Armed Man held after long pursuit


High-speed chase over two mountain passes ended near Hermosa

After leading local deputies on a 53-mile, high-speed car chase that began in Silverton, an armed man was arrested Friday evening in La Plata County on suspicion of vehicular eluding, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief. Kyle Gene Gammill, 30, was apprehended on U.S. Highway 550 north of Hermosa just after 8 p.m. Friday, June 12. Gammill’s license indicates he’s from Odessa, Texas, but…

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