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Suspect Identified in Recreation Center Burglaries

(Arvada) – The Arvada and Golden Police Departments have identified Zechariah Randolph (DOB 6/17/85) as the suspect in two recent recreation center burglaries and motor vehicle thefts.

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Randolph is approximately 5’10” tall with a short beard, eyeglasses, brown hair and blue eyes.  Randolph was identified from tips received from the police departments’ Facebook posts.


On November 4 at approximately 9 p.m., the Arvada Police were dispatched to the APEX Center on a call of a Motor Vehicle Theft.  The victim allegedly had his wallet and car keys stolen from his locked locker by Randolph, who then allegedly stole the victim’s 2011 blue Toyota Prius.


The Golden Police had a similar theft at the Golden Recreation Center on November 3 when the suspect was caught on video entering the Golden Community Center. The suspect entered the men’s locker room, where he allegedly stole a wallet with credit cards, miscellaneous items and car keys to a 2014 black Volkswagen Jetta which was subsequently stolen.


Detective Johnson of the Arvada Police department states, “We are obtaining search warrants for other vehicles and believe we will identify additional victims as we continue our investigation.”


Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Johnson at 720.898.6746 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720.913-STOP.



About Arvada Police

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