What were the biggest federal crimes associated with Denver? The FBI has shared a history of the Mile High City's office, complete with vivid descriptions of busts going back more than half a century. Continue to see our photo-illustrated picks for the ten most memorable, arrayed in chronological or ... More >>
In November 2012, we told you about the friendly fire death of James Davies, a Lakewood police officer, during the investigation of what turned out to be a rather minor incident. The following January, First Judicial District DA Peter Weir determined that no criminal charges would be pressed in Davi ... More >>
In November, we reported about the death of Lakewood Police Agent James Davies, killed by friendly fire while investigating what turned out to be a rather minor incident. Now, First Judicial District DA Peter Weir has determined that no criminal charges should be filed against Agent D.J. Braley, who ... More >>
A week after John Hickenlooper signed Amendment 64 into law, and four days after President Barack Obama said that the feds have bigger fish to fry than prosecuting recreational users of pot in states that have made it legal, Colorado's Task Force on the Implementation of Amendment 64 will have its f ... More >>
In this space yesterday, marijuana advocate Christian Sederberg spoke positively about the Amendment 64 task force to which he was just named. So, too, does attorney Sean McAllister, who lobbied the governor's office about the importance of marijuana consumers being represented on the panel. But wit ... More >>
Word that Governor John Hickenlooper had signed Amendment 64 into law necessarily overshadowed the announcement of members assigned to a task force that will guide implementation of the act. But Christian Sederberg, who'll represent the A64 campaign in the group, thinks the process is off to a posit ... More >>
Ever since voters approved Amendment 64, Governor John Hickenlooper's office has been evasive about saying when he would ink the measure. But this morning, he quietly signed A64 into law -- an action followed by a strangely worded announcement on view below.
Hickenlooper.Governor John Hickenlooper is apparently not convinced a Judicial Watch investigation will be sufficient to solve the murder in Mexico of David Hartley. So he, along with senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and Representative Cory Gardner, signed letters sent to the department ... More >>
Hickenlooper.John Hickenlooper is moving fast to build his administration. Since December 31, he's announced more than a dozen appointments, including three yesterday alone: Barbara Kelley will remain as director of the Department of Regulatory Agencies, Larry Trujillo will continue as head o ... More >>
Walter Bond.Animal activist Walter Bond is a man so devoted to his cause that he wears a giant "VEGAN" tattoo on his neck. So it's no surprise he showed zero remorse when officially pleading guilty to arson related to a fire at Glendale's Sheepskin Factory in April -- a crime for which he fa ... More >>
Brooks Kellogg.Brooks Kellogg, the 73-year old businessman arrested at Denver International Airport last month for allegedly trying to hire a hit man, pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court earlier today -- and reports that undercover agents don't have a recording of his statements at DIA ... More >>
Brooks Kellogg.On the State of Kansas's website, 73-year-old Brooks Kellogg is celebrated as a success story for building an entertainment center in Hays. But there's a good chance this salute won't be long for the Internet. That's because the FBI arrested him earlier this week at Denver Inte ... More >>
Walter Bond.Walter Bond doesn't exactly hide his convictions when it comes to animal rights. Law-enforcement types note that he has "a prominent tattoo on his neck just below his chin that reads, 'VEGAN.'" However, Bond is accused of doing more than simply sticking to salads. He's been forma ... More >>
Is this Eric Dodd?The feds aren't messing around when it comes to Eric Dodd, the accused Portfolio Bandit, who was arrested last week. An FBI alert issued on May 10 suggested that the criminal in question was suspected of knocking over a dozen banks -- and now, Dodd has been formally charged ... More >>
Jay DeVaughn: Maybe not the best pen pal...In March, we told you about the strange case of Jay DeVaughn, a librarian for the Community College of Aurora, who at that point had been accused of mailing a single threatening letter. But the criminal complaint filed against him at that time conta ... More >>
Operation Fortune Cookie operatives raided dozens of grow houses like this -- but never found the source of the internal leak.Ever since Northglenn Detective Daniel Joyce and Thornton Detective Robert Lopez filed a lawsuit last week alleging corruption within Operation Fortune Cookie, the new ... More >>
Jay DeVaughn, in an image broadcast on 9News.Jay DeVaughn, a librarian for the Community College of Aurora, has been accused of mailing a threatening letter -- a fairly straight-forward charge. But the criminal complaint filed against him in U.S. District Court hints at future counts based on ... More >>
Mohammad Zazi, the center of attention -- here, anyway.The federal indictment against Mohammad Zazi is a lot less substantial than the one handed to his son, terror suspect Najibullah Zazi. The gist of the false statement charge against Mohammad reads as follows: "Defendant ZAZI denied that h ... More >>
Shaggy in action.Michael A. Kincade, dubbed the Shaggy Bandit, must not take that whole you-have-the-right-to-remain-silent thing very seriously. Shortly after he and an accomplice, the nickname-challenged Christopher Lee Richardson, were captured last week, Kincade gave a jailhouse interview ... More >>
"Three former Colorado Springs residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver this week on charges of conspiracy and fraud for selling about $1.6 million of oil and gas investments in projects they did not own, Acting U.S. Attorney David Gaouette and FBI Special Agent in Charge James Davi ... More >>
Photo: Steven Wallace This is shaping up to be a stellar year for hard rock and metal in Denver. As we write this, another promising act is in the process of recording a debut full-length. And in what has almost become customary at this point in this here digital age, the outfit brought along a vi ... More >>
THE STATE IS CATCHING MORE HALFWAY-HOUSE ABSCONDERS THAN EVER. UNFORTUNATELY, IT'S ALSO LETTING MORE CRIMINALS ESCAPE.
She beleives in extraterrestrials and ESP, but some cops feel Kelly Roberts's mind is a terrible thing to waste.