Suspects accused in $27,000 rebar theft from Weld County business


The Weld County Sheriff’s Office environment is searching for two males suspected of defrauding a area organization out of approximately $30,000 worthy of of steel. It happened the afternoon of June 24 at a metal business enterprise positioned in unincorporated Weld County north of Greeley. 


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The homeowners of the company told deputies that a male he understood as George Smith of George’s Design experienced manufactured 4 substantial rebar buys through the past various weeks. The buys had been manufactured about the telephone with a credit rating card and the content was picked up by an additional guy, recognised to the business as Carlos Martinez. 

The buys, totaling $27,000 were later flagged by the credit card enterprise as fraud and the enterprise cancelled the payments. 

The suspects are accused of working with phony names and disguised their real cellphone quantities working with an application. The enterprise gave investigators protection digital camera video that exhibits “Martinez” and the vehicle he drove to pick up the rebar. 


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“Martinez” is described as white or Latino of typical height and build and was past viewed at the business wearing a white shirt, blue denims and a gentle blue baseball hat.

The suspect car is explained as a black, newer model Dodge Ram four-door pickup with a toolbox in the mattress and highlighted a white logo on the rear passenger aspect doorway. The symbol possibly consists of the letters “JL.” The pickup was towing a normal, black dump trailer.

Anybody with information about “Carlos Martinez,” “George Smith” or the pickup is requested to contact Deputy Ryan Baer at (970) 400-4026.

Anyone with data concerning this or any other criminal offense is questioned to get in touch with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 356-4015 or Northern Colorado Criminal offense Stoppers at 1-800-222-Guidelines (8477). Recommendations can also be submitted by means of the Criminal offense Stoppers internet site at Those distributing strategies through Crime Stoppers that guide to the arrest and submitting of expenses on a suspect(s) may be suitable for a cash reward. 

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