Adams County, CO

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I-76 pursuit ends with arrest of man also sought in Adams County incident

An Aurora man was arrested Sunday after leading local law enforcement on a high speed chase along Interstate 76. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reported in a Facebook post that a call came in at about 10:25 a.m. Sunday of a possible drunk driver that had sideswiped a white BMW at mile marker 61 on eastbound I-76. According to the caller, the vehicle was weaving across both lanes of traffic. Sheriff Dave Martin, who was off duty but heard the call on his radio, responded and started watching for the vehicle at mile marker 86.
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Law enforcement chase ends in shooting outside Denver

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A suspect is in critical condition following a chaotic car chase outside Denver early Tuesday morning. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office says officers were forced to shoot the suspect after he ditched his vehicle along I-70. The ensuing investigation shut down all eastbound lanes at Airpark Road for much of the morning commute, finally reopening around 7:30 a.m.
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Suspect Shot On I-70 By Officers After Leading Them On Wild Chase From Strasburg

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A response to an officer-involved shooting impacted traffic on Interstate 70 near Watkins early Tuesday morning, Adams County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a tweet. A suspect was shot during the response, and they were in critical condition. (credit: CBS) According to the ACSO tweet, deputies were responding to a scene in the area of I-70/E Airpark Road and Watkins, where all lanes on I-70 eastbound were shut down for several hours before reopening close to 7:30 a.m. Adams County Sheriff PIO Sgt. Adam Sherman told CBS4 deputies were originally trying to stop the suspect, who was driving...

Adams County sheriff's deputies shoot, wound suspect

Adams County sheriff's deputies shot and critically wounded a suspect Tuesday on Interstate 70. Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a person in a white truck around 12:30 a.m., said Adam Sherman, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office. Deputies began pursuing the truck until the suspect began driving recklessly, including...

These Are the Counties in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 82,117,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area, located in Colorado, a total of 707,453 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there have been 24,821 confirmed infections for every 100,000 people in the area […]