ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A terrifying scene played out at a home on Franklin Street near 88th Avenue in Adams County. Sheriff’s deputies say two suspects tried breaking into the home and a vehicle early Saturday morning.
Investigators say the victims were asleep when they heard sounds of someone trying to steal their vehicle. One of the victims then confronted the suspects who then demanded keys to the Ford Ranger.READ MORE: FAA Investigates Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Cherry Creek Reservoir South Of Denver
The sheriff’s office identified the suspects as Alix Jo-Ray Montoya, 29, of Englewood and Brandie Price, 37, of Coos Bay, Oregon.
The suspects threw a large rock through a window after the residents ran back inside, investigators say. The suspects then got inside the home and threatened the resident with a large hunting knife.
The suspects then fought one of the victims for the keys to the truck. Once they got the keys, they stole the truck and left a previously-stolen vehicle at the scene.READ MORE: Semi Carrying Lemons Bursts Into Flames Causing Backups, Delays On EB I-70 Near Colorado Mills Parkway
Deputies later saw the truck near Washington Street and 76th Avenue where they started chasing the suspects. They then lost control after after deputies used what they call a tactical vehicle intervention.
The suspects hit a utility pole. Deputies arrested them after a struggle. Investigators say they found methamphetamine and “other evidence” on the suspects.
Both Montoya and Price face several charges including burglary, robbery, theft and vehicular eluding.MORE NEWS: 'Level Clear' Loosens COVID Restrictions, Business Owners Excited
Deputies say the victims did not suffer injuries.