MEAD, Colo. — A burglary suspect was eventually caught after eluding deputies following a chase that ended near Mead High School early Friday morning, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said.
At about 4:25 a.m., a deputy attempted to pull over a vehicle at a tank battery site near Highway 119 and Weld County Road 7.
The suspect immediately took off, leading a pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing the vehicle at Weld County Road 26 and Weld County Road 5H, the sheriff’s office said.
The suspect then fled on foot toward West County Roads 7 and 28 near Mead High School, where deputies lost sight of the suspect in the corn fields.
Weld County Deputies eventually apprehended the suspect around 11 a.m. near Weld County Road 5 and Weld County Road 28.
The individual was identified as 34-year-old Wyoming man Dallas Gonzales. He had two non-extraditable warrants from Laramie County, according to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.
Mead High School was being cleared for safety purposes before school starts, the sheriff’s office said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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