3 arrested for burglarizing coin machines in Winter Park, Kremmling, Granby
The Kremmling Police Department arrested three people last week for allegedly burglarizing coin machines in three municipalities across Grand County.
Police arrested Eric McKinney, 38, and Britny Barnes, 29, both of Parshall, and Derrick Linzie, 46 of Thorton, for allegedly being part of a crime spree that included incidents in Kremmling, Granby and Winter Park. Kremmling police arrested the three on March 6.
McKinney, Barnes and Linzie are accused of working together to burglarize coin machines in the three towns on the morning of Feb. 24.
Kremmling Police Chief Jaime Lucas said around $65 was stolen in Kremmling. However, several hundred dollars was reported stolen from the Fraser Laundromat and Dry Cleaning in connection with the investigation, according to Fraser Winter Park Police Chief Glen Trainor.
McKinney is being charged with third-degree burglary, a Class 5 felony, and Barnes is charged with a conspiracy to commit burglary, a Class 6 felony. Both are currently in custody in Grand County. Linzie, who is in custody in Summit County, is also being charged with third-degree burglary.
Police officials said it is likely more charges will be brought by the District Attorney of the 14th Judicial District as the investigation progresses.
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