UPDATE: The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen property after police began investigating a stolen hot tub from a local business.
On Jan. 26, Colorado Springs police opened an investigation into the theft of a $10,000 hot tub from Backyards & Billiards.
Det. Andrew Rutter conducted a detailed review of the report, security video footage, and conducted follow-up with the business owner. Information led to the identification of several wanted suspects associated with the investigation.
Authorities conducted static and mobile surveillance on the target address and observed the suspected stolen hot tub in the backyard of the residence. On Feb 8, Det. Rutter drafted a search warrant for the home to recover the hot tub and additional items of evidence.
During the execution of the search warrant, detectives identified other stolen property at the residence. Of note, a new $33,000 Keystone travel trailer and a motorcycle were also reported stolen and recovered from the residence.
Det. Rutter contacted Backyards and Billiards who responded to the scene and recovered their stolen hot tub. Over $50,000 in stolen property was recovered.
Britney N. Sherman, 36, was arrested.
ORIGINAL STORY: COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is searching for two brazen thieves who were caught on camera stealing a hot tub.
A FOX21 News viewer, Byron Weatherby of Weatherby Electric, L.L.C., shared Ring security camera footage of thieves stealing a hot tub from Colorado Springs-based business Backyards & Billiards.
At least two men can be seen placing the hot tub on a trailer that was hooked up to a white truck. The vehicle and the trailer were later spotted on Judge Orr Road near Stapleton Road around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12.
Anyone with information is asked to contact CSPD.