Steamboat Springs police need help finding power tool burglars


— The Steamboat Springs Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the person or people responsible for burglarizing Alpine Lumber.

The business was burglarized May 6 and again May 11.

Detective Stuart Hutton said about $8,000 worth of power tools were taken. Most of the power tools were of the DeWalt brand, a high-end tool company with primarily yellow products.

Police want people, especially those who work in construction, to report anyone who might be attempting to sell the power tools.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the investigations unit at 970-879-4345.

People also can call Routt County Crime Stoppers at 970-870-6226. Callers can remain anonymous.

To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247 or email


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