Hearing Set For Trucker Accused Of Crime Spree

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been scheduled in March for a Phoenix truck driver accused of a crime spree in northern Colorado.

Scott Walker, 47, appeared by video for a court hearing Thursday in Greeley. The Tribune reports that a preliminary hearing was set for March 2 after a request by Walker’s attorney, Seth Hardy of Denver.

Walker is accused of several crimes, including a carjacking, shooting at a police officer and burglary. He remains in jail on $2 million bond.

Walker was arrested Dec. 28 at a Greeley-area home where authorities say he smashed through a gate with a stolen cable TV truck and burst into the house. Police say Walker abandoned his semitrailer in Greeley and stole the truck at gunpoint.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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