Crime/Police

Teenager is dead after exchange of gunshots in Aurora with former GV police officer

A report filed by the public information officer for the City of Aurora Police Department (APD) on November 25 and not updated as of press time said that an altercation over alleged careless driving led to an exchange of gunfire between an adult subsequently identified as Adam Holen, 36, who was a Greenwood Village police officer …

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Cherry Hills Village Police Foundation’s mission to is serve those who protect

Earlier this year, Mark Griffin, a former CHV city council member, announced the formation of the Cherry Hills Village Police Foundation. It is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that is entirely independent from CHV city government. Its goal is to provide “vital resources and critical support to the CHV Police Department.” Griffin said, “When I …

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20 years in prison for man who injured Sheridan police officer

SUBMITTED BY THE OFFICE OF DISTRICT ATTORNEY18TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ARAPAHOE COUNTY The driver who injured a Sheridan police officer while fleeing officers was sentenced to 20 years in prison.  Arapahoe County Court Judge Ben Leutwyler sentenced Ismael Rayos, 30, after he pleaded guilty Oct. 12 to one count of first-degree assault, threatening a peace officer, …

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Shooter of CHV police officer is sentenced to 44 years in prison

On October 11, Arapahoe County District Court Judge Eric White sentenced the 20-year-old felon (Out of respect to Officer Sack and the community, The Villager has chosen not to publicize his name.) who emptied his gun directly toward Cherry Hills Village Police Officer Cory Sack on August 20, 2018 to 44 years in prison. It …

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Help Arapahoe County put an end to domestic violence

By Nancy N. SharpeArapahoe County Commissioner, District 2  October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it’s an important time to speak up about this devastating and, unfortunately, all too common issue. We in Arapahoe County want to raise awareness about the social and personal impact domestic violence has on victims and families.  According to …

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Arapahoe County Sheriff won’t be charged in incident in GV

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On August 21, there was a dispute between patrons at Pindustry, a 54,000-square foot bar with pizza and games at 7939 E. Arapahoe Road in Greenwood Village, that resulted in police being called. When it turned out that one of the people involved in the fracas was Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler …

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King Soopers clears store at Orchard & Holly after nearby threat

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Shortly after 4:30 in the afternoon on Sunday, September 5, all shoppers and employees were told to immediately leave the store and the parking lot of the Greenwood Village King Soopers at East Orchard Road and South Holly Street. Store managers did not provide any explanation. A press release from Greenwood …

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