Crime/Police

Early morning break-in at Torchy’s Tacos in Greenwood Village leads to arrest

According to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, crime in Colorado has been decreasing for the past two years, and it is also true nationwide, but that didn’t stop someone from breaking into Torchy’s Tacos in Greenwood Village early in the morning on June 17. GV Police received a call of a burglary (break-in with intent …

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Supporters of Israel and local CU Regent outnumber masked protesters who demand university cuts all ties to the Jewish state

When the word spread through the community that protesters from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) planned to stage a protest in front of the home of CU Regent Ilana Spiegel to support the Palestinians, it got the attention of many people, including Senior Rabbi Richard Rheins of Temple Sinai Denver, community leader and South …

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Murderer of “Supermom” Tracy Lechner will die in prison

On April 22, four days after a jury convicted David Lechner of first-degree murder after deliberation, attempted second-degree murder, and prohibited use of a stun gun, following four hours of deliberations, Arapahoe County District Court Judge Jacob Edson sentenced Lechner to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Bond in the case had been …

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Deceased person found in Greenwood Village near high school

Greenwood Village Police Department has reported that in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 27, they responded to a deceased person “in the area of East Union Avenue just east of South Yosemite Street. The area is adjacent to Cherry Creek High School; however, the incident does not appear to be school-related. The initial …

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Police Foundations for Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village, and Aurora deserve your support

A disturbing report appeared late last week about an Arizona telemarketing firm that reportedly kept $2.08 million out of $2.86 million it raised through telephone solicitations on behalf of and with the permission of an organization that calls itself the Aurora Police Association Charitable Foundation (APACF).  APACF’s website lists no names of officers, directors, or …

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Cherry Creek School District sued for failing to protect student after sexual assault by football player

A female student who attended Cherry Creek High School (CCHS) in Greenwood Village until she transferred to another school filed suit against the Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) on March 13 for, “failing to investigate and protect her from a hostile environment at school after she reported being sexually assaulted by a football player,” who …

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In Greenwood Village, revenue is up and crime is down

According to the monthly city manager’s report for the City of Greenwood Village, year-to-date general fund revenues for the first nine months of 2023 were $40,445,327, or 9% above what was budgeted for that period.  General Fund expenditures through September 30, 2023 were $37,442,527, or 2% below the amount that had been budgeted for the …

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