A perpetrator allegedly caught in the act of forcing his way into a gym locker has been arrested in two locker break-ins in the area.
Mel Peter Trujillo, 53, is accused of using a bolt cutter to break into a locker April 15 at The Ridge Rec Center, according to the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office. Trujillo has been charged with third-degree burglary and criminal mischief.
Ron Hopp, executive director of the Foothills Park and Recreation District, said employees noticed a man acting suspicious when he entered the center.
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