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Posted on: January 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Truck Crashes into Grand Junction Police Department

Truck in police department lobby

 On 01/25/23, at approximately 12:30 pm, a male later identified as Nathan David Chacon (DOB 03-19-1977) intentionally drove a silver 2007 Chevrolet Silverado into the lobby of the Grand Junction Police Department. Multiple employees were in the area at the time of the crash, but no injuries occurred. Mr. Chacon was arrested and transported to the Mesa County Detention Facility on the following charges:

  • Attempted Murder in the First Degree
  • Attempted Assault in the First Degree
  • Attempted Vehicular Homicide-Reckless Driving
  • Attempted Vehicular Assault
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Reckless Endangerment

The Grand Junction Police Department believes this to be an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat to the community. This is an active investigation and there is no further information at this time.


See attached affidavit. No booking photo available at this time.

See attached interior video and exterior video of the incident.

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