Tag Archives: county jail

Brothers Arrested For Burglary

Two brothers suspected of burglarizing a Craig home have been arrested by police.   26-year-old Kyle Roberts and 29-year-old Kody Roberts were taken into custody at their home Tuesday night. According to the Continue reading

Brigid Irish Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

Brigid Irish - Grand CountyThe District Court for Grand County Friday sentenced Brigid Irish to six years in prison for her role in embezzling over $300,000 in county funds over a 10 year period. Ms. Irish was immediately remanded into custody to begin her sentence. The court also sentenced her to 32 years of probation, payment of $431,114.47 in restitution, 400 hours of Continue reading

Man Sentenced for Drug Distribution and Assault

District Attorney 14thA Craig man was sentenced yesterday for drug distribution and assault. Justin Warren pleaded guilty to Second Degree Assault on two Peace Officers and Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Drug Felony 2) and was sentenced to 16 ½ years in the Colorado Department of Corrections. The charges stem from a Continue reading

Kristen Johnson Pleads to Misdemeanors in Zimmerman Murder Case

District Attorney 14thYesterday, Kristen Johnson pleaded guilty to False Reporting to Authorities and Obstruction, two misdemeanors, for her involvement in events surrounding the death of Steamboat resident and businessman Edward Zimmerman. She was sentenced to six months in county jail on one count and six Continue reading

19 New Laws Take Effect in Colorado Today

co-state-capitol-300People who make marijuana hash oil with hazardous materials at home will face felony charges in Colorado, and online bullies will face harassment penalties with new state laws taking effect today. Licensed manufacturers of pot Continue reading

Man Sentenced for Firing Gun in his Home

District Attorney 14thA Routt County man was sentenced Wednesday to 5 years probation and 30 days in the county jail for firing a gun in his home back in October. Scott Brooks was sentenced after pleading guilty to Prohibited Use of a Weapon, a class 2 misdemeanor. The round he fired traveled through an exterior wall of his Continue reading

Cyberbullying Bill Headed for Approval

cyberbullyA bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county jail. The bill has already passed the Democratic House. It was approved 5-0 yesterday in the Continue reading

Lawmakers Address Online Bullying

co-state-capitol-300Bullying on social media would be subject to new criminal penalties under a bill advancing in the Colorado House. The sponsor of the bill, Democratic Representative Rhonda Fields, is naming her proposal after a Douglas County high Continue reading