Officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a felony menacing call on 05/10/23 at approximately 09:40 am in the 2700 block of B ½ Rd. A reporting party stated an intoxicated male broke the window of a neighbor’s trailer and made threats to kill the reporting party’s family. The male barricaded himself inside a mobile home and claimed to have a firearm. Grand Junction Police SWAT Unit was dispatched to the incident to make contact with the subject, identified as Randy Pearson, age 46.
Pearson was arrested on 2nd Degree Assault and other related charges and was remanded to the Mesa County Detention Facility.
Dos Rios Elementary School and the surrounding area were placed into a shelter-in-place while officers attempted to make contact with the subject. There is no ongoing threat to the community and the investigation is ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.