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Deputy Injured
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Deputy Injured

Kristin LipskyOn February 4, 2017, at approximately 11:20 am, a deputy with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a menacing call in the Meadowvale subdivision north of HWY 119 and WCR 5 1/2 in unincorporated Weld County involving a female suspect who was threatening members of her family with a knife. 

 

The deputy, assisted by a Frederick Police Officer, made multiple announcements directing the suspect to show her hands and exit the residence; she refused to follow those instructions.  The Weld County Deputy deployed his Taser on the suspect, which had minimal effect.   

 

As the deputy and the officer attempted to take the suspect into custody, she made multiple stabbing motions at head and neck area of the deputy.  Both the Weld County Deputy and the Frederick Police Officer were injured, but they were able to take the suspect into custody without using a higher degree of force.  During a search of the residence, drug paraphernalia consistent with methamphetamine was found.

 

The deputy sustained 1 1/2 inch laceration to left side of his head, puncture wounds his neck and arm and was bitten on his left forearm.  The deputy was transported to North Colorado Medical Center for treatment, and as been released.  The Frederick officer sustained minor injuries as well.  He was treated on scene and released. 

The only injury to the suspect was a cut finger.  She was transported to North Colorado Medical Center for medical attention before being transported to the Weld County Jail.

 

The female suspect has been identified as Kristin Lipsky (03/25/1987).  She has been charged with 3 counts of felony menacing, 1st degree assault, possession of schedule 2 substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

All charges are merely accusations until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers.