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    Crime spree on Lookout Mountain halted


    Jefferson County, CO. – On July 23, 2014 at 2:40 p.m., a Jeffco deputy patrolling on Lookout Mountain pulled over a white Ford Crown Victoria that resembled an unmarked police car for a traffic violation. The car was occupied by an adult male, later identified as Christopher David Sullivan (dob 062877), and a juvenile female passenger. When the deputy returned to his patrol car to do a records check, Sullivan and the juvenile fled the scene in the vehicle. The deputy lost sight of the car, and other deputies along with officers from Colorado State Patrol and Golden PD, began to scour the mountain side looking for the suspects.

    A short time later Sullivan and his female passenger began a crime spree across Lookout Mountain that lasted nearly two hours. During the suspects’ attempts to elude police they stole three vehicles, burglarized two homes, menaced 12 innocent bystanders and left at least 6 separate crime scenes in their wake.

    A news helicopter was over head during the search and provided vital information in the attempt to locate the suspects. The female was eventually arrested on the mountainside and Sullivan was apprehended by a Jeffco motorcycle officer who tackled him to the pavement on I-70.

    Sullivan is being held on a $1 million bond at the Jefferson County Jail and is facing possible charges of criminal attempt 1st degree murder of a police officer, aggravated robbery, 1st degree aggravated motor vehicle theft, criminal attempt 1st degree aggravated motor vehicle theft, identity theft, theft and numerous warrants from previous crimes.

    The juvenile female is being held at the Mount View Youth Detention facility on charges of criminal attempt 1st degree murder of a police officer, aggravated robbery, 1st degree aggravated motor vehicle theft and criminal attempt 1st degree aggravated motor vehicle theft.

    These suspects are being investigated for other crimes that may have occurred prior to our contact with them on the 23rd.

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who believes they may have been a victim, a witness, or know of potential evidence regarding this crime spree and have not already spoken with the Sheriff’s Office, to please call the tip line at 303-271-5612.

    Jacki Kelley
    Public Information Director
    303-271-5697
    jkelley@jeffco.us

    Mark Techmeyer
    Public Information Director
    303-271-5602
    mtechmey@jeffco.us

    July 24, 2014

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    Last Updated: 7-24-2014