Erie Police Arrest Suspect in Crime Spree
Update: May 22, 2020. Erie Police have arrested 29 year old, Kersey Miller. Miller will be booked into the Weld County jail with the following charges:
- Criminal attempt to commit 1st degree murder (Felony)
- Possession, use, or removal of explosives or incendiary devices (Felony
- First degree arson (Felony)
- Aggravated motor vehicle theft (Felony)
- Vehicular eluding (Felony)
- Assault in the third degree (Misdemeanor)
- Third degree criminal trespass (Misdemeanor)
- Reckless driving (Misdemeanor Traffic)
- Driving without a valid license (Misdemeanor Traffic)
Erie, Colorado. On Wednesday, May 20, Erie Police obtained an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Kersey Miller. Miller is the prime suspect for a series of crimes throughout the weekend facing charges of attempted murder, arson and third degree assault.
The crimes began on Friday, May 15 when a vehicle in Erie Highlands was damaged by a high powered pellet or BB gun. On Saturday afternoon, a male was assaulted behind the Erie Post Office (150 Wells Street). The suspect, known to the victim, fled in a stolen vehicle. Early Monday morning, the same victim, awoke to a loud bang and fire caused by a Molotov cocktail thrown at his residence in Old Town. The suspect fled in the same stolen vehicle. Tuesday afternoon, the stolen vehicle was recovered in Lafayette.
Erie Police have been in communication with Miller, but are seeking information about his whereabouts. Miller is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Kersey Miller is 6’1” with brown eyes and brown hair (see image). If you have any information about Miller’s whereabouts, please call 303-441-4444.
This investigation is ongoing. There is no further information to be released at this time.