Attempted murder suspect arrested in Boulder after traffic stop

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DENVER (KDVR) — A scooter traffic stop in Boulder led to the arrest of an Aurora man wanted for attempted murder.

According to the Boulder Police Department, An officer observed two men on scooters weaving through traffic and running a red light at University Avenue and Broadway around 8 p.m. Friday.

The officer also said the scooters had no license plates and the two men were not wearing helmets or required eye protection.

The officer activated his siren and, with the help of another officer, stopped the scooter riders.

The two men allegedly told officers that they were delivering food.

According to Boulder police, a driver identified himself with his brother’s name and gave his date of birth. However, when the man showed the officer a driver’s license, he admitted he had lied and that the man in the photo was his brother.

The man allegedly told officers he lied about not having a valid ID and presented a passport instead.

After verifying the man’s identity, the Boulder officer learned there was a nationwide warrant for his arrest. The man was wanted after counseling for attempted first-degree murder.

He was booked into jail on a $100,000 bond.