Breck man arrested with two guns after urinating on sidewalk |

Breck man arrested with two guns after urinating on sidewalk

Reid Williams

BRECKENRIDGE – Police arrested a man just before midnight on New Year’s Eve after an altercation involving urination, a chase and two handguns.

An officer on foot patrol in the 500 block of S. Main Street spotted the man, later identified as Michael Scott Holden, 28, allegedly relieving himself on the sidewalk.

The officer identified himself, according to a police department statement, but Holden did not look up.

The officer asked Holden for identification; Holden said he didn’t have any. The officer asked a second and third time, and then Holden turned away as if to flee.

According to the police department statement, it was at this point that the officer noticed a .38-caliber revolver in a holster on Holden’s waistband.

Holden reportedly ran, and the officer gave chase, shouting for Holden to stop.

The officer tackled Holden and the gun skidded across the sidewalk. Police later found a .22-caliber pistol in the snow nearby that Holden reportedly said was his; officers also found ammunition in Holden’s clothes. Both revolvers were fully loaded.

Holden was booked into the Summit County Jail on charges of prohibited use of a weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, indecent exposure and obstruction of a police officer.

Holden also had a warrant for his arrest for failure to appear on a previous charge.

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