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Courts/Crime

  • Two in custody after robbery, carjacking, chase

    COMMERCE CITY -- Commerce City police arrested two women in connection with a robbery and carjacking early Jan. 5.

     

    Police identified the pair as 22-year-old Rudi Duran and Jessica Minjarez, 25. Charges are pending. The Adams County District Attorney's Office makes the decision.

    It started near East 60th Avenue and Holly Street and ended during the morning rush hour near East 84th Avenue and Conifer Drive in unincorporated Adams County.

  • Man shot in 85th Place home invasion

    ADAMS COUNTY — One suspect has been arrested and police continue seeking another in an Adams County shooting from last week.
        The Adams County Sheriff’s Office responded Jan. 6 to a call of a home invasion at 1201 E. 85th Place. Deputies arrived and found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital and his condition has not been updated.

  • Man charged with attempted murder of Northglenn cop

        ADAMS COUNTY  — Adams County 17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young announced Dec. 29 the filing of attempted murder charges in connection with the Dec. 19 shooting of a Northglenn police officer.

  • Commerce City officer charged in shooting

        COMMERCE CITY — Kevin Lord appeared in court Monday for formal advisement of charges of attempt to influence a public servant and false reporting.
        Lord was arrested Nov. 13 after claiming he had been shot at by a suspect in the 9700 block of Peoria Street Nov. 8.
        He is charged with one count of attempt to influence a public servant and one count of false reporting to authorities.

  • Aurora man charged in death of his father

        WESTMINSTER — District Attorney Dave Young, of the 17th Judicial District, announced last week that Jason Paul Beamer has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father, Robert Beamer.
        Westminster police responding to a 911 call on Nov. 17 found Robert Beamer, 68, beaten and covered in blood at 7250 Newton Street. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital and later died of his injuries.

  • Mother charged in death of infant daughter

        THORNTON — District Attorney Dave Young, of the 17th Judicial District, announced last week the filing of charges against Marliese Marie Schreiber in the death of her 6-week-old daughter.
        The charges allege that infant Nessa Muniz drowned in a bathtub Nov. 22, at the family residence at 10521 Ashfield St., in Thornton.

  • Brighton man arrested in hit-and-run case

    BRIGHTON — Brighton police last week arrested Steven Kemp, 44, of Brighton, in connection with a Nov. 9 hit-and-run crash that took the life of another Brighton man.

  • Commerce City police arrest officer for false reporting

    The Commerce City police officer who reported he was shot made up the story, according to police.

    Kevin Lord, an eight-year veteran of the department, was arrested Nov. 13. Details were sketchy late that night. He could face charges of false reporting and attempting to influence a public servant. It's up to the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office to file the charges. Lord bonded out of jail early Nov. 14, according to reports.

    Details on what led to the arrest were not released.

  • Sheriff seeking assistance in homicide case

        COMMERCE CITY — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a homicide Halloween night at 7399 Krameria St., in Commerce City.            

  • Reported police impersonator sought

         COMMERCE CITY — The police department were contacted last week regarding a potential police impersonator near the Belle Creek neighborhood. 
        At about 10 a.m. Nov. 4, an adult female victim, the alleged victim, was approached by a male driving a white SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer, while she was walking in the 10600 block of Belle Creek Boulevard.