Juveniles tied to Colorado Springs gang ‘P-Block’ suspected of serious crimes including attempted murder

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Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 12:22 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 5:19 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Colorado Springs Police shared details on a large investigation tied to a gang known as “P-Block” on Monday.

According to police, the investigation took place from December of 2021 through July of this year. Detectives alongside the Strategic Investigations Unit were tracking a pattern of crimes they believe were committed by members of the P-Block gang. The investigation connected multiple juveniles to a series of crimes, including an incident near Panorama Middle School on Jan. 31. Because of their ages, Colorado Springs police are not sharing the identities of four suspects they tied to multiple crimes.

Police say “suspect 1″ is being charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary, motor vehicle theft, menacing, prohibited use of weapons, first-degree assault on a peace officer, accessory to attempted first-degree murder, and intimidation of a witness or victim of attempted first-degree murder.

“Suspect 2″ is charged with motor vehicle theft, menacing, prohibited use of weapons, illegal discharge of a firearm, providing a handgun to a juvenile, aggravated robbery, and criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder.

“Suspect 3″ is charged with motor vehicle theft, menacing, prohibited use of weapons, illegal discharge of a firearm, vehicular eluding, possession of weapons by previous offenders, first-degree assault on a peace officer, aggravated robbery, and criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder.

“Suspect 4″ was arrested for criminal solicitation for felony menacing.

Three adults were connected to the case and are also facing charges. Evan Hill, 35, is suspected of soliciting for child prostitution and providing a handgun to a juvenile among other charges.

Heather Marquez, 37, is suspected of several charges including providing a handgun to a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

April Beese, 42, is charged with providing a handgun to a juvenile, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of weapons by previous offenders.

Harrison School District 2 provided the following statement on the case:

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