Three Juveniles Face Multiple Felony Charges in Garfield County

Rifle Police Department Issues Summons for Vehicle Trespasses and Property Thefts

The Rifle Police Department announced on Wednesday that it has issued summons for three juveniles who are connected to a series of vehicle trespasses and property thefts in Rifle, Colorado. The three juveniles are facing four felony counts of criminal possession of identification documents (involving multiple victims), one felony count of conspiracy to commit a felony, and over 15 additional misdemeanor and petty offenses.

According to the police, the investigation began on February 23, 2024, when several residents reported that their vehicles had been entered and items had been stolen. The police recovered some of the stolen property, including identification documents, credit cards, and electronic devices, from various locations in Rifle. The police also identified the three juveniles as suspects and obtained search warrants for their residences.

The police executed the search warrants on February 28, 2024, and found more evidence linking the juveniles to the crimes. The police also discovered that the juveniles had used some of the stolen credit cards to make online purchases. The police contacted the victims and notified them of the status of the investigation.

Three Juveniles Are Also Suspects in Tyler Boebert’s Case

The police revealed that the three juveniles who were summoned to the Garfield County District Court are the same suspects listed in Tyler Boebert’s case. Tyler Boebert is the son of U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert, who represents Colorado’s 3rd congressional district. Tyler Boebert was arrested on January 13, 2024, for allegedly providing alcohol to minors at a house party in Rifle.

The police said that the three juveniles were among the attendees of the party, where a fatal shooting occurred. A 16-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was shot and killed by another juvenile, who is currently being held without bond. The police said that the shooting was not related to the vehicle trespasses and property thefts, but they are investigating whether the juveniles had any involvement in the incident.

Garfield County School District Responds to the Allegations

The three juveniles who were summoned to the court are students of the Garfield County School District #16, which operates four schools in Rifle. The district issued a statement on Wednesday, saying that it is aware of the allegations and that it is cooperating with the authorities.

The district also said that it is providing support and resources to the students, staff, and families who are affected by the situation. The district emphasized that it is committed to ensuring a safe and positive learning environment for all students.

The district did not disclose the names or the grades of the three juveniles, citing privacy laws. The district also did not comment on whether the juveniles will face any disciplinary actions from the school.

The Court Date Is Set for March 15, 2024

The three juveniles are scheduled to appear in the Garfield County District Court on March 15, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. The court will decide whether the juveniles will be tried as adults or as juveniles, and whether they will be released on bond or detained until trial.

The court will also consider the evidence and the testimonies from the police, the victims, and the witnesses. The court will also hear the arguments from the prosecution and the defense attorneys, who have not been named yet.

The three juveniles are facing serious charges that could result in prison time, fines, and restitution. The court will determine the appropriate sentence for each juvenile, based on the severity of the crimes, the criminal history, and the personal circumstances of the juveniles.

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