Bicycle Stolen While Guest Sleeps at Fruita Hotel
A stop for some rest at a Fruita hotel ended up costing the guest his bicycle when a thief stole it from the traveler's vehicle.
The bicycle was stolen from a vehicle outside the Comfort Inn at 400 Jurassic Avenue in Fruita sometime between 4 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, May 11. The suspect in this case cut the cable lock and stole the bike.
The stolen bike is a 2014 Specialized Stump Jumper FSR Comp. It has a carbon fiber medium frame and 29-inch tires. The bicycle's serial number is WSBC604214684L. The vehicle the bike was stolen from is a black 2013 Lexus LX570. The bicycle is valued at over $5,000.
If you have information about this crime or believe you have seen the stolen bicycle call Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-7867. All calls are anonymous and if the information you provide leads to an arrest in this case, you'll be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. For more information or to leave an anonymous tip online, go to the Crime Stoppers of Mesa County website.