GJPD: Manhunt underway for man who punched cop

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - According to the Grand Junction Police Department, around 6:00 o'clock Monday evening, they were called to a domestic dispute at the Wal-Mart on North Avenue.

When they arrived, a woman told them she had been assaulted by Jose Alonzo Ponce Lozoya. Police say they discovered Lozoya was wanted on a $25,000 warrant. They found him nearby at the Le Master Motel and tried to arrest him. That's when they say he punched an officer somewhere on the officer's body and took off on foot.

A K-9 unit was called in to track Lozoya, and a perimeter was set up around 28 1/2 Road, but he was not located.

Authorities say Lozoya faces 2nd Degree Assault charges. If you know where he is, please contact police.


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  • by Tara Location: Clifton on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:12 PM
    Ok well that officer obviously lost the quick drawl competition. Thought thats why they had guns and tazers? Oh well how smart can they guy be GJ PD should be able to catch him.... but then again the track record speeks for it's self.
  • by Anonymous Location: gj on Oct 11, 2011 at 07:30 AM
    This beaner shouldnt be to hard to catch. Go to the border,20,000 mexicans will be headed north.The first one you see headed south is your runner.
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      by rastaman2010 on Oct 11, 2011 at 02:59 PM in reply to
      THAT IS FUNNY!!!!!
  • by rastaman2010 Location: gj on Oct 11, 2011 at 06:39 AM
    probally headed right back to where he came from....Mexico! I'm sure illegally. you know why the have so many last names, because the mom cant remember which one is the father!
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      by Joan on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:04 AM in reply to rastaman2010
      They have a first name, middle name, fathers last name and mothers last name. Maybe you should learn the facts before making these comments. I know more white women who have many children from different fathers than I do Mexicans.
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        by rastaman2010 on Oct 11, 2011 at 03:00 PM in reply to Joan
        how many last names do you have?
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          by Anonymous on Oct 11, 2011 at 08:47 PM in reply to rastaman2010
          I'm 6 foot tall with blond hair and blue eyes and only 1 last name.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:58 PM in reply to rastaman2010
      Yep one woman 15 anchor baby's and 15 fathers. Welfare for life
  • by Anonymous on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:38 AM
    I'm sure the wife beater will split town, go visit friends in Mexico for a few weeks, then come back under a fake name, apologize to his wife, and all will be well again. Next time he beats her up, it will be behind closed doors.
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      by maggie on Oct 14, 2011 at 07:14 AM in reply to Anonymous
      ive seen it happen many times
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