• Theft suspect under arrest

    Police arrested a theft suspect inside a Commerce City Walmart store late July 26, and there's a chance the juvenile may be involved in other crimes as well.

    The incident began with a reported theft in the 2300 block of East 46th Avenue in Denver around 6:30 p.m. Denver Police Department spokesman Doug Schepman said an officer near East 52nd Avenue and Cook Street spotted a car and a person who matched a description from the scene. 

  • Ex-Commerce City officer makes court appearance



    By Vicky Gits

     Special to MetroWest Newspapers

  • Officials decline to discuss Denver metro area marijuana raids

    Officials are not discussing the details of raids on marijuana-growing operations around the Denver metro area April 14, including one in Brighton.

  • Commerce City Police report April 11-18

    April 18

    Driving under the influence of alcohol, 3200 block of Interstate 270, eastbound

    April 17

    First-degree criminal trespass, theft from a vehicle – 14700 E. 104th Ave.

    Aggravated motor vehicle theft – 5501 E. 65th Way

    Second-degree burglary – 6401 Monroe St.

    Eluding a police officer – 5400 Vasquez Blvd.

    Domestic violence – 6472 E. 66th Place

  • Commerce City Police report April 25-May 1

    May 1

    Aggravated motor vehicle theft – 5677 Olive St.

    Aggravated motor vehicle theft – East 48th Avenue/Quebec Street

    Domestic violence – 5460 E. 60th Ave.

    Domestic violence – 7160 Poplar St.

    Missing person – 5944 Oneida St.

    Theft – 5885 Poplar St.

    Third-degree assault – 6545 Olive St.

    April 30

  • Child abuse video goes viral

    LOCHBUIE – The Weld County District Attorney’s office plans to charge a 27-year-old woman with three counts of child abuse after she allegedly abused her young son in a video that has gone viral on YouTube.

    Judge Dana Nichols advised Katrina Flores Kennedy of her rights and set her bond at $3,000 in the Weld County Courthouse Thursday, May 19. The judge issued a mandatory protection order, stating that Kennedy is not to have contact with the victim or anyone under the age of 18.

  • Commerce City Police Report for Sept. 8 to 14

    Commerce City Police Report for Sept. 8 to 14

    Reports reflect calls to the Commerce City Police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed.

    Sept. 14

    Identify theft, 5990 Dahlia St.

    Illegal discharge of a firearm, 8040 Rosemary St.

    Second-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft, 7887 E. 60th Ave.

    Second-degree burglary, 5671 Olive St.

  • Residents give mixed reviews to police

    By Zac Taylor

    Special to MetroWest Newspapers

    Residents had mixed opinions about police department turnover and other issues at a public forum Sept. 14 at Adams City High School.

    U.S. Department of Justice officials hosted the forum - the second in two days - to kick off a program run by the federal Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS.

  • Suspect charged with first-degree murder

    Anthony Dennis Grayson, 42, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Alejandro Alvear, 49 at a Family Dollar store on Sept. 1, according to a statement from District Attorney Dave Young's office.

  • Pokemon Go is not a police exercise

    Pokemon Go probably is not the best police training exercise.

    Two Commerce City police officers learned that the hard way, after a supervisor found out that they had led training recruits on Pokemon Go expeditions.

    The officers are longer training recruits, although they're still employed by the city, said Julia Emko, a city spokeswoman.