JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office identified two suspects in the Deer Creek Canyon Road thumb tack case.
Over the Fourth of July weekend, multiple cyclists got flat tires from hundreds of tacks tossed on the road west of Chatfield State Park. Sheriff’s deputies believe the tacks were spread along the narrow 2-lane roadway late on July 2 or early July 3.
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While covering the story, a 9NEWS photojournalist found the packaging to the tacks which lead deputies to a local grocery store, giving them surveillance video a person of interest. Officials believe the man in the video is Calvin Chambers, 27, of Littleton.
Chambers was issued a court summons for two misdemeanor offenses of criminal mischief and reckless endangerment.
The second suspect will be issued a court summons in the coming days.
JeffCo Sheriff’s officials said incidents like this are not unusual but for the first time, two suspects face charges.