Wanted Felon Arrested
Issued 6/20/12 by John Schulz, Public Information Officer
James Gregory Forsythe, DOB: 121081, of Fort Collins, was arrested by Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies early this morning for several outstanding warrants.
Forsythe's vehicle was spotted by deputies at 5:09 this morning in the 3600-block of East Mulberry. While waiting for additional deputies to arrive, Forsythe was spotted near the vehicle. As deputies approached him he began to flee. As deputies caught up with him, he fought with deputies resisting arrest. During the course of the struggle, the deputies used an electronic control device to try and control Forsythe. He continued to fight with deputies until additional officers arrived and helped subdue him.
One deputy suffered minor injuries during the arrest. He was treated and released. Mr. Forsythe was also examined and released by medical personnel.
At the time of his arrest, Forsythe had multiple active warrants for his arrest. He was wanted out of Fort Collins Police Services for Failure to Appear for Harassment (M3) and Failure to Appear for Protection Order Violation (M1) and a warrant out of the Adams County Sheriff's Office for Failure to Appear for Possession of Burglary Tools (F6).
Suspected methamphetamine was found on Forsythe after the arrest.
James Forsythe was arrested for Obstructing (M2), Resisting Arrest (M2), 3rd Degree Assault (M1), Possession of Schedule II Narcotics (F4), and Tampering with Evidence (F6).
Forsythe is being held at the Larimer County Jail on a $10,000 bond for the new charges. Bond amount for the existing warrants is $5,500.
The charge(s) are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.