Man accused of stealing truck, trying to steal camping trailer in Rockrimmon

Patrick Byers Colorado Springs Police Department

A man was arrested after stealing a truck and trying to steal a camping trailer in Colorado Springs Thursday night, according to police. 

Police said around 10 p.m., they got a call about a theft in progress on Delmonico Drive in Rockrimmon. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed out the suspect, who was running away. Officers chased him and arrested him without further incident. 

Police said the suspect, Patrick Byers, had stolen a truck from his employer, and then gone to the Delmonico Drive address to steal a camping trailer. He hit several things, including a parked car, while trying to steal the trailer, according to police. 

Officers recovered both the truck and the trailer. 

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