Police investigate vandalism at Minturn home

By Edward Stoner

MINTURN — Police are investigating vandalism at a residence in Minturn that they say could have turned into a fire or explosion.Sheriff’s deputies responded to the home on North Taylor Avenue on Tuesday morning and discovered that intruders had entered the home and turned on the gas, damaged a water pipe causing a water leak, and tampered with the furnace in a manner that indicated the incident was an attempted arson. Due to the quick response, a potential fire or explosion was averted, police said.An investigation was conducted by the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and the Eagle River Fire Protection …

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