SWAT Comes Up Empty After Surrounding Hotel

By Matt Kroschel

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (CBS4)– SWAT officers surrounded the Quality Inn and Suites in Silverthorne Wednesday afternoon in hopes of finding a wanted man hiding inside one of the rooms. Unfortunately, the man was not hiding in the hotel.

CBS4 has learned that suspect is wanted for attempted murder charges from the Front Range.

According to law enforcement sources, the suspect led Summit County deputies, Dillon police and other agencies in a chase Tuesday night. A Dillon Police Department cruiser was damaged when the suspect allegedly rammed the vehicle.

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The SWAT situation in Silverthorne (credit: CBS)

No injuries were reported.

The hotel has not been evacuated, but several guests were seen by CBS4 crews outside the lobby area along with a police K9 and more than a dozen police cars.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

It is unclear where the suspect may be hiding.

Matt Kroschel covers news throughout Colorado working from the CBS4 Mountain Newsroom. Send story ideas to mrkroschel@cbs.com and connect with him on Twitter @Matt_Kroschel.

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