Truckee residents arrested for allegedly nabbing $37K in ski equipment
November 24, 2009
TRUCKEE, Calif. – Truckee Police have arrested two local residents for allegedly stealing $37,000 in property from a local ski shop.
Truckee residents Randy Kutson-Ellis, 33, and Cynthia Morgan, 47, face charges of criminal conspiracy and possession of stolen property for their alleged roles in the incident.
According to a Truckee Police Department press release, a Truckee ski business reported the theft on Nov. 20. Some of the merchandise may have been up for sale on an Internet auction site, according to the release.
With assistance from the ski business’ owner, police identified Kutson-Ellis and Morgan and searched their Tahoe Donner Home, finding the stolen ski equipment.
The duo allegedly had access to the business when the theft occurred, the business owner said.
They were booked into Nevada County Jail. It is unknown if they made bail.