Earlier this year, we told you about the arrest of Kenneth Hosch, age 83, after a crash that killed Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Dave Baldwin, who was on routine motorcycle patrol at the time. Now, Hosch has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide -- and the district attorney prosecuting ... More >>
Last July, Corey Lopez, age 23, was arrested for strangling girlfriend Richelle Best, ending the life of a much-loved woman who was just 21. During the trial, Lopez's defense team insisted that the injuries that led to her death had been accidental. But these assertions didn't convince a jury, part ... More >>
It could be, and probably is, just a coincidence. But mere weeks after Colorado Department of Corrections executive director Tom Clements was gunned down at his door (presumed killer Evan Ebel is also suspected of murdering pizza-delivery man Nathan Leon), and days since the second of two Texas pros ... More >>
In August, when David DeWild pleaded guilty in the 2003 murder of Heather DeWild, wife of his twin brother, Daniel DeWild, we speculated that David had agreed to testify against his sibling in exchange for a lesser sentence. Turns out, though, that he did more than that. Much more. David participat ... More >>
Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett has instructed his prosecutors to drop a handful of cases involving possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, as well as paraphernalia charges, for anyone over the age of 21. The reason: the passage of Amendment 64, which has yet to be signed into law, bu ... More >>
On August 26, Gary Haney, forty, was shot and killed at a Wheat Ridge Ramada Inn after a long standoff with a SWAT team. Afterward, accounts like this one noted his past criminal history, but not his previous self-created image as the "cunning but kindhearted Big Daddy of Denver's nightlife" -- a de ... More >>
Back in December, we told you about an investigatory break in the 2003 murder of Heather DeWild, who vanished two days before her divorce to Daniel DeWild was to be finalized. Daniel, his twin brother David and David's wife Roseanne were all charged with murder in the case . Now, David has pleaded g ... More >>
How drunk was Zachariah Dobler when he ran down tow-truck operator Alan Dilley last July? His blood-alcohol-content level registered at .223, nearly triple the legal limit. Which helps explain why he's been sentenced to 48 years in prison for the crime.
On his website, masseuse Steven Noble notes that he is legally blind -- something he regards as a blessing. It's one of many posted statements that make him seem like an unlikely target for criminal charges. But the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office has now formally accused him of unlawfu ... More >>
Big photos below.In 2003, Heather DeWild disappeared two days before her divorce was to be finalized, and she was found dead weeks later. From the beginning, suspicion fell on her supposed-to-be-ex, Daniel, but no arrests were made -- until now. Daniel, his twin brother David and David's wif ... More >>
Identity theft is great for collecting stuff. But what's the best way to convert it to cash? Teresa Porter and her four helpers, who needed to cover daily living expenses and a meth habit, figured out an efficient formula involving jewelry stores and pawn shops.
Big pic below.It allegedly took two drunk drivers to kill Alan Dilley. The tow-truck operator was on the scene of an active DUI-crash investigation when he was struck and killed by a car piloted by Zachariah Dobler, who was reportedly drunk at the time. Criminal records show that was nothing ... More >>
Do you know this woman? If so, she may be able to help the Jeffco DA.What's among the qualities Timothy Layne Martinez allegedly likes in women? Unconsciousness. Martinez has been charged with nineteen counts of sexual assault against two women, with the incidents dating back to 2006. Why th ... More >>
The car that rolled through the McDonald's parking lot on the night of April 3, 2005, belonged to Monique Trujillo. Outside the fast-food restaurant stood Trujillo's ex-boyfriend and another young woman, Terra Ramirez. Before Ramirez could finish her orange soda, Trujillo's car was back at McDonald' ... More >>
The LaFores make their living off of motorcycles -- even though motorcycles have already been the death of two sons.
Jeffco's finest haven't solved Stephanie Hart Grizzell's murder -- but they did arrest her grieving mom for interfering with police.
Ten questions for the legislature's Columbine committee.
DA Dave Thomas surrenders the case against wayward juror Laura Kriho.
Raoul Wuthrich caught the Jeffco Juvenile Justice System with its pants down.
The Arvada Police Department likes to put on skirts and chase pedophiles.
The Post's David Algeo faces a charge of sexual assault on a child.
The rush to protect battered women has turned domestic violence into "the social issue of the nineties"-- and raised issues of fairness for both perpetrators and victims.
A Jeffco court clerk accused of stealing $79 wins her case.
Her grandmother will never forget the day Venus Montoya died. And she will never forgive her killers.