A well-orchestrated group of of thieves is targeting Colorado fly
shops. So far they have made off with several thousand dollars in
merchandise. The group is stealing high end product. Among the shops
hit thus far: Laughing Grizzly, Angler’s All, Charlie’s Fly Box,
Trout’s Fly Shop, Orvis Cherry Creek, and Rocky Mountain Anglers.
Thefts occurred February 2-3.
Suspects are two couples, Middle Eastern or Latin in appearance, well
groomed and dressed fashionably. One couple distracts the store
staff while the other steals merchandise. Suspects have called ahead and
verified that you are indeed a specialty fly shop. Cell phone area codes that
have been used are (402) and (815). A Maroon passenger van with an
Illinois license plate # K714 248 was used by the suspects.
Below is the only photo of the suspects that is available at this time.
BE ON ALERT! Protect your business, and if you get a chance to pinch
these crooks by calling the police, do it!
Anglingtrade.com will update developments as more information becomes available.