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Man Leads Police On High Speed Chase

A Grand Junction man took police on a high speed chase Tuesday night. Authorities received a report that 38-year-old Trenton Miller had made suicidal and homicidal threats and was currently driving to the Delta/Montrose area armed with a gun. Police later spotted Miller’s pickup driving on Highway 50 in Mesa County and were able to use 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

Former Steamboat Teacher Receives 1 Year In Jail

A former Steamboat Springs High School teacher was sentenced to a year in the Routt County Jail and four years of probation earlier this week. Dustin Dike recently pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor criminal trespassing for his role in stealing a $75,000 backhoe in June of last year. Dike also has a case pending against him 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

Former Grand County Employee Pleaded Guilty

court-300A former Grand County employee, Brigid Irish who faced more than 930 charges following the discovery of a half-million dollars missing from the Grand County Treasury pleaded guilty in the Grand County District Court to one count each of theft, attempt to influence a public official, and embezzlement of public property, all felonies.  Irish also pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor abuse of public records.  The Continue reading

Rock Springs Man Arrested on Drug Charges

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs man arrested Friday faces a range of drug-related charges. 28 year old Jerrod Lee Griffin is charged with unlawful manufacture or delivery of Subutex and Suboxone, a felony, and misdemeanor-grade possession of prescription pills, and marijuana. Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell said Griffin’s arrest was the result of Continue reading

Man Sentenced for Firing Gun in his Home

District Attorney 14thA Routt County man was sentenced Wednesday to 5 years probation and 30 days in the county jail for firing a gun in his home back in October. Scott Brooks was sentenced after pleading guilty to Prohibited Use of a Weapon, a class 2 misdemeanor. The round he fired traveled through an exterior wall of his Continue reading

Cyberbullying Bill Headed for Approval

cyberbullyA bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county jail. The bill has already passed the Democratic House. It was approved 5-0 yesterday in the Continue reading