Eagle County, CO Crime & Safety

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Driver Alan Rodriguez-Paz Crashes On I-70 After Hit-And-Run Collisions, Pursuit

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A 30-year-old man from Iowa was booked into Eagle County’s jail Monday morning after fleeing from at least two accidents and then leading police on a pursuit down an interstate the day before. (credit: Eagle County) Alan Rodriguez-Paz was the driver of the car at the time of the chase-ending crash, investigators with the Colorado State Patrol believe. They are not so sure he was driving the car earlier. “We have reason to believe there were two people in the vehicle and they may have switched at some point,” CSP Trooper Josh Lewis told CBS4. That second person may have...
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Runaway Horses Shutdown I-70 in Colorado

Four runaway horses shut down a portion of Interstate 70 early Saturday morning in Eagle County Colorado. The Gypsum Fire Protection District Chief witnessed the four horses heading eastbound on Interstate 70. The incident occurred just after midnight on Saturday prompting the Colorado State Patrol and the Eagle Police Department...
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VIDEO: Horses Gallop Onto I-70 In Eagle After Escaping Rodeo

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Four horses decided to make a break for it from the Eagle County Rodeo on Friday. Video captured by the Gypsum Fire Protection District chief shows the horses running on eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Eagle. The chief drove behind them for three miles before they were wrangled. Colorado State Patrol and Eagle police shut the interstate down to keep everyone safe. It was a good Samaritan who loaded the horses in a trailer and took them back to the fairgrounds. No animals or people were hurt.