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Barricaded Subject

Suspect Photo On October 19, 2017, at approximately 10:29 am, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to assist Evans Police Department on a barricaded subject at the 2900 block of Glendale Avenue, in the City of Evans.

The Evans Police Department was looking for Fernando Vasquez-Corral DOB 06-10-1992, who had multiple outstanding warrants. As Officers approached the residence, Vasquez, ran when he saw the officers and barricaded himself inside his residence. Officers made numerous attempts to contact Vasquez but he would not respond.

The Weld County SWAT Team responded to handle the incident as Fernando Vasquez-Corral was refusing to cooperate with law enforcement and was believed to possibly be armed. The Weld County SWAT Team attempted to make contact with Vasquez, but he continued to be non-responsive. After a significant amount time, Vasquez jumped out of the window of his lower level apartment and broke into another adjacent apartment unit.

The Weld County SWAT Team made entry into the second unit and Vasquez was taken into custody without further incident at approximately 2:34pm. Vasquez was then taken to North Colorado Medical Center for treatment from injuries he sustained while breaking through the windows of both apartments before being transported to the Weld County Jail and booked on the following charges and warrants.

Second Degree Burglary (Class 3 Felony)
Criminal Mischief (Class 6 Felony)
Obstructing Government Operations (Class 3 Misdemeanor)
Resisting Arrest (Class 2 Misdemeanor)
WCSO Warrant - Felony Menacing- Real/Simulated Weapon (Class 5 Felony) - $5000 bond
WCSO Warrant – Failure to Appear / Trespassing (Class 3 Misdemeanor) - $1000 bond

No further information will be released at this time. 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 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.