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Teen charged in November car accident that killed Broomfield High student



Megan Quinn 12/15/2014 A 17-year-old boy has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death of Chad Britton, a Broomfield High School student who was killed on a street next to the school in November.

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Deputy Gunnison county attorney Trezise formally charged



Mark Reaman 12/10/2014 Deputy Gunnison county attorney Art Trezise was formally charged in Gunnison County Court this week with four counts related to an accusation that he tipped off a former client last spring about a search warrant.

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Most drug charges go away



JON POMPIA 12/05/2014 TRINIDAD - A December 2013 drug sweep in Trinidad and Raton, N.M., that resulted in some 40 arrests was one of the largest in scope in that region. In the end, though, nearly every one of those arrested on felony drug charges saw their cases dismissed by either the district attorney or the court.

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Local law enforcement makes meth, heroin drug bust



Janelle O'Dea 11/20/2014 On Nov. 15, the All Crimes Enforcement Team (ACET), Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and K-9 deputy “Kiilo” worked together to arrest two individuals suspected of possessing, manufacturing and distributing meth and heroin.

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JeffCo theft ring used stolen money for meth habits



Ryan Haarer 11/19/2014 JEFFERSON COUNTY - An identity theft ring has been broken up with the indictment of five people accused of stealing several mailboxes and then creating fraudulent checks and fake identifications with the personal information inside.

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Trinidad/Raton police sting nets drug ring



01/02/2014 TRINIDAD - A drug bust of 29 suspects last Thursday, coordinated between Trinidad and Raton police, has crime officers still searching for 11 more alleged to be involved in the criminal network. Charges involve possession of a number of controlled substances.

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Littleton man, Darin Ninneman, gets 32 years for stabbing mother to death while high on meth



Alan Gathright 10/30/2014 CENTENNIAL - A Littleton man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for stabbing his mother to death while high on methamphetamine. Arapahoe County District Judge Gerald J. Rafferty sentenced 33-year-old Darin Allen Ninneman to state prison on Thursday after the defendant pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Aug. 7. District Attorney George Brauchler said the meth-fueled murder "highlights yet another danger of drugs in our community."

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Pot opponents unsurprised by donations



JEFF TUCKER 11/01/2014 News that Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace has received the lion’s share of marijuana campaign contributions in Pueblo came as little surprise to county residents who’ve spoken out against the proliferation of new retail pot stores in Pueblo County.

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