Crime

Joseph Scott Carter: Charges coming today for alleged kidnapper at war with America

Following a strange kidnapping, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office issued a sketch of the suspect -- and that was the only image available even after the arrest of Joseph Scott Carter in the crime. Now, however, the BCSO has released a mug shot of Carter just in time for him to face formal charges today. Learn more about his past as a former senatorial candidate, plus a previous bust for threatening a co-worker while wearing chain-mail armor and his current war against America, by clicking here.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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