Mesa County Sheriff Officers are searching for an escaped parole absconder.

According to a Mesa County Sheriff's Office press release: Law enforcement officers are currently looking for Jixi Kruckenberg, 36. He ran away from deputies this afternoon and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Kruckenberg is currently believed to be in the Glade Park area traveling in a White GMC pickup truck with Wyoming license plates.

An emergency notification was sent out advising residents living within a 5-mile radius of 10-3/4 Road and BS Road to shelter in place.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, Fruita Police Department, and the Grand Junction Police Department are in the area looking for Kruckenberg.

If you see Kruckenberg or have information about his whereabouts call 911 immediately.

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