It's been a long, long 25 years since Donny Andrews, barely out of his teens, ended up behind bars for a string of burglaries he embarked upon to support his cocaine habit. But that quarter-century represents less than a third of the sentence heaped on Andrews, one of the harshest punishments of its ... More >>
Despite reassurances, questions continue to be raised about the financial health of the Denver Post following the bankruptcy of the Journal Register Company, sister firm of MediaNews Group, the Post's owner. But Post city editor Kevin Vaughan insists that sinking-ship fears had nothing to do with hi ... More >>
One of 2011's biggest stories was the arrest of ex-Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan amid tales of meth for masturbation and gay porn, among other things. In the end, Sullivan received a 38-day wrist slap after pleading guilty to lesser charges. But he's now reportedly violated his probation via ... More >>
The sweet plea deal struck by former Arapahoe County sheriff Pat Sullivan for meth possession and soliciting prostitution, which netted him a sentence of thirty days in jail and probation, has been widely criticized for its leniency. But no one is probably in a better position to appreciate the brea ... More >>
Women in Denver are arrested for prostitution-related crimes more often than men and are punished more harshly, according to "Who Pays?," a new study by the Denver-based Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking. The question of why is still a bit of a mystery, but researchers think it may be tied to p ... More >>
Last week, we noted that former Arapahoe County sheriff Pat Sullivan's moniker had been removed from the detention facility named in his honor -- a move made in the wake of his guilty plea in a case involving meth-for-sex trades. What to call the joint now? One reader has a suggestion.
Last week, ex-Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan pleaded guilty in a case involving the trade of meth for sex. And while he only received thirty days in stir for the offense, he has just suffered a greater indignity. As seen in this photo tweeted by 9News' Jeremy Jojola, his moniker has been strip ... More >>
Commenting knows no boundaries. As evidence, check out today's featured post, which deals with the sentencing of ex-Arapahoe County sheriff Pat Sullivan to thirty days in regard to trading meth for sex yet was affixed to our item about the CU Boulder police crackdown/Wyclef Jean concert planned for ... More >>
Update: As we noted a short time ago, former Arapahoe County sheriff Pat Sullivan has pleaded guilty to drug possession and soliciting a prostitute -- a felony and a misdemeanor, respectively. Three other charges were dropped. Now, we've got sentencing details from the Colorado Attorney General, and ... More >>
After ex-Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan's November arrest for allegedly trading meth for sex, he was jailed in a detention facility bearing his name. No wonder county commissioners soon began considering a policy forbidding the naming of public buildings after individuals, living or dead. But ... More >>
And you thought you had a crazy year. Getting jiggy with a student at a Baptist school, driving a scooter without a license in Miami, possessing four grams of cocaine in Aspen, threatening to shoot out a Best Buy in Aurora over a video game and literally getting shit on in Boulder -- these are all s ... More >>
The end is not only near. It's here. Our annual mug-shot-a-palooza, which has included collections focusing on hairstyles, tattoos, intimidation, celebrities and notables, weirdness, baby faces and women who got crossways with John Law, led to yesterday, when we published part one of the year's top ... More >>
Photos below.Our 2011 mug shot showcase rolls on. Yesterday, we shared our picks for the year's ten most intimidating images. Now, cast your eyes on celebrities and notables who earned booking photos of their own, featuring several past and present Denver Broncos (what would Timmy say?), a Ho ... More >>
Brooke Mueller.It can't have been easy to be married to Charlie Sheen: Tiger Blood just isn't the basis for a happy union. But that doesn't excuse Brooke Mueller for her #winning cocaine arrest last weekend near the Belly Up in Aspen -- the scene of another Shmucky episode just two week ago - ... More >>
Big pics below.Rick Ferguson was a member of the Boulder Sheriff's Office for thirty years -- an impressive run by any measure. But it's come to an end, at least for now, and in an extremely distressing way. This week, Ferguson was arrested on five counts, most pertaining to Internet luring ... More >>
Kevin Vaughan.Clearly, change was in the offing for the Denver Post, which confirmed last week that nineteen staffers took buyouts. But the scope of shifts among those who remain is still surprising. Among the most notable: the naming of longtime reporter Kevin Vaughan as city editor and vet ... More >>
Pat Sullivan.Ex-Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan, busted for allegedly trading meth for sex, has now bonded out of the Patrick J. Sullivan Detection Facility, a jail named for him. But officials still plan to revisit the policy of naming public buildings after living people. And Commissio ... More >>
Pat Sullivan.In recent days, embattled KHOW radio host Tom Martino has taken much of the credit for breaking the Pat Sullivan sex-for-meth story thanks to interviews with meth-user sources conducted by his producer, Jonathan Elinoff. Turns out, though, that local cops didn't need the Troubles ... More >>
The shocking arrest of former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan on suspicion of trying to trade meth for sex drew a series of strong responses from readers. Here's a comment from someone who feels Sullivan deserves credit and compassion despite the current charges.
It's been a crazy month for Colorado crime, and we've got the mug shots to prove it. Page down below to see pics of everyone from the woman who grabbed a bar staffer's balls in a way that went beyond friendliness to the former Arapahoe County sheriff behind bars in the jail named for him -- and clic ... More >>
Sullivan's mug.Disconnects are common in the Pat Sullivan story -- first due to the contrast between his former image as a nationally recognized Arapahoe County sheriff and allegations that he traded meth for sex, and now as a result of his first court appearance, in which the little old man ... More >>
Tough to miss the irony: After his arrest for allegedly trying to trade meth for sex with a male acquaintance, Pat Sullivan was incarcerated in the Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility, the jail named for him after a distinguished law enforcement career capped by eighteen years as Arapahoe Cou ... More >>
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