ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Federal Boulevard was closed at 49th Avenue in Adams County for a crash, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Sunday morning. Denver Police told CBS4 their dispatch received a call about a crash at around 8:52 a.m., but added the incident is in Adams County Sheriff’s jurisdiction.
The sheriff’s office told CBS4 a deputy noticed a vehicle with a stolen license plate and tried to stop the driver. The driver sped away, but officials say the deputy did not pursue them.
The deputy saw the vehicle crash at 49th Ave. and then saw two people run away. The driver was eventually detained.
Officials say the suspect vehicle hit another vehicle which was not involved. No one was reportedly hurt.
Investigators say the suspect vehicle belonged to the suspect’s mother. They say they found a stolen handgun, narcotics and a backpack with nearly 100 keys and key fobs inside.