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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Fugitive from Vernon County captured in Colorado

In a joint effort between Nevada Police and Colorado State Patrol one fugitive has been taken into custody.

This morning officers from Nevada Police Department obtained information on the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive from Vernon County. It was reported the fugitive was now in Colorado.

Communication was quickly established with the Colorado State Patrol and they were able to locate the fugitive and take them into custody.

During the arrest, it was discovered the suspect was in possession of a loaded handgun, which they were prohibited from possessing. The individual now faces additional charges in Colorado.

We would like to thank all the law enforcement agencies who assisted us in this matter. It is a top priority for Nevada Police to partner with other law enforcement agencies in order to keep communities safe.