Tag Archives: District Court

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

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

Tipton Applauds Judge’s Ruling on EPA Water Rule

WATER CONSERVATIONCongressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) called Friday’s Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling to block the nationwide implementation of the President’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule a “major victory for Western water users and private property rights.” The controversial WOTUS rule would have drastically expanded the regulatory scope of Continue reading

D.A. Says Doolin Indictment Not Directly Related to Blee Case

District Attorney 14thPress Release from 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office:
On May 29, 2015, the Grand Jury for the Fourteenth Judicial District indicted Monty Dean Doolin for 1st Continue reading

Wyoming Man Added to Sweetwater County Most Wanted List

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A former Rock Springs man who failed to appear for sentencing last month has been added to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list. 39-year old Matthew Payne was arrested by county deputies in July of last year and charged with aggravated assault and battery, strangulation of a household member, false Continue reading

Rock Springs Fugitive Captured in Montana

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs woman wanted for probation violation was captured in northeastern Montana Monday. 34 year old Heather Glenn pled guilty to single count of felony-grade forgery in District Court in Green River in September. She was originally charged with a total of six counts of forgery as the result of a joint bond forgery Continue reading

Second of Two Embezzlers Sentenced

ADVOCATESThe second of two women who pled guilty to embezzling funds from Advocates Crisis Support Services was sentenced in District Court this week. Renee Virden pled guilty to felony theft up to $20,000. She was sentenced to three years of community corrections. The case was handled by the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Fellow Continue reading

Guilty! Steamboat Woman Sentenced to 22 Years

meghan.mckeon.mug.shot.205x205.jpgMeghan McKeon today entered a guilty plea to Child Abuse Resulting in Death in Routt County District Court, pursuant to a plea agreement. District Judge Shelley Hill sentenced McKeon to 22 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections, which was the sentence agreed to by the parties. The Steamboat Springs Police Continue reading

Rock Springs Man Convicted of Sex Crimes

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs man described by authorities as a serial rapist and “one of the most dangerous men this court will ever have to deal with” was sentenced to lengthy multiple prison sentences in Green River Friday.  58-year old James Joe Nordwall received seven separate 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

Felony Charges Against Ackerman Dismissed

District Attorney 14thYesterday, 14th Judicial District Attorney Brett Barkey announced that he will move to dismiss all felony counts against Lucas Ackerman in relation to last year’s traffic collision which left one dead and three others seriously injured.  Barkey announced that he was prepared to Continue reading

Guilty! Brothers Faces Up to 256 Years

JohnBrothers_thumbA Routt County Jury convicted John Holland Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child.  The jury’s verdict, handed down on Friday June 6th, was the culmination of a nine day trial.  Mr. Brothers was immediately Continue reading