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Secret Service tracking man arrested at Outlets at Silverthorne over counterfeit money (1)

January 13, 2015 — 

A Front Range resident with Virginia ties was arrested Jan. 9 and accused of trying to pass off fake $50 bills as the real deal — until Outlets at Silverthorne …

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Police respond to burglary false alarm at Frisco’s Bank of the West (2)

December 31, 2014 — 

Just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, a Bank of the West employee called for help. The Frisco bank was on lockdown and a suspicious person was somewhere in the …

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Summit County police search for couple that robbed Old Chicago restaurant (3)

December 30, 2014 — 

A couple suspected of robbing Old Chicago this weekend are still on the run. Late on Sunday evening, authorities responded to the Silverthorne restaurant after a man and a woman …

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Breckenridge police charge 24-year-old in hit-and-run that left woman seriously injured (4)

December 30, 2014 — 

A Summit County resident was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 30, in connection with a hit-and-run four days earlier. Hallie Southall Schmitt, 24, faces charges of failure to remain at the scene …

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Breckenridge investigator looking for new clues in unsolved 1982 double homicide (5)

December 23, 2014 — 

For 26 years, one Breckenridge man has studied the 1982 murders of two local women, trying to find who killed them. Charlie McCormick, a private investigator in Breckenridge since the …

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Former CEO of Summit Association of Realtors sent back to county jail (6)

December 23, 2014 — 

The former CEO of the Summit Association of Realtors is once again in the Summit County Jail. On Monday, December 22, sheriff’s deputies arrested Sue Frank on a no-bond warrant. …

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Breckenridge man arrested in NY for gift-wrapped marijuana (7)

December 18, 2014 — 

Christmas comes with handcuffs for a Summit County resident who was arrested earlier this week after Colorado marijuana was mailed to his New York hotel. David Malchow, a 28-year-old who …

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Gypsum teen pleads guilty to shooting dad (8)

December 17, 2014 — 

EAGLE — A 14-year-old Gypsum boy admitted on Tuesday that he shot his father twice in the head, killing him, and then holed up in the house for six days …

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Keystone HOA’s financial admin charged with embezzlement (9)

December 5, 2014 — 

Robert Dwight Polich, 62, the longtime financial administrator for a Keystone homeowners association, was arrested on Dec. 2 and charged with embezzling about $160,000 from the HOA. Polich, who declined …

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CEO Sue Frank accused of stealing more than $415,000 from Summit Association of Realtors (10)

December 4, 2014 — 

Sue Ann Frank, the longtime chief executive officer of the Summit Association of Realtors, was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 2, and charged with felony theft and forgery by the Dillon …

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Forest Service destroys illegal marijuana growing operation near Ruedi Reservoir (11)

October 2, 2014 — 

For the second time in a year, the U.S. Forest Service has eradicated a major illegal marijuana-growing operation on national forest lands in the Aspen area. The agency was tipped …

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Breckenridge massage therapist arrested on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact (12)

September 19, 2014 — 

On Aug. 13, Breckenridge massage therapist James A. Dickerson was arrested by local police officers on a warrant for charges of unlawful sexual contact. Dickerson was a massage therapist at …

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Breckenridge armed robbery suspect extended plea deal by district attorney (13)

September 15, 2014 — 

A deal has been extended to Kasey Hill, one of two suspects involved in an alleged 2013 armed robbery case in Breckenridge. Hill, 27, appeared on bond with attorney Monica …

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Summit County police blotter: Camper passes out on Montezuma Road, arrested for LSD possession (14)

September 14, 2014 — 

Shortly before midnight Friday, Sept. 5, Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a man sitting motionless in a lane of traffic on Montezuma Road. Deputies responded …

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Silverthorne 7-Eleven robber pleads guilty, faces minimum eight-year sentence (15)

September 12, 2014 — 

A nervous looking James Allen Ray Ross pleaded guilty Thursday in Summit County District Court to robbery charges stemming from his June arrest for sticking up the 7-Eleven/Shell gas station …

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Video: State trooper recounts being shot during Interstate 70 stop (16)

September 9, 2014 — 

State Trooper Eugene Hofacker had his gun drawn as he approached the driver of a disabled car in Glenwood Canyon on May 8, but didn't see the man's gun soon …

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Summit County police blotter: Drunk Heeney man threatens suicide (17)

September 7, 2014 — 

At about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a suicidal young man in the town of Heeney. Upon arrival, deputies spoke …

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Frisco Holiday Inn owner pleads guilty in harassment case (18)

September 5, 2014 — 

A Frisco hotel owner pleaded guilty Friday to petty offenses in Summit County Court stemming from an incident in March when he inappropriately entered the room of a female guest. …

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Dillon man pleads guilty to drug, child sexual assault charges (19)

September 2, 2014 — 

A Dillon man pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug and child sexual assault charges in Summit County District Court. Brook Randall Fritts, 31, faces 12 to 16 years in the Colorado …

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Summit County police blotter: Vail Resorts employee crashes his boss’ brand new Porsche (20)

August 31, 2014 — 

Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a multi-car crash at the Tenderfoot housing complex in Keystone, in which a Vail Resorts employee allegedly crashed a brand-new …

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