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Summit County court sets September date for Sattler retrial (1)

June 29, 2015 — 

After a mistrial last week, the Summit County District Court looked to set a retrial for Charles Sattler at the end of September. During the two-week trial in June, a …

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Breckenridge man pleads guilty to attempted murder of 14-year-old girl (2)

June 29, 2015 — 

Breckenridge resident Sky Wodraska pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree attempted kidnapping and third-degree assault on Monday, after he was accused of breaking into and …

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Hung jury ends Frisco murder trial with no verdict (3)

June 25, 2015 — 

Deadlocked on multiple charges, a hung jury ended Charles Sattler’s trial on Thursday. The jury was unable to come to a unanimous verdict on any of the charges, including second-degree …

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Frisco murder trial: Jury still deadlocked in Sattler case (4)

June 24, 2015 — 

The jury is still out for the trial of Charles Sattler, charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault following the death of local chef Blake Bostic. Just before 6 p.m. …

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Court awaits jury decision following closing statements in Frisco murder trial (5)

June 23, 2015 — 

Charles Sattler awaits a final verdict as jury deliberation continues after Tuesday’s closing statements. The jury will decide whether he should be convicted on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree …

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Investigators seek public help in finding truck linked to Northern Colorado shootings (6)

June 23, 2015 — 

Investigators working on the shootings in northern Colorado released a photo of a pickup truck they say may have been involved.The truck’s image was released Tuesday at a news conference …

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Sattler’s friend testifies on day six of Frisco murder trial (7)

June 22, 2015 — 

The defense began day six of the trial of Charles Sattler with the testimony of his longtime friend, Charles Upchurch. Upchurch was with Sattler the morning of the incident at …

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Bystanders testify to Bostic’s death in Frisco murder case (8)

June 19, 2015 — 

Two anonymous witnesses who were at the Snowshoe Motel on April 13 and 14, 2014, testified on Friday, the fifth day of Charles Sattler’s trial. A married couple testified separately, …

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Doctors weigh in on cause of Copper chef’s death in Sattler trial (9)

June 18, 2015 — 

During a second round of witnesses on Thursday, the prosecution and the defense struggled over whether Blake Bostic’s prior health conditions should be admitted as a factor in the trial …

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Witnesses present varying accounts of Frisco murder scene (10)

June 17, 2015 — 

After a jury was selected Wednesday morning, four witnesses were brought to the stand to testify at the trial of Charles Sattler, a 43-year-old construction worker and former amateur MMA …

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Summit County District Court one day closer to finding jury for Frisco murder trial (11)

June 16, 2015 — 

The Summit County District court continues to narrow down a jury for the trial of Charles Sattler, a former semi-professional MMA fighter charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault following …

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Summit County Court begins jury selection for Frisco murder trial (12)

June 15, 2015 — 

Summit County Court officials are selecting a jury for the trial of Charles Lee Sattler, a construction worker and former semi-professional mixed martial arts fighter charged with second-degree murder. Given …

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DUI arrest affidavit alleges Dillon mayor blew over legal limit (13)

June 11, 2015 — 

An arrest affidavit released on Wednesday alleged Dillon Mayor Kevin Burns was arrested for driving under the influence over Memorial Weekend, with a breathalyzer test reading at .16 blood alcohol …

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17 arrested, 10 at large in Rifle drug case (14)

June 11, 2015 — 

With 17 arrests so far, 10 suspects remain at large in the ongoing Rifle area drug trafficking investigation that has resulted in the seizure of 10 pounds of methamphetamine, 1.5 …

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17 arrested, 10 at large in Rifle drug case (15)

June 11, 2015 — 

With 17 arrests so far, 10 suspects remain at large in the ongoing Rifle area drug trafficking investigation that has resulted in the seizure of 10 pounds of methamphetamine, 1.5 …

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Dillon Mayor Kevin Burns releases statement following DUI arrest (16)

June 10, 2015 — 

Dillon Mayor Kevin Burns released a statement on Tuesday concerning his arrest over a DUI charge over Memorial Weekend. A Summit County sheriff’s report said that Burns was arrested on …

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Summit to continue with Highway 9 Iron Springs realignment despite $5 million cost increase (17)

June 10, 2015 — 

Summit County will continue to pursue the realignment of State Highway 9 through Iron Springs, despite a $5 million increase to cost estimates. Colorado Department of Transportation officials recommended that …

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Six thefts reported in Frisco Thursday (18)

June 8, 2015 — 

Frisco police are investigating six thefts that took place in one day, between 3 p.m. Thursday, June 4, and 7 a.m., Friday, June 5. In every reported case, trespassers took …

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Summit County conducts mass casualty simulation in middle school (19)

June 3, 2015 — 

Several officers waited patiently inside Summit Middle School, the sound of their radios echoing through the hallway. One, bearing a rifle, stood just outside the entrance. The “pop” of a …

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Walkway collapse at Dillon Valley condo injures one (20)

June 3, 2015 — 

The collapse of an exterior walkway in a Dillon Valley condominium complex left one man badly injured after falling 25 feet. Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue reports that the man, who was …

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