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    Locker burglary suspect arrested in Jeffco

    Jefferson County, CO. – On April 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Ridge Recreation Center located at 6613 South Ward St. in reference to an in-progress theft. An employee reported that a male, later identified as Mel Peter Trujillo (dob 060570), was attempting to break into lockers in the male locker room.

    Prior to deputies arrival, another employee confronted Trujillo who ran from the building. Two employees pursued him into the parking lot, where he jumped into a truck and left. Trujillo passed a deputy who was approaching the area, and the deputy stopped Trujillo and placed him into custody.

    Trujillo is also the suspect in a locker burglary that occurred at the Ridge Recreation Center on April 13, 2014. He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail for third degree burglary and criminal mischief.

    Jacki Kelley
    Public Information Director

    Mark Techmeyer
    Public Information Officer

    April 16, 2014