crime

10 arrested in bust that yields drugs, guns, cash from northern Colorado crime ring
news.rmsdf.com

Authorities this week seized heroin, meth, opioids, weed, cocaine, mushrooms and an assortment of firearms — and arrested 10 people — from a criminal ring operating along the northern Front Range, a news release from the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force stated Friday. Click to enlarge The task force conducted an eight-month probe, dubbed Operation […]

7
Like
Save
Former Colorado hockey coach sentenced for sex crime
news.rmsdf.com

FORT COLLINS — A judge has imposed the maximum sentence of 24 years to life in prison on a former Colorado volunteer hockey coach who fled to Mexico to avoid prosecution on child sex assault charges. The Coloradoan reports that under the sentence handed down Friday, Andrew Vanderwal of Fort Collins won’t be eligible for […]

2
Like
Save
On-duty Uber driver was man carjacked, killed during multi-state crime spree
news.rmsdf.com

A 58-year-old Denver man shot and killed during a multi-state crime spree allegedly involving two men and a woman was an Uber driver who was on duty at the time of his death, according to numerous media reports. David Rosenthal died of multiple gunshot wounds on Feb. 22, according to Steve Castro, spokesman for the […]

3
Like
Save
Suspects in deadly shooting in Denver, multi-state crime spree arrested in Oregon
news.rmsdf.com

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Two men authorities say are associated with a multi-state crime spree, including a deadly carjacking in Denver, have been arrested in Oregon. Jose Lopez-Jovel, left, and Matthew Anthony Fanelli. Jose Lopez-Jovel, 31, from El Salvador and Matthew Anthony Fanelli, 30, of New Mexico were arrested in Roseburg, Oregon Saturday evening following a […]

10
Like
Save
Denver to expand gunshot-detection system into downtown, add officers in Ballpark neighborhood after uptick in crime
news.rmsdf.com

More officers will walk Denver’s Ballpark neighborhood and police will expand their gunshot-detection technology into downtown after the city’s core saw an uptick in homicides and other crimes last year. Ten people were killed in the Central Business District and the Five Points neighborhood in 2018 — nearly as many as the number of homicides […]

10
Like
Save
Denver police investigating stabbing of two gay men as a bias-motivated crime
news.rmsdf.com

The Denver Police Department is investigating whether an attack on two gay men walking home from a nightclub early Sunday morning is bias-motivated. The men told police they were walking home from The Church nightclub in the 1100 block of Lincoln Street and were holding hands when they were attacked, said Sgt. John White, a […]

6
Like
Save
101 bills that passed and failed: A digest of what you missed in the 2018 Colorado legislative session, from taxes to crime to transportation
news.rmsdf.com

Colorado lawmakers introduced more than 700 bills in the 2018 legislative session covering a wide range of topics – from transportation to taxes and school safety to health care. There were even measures considered by the Democrat-controlled House and the Republican-led Senate that covered the business of selling body parts, protections for police horses and […]

2
Like
Save
Forensic scientist testifies in Adam Densmore murder trial about blood found at crime scenes
news.rmsdf.com

A Colorado Bureau of Investigation forensic scientist testified Friday in the Adam Densmore trial about the blood of Densmore’s ex-girlfriend, Ashley Mead, that police found at several different crime scenes. Densmore, 33, is charged with first-degree murder, tampering with a corpse, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death and dismemberment […]

3
Like
Save
London struggles to fight crime spike, murders soar in 2018
news.rmsdf.com

LONDON — Friends say Israel Ogunsola was a bubbly young man with a knack for making people laugh. This week the 18-year-old was stabbed to death, becoming London’s 53rd murder victim of 2018. The British capital is being shaken by a spike in deadly violence, much of it involving young people with knives caught up […]

7
Like
Save
Denver police identify man arrested in early morning LoDo crime spree
news.rmsdf.com

Denver police have released the name of a 24-year-old man arrested in connection with a crime spree in LoDo early Tuesday morning. During the spree, Dillon Peralta allegedly burglarized three business and invaded two apartments in the area at 15th and Blake streets around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Peralta is being held in the Denver jail […]

9
Like
Save
Denver police audit finds nearly 700 crime reports were wrongly changed
news.rmsdf.com

The Denver Police Department confirmed Thursday that nearly 700 crime reports had been wrongly classified over a two-year period, and those reports were not included in annual crime data reported to state and federal authorities. The error in reporting was discovered this month during an audit ordered by Denver police Chief Robert White after the […]

6
Like
Save
Satan’s Disciples gang chief indicted on organized crime charges
news.rmsdf.com

The 31-year-old chief of the Grand Junction chapter of the Satan’s Disciples gang has been indicted on a slew of criminal charges including racketeering, arson and aggravated robbery. Christopher Wilson, 31, of Grand Junction, was indicted Wednesday on 24 criminal counts including violating the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act, according to a news release from […]

10
Like
Save