Police: Residents threatened with gun, turned into pursuit
Police say a reported home invasion, turned into a pursuit late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.
Pueblo police tweeted that a suspect reportedly broke into a home on N. Lacrosse Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, and threatened the residents with a gun.
Officers arrived quickly, but saw the suspect escaping in a car driven by another male. When officers attempted to stop it, the car reportedly fled and started a pursuit. Officers called off the pursuit after the car reportedly drove down the wrong way of Cesar Chavez highway.
Around 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning, officers reportedly located the suspect again in a different car on Carteret and Summit. The suspect and driver were both taken into custody.
The home invasion suspect was identified by police as 28-year-old Christopher Lee Archuleta. Police say the driver was identified as 30-year-old Demetrio Rivera. Both were charged with burglary, menacing and more.