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Courts/Crime

  • Woman stabbed in Brighton fight

    Two women were taken to the hospital with injuries after a fight early Monday, Nov. 14, at 94 S. Mille Ave., according to the Brighton Police Department

    A 36-year-old Brighton woman was stabbed in the altercation, the Brighton Police Department said in a statement. She is expected to survive her injuries.

    Neither the victim's nor the attacker’s identity has been released, other than that both are from Brighton, police said. No charges have been filed.

  • Two in Commerce City sustain apparent stab wounds

    Two people with apparent stab wounds were taken to area hospitals from Holly Park apartments in Commerce City around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13.

    The injuries did not appear life-threatening, Commerce City Police Department officials said in a press statement. The altercation in the 5500 block of East 60th Avenue may have been related to domestic violence, police said. The two people were found leaving leaving the scene in different directions, police said.

  • Charges filed in Brighton stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    The suspect in a fatal stabbing at the Eastgate Mobile Home Park earlier this week made his first court appearance Nov. 4.

    Jason Lee Trevino, 24, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Antonio Torres. Trevino's next court appearance is for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m., Dec. 16.

  • Truck driver convicted in Commerce City shooting

    A jury has convicted a truck driver of attempted second-degree murder in a shooting at Sapp Brothers truck stop in Commerce City in October 2015.

    Byron Wayne Linton, 65, of Grand Junction, also was convicted of first-degree assault in the shooting of Keith Williams 24, of Denver, according to a press statement from the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s office.

  • Arrest made in fatal stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    Police have made an arrest in connection with a Nov. 1 stabbing at Eastgate Mobile Home Park in which a Brighton man died.

    Brighton police identified the victim as 34-year-old Antonio Torres in a press statement. Police did not release the name of the individual who is in custody. Charges are pending.

  • One in custody in Brighton after fatal stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    Police have made an arrest in connection with a Nov. 1 stabbing at Eastgate Village Mobile Home Park in which a Brighton man died.

    Brighton police identified the victim as 34-year-old Antonio Torres in a press statement. Police won't release the name of the individual who is in custody until charges are filed. Charges are pending.

  • Lochbuie woman pleads guilty to child abuse

    MetroWest Report

    The Lochbuie mom accused if abusing her 2-year-old son pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Weld County District Court.

    Katrina Kennedy-Flores, 26, faces up to 24 months in jail after pleading guilty to child abuse - knowingly or recklessly causing bodily injury, a Class 1 misdemeanor.

    She faces up to 24 months in the county jail.

  • Active-shooter training planned at former car dealership

    Brighton police officers plan to conduct a pair of active-shooter training exercises before the end of the month at the unoccupied car dealership at the northeast corner of Main Stret and Bromley Lane.

    The first is planned for 7 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12. The second is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 26. Both will be at the dealership, which is owned by the city and is scheduled for demolition.

  • Mead homicide suspect confesses to detectives

    MetroWest Report

    Ronald Budler, 49, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after sheriff’s deputies found a 51-year-old woman dead at a home in the 100 block of Hunters Cove Road in Mead on Sept. 21.

    Budler told Firestone police detectives that he shot Shawna Naimoli, 51, according to a warrantless arrest affidavit.

  • One arrested, both in hospital after Hudson stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    Weld County sheriff’s deputies arrested Johnny Cordova, 41, on suspicion of first-degree assault and attempted first-degree murder after a stabbing at a Hudson residence Sept. 25.