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Mesa County Sheriffs Make Road Rage Arrest in Palisade

Ryan, Christopher
5 counts Menacing-Felony (F5)
1 count Prohibited Use of Weapons (M1)
5 counts Reckless Endangerment (M2)
Age: 41
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 230 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Just after 9:00 pm on March 28, 2024, Deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible shooting on Interstate 70 near Mile Marker 50. The victim reported while traveling westbound on I-70, they were involved in a road rage incident with another vehicle. When the victim attempted to pass the suspect’s vehicle, the male driver pointed a handgun out the window and proceeded to fire multiple times toward their car. The Palisade Police Department located the suspect vehicle at the Golden Gate Gas Station in Palisade. The driver was detained until deputies arrived and placed 41-year-old Christopher Ryan into custody—a handgun matching the witness description that was located inside his vehicle by deputies during a search. Ryan was transported to the Mesa County Detention facility and is being held on multiple charges. There were no injuries and no damage to any vehicles as a result of this incident.

Location: I-70 MM50 Mesa County, CO
Arrest Date: Mar 28, 2024
Incident: Type All Other – Criminal
Reference ID: 24-10321 FURNACE

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®: https://crimewatch.net/us/co/mesa/sheriff/134177/arrests/ryan-christopher-5-counts-menacing-felony-f5-and-2-additional-charges