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‘Crime and Justice’ Archives

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

        Smokey Bear up in smoke? House GOP takes aim By Emily Heil Is nothing sacred? We get that House Republicans are dead serious in their efforts to trim federal spending and cut the national debt, but we had no idea how far they were willing to go...until now. They may be proposing giving the axe to none other than the beloved icons Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl. Yes, that’s Smokey of “only you can prevent forest fires” fame and Woodsy, ... Full Story

Health Executives Receive Only Nine Months In Prison

Health Executives Receive Only Nine Months In Prison For Killing Three People   By Ian Millhiser Nov 22, 2011 at 9:50 am Last week, ThinkProgress reported on a Mississippi woman who received three years in federal prison because she lied on a series of forms in order to obtain $4,367 in food stamps she needed to feed herself and her two children. Meanwhile, this happened: According to U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis, the Synthes officials wanted to beat their competitors ... Full Story

No charges in officer involved shooting in Greeley

  District Attorney Investigation of the shooting of Jason Collins at the Fairfield Inn, Greeley, Colorado on October 28, 2011 SUMMARY OF INVESTIGATION On October 28, 2011, Jason Collins was shot and killed by officers of the Greeley Police Department SWAT team. Department of Homeland Security/ICE (DHS) agents had arranged for an undercover agent to meet with Collins at the Fairfield Inn Hotel located at 2401 29th Street, Greeley, Colorado. Agents of DHS had identified ... Full Story

Bush and Blair found guilty of war crimes

Bush and Blair found guilty of war crimes

          Bush and Blair found guilty of war crimes for Iraq attack By Glenn Greenwald A tribunal in Malaysia, spearheaded by that nation’s former Prime Minister, yesterday found George Bush and Tony Blair guilty of “crimes against peace” and other war crimes for their 2003 aggressive attack on Iraq, as well as fabricating pretexts used to justify the attack. The seven-member Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal — which featured an American law ... Full Story

Disturbance at Larimer County Jail

At approximately 7:00 p.m. last night, four inmates in the high security area of the Larimer County Jail engaged in a disturbance causing the jail's Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) to be activated and a K-9 unit to be brought into the facility. The four inmates threw fecal matter throughout the common area and flooded their cells, which then caused flooding in the common area. The inmates refused numerous times to follow the commands of jail staff to lock down and stop the ... Full Story

The Sheriff’s annual awards

Ten Larimer County Jail employees and a patrol deputy were given Lifesaving Awards by Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith last night at the agency's annual awards ceremony.  

Man arrested for assault with Nunchucks

Man arrested for assault with Nunchucks

    10/25/2011   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of an assault in the 4000-block of Goodell Lane at 12:43 a.m. this morning.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered two individuals that had been injured by nunchucks, a martial arts weapon which is classified as a deadly weapon. Deputies arrested Eric Leon Glukowsky, DOB: 07/29/80, for Second Degree Assault, a class four felony.  He is currently being held at the Larimer County Jail ... Full Story

Man arrested for sexual assault on a child

Man arrested for sexual assault on a child

    October 24, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested James William Swets, DOB: 12/21/64 of Fort Collins on multiple felony counts of Sexual Assault against a Child, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Enticement of a Child and Criminal Attempt - Unlawful Sexual Contact. Seven juvenile female victims from the Fort Collins area have been identified; however, investigators believe there may be more victims that have not yet come forward.  ... Full Story

Deputies receive commendations for work with young

Deputies receive commendations for work with young burglary victim

    October 19, 2011   Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith today awarded a Sheriff's Commendation to Deputy Ted Wilson and Deputy Justin Atwood for "bringing credit to themselves, their squads and the Larimer County Sheriff's Office " for the compassion they demonstrated to a six-year-old burglary victim earlier this year. Every once in a while a case comes along that touches the hearts of Larimer County Sheriff's deputies.  One such case involved  a shy but ... Full Story

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