Eagle fire chief arrested, charged with stealing $120,000 from city of Sterling

Eagle fire chief arrested, charged with stealing $120,000 from city of Sterling
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By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Greater Eagle Fire Department’s recently hired fire chief was arrested Thursday night, charged with stealing more than $120,000 from the city of Sterling between 2010 and 2015.Kurt Vogel, and his wife, Hope, face felony charges of theft, attempt to influence a public servant, official misconduct and forgery, according to a press release from the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. The pair were arrested by Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents and taken to the Eagle County Jail after their arrest, where they were held without bond. According to 13th Judicial District Attorney Brittny Lewton, the process was under way …

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