USA Today set out to discover if the racially lopsided arrest statistics in Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer, were an anomaly. Sadly, no: A fascinating new report reveals a racial gap in arrest stats in many locations across the cou ... More >>
Animal lovers who've considered becoming an animal control officer may have had their minds changed by a tweet-along staged yesterday by the Arvada Police Department's animal management department. Incidents in what appears to have been a normal day included a roadkill pickup, a corpse recovery, a n ... More >>
Sean VanDerAa -- yes, that's how his name is spelled -- was a professional massage therapist who gave clients a little something extra. Like, for instance, a view of his erection. And that wasn't the only creepiness in which he specialized, judging by his recent sentencing for unlawful sexual contac ... More >>
Around this time last year, we told you about the arrest of Eric Garcia for allegedly attempting to sexually assault two women in a twenty-minute period. Turns out Garcia had been even busier than originally reported. He's now been convicted of sexual assault tries against three women during a one ... More >>
His doctors have told Darrell Havens that surgery could help relieve his deteriorating condition, but the wheelchair-bound inmate's keepers in the Colorado Department of Corrections aren't exactly eager to okay the operation -- or to release him to seek care on his own. Havens, who was left a quadri ... More >>
Update: In yesterday's post about the search for the kidnapper and killer of Jessica Ridgeway, a ten-year-old Westminster girl who disappeared on her way to school on October 5 (see it below), we reported that inside sources had confirmed a DNA match between the latest crime and a previous assault a ... More >>
Update: Rollin Oliver, 21, was born on Christmas Day -- but what he just received from the Denver District Attorney's Office can't be considered an early gift. He's now been formally charged with first-degree murder/extreme indifference in the City Park slaying of Denver police officer Celena Holli ... More >>
After weeks without any news of her whereabouts, friends and family of Kim Remmel, a 47-year-old Arvada woman active in animal welfare causes, are appealing to the public for information that might help solve the mystery of her disappearance. Remmel was last seen on May 25 and is believed to have le ... More >>
Update: More information is emerging about Rollin Oliver, the man arrested following the fatal shooting of Denver Police officer Celena Hollis after a jazz event at City Park on Sunday night -- including increasingly solid reports establishing his gang affiliation. Not that this link offers much com ... More >>
Ethan Ruddy's Facebook page features plenty of wholesome photos, including ones showing him with fellow members of a past Conifer High School co-ed cheer squad. But the crime he's been accused of committing is far darker. The Denver District Attorney's Office has charged Ruddy, eighteen, with sexua ... More >>
M. WeaverThis week's cover story, "The Victim Lobby," delves into the growing power of the victim rights movement and the sometimes clashing agendas of groups within that movement. But there's one issue crime victim advocates strongly agree about: The pile-up of unsolved homicides over the ... More >>
Special Kinds weed.Reports about a homicide at the site of Special Kinds, an Arvada medical marijuana dispensary that officially shut down last year, remain sketchy -- much like the MMC itself. In the wake of the incident, medical marijuana critic William Breathes's Special Kinds review is e ... More >>
Big pics below.Meth makes people do some desperate things -- like, according to a grand jury indictment aimed at Tiffany Nicole Weaver and seven others, steal vehicles from seventy different victims. Of the 103 counts, Weaver is named in 83 of them. Page down below to see mug shots of the sus ... More >>
Large photos below.Last month, Ron Rocha, a volunteer baseball coach for Regis University, was on the losing end of an intra-squad matchup dubbed the Fall World Series. But he suffered an even greater defeat yesterday, when he was among 35 people named by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the bus ... More >>
Tim Albo.Yesterday, we told you about a hit and run that badly injured Tim Albo and his companion, now ID'd as Heather Cornman. Albo's family asked for help finding those responsible, and now, the Denver Police Department reveals that it's located a potentially important clue: the silver PT c ... More >>
Large photo below.First, the Denver Police Department found the car suspected of being used in a hit and run that badly injured Tim Albo and Heather Kornman. Now, the DPD has released a Kornman photo and confirmed that her condition is improving. See the photo and the latest info below:
From Fox 31.Friday night, a 54-year-old man was shot to death in an Arvada home -- and on Sunday, David Paul Alredge, 32, was arrested for the crime. According to Arvada Police Department spokeswoman Susan Medina, the victim will likely be identified today -- and she's still not able to talk ... More >>
A Flickr photoWhere good hiding places are always reasonably priced.Last night, Westminster cops went shopping at Costco -- and wound up with a discount deal for a couple of carjacking suspects found hiding on the roof of an out building in the box store's parking lot. The drama started with ... More >>
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