Farmer jailed for stealing well water

Outlet: 9news.com

September 12, 2009

FORT MORGAN – A Colorado farmer was in jail as of Tuesday night for failing to pay more than $125,000 in water fines. The state says this is the first time someone in Colorado has had to do jail time for taking water illegally. State water authorities say the owner of Kroskob Farms in Fort Morgan stole water from wells for about a year and a half…

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