Sexually violent predator who escaped parole in Commerce City apprehended

Robert Jake Chavez
Robert Jake Chavez / Colorado Department of Corrections

UPDATE (7/1/17): The Colorado Department of Corrections with the help of local law enforcement apprehended Robert Jake Chavez late Friday, June 30.

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Corrections is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a parole escapee classified as a sexually violent predator.

Officials say 38-year-old Robert Jake Chavez cut off his ankle monitor and fled parole supervision on Monday, June 26.

Chavez is described as a White/Hispanic man, 5’11”, weighing 260 pounds. He has short brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen in the area of Pioneer Park in Commerce City.

Authorities say Chavez has a prior history of sexual assault on a child and has a history of possessing a weapon.

If you see him, do not approach or attempt to contact him – call 911 immediately.

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