Man caught stealing Denver campaign signs

8:45 PM, Apr 21, 2011   |    comments
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The man with a van full of signs told police he was paid $20 a day by someone from the city to college signs around town.

A supporter of Larry Ambrose for city council, Michael Smilanic, approached the man after spotting him taking a sign from his front yard.

"Level playing field. Let everybody have their signs and everything else. Nothing tricky." Smilanic said.

The van was towed as evidence and police will interview the man Friday to find out who paid him. The punishment will be determined based on the total value of the signs.

(KUSA-TV © 2011 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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