Several weapons recovered from man arrested for allegedly threatening firefighters in Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Colo. (KDVR) — A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening firefighters in the area of St. Andrews Lane and Dillon Road on Friday morning.

Police responded to a call from someone saying a man with an assault rifle threatened firefighters at 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

Stephen Roch was later arrested after leaving the area in a vehicle. Louisville Police Chief David Hayes said several weapons were recovered when he was taken into custody, including the assault rifle he was reportedly carrying.

He was booked into Boulder County jail on charges of menacing, obstructing government operations, obstructing a peace officer/firefighter, eluding, and third-degree criminal trespass.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Louisville Police Department at 303-441-4444 or the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers or 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477).

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