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Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect in Road Rage Incident
Local law enforcement continues the search for Andrew Michael Kjelland after events on Tuesday night
(September 21, 2023) – Telluride, CO --- The Telluride Marshal’s Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of the individual previously sought in connection with a road rage incident that occurred on the night of Tuesday, September 19. The arrest warrant, issued yesterday, marks a significant development in the ongoing investigation.
The individual has been identified as Andrew Michael Kjelland of Norwood, Colorado. Kjelland is described as a tall, white male with glasses, a beard, and dreadlocks. Local law enforcement agencies are actively working to locate and apprehend the suspect as swiftly as possible.
While the arrest warrant has been issued, Kjelland is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The Town of Telluride Marshal’s Department is committed to upholding the principles of justice, ensuring due process, and safeguarding the rights of all individuals involved in this case.
“The safety and security of our community members and visitors remain a top priority, and we are dedicated to resolving this matter promptly and responsibly,” said Chief Josh Comte. “We appreciate the continued support and cooperation of the community during this ongoing investigation. We will continue to release information to the public as we are able.”
Those with any information regarding the incident or suspect involved, please immediately call the Telluride Marshal’s Department at (970) 249-9110 or dial 911 to report their location and provide as much information as possible to assist law enforcement in their efforts to locate and apprehend the suspect safely.
For the latest information and updates, please follow the Marshal’s Department social media channels @telluridemarshals.
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A former Victorian mining town in southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, Telluride was incorporated in 1977 as a home-rule municipality. Set in a box canyon amid forested peaks at the base of the popular Telluride ski-and-golf resort, the town’s historic district houses landmarks like the Sheridan Opera House, a performing arts venue originally built in 1913, and the Telluride Historical Museum, which showcases local history in a converted hospital built in 1896. For more information, please visit us online at telluride-co.gov.