16 Road near M Road back open following car chase

(David Jones)
Published: Mar. 23, 2021 at 1:52 PM MDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2021 at 11:56 AM MDT
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MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) - 16 Road is back open near M Road after being shut down for nearly two hours on Tuesday afternoon due to law enforcement activity in the area.

Our crew on scene says that authorities closed the road down due to a police chase of a vehicle that traveled into Colorado from Utah on I-70, and was driving erratically. The male driver was allegedly driving eastbound on the westbound lanes and driving on bike paths. According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), it is believed that a person in the vehicle attempted to steal a car at a residence in the 1100 block of 16 Road, but was interrupted by the owner. The suspect got back into the Tahoe and headed north. No injuries were reported.

Deputies then located the suspect on the 1300 block of 16 Road, appearing to try and steal another car. It was there that the male driver of the Tahoe, 28-year-old Isaiah Tate, was arrested.

Isaiah Tate, 28, is facing the following charges:
- 2 counts First Degree Aggravated Motor...
Isaiah Tate, 28, is facing the following charges: - 2 counts First Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft F6 - Conspiracy F6 First Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft Causing Injury F4 - Criminal Mischief less than $1000 M1 - Criminal Mischief less than $750 M2 - Possession of a Weapon by Previous Offender F6 - Reckless Endangerment M3 - Eluding Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance DF4 - Drove with License Driver License Revoked(MCSO)

There was also a female passenger in the vehicle, who took off on foot. Law enforcement searched the area for the female, and eventually arrested her.

Karina Carbajal, 24, is facing the following charges: 
- Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft 5F 
-...
Karina Carbajal, 24, is facing the following charges: - Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft 5F - Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft F4 - Third Degree Assault M1 Conspiracy F6(MCSO)

Investigators have determined the Tahoe was stolen out of Arapahoe County.

The case remains under investigation. Check back for more details.

(David Jones)

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