A Grand Junction man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into a car, then causing a school lock down after fleeing the scene.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department, shortly after noon, 28-year-old Aaron Johnson was discovered breaking into a home-owners vehicle at Open Meadows Court. When confronted, Johnson reportedly pulled a knife and the victim in-turn got a gun and chased the burglar down the street. Johnson did cross over onto the property of nearby Chatfield Elementary School, which prompted a brief lock down. Police were able apprehend the suspect in less than five minutes.
Johnson faces numerous charges including first-degree burglary and possession of more than one gram of methamphetamine. Police say Johnson is also believed to be behind a number of unsolved burglary cases.
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