WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Westminster police arrested a 48-year-old man after he allegedly went on a crime spree on Oct. 1. Police say it started when they were called to a home near 80th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.
Archie Hopkins is accused of stealing a chain saw while armed with a handgun. Witnesses told police Hopkins then fled to 78th Avenue and Yates Street where he allegedly stole a Chevrolet pickup truck.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Fire Danger Ahead Of Next Storm System
Officers found Hopkins in the truck and tried to stop him at 79th Avenue and Sheridan Blvd. They say he drove away from them, and, in doing so, drove over curbs and a grassy area.READ MORE: Deadly Hit & Run At I-70 And Pecos Street Under Investigation
Police say he ended up crashing the truck into a tree and ran away. Officers later arrested him. No one was hurt in the crime spree.
He faces multiple felony charges, police say, but specifics were not given.MORE NEWS: Jackknifed Semi That Took Out Guardrail In Icy Conditions Led To I-70 Closure
Hopkins has a criminal record dating back to 1993 in Commerce City for attempted trespass of a vehicle. He also has an open warrant out of Castle Rock for multiple charges including driving under restraint and failure to use seat belts and a child restraint.