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Posts Tagged ‘District Attorney’

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Sysum sentenced to five years in mortgage fraud Greeley, CO – A Fort Collins man convicted in a mortgage fraud scheme was sentenced in Weld County District Court on Wednesday to five years in prison. A jury in December convicted Matthew Sysum (DOB: 08/13/1969) of seven counts of Forgery, a Class 5 felony, and one count of Theft, a Class 3 felony. He was sentenced to five years for the Theft and three years for each Forgery count; the sentences run concurrent for a total of five ... Full Story

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

  Boulder officers arrested, accused of plotting 'trophy' kill of Mapleton elk Internal probe continues, could lead to termination             In Defense of Animals released this announcement this afternoon (January 18, 3013)       In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January ... Full Story

Weld DA drops charges against Broderick

Weld DA drops charges against Broderick

    Citing Colorado Supreme Court Decision, Weld DA Dismisses Case against James Broderick   GREELEY, Colo. – Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck filed a motion today to dismiss all of the pending criminal charges against Fort Collins Police Lt. James Broderick (DOB 3/1/57). The decision to dismiss the pending seven counts of perjury, all class-four felonies, comes after the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal made by the Weld County ... Full Story

Prison for former DA

Attorney General announces one-year prison, four-year probation sentences for Former Western Slope District Attorney DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a judge has sentenced Myrl Serra, the former District Attorney for the 7th Judicial District of Colorado, to one year in prison followed by 60 days in the Montrose County Jail followed by four years probation following his guilty plea in October 2011 to criminal extortion, a class-four felony, and ... Full Story

Riedel Announces Candidacy District Attorney

Riedel Announces Candidacy District Attorney

Cliff Riedel Announces Candidacy for Eighth Judicial District Attorney Cliff Riedel announces his candidacy for the office of District Attorney for the Eighth Judicial District, which encompasses Larimer and Jackson counties.  Riedel, a Republican, is a graduate of Colorado State University and Colorado University Law School.  He has worked in the District Attorney’s Office since 1980 and is currently serving as the Assistant District Attorney. “I intend to bring my experience, ... Full Story

Financial Crimes Task Force arrests 27-year-old man

Financial Crimes Task Force arrests 27-year-old man

        Over the past several months, the Northern Colorado Financial Crimes Task Force, with the assistance of the United States Secret Service, has been conducting an extensive investigation into fraudulently produced checks and identification cards that included victims from multiple jurisdictions in northern Colorado, as well as Wyoming.  The case was presented to the District Attorney’s Office on March 25, 2011.  As a result of this investigation, ... Full Story

Sentence in Murder-for-hire plan

EVANS MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS PART IN MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLAN GREELEY, Colo. – Evans resident Jesse Rodriguez (DOB 10/20/89) was sentenced in Weld County District Court this morning to 15 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plan. Rodriguez, who was originally charged with Solicitation of First Degree Murder After Deliberation (a class two felony) and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder After Deliberation (also a class two felony), pled to the conspiracy ... Full Story

DA’s ruling in Fort Collins police involved

Larimer County District Attorney Larry Abrahamson today released his opinion on the case of Fort Collins police officer Carrie Wills' shooting of James Scheu, Jr.

Estes Park Rock Case

Estes Park Rock Case

On June 17, 2010, a seventeen-year-old girl was tragically killed when she was struck by a falling rock while visiting Estes Park, Colorado with her church group.  The Estes Park Police Department did an extensive investigation into the facts and circumstances leading to the teenager’s death. On October 26, 2010, as a result of the investigation, the People filed a delinquency petition against a fifteen-year-old male alleging that he had recklessly caused the death of another by ... Full Story

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