Wanted man found allegedly jaywalking with drugs in Denver

Posted at 3:36 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-15 20:49:24-05

DENVER – It’s the little things that will sometimes get you in the biggest trouble – at least that is the lesson a man in Denver has learned after he was stopped for jaywalking, according to police.

William Kermmoade, 34, was stopped in the area of Evans Avenue and South Birch Street after Sgt. Tony Lopez Jr. noticed he was jaywalking in the area.

As it turns out, Kermmoade was wanted on three felony warrants -- but that’s not all. The suspect was found to have in his person suspected heroin and a large amount of cash, police said.

He was arrested on those warrants and for possession of a controlled substance, according to Denver police.

Court records show Kermmoade has other drug-related charges from 2010 and 2015 in Denver, Denver District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Lynn Kimborough told Denver7. 

You may remember Lopez Jr. was shot five times during a traffic stop near West 37th Avenue and Federal Boulevard December of last year. He was shot in an arm and both legs. A bulletproof vest protected him from shots to his torso.

After undergoing many surgeries, Lopez Jr. came back to work on Sept. 16, according to a Denver Police Department spokeswoman.

Denver7 contacted the suspect's public defender for comment but our calls were not returned as of the publishing of this article. 


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