Suspect arrested after crashing into truck, patrol car during pursuit in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - A 35-year-old was arrested after leading Pueblo officers on a vehicle pursuit on Friday morning.

Marty Vigil, 35, was arrested for charges of Menacing, Vehicular Eluding, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Failure to Remain at the Scene of an Accident, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender and Theft.

The investigation began when the Pueblo Police Department got a call about a menacing suspect in a black Jeep Cherokee in the area of 13th and Santa Fe at around 6:50 a.m.

A pursuit with officers started on W. 17th. During the pursuit, Vigil crashed into a truck. He tried to put his vehicle in reverse and rammed a patrol car. 

The pursuit continued until officers used a PIT maneuver in the 1800 block of East 14th Street. 

Vigil was immediately taken into custody. During the arrest, officers found a gun that had been reported stolen. 

Vigil, who had two Failure to Comply warrants for his arrest with a bond amount that totaled $10,000, was transported to the Pueblo County Detention Center.


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