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Police impersonator in Aurora conducts traffic stop, questions woman about violating coronavirus rules
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A man posing as a police officer in a car with emergency lights pulled over a female driver in Aurora Wednesday and questioned her about violating COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Police determined the person who made the Wednesday night traffic stop was not an Aurora or Denver police officer, according to an Aurora Police Department news […]

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Immigration attorneys required to wear masks, gloves to represent clients in Aurora detention center court
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Colorado immigration attorneys are now required by federal officials to wear gloves, masks and eye protection to represent clients in courtrooms inside the Aurora detention center — the same equipment so desperately needed by medical professionals treating patients with the coronavirus. The mandate from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement means attorneys must decide whether they […]

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Man killed in Aurora apartment shooting
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A man was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in Aurora Saturday afternoon. Police officers responded to the Windsor Court Apartments in the 10900 block of East 16th Avenue around 5:45 p.m. and found a man inside an apartment who had been shot, according to a statement from Aurora police Lt. Chris Amsler. […]

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Aurora police officer cited for suspected DUI after crashing into tree
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An Aurora police officer was cited early Tuesday morning for allegedly drunk driving and crashing into a tree in a Colorado Springs neighborhood. Officer Jaired Dozier was injured in the crash and transported to a hospital, according to a Colorado Springs police blotter. A doorbell camera captured Dozier’s car speeding about 1:23 a.m. before it […]

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Denver, Aurora police no longer sending officers to low-level crimes to minimize spread of coronavirus
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Denver and Aurora police will no longer send an officer to take reports on low-level incidents in an effort to protect their staff from the new coronavirus. Both departments are encouraging people to report crimes online if they don’t require an immediate response and if no one is in danger. The departments can then follow […]

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Former Aurora middle school employee gets 15 years for sexually assaulting student
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Photo provided by Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office Rodry Pombo, 27 An Aurora middle school building manager was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 8th grade student. Rodry Kyle Pombo, 27, sexually assaulted the then-13-year-old during the 2014-2015 school year at Horizon Middle School, according to an 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office […]

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FBI identifies Aurora woman as suspected kingpin of Mexican drug ring busted in metro area
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An Aurora woman led an extensive international drug trafficking organization that distributed high volumes of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl throughout Colorado, U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities arrested that woman and 23 other members of two Mexican drug trafficking operations that were based in Denver and Aurora during an […]

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Why prosecutors say they can’t charge the on-duty Aurora police officer who passed out drunk while driving
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Medical paperwork shows an Aurora officer’s blood alcohol content was five times the legal limit when he was found passed out drunk in his department car. He confessed to internal affairs investigators that he was driving drunk. And officers on the scene noted at the time that he smelled of booze. But Officer Nate Meier will […]

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Police board clears Aurora officers in death of Elijah McClain, 23
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An excessive force review board with the Aurora Police Department found actions taken by its officers relating to the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain were “within policy and consistent with training.” McClain was arrested Aug. 24 in the 1900 block of Billings Street by officers who were responding to a call about a “suspicious person” […]

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Aurora officer found drunk, passed-out in patrol car will not face criminal charges
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An on-duty, armed, uniformed Aurora police officer who passed out drunk while driving an unmarked patrol car in March will not face criminal charges, according to KCNC-TV. Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler has scheduled a 9 a.m. news conference Thursday to talk about the March 29 incident involving Officer Nathan F. Meier. On Wednesday […]

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Slain woman, 67, identified in Aurora shooting
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A 67-year-old woman slain in Aurora Monday has been identified as Mae Rose Garth, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office. Garth was shot to death, according to the coroner’s office. The incident was reported around 9:20 a.m. in the 600 block of North Potomac Street, according to Aurora police. A man who is related […]

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Denver police officer shoots, kills suspect in Aurora after chase, crash, carjackings
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A Denver police officer shot and killed a man in Aurora Saturday after police say the man refused to stop his vehicle for officers, crashed and carjacked two vehicles. The incident began around 8:54 p.m. when police in northeast Denver began pursuing an armed robbery suspect, according to a statement from the Aurora Police Department. […]

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Suspect shot during Aurora apartment invasion
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One of three people who intruded into an Aurora apartment early Saturday morning was shot, apparently by the apartment’s resident. The resident was interviewed by police and released, and the suspect who was shot remained hospitalized Sunday. Two other suspects involved the incident have been arrested on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder, police spokesman Anthony […]

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Aurora, Denver police investigate separate shootings overnight
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Denver and Aurora police are investigating shootings Friday night and early Saturday morning that killed one man and wounded two others, the departments said. The Denver shooting occurred Friday evening in the 1400 block of Yosemite Street and appears to have started because of an altercation, police said in a tweet. One man was pronounced […]

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