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Federal Fugitive Arrested In Wyoming

A federal fugitive, who was originally arrested for the distribution of methamphetamine, was arrested in Rock Springs earlier this week. 43-year-old Corby Albert was wanted by federal authorities for alleged parole violations.  Albert was sentenced to 262 months of incarceration after he was charged with Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

CO House To Discuss Life Without Parole For Juveniles

prisone-orange-jumpsuitA bill that looks to reexamine life without parole for youth offenders in the state of Colorado has passed through the senate and now will head to the house for a vote. The bill looks to align Colorado with the United States Supreme Courts opinion that life without parole for juvenile offenders is unconstitutional. If passed the state would have to revisit 49 Continue reading

Life Without Parole For Youth Questioned

prisone-orange-jumpsuitA new bill is going through the state legislature that would align Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court’s stance that life without parole is unconstitutional for youth offenders. If passed the state would have to revisit 49 current cases where minors were sentenced to life without parole. Colorado stopped sentencing youth to Continue reading

Law Changed to Allow Medical Use of Pot on Probation

MARIJUANA-300Legislation allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado has been signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. The bill signed into law Friday changes that policy so those with Continue reading

Bill Allowing Pot Use on Probation Hits Governor’s Desk

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado bill to allow medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole is on its way to the governor’s desk. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. A bill that passed the senate 34-1 yesterday would change that policy so those with permission to use marijuana for medical Continue reading

Lawmakers Work to Eliminate Penalties for Using Medical Pot While on Parole

MARIJUANA-300The Colorado Senate started work yesterday on a bill to allow medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. The bill would change that policy so those with permission to use marijuana for medical purposes wouldn’t be Continue reading

Lawmakers Take Vote on Probationary Pot

MARIJUANA-300House lawmakers gave preliminary approval to allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. The bill given initial approval on a voice vote yesterday would change that policy so those with Continue reading

Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Use of Pot While on Probation

MARIJUANA-300Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years – but not for people on probation or parole. A bill in the state House would change that policy. It would say that pot use doesn’t amount to a probation violation for people with medical clearance to use the drug. The hearing comes two days after Arizona’s highest court Continue reading

Wyoming Authorities Searching for Fugitive from Texas

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Law enforcement officials in Sweetwater County are searching for a Texas fugitive said to be in the Rock Springs area.  Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Detective Dick Blust said 61-year old Peter Jensen is wanted by Texas authorities for Continue reading