Tag Archives: assault

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

Cole J. Pollard Charged With Two Counts Of Murder

coleThe 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office today filed the following charges against Cole Jennings Pollard in connection with the death of Patricia Richmond on Monday.

Count One: Murder in the First Degree, a class one felony, alleging the intentional and premeditated killing of Ms. Richmond.
Count Two: Murder in the First Degree (felony murder), a class one felony, alleging the death Continue reading

Police Investigating Assault at Bear Valley Inn

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened last night at the Bear Valley Inn. According to a press release, officers responded to the motel in reference to a man who was bleeding. They found that two men had been in an altercation. 44-year old Joeseph Picanco was injured, but the extent of the injuries were not released. He was taken to The Memorial Continue reading

Embezzler in Advocates Case Sentenced

court-300One of the 2 women accused of embezzling funds from Advocates Crisis Support Services has been sentenced. Kim Gardner was sentenced earlier this week to 3 years in prison, 3 years of parole, and restitution for felony theft. Gardner also had to read a public apology to the court. The second woman, Renae Virden will be sentenced January Continue reading

Charges Filed Against Teen Who Stabbed Sheriff

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Prosecutors have filed charges of assault and menacing against a Meeker-area man accused of stabbing Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff. 19-year-old Logan Piper was arrested after the August 21st attack in Meeker. Woodruff is on leave and is expected to recover. Piper is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond. His next court Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Sheriff Hospitalized in Assault

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3The Rio Blanco County Sheriff was injured in an assault yesterday that sent him to the hospital. Sheriff Si Woodruff was attempting to take an unidentified man into custody in the parking lot of Pioneers Hospital in Meeker. The man reportedly assaulted Woodruff, who was admitted to Pioneers shortly Continue reading

Police Hope to Wrap up Hazing Investigation Next Week

BULLDOGSEvanston, Wyoming Police looking into harassment and assault charges, plan to wrap up their investigation of the Moffat County High School football team sometime next week.  Members of the team have been accused of assault and harassment, as a result of Continue reading