Colorado Springs Police investigating gas siphoning incidents

Posted at 10:58 PM, May 23, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) says there is someone driving a specially outfitted van siphoning gas from gas stations around the state and selling it at a discounted rate.

On Tuesday, local law enforcement agencies executed two search warrants at addresses connected to the crime. Police say they recovered more than 900 gallons of stolen fuel valued around $3,000.

While serving the warrant, police say they also found several vehicles related to the thefts. Investigators say they expect to file charges in this case.

This is a developing story. News5 will continue to update this web story as we learn more.

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