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Teen Carjacking Suspects Head To Court

District Attorney 14thThe District Attorney’s Office announced today that the three juvenile fugitives apprehended last Friday will be returned to Arapahoe County to answer allegations of aggravated robbery and kidnapping, arising from a carjacking in that jurisdiction. The carjacking occurred in Aurora, Colorado last Thursday. The juveniles were Continue reading

Former Grand County Employee Pleaded Guilty

court-300A former Grand County employee, Brigid Irish who faced more than 930 charges following the discovery of a half-million dollars missing from the Grand County Treasury pleaded guilty in the Grand County District Court to one count each of theft, attempt to influence a public official, and embezzlement of public property, all felonies.  Irish also pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor abuse of public records.  The Continue reading

Charges Against Doolin Dismissed

District Attorney 14thCharges against Monty Doolin have been dismissed.  Doolin had be indicted by a Grand Jury on a count of Kidnapping in the First Degree related to an incident that occurred in the late 1970’s.  On November 20th the District Court for Routt County dismissed the kidnapping charge finding there was not probable cause Continue reading

Former Senator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

steve kingA former state senator accused of falsifying time sheets for work at a sheriff’s department and a university has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. The district attorney’s office added in a statement that Steve King also pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct. He was a senator, former sheriff and the Republican nominee for Mesa County Sheriff when he committed the crimes at jobs he held when the legislature was not in session. He dropped out of the sheriff’s race amid Continue reading

Craig Middle School Student Expelled for Bringing Knives to School

CRAIG-MIDDLE-SCHOOL-300A student who brought several knives to Craig Middle School earlier this month will be expelled Continue reading

State Workers get High Pay

DOLLAR-SIGN-#3More than 1,700 of Colorado’s highest-paid state employees are making more than $100,000 a year. An analysis of state employee compensation shows the judicial branch tops the list with nearly 500 employees in that salary range. The Colorado Department of Transportation has about 160 employees making Continue reading

Penfold Found Guilty Of Careless Driving In Death of German Motorcyclist

court-300Fourteenth Judicial District Attorney Brett Barkey today announced the receipt of guilty verdicts on both charges of Careless Driving Resulting in Death and Failure to Maintain Lane, in the case of People v. Scott Penfold.  Penfold was the driver of the vehicle that crossed the center lane of Highway 40 Continue reading

Lucas Ackerman Sentenced To One Year Of Jail For DUI

court-300Today, the Grand County District Court sentenced Lucas Ackerman to one year in the county jail following his plea of guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol the collision a year ago that killed one and injured four.  The Court also sentenced Mr. Ackerman to serve two years of probation, to complete 120 hours of community service, to alcohol treatment, Continue reading

Jury Convicts Brothers of Sexually Assaulting Child

District Attorney 14thRoutt County jurors convicted John Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child Friday.  Brothers is a former pastor and teacher.  Prosecutors say there were eight instances of attack between 2006 and 2008.  The jury’s verdict came after nine days of trial.  Brothers was Continue reading

Mesa County Deputy Shoots Man Threatening to Harm Himself

MESAAn investigation is underway to determine the circumstances after authorities say a man was shot by a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy.  Deputies were called to investigate a man standing along a roadside in Clifton on Sunday who called the sheriff’s office threatening to harm himself.  Authorities say Continue reading