Serving the citizens of Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Lake Counties

Category Archives: Press Releases

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 […]

Five Year Sentence for Fentanyl Distribution Resulting in Death of Two Breckenridge Men

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO – Christopher Malcolm of Breckenridge, age 22, was sentenced today in Summit County District Court to five years to be served at State of Colorado Community Corrections for distributing $20 worth of fentanyl, a controlled substance, that resulted in the overdose deaths of his brother, Michael Malcolm, and a friend, Dylan Randall, within […]

Lakewood Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder in Leadville

LEADVILLE, COLO. – Matthew James Haley, 30, pleaded guilty today to 2nd Degree Murder of Jordan Gausman, 31, for a fatal stabbing outside the Silver Dollar Saloon in Leadville on May 2, 2016. A sentencing hearing has been set for June 28, 2017 at 8:30 A.M., in the District Court of Lake County before the […]