Posted: May 1, 2011 10:26 AM by James H Egbert
Three men have been arrested following what has been described by police as a smash and grab burglary at a Conoco convenience store located at 4310 E. Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs police were dispatched to the scene by an alarm company that monitors the store and when officers arrived they observed a vehicle appearing to flee the scene.
After following then ordering the vehicle to stop officers found the vehicle to be occupied by two females and three males who fit a description of the burglary suspects captured on video surveillance in the store. The video and following investigation revealed that the three males entered the Conoco by smashing the window and entering through the broken window and taking several items to include alcohol and cigarettes.
Michael Angelo Velasquez, Steven Enlow and Ryan Alvarez were arrested for the burglary. The stolen items were returned to the store manager who responded to the scene. The two unidentified females were released pending further investigation as to their involvement.