Police arrested 30-year-old Michael Stillman Maher this morning after he was found this morning, driving in a vehicle with a stolen government liscense plate in the High Park fire area.
According to a press release, Maher possessed false firefighter credentials when contacted by a wild land fire chief last night. Maher was last seen driving a silver Toyota Tacoma leaving the fire area at about 10:30 last night.
Police later located Maher at a bar in Laporte.
While the Toyota was registered to Maher, police traced the stolen liscense plate to Glenwood Springs. Police also discovered stolen property inside the vehicle along with a firearm.
Maher is currenlty at Larimer County Jail, pending the setting of bond.