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Courts/Crime

  • Victim ID'd in weekend shooting

    BRIGHTON -- Police released the name of the man who died after a family disturbance and double shooting early Jan. 25.

    The victim was Jay Michael Landeck, of Brighton. He was pronounced dead at the scene in the 3500 block of Hottman Street. Police department spokesman John Bradley said Landeck died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    The other victim was taken to an area hospital after the incident. Police haven't said if the two are related.

    The incident remains under investigation, according to police.

  • Hughes gets home detention, probation in embezzling case

    BRIGHTON — Former Eagle Ridge Academy executive director Bob Hughes was sentenced Jan. 8 to 60 days of home detention and 10 years of probation in Adams County District Court.

     

    Hughes pleaded guilty Sept. 18, 2013, to a charge of embezzlement of public property after originally facing an addition charge of theft.

  • Former Eagle Ridge Academy director Bob Hughes sentenced to home detention in embezzlement case

    BRIGHTON — Former Eagle Ridge Academy executive director Bob Hughes was sentenced Jan. 8 to 60 days of home detention and 10 years of probation in Adams County District Court.

    Hughes pleaded guilty Sept. 18, 2013, to a charge of embezzlement of public property after originally facing an addition charge of theft.

  • Beales due in court next month in fatal crash case

    GREELEY — A Fort Lupton man charged in connection with a crash that killed a tow-truck driver last summer is due back in court at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12.

    The Weld County District Attorney’s Office says Dana Beales’ case is up for a possible disposition. The DA charged Beales with vehicular homicide, third-degree assault of a first responder, two counts of reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

  • Brighton police seeking help in curbing vandalism at Carmichael Park

    BRIGHTON — A string of vandalism to the new restrooms at Carmichael Park have Brighon police investigators seeking help from the public.

    In a news release Tuesday, Dec. 31, department spokesman John Bradley said officers are looking into several cases of vandalism involving the restroom facilities at the park, which is located behind City Hall, including:

    — Damage to the drinking fountain pipes.

    — Rocks being torn from the exterior facade of the facility.

  • Reward offered for tips on River Walk tire slashings

        A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered by the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers for information that would lead to the arrest of the individual or individuals involved in vandalizing multiple vehicles in the parking lot of the River Walk Apartments on Oct. 29. The damage included slashed tires, broken windows and a damaged motorcycle.
        Call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP or text your message to 274637 then title DMCS and enter your message. Callers can remain anonymous.

  • Vigil pleads guilty to gun charge

    CENTENNIAL — The Commerce City woman accused of providing the gun that killed Colorado  Department of Corrections Chief Tom Clements earlier this year pleaded guilty last week.

  • Ex-Adams deputy gets five years for assault on teenager

       BRIGHTON — Former Adams County deputy sheriff David Morrow drew a five-year prison sentence for his assault on a 15-year-old boy.
        The incident happened two summers ago at a party on Welby Road. An Adams County jury convicted Morrow, 30, of second-degree assault, third-degree assault and child abuse in August. His sentence could have been 16 years, according to the Adams County District Attorney’s Office.

  • Brighton police seek help identifying Office Depot robbery suspects

    BRIGHTON — Brighton police are asking the public for help in identifying two men suspected of robbing the Prairie Center Office Depot store earlier this month.

    According to Brighton police spokesman John Bradley, two Hispanic men in their 20s went to the Office Depot, 2443 Prairie Center Parkway, on Sept. 2, and took two tablet computers. One of the men told workers he was armed during the robbery.

  • Fort Lupton man arrested in connection to string of Brighton robberies

    BRIGHTON — Brighton police announced Friday, Sept. 27, that a Fort Lupton man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with two local cases.

    Andrew Michael White, 22, was taken into custody without incident Wednesday, Sept. 25. He is suspected of taking part in a robbery at Check Into Cash, 2404 E. Bridge St., about 11 a.m. Sept. 17, and a robbery at Public Service Credit Union, 195 S. Kuner Road, about 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23.