A suspect is still on the loose after a barricade situation stemming from a report of a stolen Sno-Cat in Eagle County.
Deputies were called to a home in the 1800 block of Deer Park Circle overnight after getting a report that Jason Cuervo, 27, was in possession of a Sno-Cat stolen from Minturn earlier in the day.
The 11,000-pound vehicle is decorated like and named after The General Lee from Dukes of Hazard.
That got people's attention as it barreled down I-70 towed by a Toyota Tacoma. One of the six owners of the Sno-Cat, John Brandenburg, posted on Facebook and had more than 3,000 shares.
People commenting spied the stolen vehicle as it traveled almost 200 miles toward Grand Junction.
"I kept asking myself, is this really happening?" Brandenburg said during a Skype interview. "How can all these people have all the same information and be like one step ahead of each other? Be like one exit to another almost."
Mesa County deputies received information from Eagle County that Cuervo was at his home in Grand Junction.
Instead of listening to commands to come out, deputies say Cuervo barricaded himself inside the home.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Junction Police Department SWAT Teams were called to assist the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office in executing a search warrant throughout the night.
During that time, a notification to shelter-in-place was sent to about 55 homes in the surrounding area, the sheriff's office said.
Search crews were unable to locate Cuervo, but say the stolen Sno-Cat was recovered – along with weapons, ammunition, drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The sheriff’s office says Cuervo also has several outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.
Cuervo is 6'1" tall and weighs 180 pounds. Anyone with information about his wherabouts is asked to call police.