Friday, January 29, 2021

Barricaded subject in protective custody

ORCHARD MESA, Colo - At approximately 8:00 this morning Mesa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a person in crisis causing damage to vehicles in an Orchard Mesa neighborhood.

When deputies arrived, the person barricaded themselves into a residence on the 2900 block of Jon Hall in Orchard Mesa. A Mesa County Sheriff’s Office crisis intervention trained negotiator and Mind Springs Mobile Clinician were called to assist with the individual experiencing a crisis.

A Community Notification to shelter-in-place was sent to residents with a quarter-mile. Nearby schools were not affected. The shelter-in-place has been lifted.

Ultimately, the person was taken into protective custody. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, free services are available 24/7/365. Call 844.493.TALK (8255), Text: TALK to 38255 or visit for help.