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At 1:55 a.m. on 8/6/2022, a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office deputy was flagged down by an adult female near the 10100 block of West Highway 34. The victim reported that she was kidnapped by a male and believed he was armed.

Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies, investigators, and members of the Larimer County Regional All Hazards/Crisis Response Team responded to the scene.  Contact was made with the suspect, who was later identified as Abraham Martinez, DOB: 4/23/89, last known address as 435 N 35th Ave, Lot 455, Greeley, Colorado.  Martinez was subsequently placed into custody.  During this incident, Highway 34 was closed for approximately an hour.

Investigators determined the alleged kidnapping happened in the city limits of Greeley, Colorado.  LCSO investigators reached out to the Greeley Police Department, and the investigation pertaining to the alleged kidnapping has been turned over to the Greeley Police Department. Abraham Martinez was booked into the Larimer County Jail on the following outstanding warrants for his arrest: 

  • Felony Arrest Warrant for Vehicular Eluding, bond $300.00
  • Failure to Appear Misdemeanor Warrant, Driving Under Restraint, bond $2000.00
  • Failure to Appear Misdemeanor Warrant, Criminal Mischief, bond $1000.00

The Greeley Police Department will be the primary agency investigating the alleged kidnapping complaint.  

No further information will be provided by Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.

These allegations are merely an accusation and the defendant must be presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Published on: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 8:18am
Contact Details: 

Public Information Officer
Larimer County Sheriff's Office
(970)980-2501 |  Email

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