Monday, June 1, 2020

Grand Junction man arrested after standoff

Zach Jayne, 37
MCSO Photo 5-30-17
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo - At approximately 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020 Mesa County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an intoxicated man threatening a woman with a gun at a residence on the 500 block of Meadow Road.

When deputies arrived, they were able to safely evacuate the woman. The man, identified as Zach Jayne, 37, of Grand Junction, refused to come out.

As a precaution, an emergency notification to shelter in place was sent to residents in the immediate area.

After several minutes, a single gunshot was fired from inside the residence and out toward the street where deputies were located. No one was injured.

Jayne then surrendered and was arrested without further incident. Jayne is currently facing the following charges:
  • 3 counts of Felony Menacing (F5)
  • 2 counts of Criminal Attempt of Assault in the First Degree on a Peace Officer, Threaten with Deadly Weapon (F3)
  • Domestic violence
  • Prohibited Use of Weapons (M2)
  • Resisting Arrest (M2)
  • Attempt to Escape (F4)
  • Obstructing Government Operations (M3)
Jayne was transported to the hospital via ambulance for a medical evaluation. While en route, he attempted to escape. Jayne was medically cleared at the hospital and then transported to the Mesa County Detention Facility. For updated bond amounts visit our website.