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Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Alfred Flores guilty in head-shot murder thanks in part to his chewing gum

    The little things often prevent a murderer from getting away with his crime, as Alfred Flores understands all too well. As we noted in a November 2012 post, one of the key bits of evidence implicating him in the slaying of 27-year-old Manuel Martinez was a piece of chewing gum. Now, Flores has plea ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Alfred Flores's chewing gum leads to bust for head-shot murder of Manuel Martinez

    In our post about the 47 homicides in Denver last year, we were unable to include a Google map showing where Manuel Martinez, 27, died last November, because the report from the Denver coroner's office didn't list a location. But now, we know much more about his head-shot slaying and the man thought ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Bike rage?: Cyclist injured by barbed-wire trap on South Platte Trail

    Just a few weeks after a honk-happy Colorado driver was arrested for harassing two cyclists on an open road in Longmont, another bike rider has been victimized -- this time on a path with no cars. A barbed wire trap on a trail in South Platte Park threw a woman off her bike on Sunday in a mishap t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    High water in Golden gets the finger

    Move rapidly.​The spring runoff in Colorado has made recreation dangerous, with multiple drownings on the Western Slope in recent days. No fatalities in Golden yet due to fast water. But fire fighters there responded to multiple rapids-related emergency calls yesterday, including one that co ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Topless fashion show in teen hangout? Art Cormier-owned Mr. Biggs may be in big trouble

    The Lucky Strike Bar at Mr. Biggs, in a photo from the center's website.​Art Cormier's name has popped up plenty of times in Westword over the years. Take this 2005 piece about the Regency Hotel, a once-elegant joint turned into a nexus for neighborhood complaints under Cormier's ownership. N ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Art Cormier's Mr. Biggs could be in big trouble

    Lucky Strike Bar at the Mr. Biggs in Littleton​Art Cormier's name has popped up plenty of times in Westword -- in our stories about the Regency Hotel ,and most recently in a post about Amazing Jake's, the funplex in Aurora where Cormier tried to revive the scene he had going in northwest Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    July 4: What you can blow up and where

    A Flickr photo So you want to set some shit off this weekend? Because different jurisdictions have different rules, fireworks that may be perfectly lawful on one block may be illegal on the next. Most items that neither explode nor leave the ground are permissible in Colorado. But in Wheat Ridge, a ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008
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    November 2, 2007
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    October 25, 2007
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    June 7, 2007

    Get Lost!

    These troubled teens found themselves at Lost and Found. But now the program is finding itself out of options.

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    December 30, 2004

    Hall of Shame

    The University of Colorado led the way in 2004 -- straight to hell.

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    The Beatdown

    When your private parts become public, it's hard not to be a dick.

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    April 11, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 11, 2002

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    March 28, 2002

    Secret Agents

    Jeffco is a public-records embarrassment.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Justice, Boulder Style

    The county will soon have its first new DA in 28 years. But in order for justice to be done, former cop Steve Thomas thinks the office needs a complete overhaul.

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    August 24, 2000

    Rave Heart

    Sheriff's departments across Colorado choose not to remain silent about raves.

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    March 23, 2000

    Off Limits

    The son also rises...

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    February 24, 2000

    7 Solutions

    KMGH's general manager gives viewers a piece of her mind.

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    December 30, 1999

    Hall of Shame 1999

    Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.

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    December 16, 1999

    Live From Denver -- Almost

    Radio personalities that really go the distance.

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    December 16, 1999

    Thank God for Bob!

    Bob Enyart is pro-life, pro-death (penalty) and anti-gay, and now he wants to take over the country.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    A Case of Coors

    The brewery may have gone too far in trying to prevent sexual harassment.

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    September 30, 1999
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    September 2, 1999

    The Eyes in the Sky

    Local TV news stations have a 'copter clash.

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    August 19, 1999

    Back-to-School Special

    The media go on a Columbine rampage.

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    August 19, 1999

    Off Limits

    Crossing the line on Rebel Hill...

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    August 5, 1999

    Doom Rules

    Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.

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    July 22, 1999
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    February 4, 1999
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    September 3, 1998

    News and Jews

    Do newspapers and the Anti-Defamation League have anything in common?

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Reach for the Sky!

    Two local lawmen go hunting for aliens on a top-secret stakeout.

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    July 17, 1997

    The Gang's All Here

    Her grandmother will never forget the day Venus Montoya died. And she will never forgive her killers.

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    March 27, 1997

    Do Tell

    Notorious Denver informant Mark Tibbs has finked his way through a lot of cases. But can he talk his way out of this one?

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    December 26, 1996
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    August 1, 1996

    Going to Ground

    A private investigator tracks a toxic trail through Arvada.

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    December 13, 1995
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    June 1, 1994

    LIGHTS! CAMERA! LAWSUIT!

    CATCH THE COURTROOM CONCLUSION TO THIS REAL-LIFE COP DRAMA.

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    May 18, 1994

    LAWS OF CHANCE

    POLICE WORK CAN BE A REAL GAMBLE IN COLORADO'S GAMING TOWNS.

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