An arrest warrant was issued last Thursday evening for Justin Orozco in connection with an incident that occurred Wednesday night Jan. 8, 2014, at the Tank 'N Tummy store in Lamar, Colo.
An arrest warrant was issued last Thursday evening for Justin Orozco in connection with an incident that occurred Wednesday night Jan. 8, 2014, at the Tank 'N Tummy store in Lamar, Colo. Orozco is wanted on charges of second degree assault, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and driving with a suspended license. On Jan. 8, an unnamed Lamar police officer attempted to arrest Orozco at the Tank & Tummy convenience store in Lamar, Colo. Statements released by the Lamar Police Department state that when the officer attempted to arrest Orozco, the suspect "resisted and assaulted the officer. Shots were fired by the officer during the encounter. No one was injured due to gunfire. The suspect fled the scene and eluded capture." The Lamar Police Department issued the following press release shortly after 10 a.m. Friday morning. The Lamar Police Department would like to request the assistance of the public in locating Justin Orozco who has an active warrant for the assault of a police officer that occurred on Jan. 8, 2014. Orozco is described as a Hispanic male, 5' 07" tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Orozco should be considered dangerous, and the Lamar Police ask that anyone seeing him contact their local law enforcement agency as quickly as possible and not attempt to contact him on their own. It is also requested that anyone with any information related to the case to contact the Lamar Police Department at (719) 336-4341, or through the Tip Line where information can be left anonymously at (719) 336-1435.