Two Men Arrested For Assaulting Salesman and Stealing Firewood


Two teens were arrested early Tuesday morning after police say they assaulted a man and stole his firewood.

On Monday around 4 p.m., a man was parked outside Galley Discount Liquor at 4311 Galley Road selling firewood when he was approached by several males in a red Ford Aerostar with white horizontal stripes.

The driver, a Hispanic male, stayed in the car. Five black males got out of the vehicle and approached the victim. They asked how sales were going and he told them he hadn't made any money. The suspects then demanded money from the man.

The victim told police that the suspects made him nervous so he started backing away from them toward the liquor store. The suspects surrounded him and one of them hit him in the face.

Another suspect grabbed some firewood and took off in the truck.

Then around 2:15 a.m., an officer on patrol saw a vehicle matching the description of the suspect car in the 4200 block of Morley Drive. The officer stopped the car and arrested two occupants, and further arrests are anticipated.

Police arrested 18-year-old Steven Enlow, and a juvenile male.

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  • by Benny on Jan 25, 2011 at 07:13 PM
    You must be real proud to have an idiot for a Brother. What trash!! As the saying goes "The apples don't fall far from the tree!"
  • by Bridget Location: colorado springs on Jan 25, 2011 at 06:07 PM
    But then again. I don't know the story. Probably didn't need to assault anyone though. Should have time for it.
  • by Bridget Location: colorado springs on Jan 25, 2011 at 06:04 PM
    Why were they up so early doing stupid stuff like that anyway?? There is always a cause and effect...Haha They must have been freezing. I don't blame them.
  • by Hmmmmm on Jan 25, 2011 at 05:42 PM
    So, 5 BLACK guys get out, beat this guy up, and steal his firewood. So why was a WHITE kid arrested? Weird.
  • by A friend on Jan 25, 2011 at 05:30 PM
    To Native congrats you must of went to school YOU VAN SPELL
  • by Umm... Location: COS on Jan 25, 2011 at 04:03 PM
    yeah, too bad he wasn't carrying. If everyone in that situation was carrying, it would have escalated into a gun fight with the poor salesman dying!
  • by NATIVE Location: COLORADO SPRINGS on Jan 25, 2011 at 03:00 PM
  • by Troy Location: COS on Jan 25, 2011 at 01:20 PM
    Why try to rob someone who just told you they don't have money, beat him, and then steal some firewood? Do any of these people ever actually realize just how completely ridiculous, pointless, and outright stupid -- aside from being illegal -- their actions are?
  • by Jim Location: COS on Jan 25, 2011 at 12:38 PM
    Its to bad the Salesman wasnt carrying..
  • by mr X Location: se spgs on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    get these scum bags off the streets. most are school drop outs with no intentions of being anything. there should be a law that if you drop out of school that you can't get a driver's license. it's to bad that we can't bring back the ole days. this incident would've been taken care of without any police involved! we old folks knew how to take care of this.
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