The Cañon City superintendent for Custer and Fremont counties, who advised residents on both sides of the county line to take shelter on Sept. 8, appeared in county court on Wednesday to file a formal charge.
Logun Langill Jordan, 33, faces two new felonies in addition to the 10 he faces in an unrelated case.
According to a warrant issued by Fremont County Deputy Sheriff John Keller, on September 8 he was sent to an apartment building near Oak Creek Grade and Ute Street to anonymously report that Jordan was there. He was wanted by the Cañon City Police Department on warrants for his failure to show up for assault, threatening to commit a crime with a weapon, and reckless endangerment.
Upon arriving at the property, deputies and a Cañon City K-9 officer saw Jordan running from a trailer home with a gun. He climbed onto a dirt bike and drove toward the street, aiming a semi-automatic pistol at law enforcement, the affidavit said.
Deputies pursued Jordan up Oak Creek Grade and then onto County Road 143, where he crashed his dirt bike at the intersection of CR 143 and CR 66. After a brief foot chase, Jordan was able to evade law enforcement.
An extensive search on foot quickly began with the assistance of multiple law enforcement agencies and drones, including the FCSO, CCPD, Custer County Sheriff’s Department, Colorado State Patrol, and Colorado Department of Wildlife. A reverse 911 was issued in the area, urging residents to contact authorities if they spotted Jordan.
Jordan was taken into custody by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Deputy on the evening of September 9. a Class 2 misdemeanor, reckless endangerment, a Class 3 misdemeanor, reckless driving, driving without a valid driver’s license, riding a motorcycle without a valid driver’s license, method of hand and arm signals and failure to produce a valid registration.
Jordan was also wanted on charges related to a July 6, 2021 home invasion at County Road 69, including second degree kidnapping, class 2 felony, first degree burglary, class 3 felony, second degree burglary, class 3 felony, aggravated robbery, a Class 3 felony, threatened felony, a Class 5 felony, wrongful imprisonment, a Class 5 felony, two counts of first degree criminal trespassing, one Class 5 felony each, second degree Grand Theft Auto, a Class 6 felony, Theft ($2,000 to $5,000), a Class 6 felony, third-degree assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor, criminal possession of an identification document, a Class 1 misdemeanor, criminal mischief (less than $300), a misdemeanor Class 3, Violent Crimes – Use of a Weapon – an expanded sentence and complicity to the charges of identity theft, theft and aggravated r motor vehicle theft.
On the night of the incident, a homeowner was woken up by three men wearing masks, according to an affidavit from Fremont County Sheriff’s Detective Bayley Sandefur. They are said to have tied her up and held her at gunpoint with firearms from her home. They took her to her garage, where they tied her to a moving dolly with wires, phone cords, duct tape and a tow strap while trying to get her to open a large safe containing valuables, the affidavit said Explanation.
When access to the vault was unsuccessful, the men left the property and stole the alleged victim’s vehicle. Five handguns were among the items stolen from the home. The vehicle was found abandoned on private property in Teller County five days later with a different license plate.
Other people later linked to the armed robbery through information provided to the Colorado Springs Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Task Force include Roger Zaragoza, 43, and Anthony Higgins ( 28).
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During the investigation, authorities discovered that approximately $55,000 had been transferred from the victim’s bank accounts to the account of Courtney Thresher, a friend of the three men.
On November 5, 2021, the El Paso County District Court issued an indictment for Higgins and Zaragoza on multiple counts arising out of this investigation and multiple ATM break-ins for the multi-jurisdictional investigation.
Jordan was arrested on November 29, 2021 at his home on the 1100 block of Park Avenue on an unrelated warrant from the Cañon City Police Department. Execution of a search warrant at his home the next day revealed two swords and a gun that had been stolen from the victim’s home during the robbery.
During an interview with law enforcement on Nov. 20, Jordan admitted to being at the property with Higgins and Zaragoza the night of the robbery, breaking into the home, possessing some of the stolen items, holding the victim at gunpoint, the take the vehicle and later leave it at the side of the road.
A preliminary hearing for the latest case is scheduled for October 19.