Police recover property and guns taken in Rifle burglaries

1st October, 2015 by

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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