GABRIEL GUTIERREZ
GABRIEL GUTIERREZ | Mug shot courtesy EPCSO

EPCSO arrests man after allegedly threatening Deputy with ax

Officials with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) announced Sunday the arrest of a man who allegedly threatened a Deputy just north of Horizon City.

According to an EPCSO news release, on Friday,  October 8, Deputies were sent to the block of 100 Ascension about a subject disturbance.

When deputies arrived, they say the man pulled an axe out of the back of a truck and used it to threaten the Deputy.

“(The) Deputy deployed his tazer, incapacitating the subject,” officials said.

 Deputies arrested 34-year-old Gabriel Gutierrez and charged him with Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant.

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