No Charges Filed in Gallery Case

Press Release

For Immediate Release

 

Stephanie Dasaro, Community Relations Specialist

Aspen Police Department

506 E Main Street, Suite 102 | Aspen, Colorado 81611

stephanie.dasaro@ci.aspen.co.us | www.aspenpolice.com

 

Royal Street Art Investigation

No Charges Filed in Gallery Case

 

ASPEN, CO - 07/14/2010 - The Aspen Police Department has conducted a thorough investigation into complaints of possible fraud and forgery involving art sales at Royal Street Gallery, and has concluded that allegations against the owners of the gallery are unfounded. The original case was opened in October 2009.

 

The case is still currently open and active, while investigators intend to continue pursuing information related to the original complaint. The gallery and its owners are not suspect in the continuing aspect of the investigation.

 

Because of intense media scrutiny in this case, the Aspen Police Department is putting out this limited statement about the status of the case.

 

If anyone has more information regarding this case, please contact the Aspen Police at (970) 920-5400. For questions, contact Community Relations Specialist Stephanie Dasaro.

 

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Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2010