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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

Grand Jury Clears Grand County Sheriff

grand county sheriffA Grand Jury looking into a shooting incident involving Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin, have cleared the sheriff of any wrong doing. The September 15th incident in Tabernash, saw Schroetlin shoot Connor MacLaird as MacLaird allegedly rushed at him with a knife. The Grand Jury did return an indictment charging MacLaird 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

Johnson to be Returned to Steamboat

District Attorney 14thThe man convicted of killing Steamboat resident Lori Bases in 2000 will be coming back to the area. Thomas Lee Johnson attended a hearing yesterday, at which the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office asked the judge to return Johnson to Routt County. Johnson was taken back to Fort Collins after his Continue reading

Karzen Promoted in District Attorney’s Office

District Attorney 14thThere’s been a promotion in the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Matt Karzen has been promoted to Assistant District Attorney, effective today. The position is considered the number two spot in the office. Karzen had served as Chief Deputy District Attorney in Routt County since February of 2014. He Continue reading

Officers Cleared in Shooting of Suspect

District Attorney 14thThe Moffat County deputy and the Parks and Wildlife Officer who were the subject of an investigation into the death of James Damon, have been cleared of any wrong doing. In March, Deputy Bhrent Shock and Wildlife Officer Nathan Martinez happened upon Damon’s vehicle near Dinosaur, and were confronted 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