SEE IT: Man Plows Truck Into Colorado Police Station

Police arrested a man this week they say intentionally drove his pickup truck into the Grand Junction Police Department’s lobby early Wednesday afternoon.

Nathan David Chacon was charged with attempted murder, assault, attempted vehicular homicide, vehicular assault while driving in a reckless manner, criminal mischief, and reckless endangerment.

The truck crashed pushed a wall “several feet” into a secure area where service technicians and records technicians work and destroyed a set of benches on the lobby side of the wall where members of the public sit while awaiting servicea, an affidavit says.

“Luckily no one had been utilizing the benches or was in the lobby at the time of this crash, which would be normal activity on a weekday around 1230,” the affidavit says.

Police said that law enforcement records show at least 90 calls involved Chacon “reporting strange happenings that have been unfounded” over the past several years. When interviewed by police after the crash, he told them he intended to leave the Grand Junction area when he left his house on Wednesday but believed he was “being followed” by several cars and began driving erratically in an attempt to lose them. Upon arriving at the police station, he decided to drive in because he feared he would be killed if he stopped outside.

Grand Junction Police Department

“He advised he knew it was dumb but he knew what he needed to do in order to be heard,” the affidavit said.

Chacon Affidavit by kc wildmoon on Scribd

No one was hurt in the incident.

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[Featured image: Grand Junction Police Department]