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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

New Submarine Christened USS Colorado

uss-coloradoA new submarine was recently christened as the USS Colorado, becoming the 4th U.S. Navy ship to bare that name, and the first since 1947. The christening took place at the Electric Boat Ship Yard in Connecticut. The ship must now undergo sea trial testing Continue reading

UPDATE: Hand Trial Moves To Final Phase

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The testimony and cross examination phase of the Georgie Hand trial, the woman accused of kidnapping a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy has come to an end with the conclusion of the prosecutions cross examination.  Hand’s fate now rests with the jury as they move into the deliberation phase of the traial.  Hand is Continue reading

Georgie Hand Trial Underway

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The trial of Georgie Hand, the woman accused of attempting to kill a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy got under way earlier this week in the Moffat County Court House. Jury Selection began Monday and was finalized Wednesday. Hand was originally charged with 15 Continue reading

Barkey Dismisses Felony Charges Against Lucas Ackerman

District Attorney 14th14th Judicial District Attorney Brett Barkey decided to drop Vehicular Assault and Vehicular Homicide charges against Lucas Ackerman, who was driving under the influence when the vehicle he was driving struck a family who were crossing the road, killing one and injuring three others.  Ackerman has indicated Continue reading

Jury Convicts Brothers of Sexually Assaulting Child

District Attorney 14thRoutt County jurors convicted John Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child Friday.  Brothers is a former pastor and teacher.  Prosecutors say there were eight instances of attack between 2006 and 2008.  The jury’s verdict came after nine days of trial.  Brothers was Continue reading

Guilty! Brothers Faces Up to 256 Years

JohnBrothers_thumbA Routt County Jury convicted John Holland Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child.  The jury’s verdict, handed down on Friday June 6th, was the culmination of a nine day trial.  Mr. Brothers was immediately Continue reading