No Golden Egg For Suspected ThiefMesa County, Colo. -- Deputies located a stolen chicken coop today and charged Karl Antunes, 50, of Grand Junction, with theft and criminal mischief. He was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility today.
Deputies recovered the stolen coop from Karl's backyard and it's currently being held as evidence. Deputies who recovered the stolen property said there were no chickens in the coop when they recovered it.
Patrol Sgt. Travis Christensen warned, don't steal chicken coops on his team's watch. This coop has an estimated value of $1,200, and this was no joking matter.