Colorado Springs police say they used footprints in the snow to track down a suspected car thief.
An officer saw a stolen green Acura Integra early Monday morning on Tyler Street and tried to stop the driver. The driver took off and went north on Centennial Boulevard.
The officer did not chase the car. Later another officer found that stolen car unoccupied, but the engine was running. This was in the 1200 block of Windmill Avenue.
While an officer searched the area he talked to Daniel Gaffke who was walking along Centennial. The officer traced Gaffke's shoe prints, left in the snow, back to the driver's door of the stolen car.
Gaffke was arrested for motor vehicle theft and eluding police.
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