On September 23rd at about 3:30 a Fairplay Police Officer Zerby aired that he was in pursuit of a black motorcycle traveling northbound on US Highway 285 near Fairplay.
As the pursuit continued northbound on US Highway 285 toward Jefferson, Fairplay Police discontinued their pursuit of the motorcycle and aired the description of the motorcycle and rider. Sergeant Wohlers intercepted the motorcycle as it entered Grant followed by Sheriff Wegener who assumed command of the incident. Sheriff Wegener directed Corporal Carrigan, Deputy Lopez and Deputy MacGeorge to set up a road block near Cline Drive in an attempt to stop the vehicle before it reached the school. The road block proved to be ineffective in stopping the motorcycle. Park County Communications notified Jefferson County that the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and was headed into their jurisdiction.
Sheriff’s Deputies pursued the black motorcycle into Jefferson County. Deputies reported the motorcycle reached speeds of 115 mph. Sheriff Wegener stood down three patrol units as they entered Jefferson County due to the higher volume of traffic and to reduce the potential for a crash.
The motorcycle entered Morrison and crashed into the guard rail near mm 247. Park County Sheriff’s Deputies took him into custody. The suspect was identified as: JORDAN ANTHONY ALARID, 22, of Northglenn, Colorado.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies, Morrison Police, and the Colorado State Patrol arrived at the scene shortly after the arrest. ALARID was taken by ambulance to a metro area hospital where he was cleared and released back to Park County Sheriff’s Deputies. He has currently bonded out of the Park County Jail. He has been charged with: Vehicular eluding a class 5 felony, reckless endangerment, a class 3 misdemeanor, reckless driving a class 2 misdemeanor, speeding and failing to drive in a single lane.
Sheriff Wegener said, “The Officers did a great job of capturing him.”
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