Police recover property and guns taken in Rifle burglaries

By Ryan Hoffman

For years, the area off of Fravert Road just north of Rifle has served as a dumping ground for people looking to illegally dispose of a television, couch or other undesired item. However, Tuesday may have been the first time somebody tried to dispose of a city-owned truck by attempting to light it on fire before driving it off a cliff.That is what James Pattangall, 29, is accused of doing Tuesday morning after, police say, he burglarized two homes in west Rifle and stole the truck from Centennial Park. A laundry list of charges were brought against Pattangall on Wednesday, …

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