Thanks to the leadership of the Advocates of Lake County, local partners are kick-starting a domestic-violence response team (DVRT) this month. The group will evaluate domestic-violence cases, victim needs, prevention efforts and more.
The Leadville Police Department has a new set of rifle-rated body armor thanks to Shield 616 and Safeway Inc. Shield 616 is a non-profit based in Colorado Springs that provides body armor for all-day rifle protection for peace officers and first responders free of charge.
Lake County Coroner Shannon Kent was indicted by a Fifth Judicial District Grand Jury on Friday for allegedly sending his wife, Staci Kent, to respond to coroner call-outs. Shannon Kent is charged with one count of second-degree official misconduct.
Leadville local Dylan Gregg was sentenced to nine years in the Department of Corrections on Friday afternoon. Gregg pled guilty to second-degree assault in May, the result of a 2018 officer-involved shooting incident with Leadville Police Officer Eric Thorne.
Leadville local Maria Day is now facing trial in Clear Creek County. The trial, which was set to take place in Lake County District Court last week, was declared a mistrial after the court ran out of potential jurors.
The newly formed Adult Diversion Program by the 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, while not unique to Colorado, is the first of its kind in the district (including Clear Creek, Summit, Eagle and Lake counties).
Former Center Early Childhood Programs teacher Sally Glaser is headed to trial.
Glaser was arrested on April 1 for the alleged sexual assault of a four-year-old Center student. Glaser faced four charges at that time: sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust, sexual assault on a child, unlawful sexual contact, and child abuse.
Shortly after Glaser’s arrest, the Leadville Police Department re-opened a 2012 case involving Glaser and a former preschool student in which no charges were filed.
Joel Cage resigned from the Leadville Police Department earlier this month following his July 4 arrest by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO). Cage was arrested for allegedly attempting to break into his ex-wife’s house and faces charges of second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal t…
T. J. Reynolds on Friday, July 26, plead guilty to second degree assault, criminal mischief and driving under the influence. Reynolds’ plea came over a year after he was arrested alongside his older brother, Cody Reynolds, for his involvement in a shooting incident off Colo. 91 with Darrell …
Leadville local Dylan Gregg plead guilty to second degree assault in Lake County District Court last week. He faces a six- to 12-year sentence in the Department of Corrections.
Former Leadville priest Neil Hewitt is facing allegations from two men who said Hewitt molested them in the 1960s. Hewitt served as a priest at Annunciation Church in the 1960s and 1970s; he married and left the church in the 1980s.
The following individuals are listed with decisions related to charges against them by the Lake County Office of the District Attorney for the 5th Judicial District. F=felony; M=misdemeanor; PO=petty offense; TI=traffic infraction (classes A and B); level 1 is the most serious offense. Any c…
The Colorado Supreme Court recently accredited eight of Colorado’s problem-solving treatment courts for implementing outstanding evidence-based and proven practices.
The arrest of Center Early Childhood Programs teacher Sally Glaser has brought Lake County School District and its procedures surrounding staffing, student safety and cultural responsiveness into the spotlight.
A 2012 case involving Center Early Childhood Programs teacher Sally Glaser and a preschool student has been re-opened by the Leadville Police Department. No charges were filed in 2012.
Former Lake County Undersheriff Fernando Mendoza’s sentencing hearing has been rescheduled for April 26. Mendoza was convicted of attempted aggravated incest and invasion of privacy for sexual gratification in December.