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Courts/Crime

  • Fort Lupton man charged in Thanksgiving traffic fatality

    A Fort Lupton man was arrested following a fatal crash on Thanksgiving morning that killed a Severance teenager.

    Alex Pablo Rodriguez, 25, faces felony charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault and a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence. Rodriguez' first court appearance is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 15.

  • Suspect in attempted kidnapping skips court

    Fort Lupton resident Jessica Gallegos, failed to appear at scheduled hearing Nov. 28 related to an earlier attempted kidnapping and assault on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

    A warrant has been issued for Gallegos's arrest after she didn't show up at the Weld County District Court in Greeley. Gallegos, along with Fort Lupton residents Diana Gallegos and Vivian Manning, face charges of attempted kidnapping, attempted assault, burglary, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and possession of a controlled substance from the incident. 

  • Kidnapping suspect skips court date, still at-large

    Jessica Gallegos, of Fort Lupton, failed to appear at her scheduled hearing on Monday, Nov. 28 in Weld County District Court in Greeley. A warrant has been issued for her arrest, which carries a $7,500 bond.

    Gallegos, along with Diana Gallegos and Vivian Manning, are facing charges which include attempted kidnapping, attempted assault, burglary, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and possession of a controlled substance.

  • One in hospital after stabbing at a Brighton bar

    A man in his mid-30s was taken to a local hospital for treatment after being stabbed at Jerry’s Bar in Brighton in the early morning of Thursday, Nov. 3. 

    Brighton police found the man bleeding from a single stab wound to his abdomen around 1:15 a.m. at the bar at 130 North Main St., according to a press statement. They believe the stabbing stemmed from a disagreement the victim had with another man inside the bar.

  • Arrest made in fatal Brighton stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    Police have made an arrest in connection with a Tuesday, Nov. 1, stabbing at Eastgate Village Mobile Home Park in which a Brighton man died.

    Brighton police identified the victim as 34-year-old Antonio Torres in a press statement. Police did not release the name of the individual who is in custody. Charges are pending.

  • Fort Lupton car break-ins continue

    In the past week, five more “automobile prowls” were reported in Fort Lupton, where criminals stole items from unattended cars.

    The latest car break-ins came after a two-day spike in prowls between Oct. 12 and 14, when six break-ins were reported.

    Three of the most recent crimes reported on Oct. 22 took place in close proximity to each other near Heritage Park at 1105 Mountview Ave., 1110 Ash Court and 919 Dogwood Ave. The other two break-ins were reported on Oct. 19 at 1104 Lantern Drive and 745 Park Ave.

  • Lochbuie woman pleads guilty to child abuse

    MetroWest Report

    The Lochbuie mom accused if abusing her 2-year-old son pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Weld County District Court.

    Katrina Kennedy-Flores, 27, faces up to 24 months in jail after pleading guilty to child abuse - knowingly or recklessly causing bodily injury, a Class 1 misdemeanor.

    She faces up to 24 months in the county jail.

  • New arrest made in Pierce murder investigation

    Weld County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on Oct. 7 in connection with the killing of a Pierce woman in September 2015.

    Thomas Vassil, 54, of Nunn was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the case of Tara Lewandowski, according to a press release from the Weld County Sheriff's Office.

  • Three RVs worth more than $1M combined stolen from Frederick RV dealer

    MetroWest Report

    Frederick Police are on the lookout for three Rvs, together worth well over $1 million, stolen from the Frederick Transwest Truck Trailer RV location Tuesday night.

  • Hudson stabbing puts two in hospital, one under arrest

    MetroWest Report

    Weld County sheriff’s deputies arrested Johnny Cordova, 41, on suspicion of first-degree assault and attempted first-degree murder after a stabbing at a Hudson residence Sept. 25.