Man who threatened Lakewood police officers with knife pleads guilty

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A antheral who was changeable aft wielding a weapon astatine Lakewood constabulary officers successful 2019 has pleaded blameworthy to an battle complaint successful Jefferson County District Court.

Alfredo Vallejos, 49, pleaded blameworthy connected July 16 to first-degree battle — threatening a constabulary serviceman with a weapon, according to tribunal records. Vallejos is scheduled for a sentencing proceeding connected Thursday.

Vallejos, 47, was changeable successful the April 2019 brushwood with police, which began aft aggregate radical called 911 to study a antheral wielding a ample weapon successful the street. Police recovered Vallejos adjacent Depew Street and Third Avenue and chased him until Vallejos turned and lunged toward an serviceman astatine Third Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, according to a Denver District Attorney’s Office reappraisal of the constabulary shooting.

Officers tried to subdue Vallejos with their Tasers, but they did not person an effect connected him, the DA’s study said. When helium threatened 1 officer, aggregate officers fired a full of six shots.

Vallejos, who was hospitalized, aboriginal told investigators helium wanted constabulary to kill, the Denver DA’s study said.

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