High-speed chase on I-70 results in charges for driver, passengers | PostIndependent.com

High-speed chase on I-70 results in charges for driver, passengers

A Rifle man led Colorado State Patrol, Parachute Police and DeBeque Marshals on a high-speed chase early Monday morning.Jared Hogue, 27, allegedly drove onto Interstate 70 trying to evade Parachute officers when they attempted to stop him within city limits, according to a press release from the State Patrol. Hogue was driving a white Pontiac van with false plates.When Hogue drove away, Parachute Police requested help from the State Patrol. The van reached speeds up to 110 mph on the highway as it headed west. Once the van reached Mesa County, DeBeque Marshals became involved. Hogue turned around in the median near mile marker 59 and drove east until he exited at Rulison.Hogue’s two passengers, Amanda Jewell, 18, also of Rifle, and a 17-year-old girl, allegedly threw items out of the van to distract officers.Hogue traveled down several county roads off of the Rulison exit in an attempt to lose officers.The State Patrol stopped Hogue on North Battlement Mesa Parkway in Battlement Mesa using tactical vehicle intervention. There was little damage to the patrol car.Hogue and his two passengers were arrested and charged. There were numerous warrants for Hogue’s arrest totaling more than $77,000. Police leveled 13 new charges against him, including menacing, assault in the first degree and attempt to elude a police officer.Jewell was charged with four different crimes including possession of supplies with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.The 17-year-old girl in the van was charged with six crimes, including unlawful possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of less than one once of marijuana.

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