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27385
Record ID
November 13, 2019
Incident Date
19:17:00
Time
Professional Standards -- Shift I
Division
Death
Title
1940 S Chelton Rd
Location
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at approximately7:17 P.M., Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) Officers responded to an apartment in the area of 1940 South Chelton Road for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside a residence with an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded to the scene and performed life-saving measures; however, the victim succumbed to his injuries

Detectives from CSPD’s Homicide/Assault Unit responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation. Detectives believe they have identified everyone involved in this incident and are conducting interviews. They have contacted an adult male who has been identified as a person of interest in this matter and are still determining his relationship to the deceased. Detectives do not believe there is any danger to the public.

While the El Paso County Coroner conducts an examination to make the final determination of the cause and manner of death, this case is being investigated as a homicide and continues to be an active investigation.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

Summary
NA
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Sokolik  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


27384
Record ID
November 13, 2019
Incident Date
19:48:00
Time
Professional Standards -- Shift I
Division
Traffic Crash - Fatality
Title
1200 S Nevada Avenue
Location

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at approximately 7:48 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a hit and run traffic crash in the 1400 block of South Nevada Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male party lying in the road in the 1200 Block of South Nevada Avenue. The Major Crash Team responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation.

It was determined that the deceased male was a pedestrian who was crossing westbound across South Nevada Avenue when he was struck by a dark colored SUV traveling southbound on South Nevada Avenue. The SUV fled the area after striking the pedestrian, who died on scene.

This is the 39th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs. At this time in 2018, there had been 46 traffic fatalities.

Summary
NA
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Sokolik  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


27382
Record ID
November 13, 2019
Incident Date
14:48:00
Time
Gold Hill -- Shift I
Division
Assault
Title
104 E Platte Avenue, Acacia Senior Center
Location
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 2:49 p.m. Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to an assist call regarding a fire at 104 E. Platte Avenue, the Acacia Senior Center. The Colorado Springs Fire Department had responded to a report of intentional fire set at that location. As officers arrived in the area, the fire had been extinguished, and a suspect description was provided by witnesses. It was reported the suspect was in a nearby fast-food business, Carls Jr at 306 N. Nevada Avenue. CSPD Patrol and DART Officers responded to the Carls Jr. and contacted the suspect as he attempted to exit the business. The suspect attempted to flee upon contact with officers and a struggle ensued. During the struggle, the suspect struck one of the officers and a Taser was deployed to subdue the suspect. Javier Abeyta (41) of Colorado Springs was taken into custody without further incident for Arson, Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Peace officer. The investigation revealed that the damage to the Acadia Senior Center was minor and no injuries were reported.
Summary
Javier Abeyta
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Graves  -   385-2125
PD Contact
& Number


27378
Record ID
November 12, 2019
Incident Date
4:08:00
Time
Stetson Hills -- Shift III
Division
Arrest
Title
Lelaray St. and Northview Dr.
Location
On the above date and time, Stetson Hills Officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the area of Lelaray St. and Northview Dr. Upon arrival in the area Officers located a white truck matching the suspicious vehicle description. During contact with the occupants, the passenger fled the area. The driver resisted officers and was taken into custody. The driver was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics and a stolen firearm. The vehicle was also a stolen vehicle from another jurisdiction. An adult male, Zachary Lawhead was arrested.
Summary
Zachary Lawhead
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Blackwell  -   444-3140
PD Contact
& Number


27374
Record ID
November 10, 2019
Incident Date
22:08:00
Time
Sand Creek -- Shift II
Division
Other
Title
1700 Jet Wing Drive
Location
On the above date and time officers of the Sand Creek Division were dispatched to a motor vehicle theft at a business in the area of 1700 Jet Wing Drive. An unknown suspect stole a motor vehicle that was left running unattended outside the business. At this time this is an active investigation.
Summary
o
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Trainer  -   444-7270
PD Contact
& Number


27373
Record ID
November 10, 2019
Incident Date
17:46:00
Time
Sand Creek -- Shift II
Division
Robbery
Title
4800 Galley Road
Location
On the above date and time Sand Creek Officers responded to a business located in the 4800 block of Galley Road on a report of a robbery. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of money and other items. The investigation is ongoing.
Summary
0
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Trainer  -   444-7270
PD Contact
& Number


27371
Record ID
November 10, 2019
Incident Date
11:08:00
Time
Specialized Enforcement -- Shift I
Division
Traffic Crash
Title
400 Block S. Nevada Ave
Location
On 11/10/19, at approximately 11:08 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a call for service regarding a traffic accident in the 400 block of S. Nevada Ave. Upon arrival officers learned a motorcycle was traveling south bound in the 400 block of S. Nevada Ave. There was an SUV that was preparing to make a right turn. The motorcycle went to the right of the SUV. The motorcycle struck an unoccupied parked truck that was parked against the west curb line. The motorcycle driver sustained serious injury and was transported to a local hospital. The Major Crash Team responded to assume investigative oversight of the accident. The 23 year old motorcycle driver was wearing a helmet. Speed is a suspected factor in the accident. South bound Nevada is closed from Costilla to Cimarron.

Southbound Nevada opened up at 3:15 PM
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Velasquez  -   444-7708
PD Contact
& Number


27367
Record ID
November 10, 2019
Incident Date
7:00:00
Time
Stetson Hills -- Shift I
Division
Robbery
Title
5600 Palmer Park Blvd.
Location
On the above date and time Stetson Hills Officers responded to a business located in the 5600 block of Palmer Park Blvd. on a report of a robbery. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of money and other items. The investigation is ongoing.

A short time later two other robberies occurred at different businesses and appear to be related to this robbery.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. David  -   444-3140
PD Contact
& Number


27365
Record ID
November 9, 2019
Incident Date
18:59:00
Time
Sand Creek -- Shift II
Division
Other
Title
1400 Flycatcher Lane
Location
On the above date and time officers from the Sand Creek division were dispatched to Colorado Springs Fire Department Station 8 for an adult female who had arrived there with a gunshot wound to her foot. Officers learned the female was home when she was accidentally shot by her brother when he was cleaning his handgun. Officers made contact with her brother at the location of the shooting in the 1400 block of Flycatcher Lane. At the conclusion of the investigation an adult male was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center.
Summary
1
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Trainer  -   444-7270
PD Contact
& Number


27364
Record ID
November 9, 2019
Incident Date
13:30:00
Time
Stetson Hills -- Shift II
Division
BOLO
Title
5500 E Woodmen Road
Location
On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. CSPD Officers investigated a report of a road rage weapon menacing incident that had just occurred in the area of 5500 E. Woodmen Road.

The initial investigative information is that the victim was leaving the area of the Walmart located at 5550 E. Woodmen Rd. The victim reported while driving eastbound on E. Woodmen Rd the suspect vehicle pulled up alongside the victim. A passenger in the suspect vehicle began to yell at the victim then leaned out the passenger window of the suspect vehicle and pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the victim. The victim was able to turn off and the suspect continued eastbound on E. Woodmen Rd past N. Powers Blvd.

Suspect vehicle described as a newer 4dr pickup truck "Penn State Blue" with tinted windows and possibly a hand grenade sticker on the rear window. The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic Male, approximately 40-50 yrs old, bald, with a goatee. Suspect possibly had an unknown tattoo on his neck and forearm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CSPD.
Summary
NA
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Steckler  -   444-3140
PD Contact
& Number


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