in Summit County.

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