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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.

  • Fort Lupton and Frederick Police Blotter Jan. 3 - Jan. 10

    Reports reflect calls to the Fort Lupton and Frederick police departments. The reports do not indicate whether or not an arrest was made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    Fort Lupton

    Jan. 10

    Disturbance, 1001 Mountview Ave.

    Suspicious vehicle, 203 S. Harrison Ave.

     

    Jan. 9

    Traffic accident hit-and-run, 1336 Third St.

    Traffic accident hit-and-run, 942 McKinley Ave.

    Suspicious person, 1115 First St.

  • Lochbuie mom gets 60 days of jail in child abuse case

    A Lochbuie mom who was videotaped repeatedly hitting her 2-year-old son and yelling “I’m going to kill you,” and "You're going to die," has been sentenced to 60 days of jail time and five years of probation.

  • Phone scammers impersonate sheriff deputies

    Weld County sheriff’s deputies recently received multiple complaints from across the county about people claiming to be calling from the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.

    Callers say they have arrest warrants for the people they’re calling and ask for personal information.

    They may ask for gift cards or credit card numbers as forms of payment. However, the sheriff’s office said it is has never been its policy to resolve arrest warrants over the phone.

  • Fort Lupton, Frederick police report Dec. 19 to 26

    Reports reflect calls to the Fort Lupton and Frederick police departments. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

    Dec. 26

    Burglary, 220 Park Ave.

    Missing adult, 1300 Dexter St.

    Dec. 25

    Shots fired, 830 Broadway Ave.

    Burglary alarm, 322 Denver Ave.

    Dec. 24

    Unwanted party, 1232 Denver Ave.

  • Police: RV worker stole nearly $900,000

    The former sales manager at Transwest RV dealership in Frederick was arrested recently as part of an 11-count indictment brought against him.

    Jeffrey T. Mullins, 36, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 23, and charged with theft and various tax crimes. An internal audit showed Mullin stole nearly $900,000 from his employer between 2011 and 2015 through kickbacks from buyers and sellers outside of the transactions.

  • 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.