Trial set for alleged incident at trailer


— A two-day jury trial has been scheduled for a 39-year-old man who allegedly conned his way into a Steamboat Springs residence in October.

Bernard John Malburg of Steamboat Springs is scheduled to have his fate decided by a 12-member jury trial beginning May 10. He has been charged with second-degree burglary, a class three felony, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a class four felony.

Malburg has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to a court file, Malburg allegedly went to a trailer in Steamboat Springs the night of Oct. 23. A teen-ager answered the door and Malburg allegedly told the her he was a friend of her father, who was not home at the time, the file shows.

Malburg then reportedly asked the teen if he could use the bathroom and was given permission. However, Malburg then refused to leave the residence, the girl told police.

He also has been accused of offering the girl alcohol that he allegedly took from a cupboard inside the trailer.


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