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Police: Suspect in stolen pickup truck crashed into Northglenn home

Northglenn car crash stolen truck Jan 4 2022
Posted at 10:13 AM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 12:13:34-05

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Northglenn police say a suspect in a stolen GMC pickup truck crashed into a home in a neighborhood Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday around 6 a.m., officers with the Northglenn Police Department responded to the 10200 block of Melody Drive for a report of a pickup truck driver who had crashed into a parked vehicle and fled the scene.

Police said they learned that the description of the truck — a black GMC — matched a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) alert from earlier Tuesday. According to the alert, the driver was armed and had eluded Thornton officers.

At 6:08 a.m., the same truck crashed into a home along the 10000 block of Melody Drive. The driver refused to get out of the vehicle, police said. Officer used less-lethal options to break the windows and get the suspect out of the truck.

Northglenn truck into house jan 4 2022

Afterward, officers saw weapons in the car.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Nobody else was hurt.

The damage to the home was not clear.

No other details were available on Tuesday morning.

Anybody else with information should contact Det. Jackie Spresser at or 303-450-8859.