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Shotgun found near bike path

Steve LynnVail, CO Colorado

EDWARDS A man found an unloaded shotgun lying next to a bike path, according to an Eagle County Sheriffs Office report. The man, 38, flagged down a sheriffs deputy driving along Edwards Access Road to report the lost gun at 10:22 a.m., June 30. The man had not seen anyone with the gun, he said. The 12-gauge, black Heckler & Koch shotgun reportedly had not been used in a crime. Nothing else suspicious was found in the area.

AVON A man found two young children in a truck with its windows barely cracked on an 85 degree afternoon, said Krista Jaramillo of the Avon Police Department. A man, 33, at Genos Italian Sandwiches heard a baby crying and walked through the parking lot to find the children about 1:30 p.m. July 3. He found a 7-month-old girl and one-year-old boy sitting in the truck with a window rolled down one inch and called police. The father, 29, was inside the Eagle County Clerk and Recorders office for two minutes to get new license plates and had rolled his passenger windows down three inches, he said.The father was inside for about 10 minutes, the man and a clerk said. The father was ticketed for two counts of misdemeanor child neglect.

BEAVER CREEK The wiring in a mans jeep was disconnected three times in two weeks at the Villa Montane parking garage, according to an Eagle County Sheriffs Office report. The third time, the man, 21, parked it around 2:30 p.m. and came back at 10:30 p.m. to find that the wires for his horn, lights and others had been pulled out. Despite moving his car several times around the garage, the jeeps wires continued to be pulled out, the man said. The man had just moved to the valley and did not have any enemies yet, he said.

AVON A woman was doing her husbands laundry when it was stolen, according to an Avon Police Department report. The wife, 26, stepped out of the laundry room at West Lake Village Condominiums to get some fresh air. She returned around 40 minutes later and found her husbands pants and shirts stolen, though not his underwear. The woman estimated the value of the Ecko Unlimited clothing at $400. She was told to call police if she saw someone wearing it. Staff Writer Steve Lynn can be reached at 748-2931 or

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