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Aspen DA amends charges against former Skico exec Johnson
Aspen DA amends charges against former Skico exec Johnson

May 17, 2019

Amended charges filed Friday against former Skico executive Derek Johnson slightly increase the maximum amount of prison time he faces for allegedly stealing from the company for years. Johnson, 51, and his wife, Kerri Johnson,...




Basalt motorcyclist doing 106 mph arrested
Basalt motorcyclist doing 106 mph arrested

May 14, 2019

A Basalt man ended up in jail Monday morning after police caught him doing more than 100 mph on his motorcycle in Snowmass Canyon, sources said. A Colorado State Patrol trooper clocked David Hatfield, 51,...







Driver arrested after 130 mph crash on I-70
Driver arrested after 130 mph crash on I-70

May 8, 2019

EAGLE COUNTY — A Maryland man was arrested Tuesday on several charges after crashing his vehicle near Wolcott. The man’s vehicle was recorded going 130 mph. According to a release from the Colorado State Patrol,...



Aspen Red Brick director admits theft, pays $50k
Aspen Red Brick director admits theft, pays $50k

May 6, 2019

The former director of the city of Aspen’s Red Brick Center for the Arts pleaded guilty Monday to felony theft in a plea deal with the District Attorney’s Office. As part of the deal, Angela...


Driver in fatal Missouri Heights crash may be released on $4,000 bond
Driver in fatal Missouri Heights crash may be released on $4,000 bond

May 6, 2019

Jesse Lloyd is charged with felony vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault, as well as driving under the influence and 3rd degree assault. The 18-year-old had a breath alcohol content of 0.15 after the Missouri Heights crash, which is nearly double the legal driving limit.


Crime Briefs: vehicle ditched after break-in
Crime Briefs: vehicle ditched after break-in

May 3, 2019

Police believe the suspect entered a Garfield County Sheriff's Office employee's home without permission and forced entry into the garage and the main residence through windows.


Rifle Kum & Go robbed at gunpoint by 16-year-old
Rifle Kum & Go robbed at gunpoint by 16-year-old

May 2, 2019

Two teenaged suspects were arrested Wednesday evening after a reported armed robbery at a Rifle convenience store early that morning. One the suspects video conferenced in to his arraignment hearing in Glenwood Springs from the...


Jury convicts Montgomery of murder
Jury convicts Montgomery of murder

May 2, 2019

A jury convicted Michael Montgomery of second-degree murder Wednesday for the March 2017 shooting death of Chris Gallegos in Rifle.


Montgomery testifies in his murder trial
Montgomery testifies in his murder trial

April 30, 2019

Michael Montgomery, accused of first-degree murder for shooting Chris Gallegos in March 2017, testified before the jury in his trial Tuesday, giving his story and spending much of the afternoon answering questions from prosecutors on...


Suspect in ‘bizarre’ Rifle car chase in custody
Suspect in ‘bizarre’ Rifle car chase in custody

April 29, 2019

The suspected driver of a car police say nearly injured a young girl and sped up to 80 miles per hour near a Rifle school Monday afternoon is in custody on $15,500 bond. Khalil Anderson,...



Daughters testify in Montgomery murder trial
Daughters testify in Montgomery murder trial

April 25, 2019

Two daughters of Michael Montgomery, 46, accused of first-degree murder for shooting his son-in-law March 29, 2017, testified in their father’s trial Thursday. Desirae Montgomery, 20, and Kayla Gallegos were called by the prosecution, and...