Dylan, Ryan, and Lee Grace Dougherty now face charges for attempted murder of a peace officer, as well as first degree assault on a police officer in Huerfano County, where the chase ended.
All three appeared briefly in a Huerfano County courtroom via closed circuit television from the Pueblo County Jail where they are housed.
Each waived their right to an initial advisement of the charges against them and a judge set a $1.5 million bail in Huerfano County Friday morning.
They face similar charges in Pueblo County, where the high speed chase began. Bond is set at $1.25 million in those cases.
Pueblo County Jail Captain David Lucero talked to 9NEWS Thursday afternoon regarding the trio's behavior in jail.
"We haven't had any issues [with them,]" Lucero said. "I think it's kind of surreal for them when that door shuts behind them. They've been very compliant with any requests we've had."
All three are on maximum-security level one inside the jail - meaning they have four hours a day maximum of time outside of their cell.
Described by the FBI as the "baddest of the bad," the three siblings, 21-year-old Ryan Edward Dougherty, 26-year-old Dylan Dougherty Stanley and 29-year-old Lee Grace Dougherty, were taken into custody after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash Wednesday near Walsenburg.
The three also face additional state charges out of Florida and Georgia, as well as federal charges for their alleged roles in a crime spree that caused law enforcement officers across the country to be on alert.
"[I have] no idea what started them down the path that brought them to [Wednesday], but we're sure happy that part of it's over. A lot of it revolves around people willing to pick up the phone and calling law enforcement," Niedringhaus said.
9NEWS talked to FBI agent Phil Niedringhaus about how the citizens, media and law enforcement came together to apprehend these fugitives.
"Really, the key in this case was the work of the media and the citizens of Colorado in providing the information that led to these people being arrested," Niedringhaus said.
Canon City Mayor Tony Greer says Dylan Dougherty tried to buy ammunition for an AK-47 at the local Walmart on Tuesday afternoon. The clerk told him he couldn't buy the ammunition that day at Walmart but could get it at another store in town.
On Wednesday morning, Greer says the employee recognized Dylan Dougherty on a news report and called authorities.
"Yeah, they started running, and you know when people run, you never know where they're going to end up," Niedringhaus said. "But coming to Colorado was a poor choice on their part."
Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor says later Wednesday morning the small white vehicle the siblings were last spotted in was seen at a gas station in Colorado City near Interstate 25 and mile marker 74. The deputy who spotted the siblings was in an unmarked car and began following them as they left the gas station, radioing for backup from the Colorado State Patrol.
A high-speed chase began at 9:36 a.m.
Taylor says the more-than-20-mile chase ended on Interstate 25 near Walsenburg at 9:43 a.m. Taylor says shots were fired by the trio at authorities while driving.
"It's one of those disregard for the safety of everybody [things,]" Trooper Clayton Mock said. "It wasn't just us that they shot at, I mean, there were other people on the highway too."
The fugitives sped down the highway leading police on a high-speed chase.
"At times [during the pursuit,] our speeds got up to 120, 140 mph. We just knew that these were dangerous people that needed to be apprehended," Trooper Brian Kohnlein said. "[After they started firing,] we backed off to give them some space."
Colorado State troopers deployed stop sticks at mile marker 52.
Deputies say the siblings were traveling so fast as they ran over the stop sticks that it caused them to drove off the side of the road, hitting a guardrail and flipping their car. It's believed that Ryan Dougherty was driving the car and, according to court documents, ran out of the car along with his sister immediately following the crash.
"[The action] of going around the stop sticks led them to lose control of their vehicle, which ultimately led them to crashing," Trooper Wallace Lathrop said.
Lee Grace Dougherty then reportedly got out of the car after the crash and began shooting at authorities. They say she was shot in the leg by authorities, but her injury is not life threatening.
According to the Walsenburg police chief, Lee Dougherty had pointed "a machine pistol" at the chief. "I pointed the gun at the cop," Lee Dougherty reportedly told the FBI. "I deserved to get shot," she added.
The arrest affidavit in her case also says that once shot, Lee said, "Instantly, I let go of the gun," and "the pain was all though my body."
As Trooper Kohnlein ran past Lee Grace, she yelled at him.
"[Lee Grace,] was screaming at us as I ran by her. The things I remember her screaming [were] 'Don't hurt my brother,' and just yelling in general, probably because she had been shot," Trooper Kohnlein said.
No officers were injured in the shootout.
"We weren't trying to hurt anyone," she reportedly said. "We just wanted (the pursuing officers) to get back. They were way back and we could barely see them."
According to the Pueblo Sheriff's Department, one of the men and Lee Grace Dougherty were arrested by Huerfano County Sheriff's Deputies and Walsenburg Police Department Officers after the shootout. One of the men fled the scene on foot but was captured by Colorado State Patrol at a nearby hotel.
"I [was basically] told that there was another person that fled the scene," Trooper Lathrop said. "I knew these people were armed with high-powered rifles. I knew they had shot at law enforcement."
"Well, we [would] like to think that we always work well with all the other agencies in Colorado and that's one of the big benefits of law enforcement in Colorado, everybody works well together all the time," Niedringhaus said.
The entire experience was very memorable for all law enforcement officers.
"In terms of one to 10 with 10 being the most memorable, this would probably be a 10.5," Trooper Gary Schaaf said.
It was especially memorable for the Pasco County officers who started this whole manhunt.
"Ladies and gentleman, I'm proud to say we won," Pasco County, Fla., Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a news conference following their capture. "We continuously said that if these three fugitives wanted a battle with law enforcement, we would win that battle. And that's what happened today."
He called the siblings "very, very dangerous people" and their capture a tremendous relief.
"Life on the run must be pretty stressful," Niedringhaus said. "They have a long, legal process ahead of them, and prosecutors and defense attorneys will figure out where they go from here."
The siblings were all taken to Spanish Peak Regional Health Center to be treated for injuries from the crash. They were treated and then taken to the Pueblo County Jail around 6 p.m.
"I'd say [the three of them] are pretty bad people," Trooper Kohnlein said. "Anybody who can willfully shoot at police officers multiple times, and with the intent to kill, are some bad people."
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