Tag Archives: assault

Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

Man Faces 50 Years For Sexual Assault

A Steamboat man pleaded guilty to multiple counts of Sex Trafficking, Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Attempted Sexual Assault earlier this week. 61-year-old Miguel Diaz-Martinez was arrested after police discovered he had been trading drugs with minors in exchange for sex. When he is Continue reading

One Killed, Seven Injured In Accident Near Kremmling

A two vehicle accident, on Highway 9 ten miles South of Kremmling, Saturday afternoon resulted in the death of 33-year-old Brian Ward of Denver. Ward was a passenger in a car being driven by 30-year-old Brandon Wilson also of Denver. Wilson and three other passengers in his vehicle were all injured in the accident, two received serious injuries. The accident occurred when Wilson slowed his car and Continue reading

Hayden Man Sentenced to Eight Years In Prison

A Hayden man who pleaded guilty in March to second degree assault on a peace officer was sentenced Thursday. In December of 2016, 34-year-old Michael Coleman was charged following an incident in which he had been contacted by Hayden Police Officer Shawn Hockaday. During the course of this contact, Coleman resisted arrest and caused a serious gash to officer Hockaday’s wrist, using a Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Who Spit At Police Charged With Assault

A Leadville woman was arrested Sunday night after she caused a disturbance in the lobby of the Clarion Inn in Craig. 35-year-old Kelly Anne McKee was taken into custody when police discovered she had warrants for her arrest out of Lake County and Denver. Police then took McKee to the hospital so Continue reading

Craig Man Wanted For Assault

Craig and Hayden Police are looking for Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig. The 34-year-old is wanted for vehicular assault, felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, assault, child abuse, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, driving under restraint and reckless driving. Craig and Hayden police are asking anyone with information on Sholes  to contact them. Those numbers are Continue reading

Craig Police Officer Charged With Child Abuse

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Misdemeanor child abuse charges have been filed against Craig Police Officer Tracey Reneau for an incident involving her step child in July.  Reneau was relieved of her duties as a police officer in early August. She has been charged with Third Degree Assault and Child Abuse.  According to court documents, Reneau knowingly or recklessly caused Continue reading

Craig Man Sentenced To 16 Years For Assaults

District Attorney 14th31 year old Samuel Doolin from Craig, was sentenced in Moffat County Court late last month, to 16 years in prison for his role in three separate assault cases.  Doolin pleaded guilty to two counts of Second Degree Assault, one count of Third Degree Assault and one count of indecent exposure. The case involved three victims, two Continue reading

Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Assault On Sheriff

maclairdThe man accused of attacking a Grand County Sheriff with a knife has accepted a plea deal and will serve between 5 to 12 years in prison. Connor MacLaird  pleaded guilty to the charge of attempted first degree assault of sheriff Brett Schroetlin. The assault relates to an incident last September when Continue reading

Sweetwater Sheriffs Look For Witnesses Of Stabbing

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoA man was assaulted with a knife near Rock Springs earlier this month, and the Sweetwater County Sheriffs office is searching for more information on the incident. 36 year old Alfredo Mendoza was arrested on the afternoon of the 13th after he attacked Joshua Bennett from Rock Springs with a knife.  The attack took place outside of the Farson Continue reading

Period To File Sexual Assault Charges Doubles

sexual-assault-300The Colorado Senate approved a new bill that would double the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. The bill is in response to the sexual assault investigation underway against comedian Bill Cosby. The purpose of the bill is to Continue reading

Knife Attack In Craig

cody custerAn knife assault in Craig late Tuesday night left a man with serious injuries.  After responding to a report of the assault at the Frontier Apartments on 1st Avenue West in Craig, Police officers found 26 year old Race Matthew Russell in the apartment parking lot with knife wounds to his side and throat. He was treated at the Memorial Hospital and later flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Continue reading