Fugitive Arrested after Eluding Law Enforcement



On July 27, 2022, deputies with Mesa County Sheriff’s Office's Major Offenders Task Force, Crime Reduction Unit, and Intelligence Unit located and arrested Jeffrey Heal (age 41), who was a wanted fugitive with a $500,000.00 warrant for Unlawful Distribution/Manufacturing/Dispensing/Sale of a Schedule I/II drug. 

Heal was initially located near 31 1/2 Road and I-70 Business Loop, driving a vehicle. When law enforcement officers attempted to contact Heal, he eluded them. After a short pursuit, Heal crashed his car and ran on foot. Law enforcement officers found Heal hiding in a canal. Heal was transported to the Mesa County Detention Facility on the warrant and was charged with 2nd Degree Assault, a class 4 felony, Vehicular Eluding, a class 5 felony, and several other charges. 

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 7:30pm
Reference ID: 
22-23234 - Means

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