Tag Archives: court

Craig Man Gets 9 Years For Meth

A Craig man was sentenced to 9 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections last week, for possession of methamphetamines.  A Routt County Court representative confirmed Monday morning that 47-year-old Duane E Newton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance  Thursday.  In addition to the jail time, Newton was ordered to pay a fine of Continue reading

Inmate Injures Self While In Court

A Sweetwater County Detention Center inmate injured himself during a court hearing last week and had to be transported to the Hospital. A male inmate reportedly became agitated while in court Friday, resulting in him banging his head against a court room table. Court room officers subdued the man, Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Clinics Thursday

Another Ask a Lawyer session will be held Thursday in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County. Lawyers will be available to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Those cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders.  Participants Continue reading

UPDATE: Blodgett Released On Bond

Despite recommendations from the District Attorney, bail for Justin Blodgett was reduced yesterday from $100,000, to $10,000. Blodgett is facing a felony manslaughter charge relating to the death of Raymond Terrill, who died after the two were reportedly involved in a fight last week in Craig. Blodgett’s lawyer said Terrill’s wife approved of the bond reduction and said Continue reading

CO Senators Weigh In On Gorsuch Confirmation

As the Supreme Court confirmation process continues for Judge Neil Gorsuch, both Colorado senators have weighed in on whether or not they support a nuclear option, when it comes to the confirmation vote.  The nuclear option would remove the filibuster from debates for Supreme Court Judge nominations and allow the Senate to vote for confirmation which would only require a simple majority.  In a release yesterday, Democrat Senator Michael Bennet stopped short Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Charged With Man Slaughter Has Bail Set At $100,000

Justin Blodgett of Grand Junction, who is charged with man slaughter relating to the death last week of Raymond Terrill from Ozark Missouri, had his bail set at $100,000 Friday in a Moffat County Court. Terrill and Blodgett got into a fight near the Travel-O-Tel motel in Craig early Thursday Continue reading

Vote By Tuesday

The Craig City Election will be held Tuesday.  Those who have yet to mail in their ballots should drop them off Continue reading

Vandals Must Pay More Than $100K in Restitution

Two men responsible for vandalizing the parking lot in the Cow Creek area on the backside of Emerald Mountain in 2015, have been ordered to pay more than $100 thousand in restitution payments to the contractors who by contract were required to redo their work on the project, which was nearly Continue reading

CASA Board Members Needed

Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA is looking for 2 to 3 residents from Moffat County to sit on their advisory Board. The Northwest Colorado Court Appointed Special Advocates team is comprised of volunteers who  help at-risk children involved in the court system. Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA members advocate for and promote the best interests Continue reading

Interview With Senator Cory Gardner

In an exclusive interview this week, Wild West Radio talked to Senator Cory Gardner about the EPA, Scott Pruitt, Judge Gorsuch and President Trump’s cabinet nominations. The full interview with Senator Gardner is available below. In it, Gardner also discusses whether or not he intends to host a town hall in the Continue reading

CO Law Enforcement Won’t Return Marijuana

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is a violation of federal law to force state law enforcement officers to return marijuana to defendants that have been acquitted. The Court determined that if Colorado law enforcement officers were forced to return marijuana to defendants, they would be in violation of Continue reading

Final Chance To Ask A Lawyer

ask a lawyerThe final “Ask a Lawyer” event of the year will be held in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County tomorrow. Lawyers will be available to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Those cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 minute Continue reading