One Individual Arrested in Weld County
On Wednesday, January 16, 2020 at approximately 2355 hours, a K9 deputy with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office assisted Kersey Police Department on a traffic pursuit.
The suspect had attempted to elude Kersey Police Department and ended up crashing the vehicle in a field near the intersection of WCR 50 and WCR 47. The suspect fled on foot and a Weld County Sheriff Office K9 deputy was called to track the suspect.
K9 Loki was deployed and is an ASCT Certified Tracking/Apprehension K9. K9 Loki tracked in unfavorable conditions but after a mile of tracking was able to locate the suspect.
The suspect, 41-year-old Jason Bush, is being charged with Vehicular Eluding, 4th Degree Arson, 2nd Degree Criminal Trespass, Failure to Display Lamps, Reckless Driving, and Obstructing a Peace Officer.
All charges are merely accusations until proven guilty in the court of law. No other information will be released at this time.
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). 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.