Shea Sweeney

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Jacob Christenson arson case: Denver Post backpedals on story, confused about kid stuff

    Jacob & Mom.​Cloaked in secrecy, juvenile court matters are so rarely covered in Colorado that it's been instructive watching the Denver Post fumble a bit in its reporting on Jacob Christenson, the eleven-year-old in Parker charged with second-degree arson over a fire that caused $195,000 in d ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2006

    Your Tax Dollars at Work

    How long should a ten-year-old pay for his sins? Local musician Shea Sweeney, 25, thought he was finally out from under $90,000 in debt he piled up in 1991 as a result of a childhood encounter with a box of matches. This past spring, a panel of federal bankruptcy judges ruled that he could discharge ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    A Fresh Start

    Fifteen years later, a childhood blunder is absolved -- in bankruptcy court.