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Police looking for suspects in Colorado Springs lumber theft

Over 1,000 boards of plywood were stolen
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Posted at 3:09 PM, Jul 06, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office have recovered over 1,000 boards of stolen plywood in the eastern part of town.

Police responded to a report regarding a stolen trailer on Tamlin Road, just north of Barnes and North Marksheffel. Officers found approximately 100 boards of plywood inside the trailer and they also recovered 1,000 stolen boards from a shed on the property.

It's believed that the boards were stolen from numerous job sites throughout Colorado Springs and El Paso County, and are valued between $40,000 and $60,000.

No suspects have been arrested, but detectives have several leads.

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