Aug 12, 2011 5:33 PM by AP Posted by James H Egbert
DENVER (AP) - A crucial tip that led to the arrests of three fugitive siblings in Colorado came from two retired officers, one a former state trooper and the other a former wildlife officer.
The pair were on a leisure trip in the San Isabel National Forest Wednesday morning when they spotted the three.
The Department of Public Safety says the retired trooper knew the number of a State Patrol dispatch center in Pueblo and called in the sighting. It was quickly broadcast to law-enforcement officers, and within an hour the fugitives were in custody after a high-speed chase, gunfire and a crash.
Twenty-nine-year-old Lee Grace Dougherty 26-year-old Dylan Dougherty Stanley and 21-year-old Ryan Edward Dougherty are being held in Pueblo County.
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