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Courts/Crime

  • 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.

  • Police blotter Aug. 25

    Greeley and William Pensotti, 33, of Platteville were contacted for a disorderly disturbance.  All parties were issued a summons. 

    Jordon Martinez, 26, of Northglenn was issued a summons for damage to property and criminal mischief. 

  • Shooting kills man

    Fort Lupton police continue their investigation of an Aug. 29 shooting death.

    It happened in the 800 block of Denver Avenue about 8:30 pm. A press statement said officers found a man in his 40s who was unresponsive. The man was in a car.

    Officers tried to provide first aid, but authorities pronounced the unidentified victim dead at the scene.

    The investigation was continuing. Chief John Fryar said there was no threat to the comunity. The Weld County Coronrer's Office will release the name of the victim.

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