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Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear Continue reading

Steamboat Man Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

A Routt County jury Friday, found Darin Dickey not guilty of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide for his role in the death of his girlfriend, Sarah Lay.

The Steamboat Springs Police Department investigation and trial testimony indicated that, between 3 and 4 am on the morning of July 4, 2016, Dickey arrived at his brother Doug Dickey’s home and found Lay in bed with him.  Darin then Continue reading

Former Craig Police Officer Not Guilty Of Child Abuse

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Tracey Reneau, the former Craig Police Officer, was found not guilty in a Routt County court Friday, of misdemeanor child abuse charges. The charges stem from an incident involving Reneau and her step child that occurred in July. Reneau was accused of knowingly Continue reading

Thomas Johnson Found Guilty For Murder Of Lori Bases

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A Routt County jury convicted Thomas Johnson Saturday, of Murder in the First Degree, for killing Lori Bases in Steamboat Springs in May of 2000. This was Johnson’s third trial and conviction for the murder. His two prior convictions were overturned on appeal. The jury declined to find Johnson guilty of additional charges of First Degree Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief for the vandalism of Bases’ vehicle in April of 2000. The verdict followed a 13 day trial in a Routt County District Court. The Continue reading

Georgie Hand Guilty On All Counts

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The Jury in the Georgie Hand trial took only an hour and and half to find the woman guilty on all  8 felony counts against her including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer.  On the 9th count of 2nd degree criminal trespass the jury felt a lesser charge was Continue reading