Wine-drinking church theft suspect arrested, police say

Posted at 8:42 AM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-09 19:00:32-04

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Police have arrested a wine-drinking church theft suspect accused of stealing a laptop in Broomfield.

The theft happened Saturday evening around 8:20 p.m.

Broomfield police said the woman, carrying a black baseball hat and what appeared to be a glass of wine, walked into the First Baptist Church of Broomfield at 90 Emerald Street and stole a laptop from a table just inside the door.

Hours after Denver7 shared the video on TV and on, police said a suspect was arrested at 120th and Main Street.

Broomfield police identified her as 33-year-old Sara Ann Merrill.


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