Tag Archives: first-degree assault

State Lawmakers Give Initial Approval to Bill Protecting Unborn Children

Co-State-Capital-300The Offenses Against Unborn Children Act passed its first test yesterday at the Colorado Statehouse, after hours of intense and sometimes emotional testimony, when the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Senate Bill 268 on a 3-2 vote. Senate President Bill Cadman introduced the bill, which permits an unborn child to be Continue reading

Police Investigating Assault at Bear Valley Inn

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened last night at the Bear Valley Inn. According to a press release, officers responded to the motel in reference to a man who was bleeding. They found that two men had been in an altercation. 44-year old Joeseph Picanco was injured, but the extent of the injuries were not released. He was taken to The Memorial Continue reading

Lawmakers Expanding Rules on Criminal Blood Samples

Co-State-Capital-300A measure to expand the crimes for which defendants must submit blood samples is among the first bills moving forward in the Colorado Legislature. The state Senate voted unanimously yesterday in favor of a bill to require defendants in first-degree assault cases to undergo testing if their bodily fluids come into contact with an Continue reading

Suspect Identified in Stabbing, Sheriff Recovering

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is recovering at home after he was stabbed while trying to arrest a teenager in the Pioneers Hospital parking lot in Meeker. Undersheriff Michael Joos said Saturday that Woodruff is expected to make a full recovery after he was stabbed in the abdomen while he and Meeker Continue reading