March 16, 2018 — Two semi-truck drivers heading from Illinois to California made it to just outside Parachute before a stun gun and felony charges ended their road trip. At 6 a.m. on March 14, officers approached a semi-truck pulled over on Interstate 70 near mile marker 72 after
March 15, 2018 — A judge in Glenwood Springs on Wednesday held another closed hearing for the teenager accused in the January shooting death of a dog on private property near Carbondale. “I certainly appreciate the public interest in this matter,” said Garfield County Judge Paul Metzger before ordering
March 15, 2018 — An approximate three-month investigation by the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office ended this week with two more arrests at a residence located near a school in Battlement Mesa that was searched and identified as a source of narcotics and gang activity, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
March 1, 2018 — A search warrant carried out by local and federal law enforcement officials at a home in north Rifle Thursday resulted in a small cache of drugs being confiscated. Arrests are pending, as the case is still under investigation, according to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.
February 15, 2018 — EAGLE — Martin Arroyo lived in a storage unit when he left hundreds of profane and threatening voicemails and texts on a Roaring Fork Valley woman's phone. A jury took between 12 and 14 minutes to send him to another type of storage unit, state
February 13, 2018 — A former Silt police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 45 days in the Garfield County Jail and five years supervised probation after pleading guilty in December to felony insurance fraud. Ex-police Col. Michael Taylor, 49, will not go to prison, however, receiving a suspended five-year
February 13, 2018 — The discovery of several duct tape-wrapped bottles in the Roaring Fork River near Basalt suspected in the manufacturing of methamphetamine has prompted a tri-county warning from law enforcement officials. “Over the past week, residents of Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties have encountered an influx of
February 10, 2018 — A former Jackson, Wyoming man who threatened to blow up at least four Jackson establishments during the week of Jan. 23 made several more bomb threats Tuesday night, including in Garfield County, Colorado, police said. Kreighton Kilgore, 33, called the Garfield County Sheriff's Office and
February 9, 2018 — Rifle police officers were dispatched to Super Wash, a car wash business, on Monday after it was reportedly broken into the night before. An employee of the Super Wash said the nighttime employee locked up around 9:30 p.m. the night before. Between then and when
February 5, 2018 — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An El Paso County sheriff's deputy was shot and killed on Monday, the third officer to be gunned down in the line of duty in the state in the past five weeks. Deputy Micah Flick, 34, was killed while investigating
February 1, 2018 — Judge Denise Lynch has rejected a defense motion for the judge to disqualify herself in the felony embezzlement case of a Silt family. Attorneys in the cases of Charles "Zane" Farris and his wife Charla Farris filed a joint motion asking Lynch to disqualify herself,
January 31, 2018 — The Colorado Violent Offender Task Force, along with Mesa County and the Grand Junction SWAT team, apprehended a 40-year-old man in DeBeque on Wednesday. Rodney Clark Price was a fugitive wanted on federal firearm violations and on active felony warrant from Mesa and Garfield counties.
January 23, 2018 — A Garfield County jail inmate who had been released in error late Monday night was re-arrested and returned to jail about six hours later. On Monday at approximately 11 p.m., Armando Jose Mayo, 19, escaped through a release error by committing identity theft/criminal impersonation, according
January 18, 2018 — A former Pitkin County deputy, charged and terminated last year after being found intoxicated on duty, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor prohibited use of a weapon and received an 18-month deferred judgment on Thursday. Through his attorney, 62-year-old George Kremer pleaded guilty to prohibited use of
January 16, 2018 — Garfield County sheriff's deputies arrested a 40-year-old woman who reportedly attempted to set fire to her house Sunday night while her husband and two sons were still inside. The fire was contained to a relatively small area and extinguished quickly, but her husband sustained second-,
January 12, 2018 — A judge sentenced Delbert Willeford to 20 years in prison Thursday afternoon, following his guilty plea in a 2015 stabbing and robbery at a No Name rest stop. Prosecutors say that Willeford went on a multi-state crime spree, which peaked in violence when he robbed
January 11, 2018 — A jury found 20-year-old Benjamin Weeks guilty on all four felony counts in his aggravated robbery trial Thursday. Thursday was the seventh day of trial, when the jury deliberated for about five hours before returning guilty verdicts on two felony counts of aggravated robbery and
January 11, 2018 — Garfield County authorities are seeking the identity of a man who was believed to have stolen credit cards from a parked car at the Grizzly Creek rest area on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon, and then went on a local shopping spree. The vehicle burglary
January 10, 2018 — In the aggravated robbery case against 20-year-old Benjamin Weeks, the prosecution rested its case, and the defense declined to present any additional evidence Wednesday afternoon. Weeks, who is accused of robbing a Carbondale convenience store at gunpoint alongside his cousin in February 2017, also declined
January 10, 2018 — A felony drunken driving case against a Rifle man stemming from a Dec. 29 double fatality on the private Puma Paw Ranch Road north of Rifle has been continued until next month. Cody Christopher, 40, was in Garfield District Court Wednesday for further advisement of