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Stolen property recovered in Colorado

On or about August 20, 2018, a camper trailer and several other items were stolen from Oliver Reservoir, 10 miles west of Kimball, according to recently released records from the Kimball County Sheriff's Office.

Days later, in Greeley, Colo., Jimmy R. Beets was arrested and the stolen items were recovered. Beets, out of Sterling, Colo., has a lengthy criminal history according to Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway, including a confirmed arrest in Alliance for a similar situation with a stolen camper out of Sterling.

Deputy David Hottell investigated the most recent case with help of Gillw...