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Thornton Sexual Assault Advisory

Thornton Police have been advised of two incidents where females were approached and physically contacted by an unknown male. Both incidents occurred on bike paths along E. 128th Ave. between York Street and Steele Street. These incidents occurred between 7:30 P.M. and 8:30 P.M.
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Texting drivers can expect tickets

Most of us understand the dangers of text messaging while driving, but studies show that even though the risks associated with this habit are startling, about 50 percent of drivers still do it, with those between the ages of 16 and 35 the most frequent violators. Some facts to consider:...
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Thornton Burger King Robbery and Vehicle Pursuit

Thornton Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at the Burger King in the 300 block of W. 84th Avenue. Officers were in the vicinity of the call when it was received and observed a red two door vehicle matching the suspect description leaving that location....
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Four Law Enforcement Agencies Converge for Applebees Fundraiser

Saturday, 04/20/13, Brighton Applebees. Four law enforcement agencies, led by Adams County Sheriff's Deputy Joe Dreilling, converged on the local Applebees for a "Tip-A-Cop" fundraiser. Brighton PD, Adams County Sheriff's Office, The Colorado State Patrol, and the Greater Brighton Fire Department helped bring in funds to benefit the Colorado Special Olympics. The men in blue waited tables, cleared dishes, and introduced local citizens to the Special Olympics cause in Colorado. (For photo gallery see below)...
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Adco Commissioners repeal jail cap --DENVER POST ARTICLE

BRIGHTON — A cap on the number of municipal inmates at the Adams County jail was repealed Monday by a county commission resolution. The resolution, approved by all three commissioners without discussion, removes the limit on the number of municipal inmates towns and cities in Adams County can send to the jail, and the fees charged when the cap was exceeded. "The most important thing about today's decision is that the commissioners affirmed the importance of housing municipal inmates at the jail," said Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates. "The cities have maintained all along that this is a core service." (SEE LINK BELOW FOR COMPLETE ARTICLE)...
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THREE CHARGED IN GRIZZLY ROSE MURDER

17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young and Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr announced the indictment and arrest of a three people in the 2008 shooting of a security guard at the Grizzly Rose nightclub....
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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH TWO COLORADO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a cooperative settlement agreement with the Arapahoe, Colo., County Sheriff’s Office under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This agreement is a companion to one reached on March 8, 2013, with the city of Englewood, Colo....
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Woman assaulted on Brighton walking path ---9News Story

BRIGHTON - Police are looking for the man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a popular walking path. Brighton police say the woman was attacked on the path along the South Platte River between Bromley Lane and Bridge Street last Tuesday between 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. Brighton resident Cristina Glidewell didn't know about the attack when she came to Veteran's Park for her usual walk. (CLICK BELOW FOR LINK TO FULL STORY)...
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Northglenn officers cleared in use of force during October shooting -- Denver Post Article

The district attorney's office for Adams County has cleared two Northglenn officers in the shooting of a retired Denver officer who threatened suicide during an incident in October. The letter clearing the officer was dated March 6, and released Friday afternoon. The chain of events that led to the non-fatal shooting began at about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 when Northglenn officers were dispatched to a home on 945 E. 108th Ave. after Allen McEwen called to say he was going to kill himself. (FOR COMPLETE ARTICLE SEE LINK BELOW) ...
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Adams County mom pleads guilty to killing baby, tossing him into trash -- Denver Post Article

BRIGHTON — It took 53 days to find the remains of 7-month-old Torrey Brown Jr. after his mother suffocated him and tossed him in the garbage. Sharrieckia Page, 23, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Friday, almost 10 months after Torrey's body was found under several feet of trash at an Arapahoe County landfill. But almost a year after his death, the state has still not released a report reviewing how child- protection workers handled Torrey's case before he was killed. (FOR COMPLETE ARTICLE SEE LINK BELOW)...
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