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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 […]

Defendant Found Guilty of Careless Hunting in Unsafe Shooting

BRECKENRIDGE, COLO. – Mark R. Masker, 48, of Northglenn, Co., was found guilty after a two-day jury trial, which completed last night, Friday, May 26 in Summit County, of Hunting in a Careless Manner. He was acquitted of Failure to Locate Wounded Game. On November 12, 2015, Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Elissa Knox received […]


LEADVILLE, COLORADO – On February 27, 2017, the Office of the District Attorney opened an investigation into alleged officer misconduct occurring in Lake County on February 24, 2017 at approximately 10:00 P.M at 150 Highway 300, Leadville. (A release detailing that occurrence was disseminated and reported upon in the media, see leadville/) The District […]