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New Charges For Men Arrested With 300 Ponds Of Pot

The three men, who were arrested recently in Sweetwater County after police found a substantial amount of marijuana in their possession, received additional charges after police recovered drugs, cash, and a firearm in Indiana. 26-year-old Kyle Bolton, 61-year-old Mack Magee Jr. and 20-year-old Antres Holliness-Ransom were pulled over on I-80 Continue reading

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

New Laws Take Effect Wednesday

co-state-capitol-300Colorado will begin punishing habitual drunk drivers with felonies and longer prison sentences. The new law is among dozens taking effect Wednesday. Now a fourth DUI conviction will be punishable by up to six years in prison and a fine 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