Arson at New Cannabis Store in Cortez Colorado
Reward Offered leading to Conviction of Arsonist
Cortez, Colorado. A $500 reward is being offered leading to the arrest and conviction of those who may be responsible for setting fire to Chronic Therapy’s retail cannabis store. Chronic had recently celebrated their grand opening on July 27, 2018 with a beautiful new store to serve the people of this region. The fire happened just 3 days later.
According to The Journal, the fire occurred at approximately 1:30 am in the early morning hours of July 30, 2018. The damage to the building is significant both externally and internally.
Arson is a serious crime in Colorado. A person who commits this type of crime has violated Revised Statutes Title 18 Criminal Code §18-4-102. The penalties of such a crime could result in up to 12 years in jail.
Chronic will not be a victim. Video footage forthcoming.
According to Chronic’s facebook page excellent camera footage exists that will become available to help lead to the arrest and conviction of those who may be responsible.
Chronic’s Sandy Beddor stated in facebook they will not become victims.
This is what arson leaves behind.