The man who was arrested last weekend after a shooting incident in Sweetwater County has been formally charged with Manslaughter. 41-year-old Jeffrey Tarnovich was taken into custody Sunday for after he reportedly shot 43-year-old Danielle Martin of Rock Springs. Involuntary Manslaughter carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. However, prosecutors in the case have filed a Notice of Intent to Seek Continue reading
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Two Rock Springs teens are in custody following a burglary, car theft, and pursuit in Sweetwater County Monday. Officers responded to reports of a possible fight Monday evening at the Life Skills Wyoming residential house. While Continue reading
A Craig man, who was out on bond in a Routt County drug case, was arrested on additional drug charges last month in Moffat County. 51-year-old Melvin Newton was taken into custody August 23rd, after a warrant for possession of a controlled substance was issued for his arrest. About a week earlier, Newton allegedly dropped a bag containing Methamphetamine at the east Craig Kum & Go, Continue reading
Suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, has been formally charged with ten felony counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child. The 35-year-old was put on administrative leave in April. The charges stem from an alleged incident involving a former student that occurred between late 2013 and early 2015. Moffat County School Continue reading
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
A bookkeeper for Johnson Physical Therapy in Steamboat has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies related to defrauding the business out of thousands of dollars. 28 year old Quinn Johanna Falzon of Hayden was taken into Continue reading
A child has been charged with arson, for a role in igniting the Beaver Creek Fire, which is still burning 24 miles north of Walden. The fire, which began in June, has burned approximately 60 square miles of land near the Colorado and Wyoming border. The arson charges were filed earlier this month. Police Continue reading
A Fruita man plead guilty last month to charges stemming from illegally hunting Big Game on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. 59 year old Melvin Weaver plead guilty to illegal hunting, taking possession of big game, illegal big game hunting without a license, and illegally taking a trophy elk. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife confiscated Continue reading
An 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
Northwest Colorado law enforcement agencies received information Thursday regarding three male teens that were wanted for a series of crimes out of the Aurora, Colorado area including one incident of armed carjacking. The teens were reported to be armed and dangerous. Around 1 Friday afternoon, Routt County Communications received information that one of the teens cell phones had been pinged somewhere in the Oak Creek area. Continue reading
A multi-vehicle accident last night at the intersection of Highway 40 and Highway 13 south in Craig, resulted in the arrest of 51 year old Richard Charles Buchholz. Buchholz was charged with failure to obey a traffic control signal, failure to provide proof of insurance and driving with a revoked license for a prior alcohol offense. Photos of the accident courtesy of Doug Slaight. Click to enlarge.
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