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Idaho Springs Woman Dies–Update: Death Ruled By Natural Causes

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, COLORADO – On October 8, 2017, at approximately 10:00 AM Clear Creek EMS and Idaho Springs PD responded to 3201 Riverside Drive, Idaho Springs, known as the “Big Horn Apartments”, to a call of an unresponsive female. It was determined that the female, Christina Santana Mendez, a 28 year old resident, had […]

Summit Stalker of Pregnant Woman Sentenced to Prison

BRECKENRIDGE, CO – Justin King, 26, was sentenced Sept. 7 to nine years in the Colorado Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to Felony Stalking of a Summit County woman after a protection order had issued, prohibiting him from contacting her. Defendant King had also violated a November 2015 deferred sentence for Stalking, which weighed […]

Last of Four Defendants in 2015 Gypsum Shooting of Good Samaritan Sentenced to Two Years

EAGLE, COLORADO – Mateo Serna-Gutierrez, 24, was sentenced today for his participation in the 2015 armed robbery in Gypsum which resulted in a Good Samaritan being shot three times. Serna-Gutierrez pled guilty on January 23rd of this year to a misdemeanor count of Aiding Escape (M1). He then failed to appear at the sentencing for […]

Murderer is Sentenced to 36 Years in Unprovoked Leadville Bar Stabbing

Leadville, Colo. – Matthew James Haley, 30, was sentenced today for the 2nd Degree Murder of Jordan Gausman, 31, in a fatal stabbing outside the Silver Dollar Saloon in Leadville on May 2, 2016. The Honorable Judge Mark Thompson sentenced Defendant Haley to 36 years in the Department of Corrections, after his guilty plea to […]

Summit County Man Sentenced to Two Years in Connection with Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

BRECKENRIDGE, COLO. – William Walker Lancaster, 28, formerly of Frisco, was sentenced yesterday to two years in Colorado Community Corrections. The defendant had been convicted on May 5, 2017 upon two charges: Possessing a Controlled Substance (Class 4 Drug Felony), and Unlawful Use of a Controlled Substance (Class 2 Drug Misdemeanor). Lancaster was the roommate […]