BRIGHTON (CBS4) – Authorities in Adams County have an inmate who was mistakenly released Friday back in custody.
Shannon Owens, 31, “presented himself as another inmate who was being released,” according to a statement from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts At Westminster Apartment Building; Federal Blvd. Partially Closed
On Sunday the sheriff’s office said they found Owens at a motel near Interstate 76 and 88th Avenue. He came out of his room and was arrested without any problems.
Owens was being held for a parole violation.READ MORE: Wongel Estifanos Died Due To 'Multiple Operator Errors' On Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Ride
Online court records indicate he was due to appear in Arapahoe County District Court April 28 on multiple forgery charges.
In 2008, Owens was arrested for his involvement in a shooting in Pueblo. An initial attempted murder charge was dismissed by the district attorney. Owens pleaded guilty to a robbery charge in that case.MORE NEWS: Grammy Award Winning Pianist Peter Kater
According to Adams County, Owens previously lived in Aurora.