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Fountain Police Department arrests wanted fugitive

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 18:42:44-04

FOUNTAIN — Detectives from the Fountain Police Department arrested a man Wednesday who was wanted on multiple charges, including tampering with a witness or victim and violation of a protection order.

Detectives from the Directed Investigations and Community Engagement Team, or D.I.C.E., located Michael Rollins, Sr., 35, in the area of Plaza Drive and Provincial Drive.

As they tried to make contact, detectives say Rollins ran but was taken into custody in the Security neighborhood east of South Highway 85 after a short foot chase. He was taken to the El Paso County Jail.

Rollins' outstanding warrants including two counts of tampering with a witness or victim, two counts of violation of protection order, two counts of false reporting, second degree kidnapping with a deadly weapon, and several others.

He now faces additional charges of possessing a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and obstructing a peace officer.

Anyone with information about this investigation or who is a witness is asked to call the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.