UPDATE: Female suspect in high speed chase, shooting taken to hospital
October 22, 2010
At about 8:35 p.m. last night, Oct. 21, the Kremmling Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for careless and reckless driving and a pursuit ensued.
The blue SUV with Utah plates left Kremmling going east on U.S. Highway 40. Granby Police Department, Fraser/Winter Park Police Department and Grand County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the incident.
Stop sticks were deployed as the vehicle passed through the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs and the tires of the suspect vehicle were deflated. As the vehicle came to a stop between one and two miles east of Hot Sulphur Springs on U.S. Highway 40 the driver fired shots at the police. Law enforcement returned fire.
According to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect, 53-year-old Katherine Angelos (also known as Katina Anggelos from Salt Lake City, Utah) was taken by Grand County Emergency Medical to the clinic in Granby and treated for wounds on her arm and then transported to Denver, accompanied by a Grand County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Nobody else was injured in the incident, according to Grand County Sheriff Rod Johnson.
The suspect was not known to local law enforcement before this incident. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation was called to do an investigation of the incident.
U.S. Highway 40 between Granby and Hot Sulphur was closed overnight as the incident was investigated.