Defibrillator stolen from Beaver Creek bus stop

Defibrillator stolen from Beaver Creek bus stop
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

BEAVER CREEK – A felony theft hits a local life-saving organization right in the heart.A public defibrillator, placed by Starting Hearts, was stolen last week from the bus stop in Beaver Creek, according to Jerry Hensel, Operations Manager of Beaver Creek Resort.“It’s terrible. It’s a felony and we can’t have this in our community,” said Alan Himelfarb, executive director of Starting Hearts.The defibrillator was placed by Starting Hearts and Beaver Creek Resort Company, to serve the public interest in the case of sudden cardiac arrest, Himelfarb said.Defibrillators can cost up to $3,200.If Starting Hearts has to replacing the stolen unit, …

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