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  • Jeffco Kidnapping Victim Found Hours Later Near Susp...

    1 hr ago | via CBS Local 

    According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, David Sikora, 28, was arrested by police in Denver, but authorities couldn't find the alleged victim, identified as Megan Vandellen, 26, until Saturday afternoon. Sikora was taken into custody at his home near Federal Boulevard and Alameda Avenue Saturday morning.

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  • Jeffco Kidnapping Suspect Arrested, Victim Still Mis...

    Yesterday | via CBS Local 

    A man has been taken into custody in connection with a kidnapping of a woman Saturday morning in Jefferson County. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, David Sikora, 28, was arrested by police in Denver but authorities have yet to locate the alleged victim, identified as Megan Vandellen, 26. Authorities said they received a report about a possible kidnapping in the area of Highway 93 and Matthew Winters Park near Red Rocks at approximately 5 a.m. Authorities said a man driving a white cargo or construction van with some sort of push bar on the front rammed a car with Vandellen inside.

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  • Denver Based Locksmith Offers $15 Service Calls And ...

    Tuesday Nov 18 | via LivePressWorld 

    Locksmith Denver, a locksmith that operates in Denver and the surrounding areas, has just started a new promotional service call deal of just $15. DENVER - Locksmith Denver, a locksmith that operates in Denver and the surrounding areas, has just started a new promotional service call deal of just $15.

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  • Loretta Barela Murder Prompts Lawsuit Over 911 Botch

    Tuesday Nov 18 | via Denver Westword 

    In May, we told you about the guilty verdict against Christopher Perea for the murder of his wife, Loretta Barela . We also noted the botched 911 response that marred the case -- one that foreshadowed the April killing of Kristine Kirk , who was on the phone with an operator when she was shot to death.

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  • Police searching for suspect who robbed Taco Bell in...

    Monday Nov 17 | via Denver Post 

    The robbery happened about 9:30 a.m. on the 300 block of Federal Boulevard, police said.

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  • Suspect Who Shot Aurora Officer Still At Large, Offi...

    Saturday Nov 15 | via CBS Local 

    The police officer was shot near 17th Avenue and Fulton Street just after 9 p.m. during a traffic stop. According to Frank Fania with Aurora police, the officer was transported to University of Colorado Hospital and rushed into surgery.

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  • Theater shooting judge won't step aside

    Friday Nov 14 | via TheDenverChannel 

    Winter Weather Advisory issued November 14 at 11:00AM MST expiring November 15 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Winter Weather Advisory issued November 14 at 9:53AM MST expiring November 16 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, Park, Summit Winter Weather Advisory issued November 14 at 9:53AM MST expiring November 15 at 2:00PM MST in effect for: Boulder, Grand, Jackson, Larimer Winter Weather Advisory issued November 14 at 9:40AM MST expiring November 15 at 5:00AM MST in effect for: Alamosa, Costilla, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Saguache Winter Storm Warning issued November 14 at 9:40AM MST expiring November 16 at 5:00AM MST in effect for: Chaffee, Lake, Saguache Winter Storm Warning issued November 14 at 9:40AM MST expiring November 16 at 5:00AM MST in effect for: Conejos, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache Winter ... (more)

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  • Denver Police: Man died after being stabbed 11 times...

    Friday Nov 14 | via Denver Post 

    Denver police investigate a fatal stabbing overnight at a home, at 3500 Elm St, in east Denver, Nov. 13, 2014. James Morrison stabbed his 23-year-old brother at least 11 times in the torso early Thursday, fatally wounding him in a Denver house before walking out of the bedroom where his brother lay dying and confessing to the crime, court records show.

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  • Appeals court orders retrial for woman convicted of ...

    Friday Nov 7 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV 

    A court of appeals has ordered a new trial for a Denver woman who was convicted in 2010 of causing a crash that killed two Connecticut librarians. The court ruled that Sandra Jacobson did not get a fair trial because the judge in the case did not ask the jury if they had seen a news report about her previous convictions.

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  • Denver police seeking man in connection with two ban...

    Wednesday Nov 5 | via Denver Post 

    The Denver Police Department is seeking a man who it says is responsible for a pair of bank robberies, one which occurred on Wednesday. Wednesday's robbery occurred at the Vectra Bank, 3600 Quebec St.; the first took place Oct. 17 at the UMB Bank, 3515 Quebec St. The suspect is described as a black male in his twenties, 5-foot-6-inches, 150-180 pounds, and wearing a mustache.

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  • Second suspect arrested in Fort Collins police rifle...

    Wednesday Nov 5 | via ReporterHerald.com 

    A 27-year-old Denver man has been arrested in connection with the thefts of two rifles from Fort Collins Police Services cruisers.

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  • Police: Wash Park Assault Suspect Tried To 'Choke' W...

    Tuesday Nov 4 | via CBS Local 

    Police in Denver have released the identity of a man suspected of attacking two women in the Washington Park neighborhood Sunday night. Kijana Lazahn Jelks, 18, was taken into custody shortly after the attacks.

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  • Burglary Suspects Break Into Business With Baseball Bat

    Monday Nov 3 | via CBS Local 

    Police in Denver would like the public's help identifying two suspects in a burglary of a business on Colorado Boulevard. According to police, a man and woman used a baseball bat to break into the business located at 2500 South Colorado Boulevard on Oct. 23 at approximately 3 a.m. "The male suspect smashes through the front door with a baseball bat and then both suspects enter the business," police said in a statement.

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  • Photos released of Denver burglary suspects

    Monday Nov 3 | via TheDenverChannel 

    Freeze Warning issued November 3 at 2:55PM MST expiring November 4 at 8:00AM MST in effect for: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Teller Freeze Warning issued November 2 at 2:55PM MST expiring November 4 at 9:00AM MST in effect for: Garfield, Mesa Freeze Watch issued November 3 at 3:53AM MST expiring November 4 at 8:00AM MST in effect for: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Teller Winter Weather Advisory issued November 3 at 10:58AM MST expiring November 3 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Moffat, Montrose, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt Winter Storm Warning issued November 3 at 3:16AM MST expiring November 3 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, ... (more)

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  • Coroner identifies two women killed in shooting; rec...

    Friday Oct 31 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV 

    The two women who were shot and killed in a Denver apartment on South Parker Road late Wednesday night were identified by the Denver coroner on Friday. Amanda Anders, 19, and Nancy Worrell, 22, were shot and killed inside an apartment at the French Quarter complex about 11 p.m. Wednesday, the Denver medical examiner's office said in a news release.

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  • Photo released of Little Saigon Market burglars

    Thursday Oct 30 | via TheDenverChannel 

    Authorities in Denver on Thursday released surveillance photos of three people who burglarized the Little Saigon Market in west Denver about two weeks ago. The burglary occurred at around 5:44 a.m. on Oct. 17 at the business located at 375 S. Federal Blvd., near Alameda, Denver police said.

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  • James Holmes attorney admits to mistakes in previous murder case

    Friday Oct 24 | via Denver Post 

    The lawyer for Aurora theater shooter James Holmes testified Friday that he was "negligent" in his defense of a man he represented in another capital murder case who is now on death row. Dan King, the chief trial deputy for the state public defender's office, took the stand in Arapahoe County District Court in a post-conviction hearing of Sir Mario Owens, who, along with his friend, Robert Ray, was sentenced to death for killing Javad Marshall-Fields and Vivian Wolfe in 2005. 7 comments

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  • Denver man makes something good come out of worst da...

    Thursday Oct 23 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV 

    In one day, a Denver man was the victim of theft and an unrelated, random act of violence that left him injured, but it's how he is responding to the incidents that is gaining attention. It began when Tapy walked to his vehicle behind his Highlands apartment Tuesday morning and found his work computer and supplies missing from his SUV.

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  • Denver police arrest suspected 'Tony the Tagger'

    Oct 22, 2014 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV 

    Police officers responded to a report of someone in a "Tony the Tiger" costume spray painting in the 1100 block of Clarkson Street Friday. Before that, witnesses said the saw the guy in the tiger outfit painting pillars in front of the victim's home.

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  • Denver Police Want Help Identifying Auto Theft Suspects

    Oct 22, 2014 | via CBS Local 

    According to police, a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT with Colorado plates "JEWELLS" was stolen in Lakewood on Oct. 5. "Within a few hours, the vehicle was used in a theft from motor vehicle at 2960 Inca Street in Denver," police said in a statement. "The stolen vehicle has been spotted in the area of Santa Fe and Alameda Avenue several times." 1 comment

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Denver Law

but i notice once you accept their plea deal they turn around and put you on two years probation. i'm would like to refuse probation, but the d.a. treated me like a idiot and just give me a continuous. when is the best time to refuse probation after i've talk to the d.a. and when the judge is sentencing or with the d.a. before. how is the best to refuse probation and long of a jail stay i'm i looking.
You are right. Once you accept the District Attorney's "Plea Deal" you are placed on probation as that is part of what...
I did not schedule a hearing before the seven days
Yes, but it will likely be denied unless you meet one of the defined reasons listed in the statute - 42-2-126(7)(c) -...
I was living in Virginia and got a DUI in New Jersey about 3 years ago. I never had the money to complete the classes and now I am living in Colorado and I would like to start working on getting my license back.
Contact an attorney in the state in which you have outstanding requirements and consult with them on what the process...
when the D.A. drops my DUI to a DWAI and the judge give their sentence. is it best to wait to refuse probation after i'm on it or can talk to the DA and say i wish to plead guilty, but refuse probation and ask for jail time then. it not that i like jail or even like some of the stupid things i've done, where i go bad things happen on probation will see that the odds increase so just want to get past this with the less amount troubles. i been an alcoholic sense 17 i would like to get sober probation can only do so much to stop me from drinking.
Do not accept probation and then refuse to cooperate. That will be a disaster. Instead, talk to the DA before you...
probation leaves me so many time to mess up and go to jail anyway to late to hire a lawyer, so i just want to know how properly ask for jail time. if the jail is full and i refuse probation what are the chance of just paying more in fine but being free.
As long as the case is still open, its not too late to get an attorney. I strongly suggest having representation if...
I received probation for a DUI in 2012. I served 10 days in jail and twenty days on elevtronic in home detention. I did not complete all my therapy class hours, so have a show cause hearing regarding that. My main concern is being arrested and taken from the hearing.
Depends on the Judge and what happens at the hearing. After a hearing if you are found to be in violation of your...
I got a dui in January 2014 my first one ever i got put on probation for 1 year ive paid my fees i got 48 hours of level 2 therapy to do its just hard to find a class with my schedule im a heavy equipment operator i failed 4 etgs for alcohol and cocain im 23 years old im still young i like to have fun and now im really regretting it my probations getting revoked for failed uas should i get an attorney i really don't wanna lose my job and yes i know this is what i get for not listening but im only human
Yes, you absolutely should get an attorney. You should probably also check into treatment. Alcohol abuse is one thing,...