Suspect in Mail Thefts Arrested
Release Date: Feb 12, 2014
Larimer County Sheriff's Office
John Schulz, Public Information Officer
Harry Edwin Jenkins, Jr., 47, of Cowdrey, Colorado, has been arrested for the mail thefts which occurred last month in the rural areas of Larimer County.
In January, Larimer County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in providing information on a series of mail thefts that were occurring in the Bellvue, Rist Canyon and Poudre Canyon areas of Larimer County. The suspect was stealing mail and using the stolen financial information to commit thefts throughout Northern Colorado and Wyoming.
Acting on a tip received through the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, investigators were able to positively identify Mr. Jenkins as the suspect in the mail thefts and subsequent fraudulent financial transactions.
Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators were assisted in the investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the Laramie, Wyoming Police Department and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
Mr. Jenkins was charged with five counts of Identity Theft, a class 4 felony, one count of Forgery, a class 5 felony, and one count of Theft, a class 1 misdemeanor.
Mr. Jenkins was booked into the Larimer County Jail on February 6th and was subsequently released on a $10,000 bond.
The charge(s) are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.