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Monday, November 24, 2014

‘Crime and Justice’ Archives

RPI gets fine for death of 5 workers.

STATEMENT BY U.S. ATTORNEY JOHN WALSH REGARDING THE GUILTY PLEA AND SENTENCING OF RPI COATING "On October 2, 2007, five men went to work, putting their safety and well being in the hands of their employer, RPI Coating.  RPI Coating had been awarded a contract by XCel Energy to recoat a penstock at the Cabin Creek Hydroelectric Plant near Georgetown, Colorado.  That day turned out to be the last day of those five men's lives.  Because of systemic failures and willful OSHA violations on the ... Full Story

Attorney General announces lawsuit to dissolve a

  DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the organization Fired Up For Kids so a successor organization can continue the entity’s mission as a nonprofit organization. According to the complaint, filed in Denver District Court, Fired Up For Kids solicited donations through the sale of calendars to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Burn Unit. Although the organization presented itself as a ... Full Story

Man found to have mistreated cattle

  Park County Resident Found to have “Mistreated and Neglected the Cattle Under his Care”   LAKEWOOD, Colo. – On December 15, 2011, a Park County judge barred Vernon E. Wagner, of Park County, from owning, managing, controlling, or otherwise possessing cattle in Park County.  The ruling stems from a joint investigation by the Colorado Department of Agriculture and Park County Sheriff’s Office. Vernon E. Wagner of Park County owned a number of cattle and was under contract ... Full Story

Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal

Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine  DENVER – Victor Rangel, age 59, of La Salle, Colorado, was sentenced to serve 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and ATF Special Agent in Charge Marvin Richardson announced. The sentence was handed down by U. S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger on November 28, 2011. Following ... Full Story

Larimer County Deputy Attacked

Larimer County Deputy Attacked

Deputy Attacked, Former Inmate Helps Deputy Date: 12/16/2011 Christmas spirit was put to a test last night as a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy was attacked after stopping to assist a motorist with a broken down vehicle.  Donovan James Boggs, DOB: 03/22/92, of Loveland was arrested for the assault. At approximately 7:00 p.m. last night (December 15, 2011) a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy observed a blue Chevy pickup truck parked off the side of the road at Interstate 25 ... Full Story

Denver woman found guilty in mortgage fraud scam

  DENVER – After deliberating for less than 4 hours, a federal court jury found Vicki Dillard Crowe, aka Vicki R. Dillard, age 32, of Denver, guilty of mail and wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney John Walsh, FBI Special Agent in Charge James Yacone and U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Oscar Villanueva announced. Crowe pocketed close to $1,000,000 during the course of her fraudulent scheme. The jury trial, heard before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia ... Full Story

Deputies Graduate from Adams County POST Academy

  Date:                12/16/2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce the graduation of  Deputies Mark Hecker, Justin Calkins and Russell Downing  from the Adams County Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy. Deputy Mark Hecker is a 2011 graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology/Criminology.  He was a member of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post and later served as a Reserve Deputy.  ... Full Story

Inmates Charged for Jail Disturbance

  Date: 12/15/2011 Four inmates have been charged in connection with a disturbance in the high security area of the Larimer County Jail on November 20, 2011 which resulted in a lockdown of the entire facility, the activation of the Jail's Special Emergency Response Team and a K-9 to be brought into the facility. During the disturbance the inmates threw fecal matter throughout the common area and flooded their cells which resulted in the flooding of the common area.  The inmates ... Full Story

Multi-million multi-state settlement with Wells Fargo

Attorney General announces $58.75 million multi-state settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve bid-rigging allegations DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today a $58.75 million multistate settlement with Wells Fargo to settle allegations that individuals working at Wachovia, which Wells Fargo acquired in 2008, engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry. The settlement is one component of a $148 million coordinated state and federal ... Full Story

LCSO arrests three

LCSO arrests three

Three Felons Arrested Press Release December 8, 2011 As the result of some excellent investigative work by a Larimer County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy, three individuals with numerous felony warrants were arrested yesterday (12/7/2011) at the AmericInn at 7645 Westgate Drive in Windsor, Colorado.  The Windsor Police Department assisted deputies in the arrests. The deputy had been working on tracking down three individuals with felony warrants for several days when he got a lead ... Full Story

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