Tag Archives: manslaughter

Sheriff’s Release Info On Shooting Death

The man who was arrested last weekend after a shooting incident in Sweetwater County has been formally charged with Manslaughter. 41-year-old Jeffrey Tarnovich was taken into custody Sunday for after he reportedly shot 43-year-old Danielle Martin of Rock Springs. Involuntary Manslaughter carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. However, prosecutors in the case have filed a Notice of Intent to Seek Continue reading

UPDATE: One In Custody After Shooting Death

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting death that occurred Sunday afternoon, north of Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, the suspect in the shooting, 41-year-old Stephen Taranovich is Continue reading

Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

Manslaughter Case Dropped

The case against Justin Blodgett, who was charged with manslaughter after he was involved in a physical altercation that resulted in the death of Raymond Terrill in Craig earlier this year, was dropped this week. According to the Motion to Dismiss, District Attorney Brett Barkey determined Blodgett 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

Blodgett Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter

Justin Blodgett, who is facing a felony manslaughter charge related to the death of Raymond Terrill, pleaded not guilty yesterday. Terrill died in Craig in March, after he and Blodgett had reportedly been involved in an altercation. 14th Judicial District Chief Judge Michael O’Hara gave Blodgett a deadline of September 7th, to accept the state’s deal to plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide.  If Blodgett declines to accept the plea agreement the case will go to trial starting Continue reading

UPDATE: Blodgett Released On Bond

Despite recommendations from the District Attorney, bail for Justin Blodgett was reduced yesterday from $100,000, to $10,000. Blodgett is facing a felony manslaughter charge relating to the death of Raymond Terrill, who died after the two were reportedly involved in a fight last week in Craig. Blodgett’s lawyer said Terrill’s wife approved of the bond reduction and said Continue reading

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