case

Former Boulder Shambhala member sentenced to 20 years in prison on child sex assault case
news.rmsdf.com

The former member of Boulder’s Shambhala Center who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a child in the late 1990s was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday. Michael Smith, 55, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and attempted sexual assault on a child in March, with attorneys agreeing on a sentence of 15 to 25 years in prison. […]

7
Like
Save
Gannon Stauch case: Stepmother faces new charge after plotting jail escape
news.rmsdf.com

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Letecia Stauch, 36 The woman accused of killing her 11-year-old stepson Gannon Stauch faces a new criminal charge after she planned an escape from jail. Letecia Stauch is charged with one count of solicitation to commit escape, according to El Paso County District Court records. She is scheduled for a […]

7
Like
Save
Boulder County Sheriff’s Office solves 1970 rape and murder case
news.rmsdf.com

Betty Lee Jones (Boulder County Sheriff’s Office) The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said DNA evidence has identified a man who died in 2019 as the person who likely raped and murdered a 23-year-old Denver woman in 1970. According to a release, Betty Lee Jones was found dead on March 9, 1970, by two Colorado Department […]

2
Like
Save
Idaho Springs mayor arrested as suspect in domestic violence case
news.rmsdf.com

The mayor of Idaho Springs was arrested Friday as part of a domestic violence investigation. Related Articles Kafer: Colorado’s coronavirus response brought the hammer, but there’s a better way Nanda: Twenty-five years after declaring “women’s rights are human rights,” there’s still much to do Trapped with an abuser: Colorado service providers prepare for wave of […]

9
Like
Save
Death penalty dropped in Colorado’s last pending capital case
news.rmsdf.com

Marco Garcia-Bravo The final pending capital punishment case in Colorado ended Monday when Fourth Judicial District Attorney Daniel May withdrew the death penalty option against a man accused in the 2017 killings of two Colorado Springs high school students. May’s decision to withdraw the death penalty option against Marco Garcia-Bravo comes after the state repealed […]

10
Like
Save
Feds deny claims of misconduct in college admissions case
news.rmsdf.com

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors denied allegations that investigators deliberately withheld and fabricated evidence to entrap actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents charged with cheating the college admissions process. Prosecutors told a judge in a legal document filed late Wednesday that he should reject the parents’ attempt to dismiss […]

3
Like
Save
Gannon Stauch case: Leaked arrest affidavit outlines case against boy’s stepmother
news.rmsdf.com

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children via AP Gannon Stauch El Paso County investigators believe that Letecia Stauch killed her 11-year-old stepson Gannon in his bedroom where they found blood that had flowed so freely it leaked through a rug and carpet pad and left traces on the concrete below, according to an arrest […]

2
Like
Save
Gannon Stauch case: Memorial services to be held in Colorado and South Carolina
news.rmsdf.com

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children via AP Gannon Stauch The parents of Gannon Stauch will hold memorial services in Colorado and South Carolina once COVID-19 restrictions allow for travel. Gannon Stauch’s family have not finalized any dates because of the many complicating factors linked to COVID-19,  Cynthia Coffman, the former Colorado attorney general […]

5
Like
Save
Gannon Stauch case: Boy’s father says death is “heartbreaking and absolutely devastating”
news.rmsdf.com

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children via AP Gannon Stauch In a message posted on his church’s Facebook page, the father of Gannnon Stauch thanked those who have supported him since his son was reported missing in late January and asked for privacy as he copes with the reality that his son is dead. […]

7
Like
Save
Greenwood Village family whose house was destroyed by police takes case to U.S. Supreme Court
news.rmsdf.com

The nation’s highest court could decide whether a Greenwood Village family should be compensated by the city after a SWAT team blasted holes in their house’s walls while looking for a shoplifting suspect who hid there and fired at police. Leo Lech’s family on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case after […]

3
Like
Save
Businessmen being sued in DIA bid-rigging case worked with the FBI in San Francisco bribery probe, according to report
news.rmsdf.com

A recently revived lawsuit claiming that bribery and bid-rigging were behind a Detriot-area company winning a major concession contract at Denver International Airport alleges the FBI investigated the bidding process. Earlier this month, the San Francisco Chronicle published a story identifying Samir Mashni and Noureddine “Dean” Hachem, two of the top executives at Romulus, Mich.-based […]

10
Like
Save
Victim in alleged Westminster domestic violence case dies at hospital
news.rmsdf.com

The victim in a Westminster domestic violence case has died at a local hospital and police continue to search for her ex-husband who allegedly beat and strangled her. James Arthur Naulls Jr., 30, is wanted in connection to the death of 33-year-old Yasmin Usama Dahabreh, according to police. On Friday, police received a 911 “medical […]

6
Like
Save
Colorado’s red-flag law invoked, likely for the first time, in Denver case
news.rmsdf.com

One day after Colorado’s red-flag law came into effect, a Denver judge temporarily granted a police officer’s request to keep a suicidal man’s confiscated guns under the new firearm seizure law. Denver police filed the petition for the temporary extreme risk protection order Jan. 2 in Denver Probate Court for a man suspected of beating […]

8
Like
Save
Colorado appeals court orders resentencing in marijuana case
news.rmsdf.com

GRAND JUNCTION — The Colorado Court of Appeals has ordered a lower court to resentence a woman who appealed part of her conviction for marijuana distribution. Related Articles Feds seek to keep more than $300K in suspected drug money seized from driver heading to Colorado for pot Westminster man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide in […]

10
Like
Save