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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.
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)...
BRIGHTON — A cap on the number of municipal inmates at the Adams County jail was repealed Monday by a county commission resolution.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)...
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....
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH TWO COLORADO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARINGWASHINGTON – 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....
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)...
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) ...
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)...
3 people indicted in an alleged scheme to launder drug money through a Commerce City car dealership 20 vehicles seized at Chopeque Auto Sales -- A Denver Channel StoryDENVER - A federal grand jury has indicted three people accused of helping launder drug money through a Commerce City auto dealership. Raul Mendoza, 48, and Julia Castillo-Caraveo, 28, both of Denver, and Isidro Noe Mendoza-Ortiz, 25, of Thornton, were arrested by federal agents Tuesday on charges of money laundering and "structuring" currency -- depositing just under $10,000 during transactions to evade reporting laws, said Jeff Dorschner, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office for Colorado. (FOR THE COMPLETE STORY CLICK THE LINK BELOW)...
***UPDATE 02-25-13*** The victim in this incident is still being medically treated for the injuries sustained during the shooting. Clarification was made that the victim is a 45 year old male. The male that was placed into custody was identified as 38 year old Mario Oliveros out of Denver. He was arrested without incident in the 9100 block of Gale Boulevard and has since been taken to the Adams County Detention Facility. Investigators will file charges with the Adams County District Attorney’s Office later this week. Requests for any official records reference this case should be directed to Thornton Police Records (720-977-5140)....
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- Colorado Rapids, Community mourn the passing of Marisa Colaiano
- "It's time to Celebrate" - the parting words of Adams County Human Services Director, Dr. Donald Cassata