UCCS Police, CSPD make arrest

Tom Hutton, (719) 255-3439, [email protected],edu

Statement by Marc Pino, acting chief, UCCS Police Department
In re: June 22 campus incident

UCCS SignatureUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Police Department officers arrested a suspect at approximately 10 p.m. June 22 on the UCCS campus.

The arrest followed an attempted traffic stop by a UCCS police officer on the east side of the campus.

During the attempted stop, the suspect swerved his car toward the officer. There was a brief pursuit. The suspect drove into a police motorcycle while attempting to flee.

The UCCS officer called for assistance. CSPD officers in the area responded.

No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident and there was no threat to the campus.

The suspect’s name will be released at the completion of the investigation by UCCS Police.