Police: teen resists arrest, officers slightly injured

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Police say a traffic stop turned into slight scuffle after they tried to pull a teenager over.

It happened early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, they attempted to stop Jesse Erekson on 12th Street and Orchard Avenue.

They say they found drug paraphanalia in the car. When they attempted to issue a drug summons, they say he took off on foot across the street into the Albertson's parking lot.

They chased him on foot and by patrol car, where they caught up with him within seconds.

He was arrested and will be charged with resisting arrest, and obstructing a peace officer. Other charges may follow.

Two officers suffered only minor injuries in the chase.


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