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Bednarek arrested on outstanding warrants



Salida, Colorado


August 6, 2020

On Thursday, August 6, at approximately 0900 hrs the Chaffee County Communications Center received information of a male staying in a small cabin north of Nathrop who had several outstanding arrest warrants. Deputies were able to verify that the subject had numerous warrants for his arrest, including 3 felony warrants, and the subject had threatened violence on law enforcement if they attempted to arrest him.

Members of the Chaffee County Combined Tac Team responded to the location. After deploying remote technology it was determined that the subject in question was in fact in the structure. Tac Team members made contact with the male and he exited without further incident.

Taken into custody was Ashley Bednarek, age 45, from Salida. Bednarek was transported to the Chaffee County Detention Facility where he is being held on the following outstanding warrants:

2 counts Misdemeanor FTA Chaffee County

1 county Felony FTA Chaffee County

1 count Felony FOJ Gunnison County

1 count Felony FOJ Buena Vista PD


*****Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze*****