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‘Crime and Justice’ Archives

Credit Card Fraud Increasing in Larimer County

Credit Card Fraud Increasing in Larimer County

        October 18, 2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has experienced an increase in the number of reports of credit card fraud recently.  It is not yet clear what is causing this increase but a formal investigation is underway. The Sheriff reminds citizens to be cautious when sharing personal information, especially when responding to emails or text messages.  Banks and financial institutions usually will not request your personal information ... Full Story

Colorado Psychiatric Bed Shortage is Burden for

Colorado Psychiatric Bed Shortage is Burden for Larimer County Jail

        A severe shortage of psychiatric hospital beds in Colorado is putting a large burden on county jail facilities. When mentally ill inmates commit crimes, the issue of competency may be raised. The process of determining competency can take six months or longer. If the individual is deemed incompetent, the wait list for treatment at the hospital to provide restoration of competency can be longer. Someone with significant mental health concerns could be ... Full Story

Jail Deputies Discover Weapons

  Date:   October 5, 2011 Larimer County Jail deputies successfully ended a plot by inmates making sharpened metal pieces, commonly known as shanks.  Yesterday, while on a routine check in one of the outdoor recreation areas, a Larimer County Jail corporal heard the distinct sound of metal scraping on concrete coming from another recreation area.  Upon investigation, deputies discovered several inmates involved in trying to sharpen metal pieces approximately five to six inches in ... Full Story

Deputies Assaulted during Arrest Attempt

Deputies Assaulted during Arrest Attempt

  Date:   October 4, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested Frank Ray Runyan Jr., DOB: 010478, of Fort Collins, on several felony counts including two counts of 1st Degree Assault on a Police Officer. Deputies were called to the 8100-block of Taylor Court in Fort Collins at approximately 5:00 p.m. yesterday on the report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies attempted to talk with Frank Runyan about the complaint. Mr. Runyan attempted to leave the ... Full Story

Lieutenant Andy Josey graduates from the FBI National

Lieutenant Andy Josey graduates from the FBI National Academy

 Lieutenant Andy Josey of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office Graduates from the FBI National Academy   Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Andy Josey has graduated from the FBI's National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. The 246th session of the National Academy included participants from 46 states, the District of Columbia, 28 international countries, three military organizations and five federal civilian organizations. FBI Director ... Full Story

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

        Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested two Livermore, Colorado residents after discovering a substantial marijuana grow at their rental home in the 1700 block of County Road 82E.  Lacy Ann Patterson, DOB: 040988, and Anthony Michael Ryker, DOB: 093085 were arrested yesterday, September 1, 2011 after approximately 220 live marijuana plants, numerous baggies of packaged marijuana, drug smoking paraphernalia, psilocybin mushrooms, ... Full Story

CSP tips on reporting DUIs

Man arrested after chase in Fort Collins

Man arrested after chase in Fort Collins

Felony Eluding Date: May 10, 2011 Early this morning a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy observed a vehicle that was speeding westbound on Mulberry Street near 12th Street.  As the deputy turned his patrol vehicle around, the vehicle continued speeding on Mulberry and ran a red light.  As the deputy attempted to catch up with the vehicle it turned north on College Avenue.  The deputy finally caught up to the speeding vehicle as it turned east onto Mountain Avenue. As the deputy ... Full Story

Lakewood man charged with embezzlement

Lakewood man charged with embezzlement from employee benefit plan DENVER – Mark F. Bishop, a 48 year old Lakewood man, made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday (May 3, 2011), where U.S. Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer advised him of the pending charges, and the penalties associated with those charges. Bishop was also arraigned, where he entered the pro-forma not guilty plea. Bishop was indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver on April 18, 2011. He faces ... Full Story

Earl Albert Moore indicted on charges of arson

Earl Albert Moore indicted by federal grand jury on charges of arson of a building and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence DENVER – Earl Albert Moore, age 65, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury in Denver for arson and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office ... Full Story

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