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Courts/Crime

  • Police report Aug. 5 to Aug. 12

     

    Here are the police reports for Aug. 5 to Aug. 12 to the Fort Lupton Police Department. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

    Aug. 5

    Avery Davis, 23, of Rifle, was taken into custody in the 200 block of Second Street. He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, driving while his license was revoked and unlawful use of controlled substance.

  • Arrest made in the death of Fort Lupton couple

    The Weld County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Roberts, 53, as a suspect in the deaths of Deborah Lynn Vallejos 59, and Ruben Alfred Vallejos, 65 of Fort Lupton. 

    Deputies went to the couple’s resident in the 11000 block of Weld County Road 6 for a welfare check, according to a statement, and discovered the two bodies.

  • Police blotter March 8

    This is a summary of reports to the Fort Lupton Police Department from March 2 to March 8. 

    March 2

  • Three in jail after chase near Fort Lupton

    Three people are in jail and could face a bevy of charges after a chase through Weld County Dec. 14.

    Weld County sheriff's deputies identified the suspects as 35-year-old Jonathan Humphrey, 22-year-old Katrina Doig and 22-year-old Brittany Chandler. All three were at the Weld County Jail as of Dec. 16.

  • Police blotter Dec. 12

     


    Reports reflect calls from  Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 to the Fort Lupton police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    Dec. 1

    Richard Ferguson, 38, of Frederick, was contacted after a traffic accident and was issued a summons for careless driving. 

     

    Dec. 2

  • Police looking for stolen debit card

     Fort Lupton police are looking for two people who may be using someone else's debit card.

    Chief John Pryor said a local resident told them she learned someone was using the card at various locations in the area. Police provided a picture of two people using the card at an ATM.

    If you know something, call 303-857-4011.

  • Auto parts theft alert on GMC and Chevy late model pick ups

    Fort Lupton Police Department has issued an auto parts theft warning in the city and residential areas during the month of October.  Late models 2017 and 2018 GMC and Chevy trucks, the thieves can reach the hood release and are taking the hood and front-end parts off the vehicles. The thefts were taking place at business storage yards, but latest thefts are in an open area on South Fulton, near the High School. 

  • Local gestures of kindness wind up helping out tire-slashing victims

    By Belen Ward

    Staff Writer

  • New phishing scam taking aim at Social Security recipients

     By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

  • Four cars missing from local lot

    Weld County sheriff's deputies are searching for four vehicles that were stolen from Berkenkotter Motors Sept. 13.

    The business is on Weld County Road 2 1/2 near Brighton.

    Sheriff's spokesman Francisco Saucedo described the five stolen cars. One was a 2015 beige Lexus IS, one was a 2006 black Lexus GX 470 (Colorado license plate VXV568) and one was a 2013 white Nissan Rogue (Colorado plate 342 UGR).

    The other cars were a 2015 grey Ford Fusion (Colorado plate KQF 583) and a 2012 blue Ford Flex.