GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Following an extensive investigation, Jadan Place-Mills (20) and Alejandro Lopez Nehmer (22) have been arrested by deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). These arrests are part of MCSO’s ongoing efforts to identify and remove potentially dangerous criminals from our community.

With help from the US Marshal’s Office, MCSO specialized units were able to locate Place-Mills and Lopez Nehmer at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the 400 block of N. 22nd Street in Grand Junction. Both of the suspects we wanted on multiple warrants and were considered armed and dangerous.

Upon being contacted by deputies, the suspects fled on foot. A deputy immediately caught up to Jadan Place-Mills and placed him into custody without further incident. Alejandro Lopez Nehmer, who was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender, continued to flee through a school bus lot, jumped a fence, and climbed onto the roof of a nearby building before being arrested by deputy on scene.

Two guns and distribution amounts of drugs were located on the scene and on the apprehended individuals.

Jadan Place-Mills of Grand Junction is facing charges of:

•  3 counts of Fugitive from Justice Warrant
•  Special Offender – had a deadly weapon during offense (DF1)
•  Special Offender – pattern of manufacture/distribution/sale (DF1)
•  Possession of Schedule I/II with the intent to distribute (DF3)
•  Possession of a weapon by a previous offender (F6)
•  Unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds (F6)
•  Possession of Schedule I/II (DM1)
•  Resisting Arrest (M2)
•  Obstructing a peace officer (M2)
•  Unlawful carrying of a concealed weapon (M1)
•  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (DPO)

Alejandro Lopez Nehmer, also of Grand Junction, is facing charges of:

•  4 counts of Fugitive from Justice Warrant
•  Special Offender – had a deadly weapon during offense (DF1)
•  Special Offender – pattern of manufacture/distribution/sale (DF1)
•  2 counts of Possession of Schedule 1/11 (DF4)
•  Possession of a weapon by a previous offender (F5)
•  Tampering with Evidence (F6)
•  3 counts of Violations of a Protection Order (M1)
•  Resisting Arrest (M2)
•  Obstructing a peace officer (M2)
•  Unlawful carrying of a concealed weapon (M2)
•  2 counts of Second Degree Criminal Trespass (M3)

Both Place-Mills and Lopez Nehmer were booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility