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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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Young teenage girl, waking home from school, escapes abduction attempt in Broomfield
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A young teen walking home from school in Broomfield foiled a kidnapping attempt Monday, running to safety, police said. The attempted abduction happened at about 4:15 p.m. in the Broadlands neighborhood, on Whitney Circle near West 144th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, according to a news release. ***PRESS RELEASE*** Date – August 19, 2019 – Attempted […]

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Smash-and-grab thief steals $42K in comic books from Denver store
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via Denver7 A burglar targeted Mile High Comics in Denver early Sunday, May 26, 2019. It was anything but an average smash-and-grab when a burglar targeted Mile High Comics in Denver early Sunday. The criminal smashed showcases and stole 14 specific comic books, cut himself on broken glass, and then tried to clean it up […]

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Judge bars cameras from Patrick Frazee court hearing because of publicity concerns
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A Teller County judge has barred TV and newspaper cameras from a court hearing scheduled Friday in the Patrick Frazee murder case claiming that extraordinary media coverage might impinge on his right to have a fair trial. Judge Scott Sells previously had allowed one TV camera in the courtroom in Cripple Creek during prior court […]

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Defending Yourself From Criminals and Elected Officials
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Photos courtesy author DEFENSIVE CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES In defensive training, we talk about concepts and principles of personal or family defense against a violent criminal. These may include awareness, avoidance, and collection and processing of information so that we properly identify an attacker and have an appropriate response. The “verbiage” may change from one instructor […]

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Someone stole a gun from Denver’s bizarre Wild West sculpture owned by an anonymous tycoon
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For two years, a 10-foot sculpture has towered, bronze and inscrutable, among pickup trucks and sedans in a Broadway parking lot in downtown Denver. Known as The Mountain Man, the out-of-place art has a few notable features: It’s a replica of a Frederic Remington. It features a buckskin-clad horseman descending a steep slope. And he’s […]

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Former Kit Carson deputy who stole more than $200K from dying brother sentenced
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A former Kit Carson deputy who stole more than $200,000 from his older brother who died of cancer in 2015, was sentenced Monday in Denver District Court to 10 years probation. Larry Duane Fisher, 61, was also ordered to pay $236,569 in restitution to the estate of his late brother, Floyd W. Fisher, according to the Denver […]

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