Alleged Gypsum crime spree lands teen in jail

Alleged Gypsum crime spree lands teen in jail
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM — Let this be a lesson to you: Making your getaway on foot through the snow makes your trail easy for cops to follow.Shayne Lee Cowden, 19, learned that lesson the hard way. Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies followed his tracks in the snow and arrested him after he allegedly stole two vehicles, broke into several others.Deputies say Cowden told them he was cruising and driving like the “Grand Theft Auto” video game.About 9:30 p.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies were called because someone was driving through lawns in Gypsum’s Buckhorn Valley neighborhood, south of the Eagle County Regional Airport.Deputies found the …

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