Crime/Police

Arapahoe Sheriff & Coroner invites public to open house and free pancake breakfast

Take a peek inside the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Facility, climb into a SWAT vehicle and try on SWAT gear, watch a police helicopter land, see our K-9s in action, watch a vehicle extrication, pet our mounted unit horses and even try out ‘maggot art.’ Plus, take a tour of our 911 dispatch …

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Littleton man dies tragically on Greenwood Village street

BY FREDA MIKLINSTAFF WRITER At about 11:30 a.m. on July 5, police received an emergency call from a home in Centennial about a domestic violence incident. Per the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), a female at that location “was transported to a hospital where she was treated.” The man involved in the incident, later identified …

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Aurora teen sentenced in vape juice killing in Centennial

SUBMITTED BY Vikki MigoyaOffice of District Attorney The teenager who orchestrated a vape juice robbery that led to the death of a Centennial teen was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. Arapahoe County District Court Judge Ben Leutwyler sentenced Kenneth Gallegos, 19, of Aurora, for his role …

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DA Kellner talks about crime and the trial backlog in Arapahoe County

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER In an address to the Arapahoe County Republican Breakfast Club at Maggiano’s DTC on June 2, John Kellner, 18th Judicial District Attorney, painted a stark picture of his office’s efforts to control rising crime while reducing the backlog of criminal cases awaiting trial due to the courts being mostly …

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21 CHINESE NATIONALS indicted in large COLORADO money-laundering conspiracy

SUBMITTED BY The Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial DistrictArapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties At a news conference June 10, the District Attorney’s Office for the 18th Judicial District, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations announced the grand jury indictments of 21 people in connection with a year-long investigation into …

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