Multistate phone scam artists arrested

By WILL GRANDBOIS

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Silt man was among three people arrested in connection with a series of scams around the country this summer. The hunt began in July, when at least eight gas stations in Eagle, Garfield and Mesa counties fell victim to a three-person phone scam. It ranged over nine states before the arrests earlier this month of Jerry Davies, 40, of Silt; Sean Acree, 18, of Cincinnati; and Katherine Ferneding, 28, of Lakeside Park, Kentucky. According to Glenwood Springs police, the scam typically involved sending one of the three suspects into the store to inquire about employment and …

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