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Two suspects identified in Kremmling car burglaries

James Walter Russell, 23.
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Kremmling Police Department have identified two suspects in a string of car burglaries that occurred in Kremmling earlier this week.

James Walter Russell, 23, and Brook Lynn Ewing, 21, both of Kremmling, were identified after officers followed leads in their investigation of 15 to 20 car burglaries.

“We had followed up on some leads from some evidence and after following up on those leads it directed us to those two people (Russell and Ewing),” said Kremmling Police Chief Jamie Lucas.

Ewing was taken into custody on charges of possession of a Schedule II narcotic and drug paraphernalia on Oct. 29, however she has been released on bond.

Russell has warrants out for his arrest for charges of criminal trespassing, criminal possession of a financial transaction device, unauthorized use of a financial transaction device and theft. He has also been placed into the National Crime Information Computer.

Lucas emphasized that the investigation is ongoing and police anticipate other possible charges and suspects as it continues.

Police received around 15 to 20 reports of car burglaries on the west side of Kremmling on Oct. 28 and 29, but Lucas said they are continuing to receive reports as more people become aware of missing property.

Lucas reminded residents to lock their cars and secure their property. The police are also asking that any residents on the west side of town with security footage share it with them as the investigation continues.


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