Police report that luggage of travelers was stolen off the Denver International Airport's baggage carousels on 16 different occasions during 2018. When a Bennett man reported that his bag did not turn up on the carousel after he returned from a trip in November, a detective told him that a suspected serial thief likely took it. Records indicate that the estimated losses of the victims total almost $30,000.
A 39-year-old man who was recently arrested in Colorado Springs is now facing kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. He will likely recognize the severity of potential consequences in the event of a conviction on criminal charges and rely upon the support of experienced legal counsel. He was taken into custody following an incident on a recent Thursday.
Whenever anyone in Colorado is taken into custody, there will likely be a lot at stake. Facing criminal charges could threaten the accused person's freedom and his or her legal rights. A conviction could cause severe damage to a person's future and create barriers during loan and housing applications, career opportunities, and rights to freedom.
A suspect in several cases of attempted burglaries in Colorado was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries caused by a canine officer during an arrest on a recent Thursday evening. That person is now facing criminal charges. According to a police report, officers responded to a gun store after the security alarm was activated. This followed an incident in which two of the store's windows were broken during an attempted burglary.
Spending the holidays behind bars is not something wished on anyone. However, it happens, and people get arrested and locked up, regardless of what time of the year it is. Colorado Springs police arrested three individuals in the early morning hours of a recent Thursday after what they say was a crime spree earlier that morning.
Colorado Springs police report the recent arrest of four people who are suspected to be part of a porch pirate ring. They say a fifth suspect is still at large, and his arrest is reported to be imminent. Criminal charges were filed against the suspects whose arrests were part of an ongoing investigation.
Felony offenders in Colorado might be eligible for alternative placement or sentencing instead of incarceration. Community corrections programs provide convicted offenders the opportunity to change their behavior and also have restricted access to the community. An example of this progressive approach to criminal law involves a speech pathologist who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud charges.
A 25-year-old woman died in a suspected drunk driving accident in Colorado on a recent Sunday afternoon. A 47-year-old man is now facing several criminal charges after he allegedly caused a crash that led to the woman's death. Reportedly, the incident that happened at an intersection in Lakewood involved several vehicles.
Deputies from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office reportedly arrested a Colorado woman on a recent Friday. The arrest followed an investigation into allegations made by a man who contacted investigators of the county in July of last year. The man claimed that the woman committed fraud by scamming him and others into paying money into a GoFundMe account.
A 37-year old man was scheduled for a court hearing in Colorado earlier this month. He was taken into custody in May, and he remained in jail on a $100,000 bond. His arrest followed a fatal accident that occurred after police tried to pull the driver over for a traffic violation. According to court documents, at approximately 7 p.m. on a Sunday, Denver police officers spotted a vehicle without plates and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver raced away without stopping.