Parolee involved in standoff south of Colorado Springs has 8 felony convictions

1/30/23. Standoff along Fordham St. in Security-Widefield. Suspect ID'd as Nathan Rowell.
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 6:15 PM MST
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Following an hours-long standoff south of Colorado Springs on Monday, an armed robbery suspect is in custody.

According to the Fountain Police Department, officers tracked someone suspected of robbing a Circle K to a detached garage in the 100 block of Fordham Street near Fontaine Boulevard and Grinell Boulevard. A standoff ensued before the suspect tried running and was eventually taken into custody. Police believe the suspect, 34-year-old Nathan Rowell, is tied to multiple burglaries in the area. Fountain Police add he has eight prior felony convictions and is a parolee.

According to online jail records, Rowell was in the El Paso County Jail Tuesday night being held without bond.