Tag Archives: Eagle County

Eagle County Man Could get 100 Years for Crime Spree

logo-eagle-county-sheriffAn Eagle County man has been arrested in connection with an alleged crime spree and could face more than 100 years behind bars. 31-year-old Jesus Manuel Miranda was charged Tuesday with 18 felonies after allegedly robbing two businesses September 4th. Miranda has also been accused of shooting a man, smacking a store Continue reading

Eagle County Employee Jailed for Embezzlement

logo-eagle-county-sheriffA former Eagle County employee has been ordered to spend two years in a prison-based community corrections facility after admitting to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from taxpayers. 55-year-old Brenda Wright was sentenced Monday for theft and embezzlement of public property, both felonies. She has already Continue reading

Eagle County Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

court-300A former Eagle County employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from taxpayers. 55-year-old Brenda Wright pleaded guilty Monday to theft and embezzlement of public property, both felonies. She will be sentenced in July. The exact amount is a point of disagreement, with prosecutors Continue reading

Accidents Reported During Yesterday’s Snow Storm

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash yesterday on I-70 in Eagle County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours because of the incident. A semi-truck and box trailer was on Interstate 70 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The Continue reading

Former Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Assault

sexual-assault-300A former Eagle County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a Gypsum woman. 42-year-old Timothy Joseph Hay entered his plea Wednesday. His trial is scheduled for March 23rd. If convicted, he could be sentenced to 4 years to life in prison. He’s free on $15,000 bond. Continue reading

Hantavirus Claims Eagle County Man

hantavirus-300Eagle County health officials identified a man yesterday who died from exposure to the hantavirus.  The Eagle County Coroner identified the victim as 41-year-old Continue reading

Fatal Crash Near Wolcott

fatal-300A one vehicle crash occurred on Colorado 6 near Wolcott in Eagle County Tuesday night.  The investigation shows a 1996 Honda Civic being driven by twenty four year old Yonathan Serna-Guerra of Continue reading

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Eagle County

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001In anticipation of the Colorado State Patrol’s annual 100 Days of Heat campaign, law enforcement departments in Eagle County will employ a multi-agency DUI checkpoint this upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The purpose of the checkpoint is to apprehend and deter impaired drivers from Colorado roadways.  According to Continue reading

Eagle County Law Enforcement Offers Scholarship for Criminal Justice Studies

logo-eagle-county-sheriffEagle County Crime Stoppers has made available a 2014 college scholarship award to any accredited Colorado College or University for $1,000.00.  The purpose of the scholarship is to foster greater interest in criminal justice or public safety as a career and Continue reading