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Courts/Crime

  • Fire Calls

    Jan. 16
    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call at 12:19 a.m. in the area of Weld County Road 18 and U.S. Highway 85. One individual was transported to North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.
    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call at 11:22 a.m. in the 16000 block of Weld County Road 22. It is unknown if medical transport was needed.

    Jan. 17

  • Fire Calls

    Jan. 6
    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call for a fall victim at 11:06 a.m. in the 300 block of McKinley Avenue. The individual was transported to Platte Valley Medical Center.

    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call at 10:32 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lantern Drive. One individual was transported to Platte Valley Medical Center.

    Jan. 7

  • Major crime, crime rate drop in Weld County in 2010

    GREELEY – The numbers are in for 2010, and they show a slight decrease in major crime (forcible rape, murder, aggravated assault) in Weld County.
        Overall, crime rates dropped for the sixth straight year, according to Weld County Sheriff John B. Cooke.

  • Fort Lupton mom charged in child's death

    GREELEY – A Fort Lupton mother told detectives she left her 13-month-old son in a bathtub because she “didn’t want him to be known as a mama’s boy.”
        Her son, Joseph Johnson, drowned Sept. 20.

  • Bond reduction denied for driver in double fatal

    GREELEY -- A Weld County judge denied a request Jan. 4 to reduce bond for the driver accused of causing an accident that killed two people west of Fort Lupton in early November.

     

    As a result, Steven Ryan remained in the Weld County Jail on a $75,000 bond. His next court appearance is for a disposition hearing at 9 a.m., Feb. 11.

  • Johns draws lengthy prison sentence for pharmacy robbery

    GREELEY -- Kyle Johns will spend the next 16 years in prison for robbing Dale's Pharmacy in Fort Lupton nine months ago.

    A Weld County judge handed down a 12-year sentence in the Department of Corrections for robbery and attempted aggravated robbery and a concurrent four-year sentence for a marijuana charge and possession of a dangerous weapons charge from La Salle.

  • Norton convicted in Keenesburg crime spree

                GREELEY – It took a Weld County jury less than three hours to convict a Keenesburg man of 13 counts in connection with a standoff with county SWAT deputies almost 18 months ago.

  • Fire Calls

    Dec. 6
    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call at 6:24 p.m. in the 14000 block of Weld County Road 16. One individual was transported by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Aurora.

    Firefighters responded to a report of a smoke alarm at 8:17 p.m. in the 15000 block of state Highway 52. Firefighters found a fire, which was extinguished. An investigation was conducted.

    Dec. 7

  • Fire Calls

    Nov. 27
    Firefighters responded to a report of a weed fire at 2:55 p.m. in the 9000 block of state Highway 52. The fire was extinguished.

    Nov. 28
    Firefighters responded to a report of a controlled burn out of control at noon in the area of Weld County Roads 23 and 8. They searched but were unable to locate a fire.

    Firefighters responded to a medical assist call at 12:26 p.m. in the 1000 block of Ninth Street. Paramedics handled the call.

  • Local robbery suspect pleads guilty in Brighton pharmacy heist

    BRIGHTON -- The man accused of robbing Beattie's Pharmacy in downtown Brighton last spring is to be sentenced for that crime at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 20.

    Kyle Johns plead guilty to aggravated robbery Dec. 3. His sentencing is set to begin at 8:30 a.m.