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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Weld County’

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 years. Sysum ... Full Story

Obituary: Harry Orville Ayars

Obituary: Harry Orville Ayars

Harry O. Ayars, 69, lifetime resident of Weld and Larimer County Colorado, died Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, Johnstown, Colorado, after battling COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) for over 12 years. Born January 19, 1944, in Greeley to Loren Orville and Beulah Lillian (Wickstrom) Ayars, he grew up on the family farm and ranch 18 miles northwest of Grover.  He graduated from Grover High School May 17, 1962 in a graduating class of 16.  In ... Full Story

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

  Fort Collins Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison Following DUI Conviction Greeley, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Ronnie Wayne McDonald (DOB 9/6/83) was sentenced to 16 years in the Department of Corrections for a May 2012 DUI crash that left a 26- year-old woman with serious injuries following a head-on collision. According to police and court records, McDonald, of Fort Collins, was driving his Chevrolet Tahoe on May 11, 2012 when he collided with a Hyundai Sonata ... Full Story

Gardner: More Republican lies

Gardner: More Republican lies

In a press release to the editor (following) Cory Gardner uses an old technique to twist the truth, nay, even lie. He introduces as truth something which is not true or is only his opinion. Introducing such a statement is called using a “strawman.” After making the statement, in this case that the Obama administration discriminates against oil and gas, he then uses the statement to attack the administration. This seems to be a tactic of the current crop of Republicans. Since they do not ... Full Story

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s dogs

  GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Joseph Losinski (DOB 5/13/39) pleaded guilty to poisoning and killing his neighbor’s two dogs. Losinski pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals, a class-six felony, and one count of intimidating a victim or witness, a class-four felony. He faces up to 7.5 years in the Department of Corrections when he is sentenced on Dec. 12. According to police and court records, Losinski laced meat with strychnine, a ... Full Story

Do nothing congressman: Cory Gardner

Do nothing congressman: Cory Gardner

        If you were watching the Rocky Mountain PBS "Colorado State of Mind" Forum on Friday evening, then you also heard Congressman Cory Gardner state, "Nobody understands agriculture better than I do." As a farmer in Weld County, it's not just the arrogance of that statement that offends me - it's saying that and then letting the Farm Bill expire that really bothers me. When I traveled to Washington DC earlier this month to talk to members of Congress about passing this ... 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

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and infant

Weld County District Attorney's Office Nineteenth Judicial District GREELEY, Colo. – The Weld County District Attorney’s Office has formally filed eight criminal charges against Steven Ryan (DOB 6/29/87) of Thornton. Ryan is charged with: • Vehicular Homicide – DUI, two counts (class three felonies) • Vehicular Homicide – Reckless Driving, two counts (class four felonies) • DUI (unclassified misdemeanor) • Reckless Driving (class two traffic offense) • No Insurance ... Full Story

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for July 15

Weld County, Colo. - Northern Colorado farm and ranch organizations and public officials have announced an ag rally to show support for the Northern Integrated Supply Project, a proposed water storage project that is a cooperative venture between agricultural ditch companies and growing northern Front Range communities. NISP would help prevent the aggressive dry up of thousands of additional acres of farmland in Northern Colorado while providing a responsible water management tool for growing ... Full Story

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has received its first confirmed case of West Nile virus in 2010. Heading into the holiday weekend, health department officials advise people to take precautions against West Nile virus by wearing insect repellent and using other methods to avoid mosquito bites when outdoors. Elisabeth Lawaczeck, state public health veterinarian, explained, “Although we can’t predict how severe the West Nile virus season will be this year, ... Full Story

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