Hit-and-run suspect who allegedly stole unmarked cop car arrested

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DENVER — A male suspect who allegedly stole an unmarked police car after a chase was arrested Wednesday, the Denver Police Department said.

Ravi Anthony Guerrero, 39, was taken into custody for investigation of motor vehicle aggravated theft, second-degree assault and menacing with a deadly weapon.

The incident took place Aug. 28 when the suspect in a hit-and-run fled the scene and escaped in a stolen unmarked gold Chrysler 3000 police car.

Stolen police car recovered and towed

Stolen police car recovered and towed

The police car had police equipment and a shotgun inside.  The suspect initially was reported as armed. The unmarked vehicle and the shotgun were recovered in the 4600 block of West Sixth Avenue about 6:30 p.m.

Police said Guerrero was wanted on several charges.

Police said a women involved in the initial hit-and-run was taken to the hospital. The extent of her injuries were not released.