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Courts/Crime

  • Former police officer faces charges after fatal crash

    GREELEY – A former Ault police officer is due back in court Aug. 22 for an advisement hearing on charges in connection with a crash that killed a man this spring.

    Blair Jackson, 48, faces a count of second-degree murder and one count of vehicular homicide, according to the Weld County District Attorney’s Office.

  • Rescued Strasburg dogs adopted, placed in shelters

    MetroWest report
        
        ADAMS COUNTY —
    Each one of the 75 dogs rescued Dec. 17 from a home in Strasburg have either been adopted or placed in area shelters, according to Adams County public information director, Jim Siedlecki.
        Siedlecki sent an email Dec. 23 thanking area press agencies “for the outstanding coverage last week of the impound of 75 dogs from a home near Strasburg.

  • Police report June 27 to July 1

    Reported incidents reflect calls to the Fort Lupton Police Department and do not indicate guilt of parties involved. Not every incident the police receive is listed in this report.

    July 1

    Disturbance call, American Legion hall, 942 Denver Ave.

    Traffic accident, U.S. Highway 85 ramp, northbound at First Street.

  • Officer released on $25,000 bond

    Ault police officer Blair Jackson, 48, was released from custody recently after posting a $25,000 bond in connection with a fatal car crash on June 1 about 10 miles north of Fort Lupton.

    Esteban Moreno Jr. 39, died at the scene of the wreck at U.S. Highway 85 and Weld County Road 33 ½ after his car rolled into the ditch, based on photos of the scene.

  • Child abuse case mom appears in court

    The Weld County District Attorney’s office charged a Lochbuie mom with two accounts of child abuse on Friday, May 27, including one count of abuse causing injury.

    Katrina Flores Kennedy, 27, appeared in court to hear the charges against her. She was arrested last week after she allegedly abused her young son in a 16-minute video that has gone viral on YouTube. Her son is in protective custody, according to published reports.

  • Keenesburg boy shot himself accidentally

    A 12-year-old boy shot himself accidentally while hunting on April 10, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said.

    The boy was in stable condition on April 11. He was taken to Children’s Hospital in Aurora by ambulance with a gunshot wound to his side from a .22-caliber bullet around 6:15 p.m. April 10, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident happened in the 29000 block of Weld County Road 20 in Keenesburg.

  • Man convicted of Murder in Crestline Motel killing

        ADAMS COUNTY — Joshua Thomas Bohl was convicted last week of first-degree murder in the Nov. 2, 2014 slaying of his girlfriend at the Crestline Motel, at 7330 Brighton Rd., in unincorporated Adams County, near Commerce City.
        Jayme Hosier, 29, was found dead Nov. 4, at the Crestline Motel.
        Bohl, 34, was charged with first-degree murder (F1).
        An Adams County District Court jury deliberated less than two hours before reaching the guilty verdict.

  • Man convicted in motel murder a year later

    ADAMS COUNTY — Joshua Thomas Bohl was convicted last week of first-degree murder in the Nov. 2, 2014 slaying of his girlfriend at the Crestline Motel, at 7330 Brighton Road, in unincorporated Adams County, near Commerce City.
        Jayme Hosier, 29, was found dead Nov. 4, at the Crestline Motel.
        Bohl, 34, was charged with first-degree murder.
        An Adams County District Court jury deliberated less than two hours before reaching the guilty verdict.

  • Five arrested in murder investigation

    WELD COUNTY — The Weld County Sheriff’s Office in a press announcement this week released the names of five suspects arrested on charges of first-degree murder, as well as the name of a woman arrested as an accessory to the crime.

  • U Pump It broke into, suspect still at large

    FORT LUPTON — A sheet of plywood now serves as the door to the U Pump It gas station and convenience store.

    Police have released no new details on the early-morning break-in, which occurred at about 2:30 a.m. Oct. 10, at the service station on the corner of First Street and Grand Avenue.

    Security cameras were rolling and did capture the suspect’s face.