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Armed man named Crazy Wolf barks at police officers while waving knife

By Mason White 7:44 PM January 10, 2017
Ruben Gamez
By: Wayne Morin

A man who told police that his name is “Crazy Wolf” was taken into custody after barking and waving a knife, according to police in Colorado.

Pueblo police said that they have arrested 44-year-old Ruben Gamez, after being accused of causing a disturbance at McDonald’s and threatening police officers.

On Thursday around 10:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to the McDonald’s located at 600 W. 6th Street, in regards to a man causing a disturbance.

Officers arrived to find the man had fled the scene.

He was located a short time later, in the area of 6th St. and Greenwood, where he attempted to get into a police vehicle before fleeing the area.

Officers quickly caught up with him and attempted to take him into custody. While doing so, the man tried several times to reach into his coat pocket.

The man who was growling and howling, continued to resist arrest and was eventually Tased. Upon getting the man placed into custody, officers removed a handgun from the pocket of his coat.

The male stated that his name was “Crazy Wolf,” but was later identified as Ruben Gamez.

Gamez was transported to the Pueblo County Detention Center, where he was booked on charges of possession of a weapon by a previous offender, felony menacing, attempted 2nd-degree assault, resisting arrest and restraining order violation.