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‘Crime and Justice’ Archives

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 then ... 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 law ... 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 that one of ... Full Story

Denver real estate agent, broker and appraiser

Department of Justice Press Release Denver real estate agent, broker and appraiser sentenced to federal prison as part of $4,000,000 mortgage fraud scheme DENVER – Three men were recently sentenced for implementing a mortgage fraud scheme, United States Attorney John Walsh, FBI Special Agent in Charge James Yacone and IRS Criminal Investigation, Special Agent in Charge Sean Sowards announced. U.S. District Court Judge Philip A. Brimmer sentenced Cedric Lipsey, age 36, of Denver, a licensed ... Full Story

Final Suspect in March 2010 Shooting Arrested

Final Suspect in March 2010 Shooting Arrested

    Press Release: December 6, 2011     On December 5, 2011, Gordon Rae Reed, DOB: 093089, of Aurora, was arrested on suspicion of Aggravated Robbery (Felony 3).  Mr. Reed was the final suspect of four individuals arrested as a result of a drug deal gone bad that occurred on March 29, 2010 at a home in the Horsetooth Reservoir area. On March 29, 2010, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office received a report from Poudre Valley Hospital, that a 19-year-old male had arrived at ... Full Story

Parker man pleads guilty to a false statement in

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NEWS RELEASE John F. Walsh United States Attorney, District of Colorado December 5, 2011 PARKER MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO A FALSE STATEMENT IN BANKRUPTCY HEARING DENVER – Hubert B. Aguirre, Sr., age 57, of Parker, Colorado, pled guilty on November 29, 2011 to making a false statement under oath in relation to a bankruptcy case, U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Sean P. Sowards, and Social Security Administration Office of the ... Full Story

Colorado Springs Couple Sentenced For Obstruction And

  DENVER – Gary Neuger, age 56, and Beth Neuger, age 54, of Colorado Springs, Colorado were sentenced last week by U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger for criminal obstruction and filing false income tax returns, United States Attorney John Walsh and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Sean P. Sowards announced.  Gary Neuger was sentenced to serve 24 months in federal prison, followed by 1 year of supervised release, along with paying ... Full Story

DEA Takes Down Cortez Area Methamphetamine Trafficking

  DENVER – Earlier this week the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) led Southwest Drug Task Force and the 22nd Judicial District Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force arrested five people responsible for trafficking highly pure methamphetamine in the Cortez area, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and Acting Special Agent in Charge Kevin Merrill announced today.  Five of the eight defendants were arrested yesterday without incident.  The other three defendants were already in custody prior ... Full Story

Guilty pleas from Aurora couple

Attorney General announces guilty pleas from Aurora couple who perpetrated an elaborate workers compensation fraud scheme DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has secured guilty pleas from two Aurora residents who stole $120,000 worth of workers’ compensation funds from Pinnacol Assurance. Martin Lobatos (DOB: 8/26/1971) pleaded guilty to theft, a class-three felony, and making a false statement on a worker’s comp claim, a class-five felony. He ... Full Story

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

    Heat is On Holiday Crackdown Continues through January 2   Denver, CO (December 02, 2011) – Heavy DUI enforcement in Colorado over Thanksgiving week netted 435 drivers suspected of drinking and driving. The arrest numbers are up this holiday season, compared with the same time period last year when 363 drivers were arrested for DUI. According to preliminary reports, there were five people killed in crashes in the state over the Thanksgiving weekend and four of the ... Full Story

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