A man who stole a moped parked on the Colorado Mesa University campus may not have realized they are not amphibious vehicles.

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County reports that the person pictured stole a Honda Metropolitan moped from a bike rack on the CMU campus. The moped was later recovered after being found submerged in a campus water fountain.

The moped maniac struck sometime between 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 and 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, April 30. Estimated loss and damage exceeds $2,200.

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Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

If you recognize the person in the security photo or have any other information that would help police solve this case, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-7867.

Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website or by using the P3 Tips app. All information submitted through Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.

If the information you submit leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 without ever revealing your identity.

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