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A hit-and-run, chase and shooting lead to two indictments from Colorado grand jury
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An 18th Judicial District grand jury indicted a federal prison employee for shooting at a suspected hit-and-run driver in the middle of stopped traffic on C-470 in 2019. Marc Simmons, who works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, faces one count of illegal discharge of a firearm and one count of reckless endangerment, according to […]

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Thieves Steal 30,000 Bees From Northglenn Farm
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NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4) – Thieves stole 30,000 bees over the weekend from Karl’s Farm Dairy in Northglenn. The owners said 30 hives were stolen on Saturday with more than 1,000 bees per hive. A photo of the bee hives before they were stolen over the weekend in Northglenn. (credit: CBS) The estimated value of the […]

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Mom, 2 relatives arrested after 5-year-old Colorado girl dies from drinking meth bong water
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The mother of a 5-year-old girl and two of the woman’s cousins were arrested in Rifle this week in connection with the young girl’s death after she drank water mixed with methamphetamine and overdosed on the drug, according to court records. Stephanie Alvarado, 26, Bertha Karina Ceballos-Romo, 28, and Daniel Alvarado, 27, were arrested Thursday […]

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A Colorado statute limits many Boy Scout abuse victims from filing sexual abuse claims. A new lawsuit seeks to change that.
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Growing up in north Florida, Rick relished the camping, fishing and hiking the Boy Scouts could offer. He particularly adored his assistant scout master, a human encyclopedia who seemed to know everything about wilderness survival. The scout leader took Rick to the movies and out to lunch during the summer. But one night in 1992, […]

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Denver police detective shot while breaking up robbery released from hospital
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The Denver police detective shot Wednesday trying to break up a robbery in progress in Arvada was released from the hospital Saturday. Detective Michael Felsoci, a 14-year veteran of the department, was shot in both arms about 9 a.m. at 80th Avenue and Kipling Street. Felsoci, who was off-duty, was at the gas station with […]

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Denver city council to consider $1.3 million purchase of halfway house from private prison company
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David Zalubowski, Associated Press file In this April 15, 2017, file photo, vehicles are parked outside the entrance to the GEO Group’s immigrant detention facility in Aurora. Denver City council members will start to deliberate next week whether to spend $1.3 million to purchase one of the halfway house facilities from the private corrections company […]

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Woman found dead in Boulder apartment; husband plunges from top of parking garage as police fire shots
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A woman was found dead Friday in her Boulder apartment and her husband died, falling from the top of a five-story parking structure as police fired guns at the suspect, after a failed negotiation to surrender in front of the couple’s children, ages 6 and 12, police said. The incident unfolded about 3:15 p.m., when […]

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Three masked, armed men rob cash from armored truck in Greenwood Village
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Three armed and masked men robbed an armored truck Wednesday afternoon in Greenwood Village startling a guard, ordering the victim to the ground with a weapon to her head as the truck was ransacked. The three robbers quickly fled in an SUV. The frightening, lightning-quick robbery happened at about 2:30 p.m. in a parking lot […]

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Child sex crime suspect who allegedly ran from deputies in Jefferson County is now in custody
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A suspect wanted in a child sex crime case in Jefferson County has been taken into custody. Michael Simms, the suspect who ran from deputies and investigators yesterday has been located and taken into custody. pic.twitter.com/Io6p8b5pZh — Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) October 25, 2019 On Wednesday the sheriff’s office said it was looking for 32-year-old Michael […]

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Denver efforts to clear marijuana-related convictions from criminal records starts slowly
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Despite much fanfare, Denver’s attempt to help people shed the burden of minor marijuana convictions experienced a slow start. Extremely slow. In Denver, 60 people have successfully vacated their convictions in the city program’s first six months — less than 1% of the more than 13,000 eligible for expungement, according to city data. In Boulder, […]

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Former Aurora police officer pleads guilty to stealing thousands from department charity funds
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A former Aurora police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from two department charities, including a fund for orphans. Roland Thomas Albert, 39, pleaded guilty on Monday to theft between $20,000 and $100,000 before Arapahoe District Judge Ben Leutwyler, according to court records. Prosecutors charged Albert with stealing about $80,000 from the […]

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Adams County Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal stabbing after woman dies from injuries
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The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman succumbed to her injuries following a stabbing Monday morning. Related Articles Denver fourth grader stabbed 2 school employees with a stick Woman stabbed in downtown Denver, suspect in custody Deputies as well as first responders went to a home in the 6300 block of Knox […]

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10 arrested in bust that yields drugs, guns, cash from northern Colorado crime ring
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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 […]

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Texas gunman was fired from job, called FBI before shooting
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ODESSA, Texas — The gunman in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas had been fired from his job and called both police and the FBI before the shooting began, authorities said Monday. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator had been fired over the weekend from […]

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