Threat in Palmer Lake found credible; suspect arrested in Monument

Man arrested following alleged threat in Palmer Lake 11/30/22.
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 10:43 AM MST|Updated: Dec. 1, 2022 at 1:42 PM MST
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PALMER LAKE, Colo. (KKTV) - A person has been arrested following a threat investigation in Palmer Lake Wednesday night.

The Palmer Lake Police Department says a threat was made towards people inside one of the town’s commercial buildings just before 6 p.m. Police did not provide the address for the building or elaborate on the nature of the threat.

Palmer Lake and Monument police officers, El Paso County deputies and state troopers swarmed the scene.

“The building and its occupants were immediately secured. After an extensive search of the area by law enforcement personnel the building and its occupants were returned to their normal operations,” the Palmer Lake Police Department wrote in a news release on the incident.

Authorities determined the threat was credible and identified a suspect.

Thursday morning, authorities took Brennan Douglas Martin into custody in the Monument area. His arrest was tied to the law enforcement activity near the Fairfield Inn & Suites south of Baptist Road and east of I-25 at about 9 a.m. Martin was charged with felony menacing and harassment, as of 1:40 p.m. he was in the El Paso County Jail on a $25,000 bond.