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Courts/Crime

  • Fort Lupton shooting under investigation

    A man is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a Saturday, Feb. 18, shooting near Fort Lupton.

    The victim was shot while he was riding an ATV in the 11000 block of Weld County Road 18, according to Weld County sheriff's deputies. His name was not released. He went to North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley to be treated for a shoulder injury.

  • Fort Lupton man arrested in connection with child prostitute

    Police have charged Benjamin Allen Holtry, 32, of Fort Lupton, with patronizing a child prostitute in Brighton.

    Holtry posted an ad on CraigsList, and a resident mentioned it to Brighton police, according to a police statement on Sunday, Feb. 19. Police detectives posed as the stepfather of a fictitious underage female and conversed with Holtry through emails and text messages for several days.

  • Former Firestone resident charged with voter fraud

    A former Firestone resident and former state GOP chair was at the Weld County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 21 to hear charges of voter fraud and forgery being brought against him, according to spokesman Tyler Hill.

  • Fort Lupton police report Feb. 23 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.

    Feb. 26

    Menacing, 14th Street and U.S. Highway 85 northbound

    Feb. 25

    Hit and run accident, U Pump It gas station at 105 First St.

  • Fort Lupton police blotter Jan. 6 to 12

    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.

    Fort Lupton

    Jan. 12

    Suspicious vehicle, 315 Mountain View Ave.

    Unwanted person, 1325 Factory Circle

    Unwanted person, 65 S. Grand Ave.

    Vandalism, 3956 Weld County Road 27

  • Fort Lupton, Frederick police reports Jan. 30 to Feb. 5

    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.

     

    Fort Lupton

    Feb. 5

    Vandalism, 1337 Third St. 

     

    Feb. 4

    Loud music complaint, South McKinley Avenue at Lone Pine Street

    Barking dog, 1347 Third St.

    Suspicious activity, 289 Bighorn Terrace

     

    Feb. 3

  • Deputies seek person of interest in area burglary

                GREELEY – Weld County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 20-year-old man who may have been involved in a burglary north of Aristocrat Ranchettes in Fort Lupton.

                Deputies identified the man as Jonathan Michael Johnson. He’s been named on a nationwide arrest warrant, too.

  • Weld County burglary suspects at large

    Weld County sheriff’s deputies are seeking two burglars who broke into a home near Fort Lupton on Friday, Jan. 27, in the 9000 block of Weld County Road 22.

    The masked burglars stole several items from the home, according to surveillance camera footage given to the sheriff’s office.

    Jonathan Michael Johnson, 20, is believed to be one of the men caught on the surveillance camera, the sheriff’s office said.

  • Suspect arrested after high-speed chase

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested Corey Fields, 19, in connection with two drug warrants after a high-speed chase near Fort Lupton in the wee hours of Friday, Jan. 27.

    A sheriff’s deputy saw a black Camaro traveling south on Weld County Road 19 near Weld County Road 28 at speeds over 130 miles per hour around 12:45 a.m. Deputies found a man pinned inside the crashed car near Weld County Road 23 and Weld County Road 18 about 10 minutes later. They were told that Fields, the driver, had fled on foot.

  • Fort Lupton and Frederick Police Blotter Jan.15 - Jan. 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 these reports.

     

    Fort Lupton

    Jan. 22

    Missing child, 311 First St.

    Disturbance, 311 First St.

     

    Jan. 21

    Menacing, 711 Denver Ave.

    Shots fired, 151 Roland Ave.

     

    Jan. 20

    Shots fired, 6767 U.S. Highway 85