On Monday morning, March 26th, Fort Collins Police Services received several inquiries regarding a video posted on YouTube over the weekend.
The video, which was uploaded on Sunday, March 25th, shows a citizen contact and subsequent arrest in Old Town Square around 2am that morning. The incident stemmed from a reported criminal mischief to a bicycle taxi.
At this time, the police department is looking into the circumstances surrounding the incident – to include the actions of the officers, arrestee and bystanders before, during and after the events depicted in the video.
The following individuals were cited in connection with the incident, which began as a criminal mischief report
Matthew Robert Hefferon
Date of Birth: 10/10/87
Charges: Criminal Mischief and Obstructing a Peace Officer (Cited and Released)
Joshua Michael Cullip
Date of Birth: 01/27/88
Charges: Interference (Cited and Released)
Jarvis Lukeith Gullatt
Date of Birth 10/22/87
Charges: Obstructing a Peace Officer (Cited and Released)
The Fort Collins police officers involved in the contact are identified as Officer Kyle Bendzsa and Officer Dan Calahan.