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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft Suspect in Custody


Jefferson County, CO. – On July 13, 2021, Jefferson County SWAT executed a search warrant in the 6900 block of Sheridan Boulevard and arrested Zavier Lee Ford (5/3/1994) on charges of aggravated robbery, first degree assault, three counts of aggravated motor vehicle theft, along with other various crimes and unrelated warrants.

On July 8, 2021, deputies responded to the area of West 56th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard on reports of a multiple vehicle accident. Deputies learned a stolen silver sedan was involved in the accident, and the suspect - later identified as Ford - fled to a nearby business and stole an unoccupied white work truck. When two employees of the business attempted to stop Ford from taking the truck, one was struck by the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.

Many agencies assisted in this investigation, including the Arvada Police Department, Lakewood Police Department, Edgewater Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Safe Streets Task Force, and West Metro Drug Task Force. 

Ford was booked into the Jefferson County Detention Facility on a $500,000.00 cash or surety bond. Zavier Ford 5-3-1994

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