Accused Colorado Springs pot thief tunneled to plants

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A marijuana dispensary burglary in Colorado Springs Friday had an unusual twist -- police say the burglar tunneled his way in.

The incident happened early Friday at the Organic Seed marijuana dispensary. The Gazette reports that several plants were taken (http://bit.ly/1a6Y8IN).

Police say the burglar first broke in to the neighboring "Birria De Chiva" Mexican restaurant with some tools, removed a sink in a bathroom and then broke through the wall to the dispensary.

Police arrested 43-year-old Craig M. Stevens, who was seen walking nearby. He faces charges of burglary, criminal mischief and other related offenses.

Print this article Back to Top