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Boulder Police Arrest Suspect in Burglary and Extortion Case

Police seek the public's help in identifying second suspect

On Friday, Feb. 9, Boulder Police investigated a report of a burglary and extortion that occurred at a business located in the 1600 block of Canyon Blvd.  The victims reported that they were handcuffed, assaulted, and threatened by a known suspect who demanded money.  There was a second suspect who assisted in this crime.

The known suspect, Daniel Shea, had a previous business relationship with the victims.  Shea was eventually found in a residence outside of Lyons and was taken into custody with the assistance of the Boulder County SWAT team in the early morning hours of Feb. 11.  During a search of the residence, detectives located numerous items of evidence.  Shea was booked into the Boulder County Jail on 13 charges; to include First Degree Burglary, Criminal Extortion, Impersonating an Officer, Felony Menacing, Second Degree Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, Second and Third-Degree Assault.

Police would like the public’s help in identifying the second suspect.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’ 6” tall, 180 pounds, dark hair, in his late 20s to early 30s. 

The Boulder Police Department case number is P18-1590.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Kirshbaum and Detective Ramos at 303-441-3330.

Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips also can be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at . Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

Published: Feb. 12, 2018

Media Contact

Sgt. Tom Dowd, 303-441-3385