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Friday May 22 | via Reuters
An 87-year-old Colorado man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease is incompetent and will not face criminal charges for beating to death a fellow dementia patient at a nursing home, prosecutors said on Friday. Homer Castor is in an advanced stage of the degenerative disease, and should be confined to a mental hospital for the slaying of 76-year-old Gerald Propp, the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Denver Post
An activities bus sits in front of Atria Applewood assisted living facility, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Lakewood. An 87-year-old man who suffers from advanced Alzheimer's disease and was arrested for beating his 76-year-old roommate to death at their assisted living facility, was found incompetent on Thursday. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Denver Post
A man in Lakewood was arrested and charged with second-degree assault after a gun he was holding discharged, striking and seriously injuring a woman. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via Broomfield Enterprise
A surveillance image of the man dubbed the "longhorn bandit" involved in a string of bank robberies in the metro area, including Public Service Credit Union in Broomfield, which was robbed Monday and March 3. Police are investigating a robbery at Public Service Credit Union in Broomfield Monday, the sixth in a string of robberies in the metro area believed to have been carried out by the same suspect. According to a news release from the FBI, the robbery happened at 2:49 p.m. Monday, when a suspect entered the Public Service Credit Union, 5155 W. 120th Ave. The suspect presented a note, received money and fled the bank, according to a news release from the FBI. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Denver Post
A 58-year-old handyman who pleaded guilty in the sex assault of three girls he lured with candy was sentenced to 12 years to life in prison Friday in Jefferson County court. Angel Alcaraz pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault on a child in March, the county's district attorney's office said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Denver Post
A man who pleaded guilty in a crime spree on Lookout Mountain last July, and who was charged with sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl he toted along during the rampage , was sentenced Monday to 80 years in prison. Christopher Sullivan, 37, pleaded guilty to 47 counts in Jefferson County court in March. Comment?
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