KUSA — Nearly a month after eagle-eyed Facebook commenters followed a stolen Sno-Cat painted like the “General Lee” across Colorado, the suspect who was able to escape from police has been apprehended at a Toyota dealership in Boulder.
Jason Cuervo, 28, faces charges for distributing a controlled substance, obstructing a peace officer, drug possession, driving a vehicle with a suspended license, unlawful extraction, first-degree auto theft, weapon possession and vehicular eluding.
He was arrested at Boulder Toyota on April 9 after police received a tip he would be there.
Cuervo is accused of stealing a Sno-Cat from Minturn the night of March 11 and towing it down Interstate 70 200 miles to Grand Junction in a Toyota Tacoma.
Mesa County deputies would receive information that day that Cuervo was barricaded inside a Grand Junction home. But, after an hours-long SWAT situation, he wasn’t found.
Deputies did find the stolen Sno-Cat and weapons, ammunition, drugs and drug paraphernalia.