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Man arrested for stealing credit cards from mailboxes

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Larimer County deputies arrested Harry Jenkins on Feb. 6, 2014 in connection with mail theft. (Photo: Larimer County Sheriff's Office)

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A man has been arrested in connection to a mail theft spree that occurred in Larimer County during January.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office arrested Harry Jenkins, Jr., 47, of Cowdrey, after a citizen tip came through the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

During the investigation, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said it received assistance from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Laramie and Wyoming Police Departments and the U.S. Postal Service.

Jenkins has been charged with five counts of identity theft, one count of forgery and one count of theft based on accusations that he stole residential mail and used the stolen financial information to commit thefts throughout Northern Colorado and Wyoming.

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Authorities booked Jenkins into a Larimer County Jail on Feb. 6, after which he was released on $10,000 bond.