Thieves target newspaper boxes |

Thieves target newspaper boxes

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado – Police are searching for suspects in a recent rash of newspaper box break-ins throughout the county.

Cash was looted from newspaper boxes in front of the Shop N’ Hop and Paddy’s, both in Eagle-Vail, the 7-11 in Vail, and the Starbucks in Avon Wednesday night, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office said the suspect is believed to be carrying a large amount of change, but the exact amount is undetermined.

Police are asking anyone with information pertaining to a suspect to call Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, or by submitting a tip online at

Tipsters may remain anonymous when giving information.

A $1,000 reward from the Crime Stoppers is being offered if your tip leads to the arrest and indictment of a suspect.

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