Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Felony Menacing With AK-47, Meth

Man Arrested For Confronting Resident With Assault Rifle

Nicholas Ortiz, 28
MCSO PHOTO: Nov. 2015
Mesa County, Colo. -- Recently, deputies were called to the 3400 block of F Road, Mesa County, for a felony menacing. The residents of the home had been confronted by a man they knew to be Nicholas Ortiz, 28, of Palisade, who had in his hands a loaded AK-47 rifle.

Deputies located Nicholas and the loaded rifle, along with a small baggie of methamphetamine and a glass pipe, commonly used for smoking meth. Nicholas was arrested without incident and booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on felony charges related to the rifle, drugs and paraphernalia. He has received a $25,000 cash only bond and remains in jail, at this time.

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