Denver man in custody following incident at Vail Marriott

Credit: Vail police

VAIL, Colo. — An allegedly armed man was taken into custody following a search at a Marriott in Vail Friday night, according to the Vail Police Department.

Evan E. Reichert, 33, of Denver is being charged with attempted murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated motor vehicle theft, first-degree kidnapping, felony menacing, numerous burglary charges, assault, trespassing and other related charges.

The search was at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort in Lionshead.

According to Vail Police, Reichert stole a 2019 Chevrolet Suburban from a valet at knifepoint, crashed the vehicle into a fence behind the Ritz Carlton.

Police chased Reichert on foot, and that’s when he ran into the Marriott and officials lost contact. He was eventually found in the back of the hotel and arrested around 10:30 p.m.

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