Man arrested on theft suspicion |

Man arrested on theft suspicion

ASPEN A Rifle man posted $10,000 bond Friday after authorities picked him up on an arrest warrant stemming from a jewelry theft at an Aspen home.Micah James Bradley, 35, faces a class-three felony theft charge for allegedly stealing two rings and a woman’s Cartier wristwatch from a Meadowood Home Drive residence in February. The items were reported to be worth more than $25,000, according to an arrest warrant prepared by Pitkin County Sheriff’s deputy Brian Lemke.The warrant was issued April 19, but it did not become public until Friday after Bradley posted Bond. He is scheduled to appear in court June 4.Bradley, court papers allege, become a suspect in the theft after chatting about the Cartier wristwatch at a Rifle tattoo shop. Bradley had bragged to shop owner Mar Rodriguez about the watch, and told him a girl had given it to him to raise drug money, the warrant says. But Rodriguez happened to be a friend of Dustin Germano, who had worked with Bradley at the Meadowood home where they were installing a mirror for Avalanche Glass. Germano was aware of the theft, and after Rodriguez told him about the conversation with Bradley, Germano told authorities about the watch.Soon after, the warrant for Bradley’s arrest was made.

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