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Breckenridge man arrested in NY for gift-wrapped marijuana (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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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Idaho Springs man who represented self in court pleads guilty to assault (15)

August 26, 2014 — 

Ray Wolfe was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison after pleading guilty in Summit County District Court last week to second-degree assault causing serious bodily injury, as well as …

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Summit County police blotter: Missouri newlyweds honeymoon in the clink after camping illegally near Breckenridge (16)

August 24, 2014 — 

Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, Summit sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a possible illegal campfire near the intersection of French Gulch Road and Gold Run Gulch …

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Breckenridge near-drowning case ends with ‘no contest’ plea, deferred judgment (17)

August 22, 2014 — 

After a month of considering the options, district judge Karen Romeo accepted a plea of “no contest” from Bianca Krakofsky, the suspect in a near-drowning of a child case in …

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Silverthorne man pleads guilty to child sexual assault charges (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

A Silverthorne man pleaded guilty Thursday in Summit County District Court to amended child sexual assault charges. Francisco Fuentes Godinez, 41, was originally charged with one count each of felony …

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Summit County woman pleads guilty to felony identity theft (19)

August 12, 2014 — 

Summit County resident Jessica Christine Sebben pleaded guilty Monday, Aug. 11, to felony identity theft as part of a plea deal with the district attorney’s office. Sebben, 20, appeared on …

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Frisco homicide suspect declines offer from district attorney’s office (20)

August 11, 2014 — 

Charles Lee Sattler, the suspect in the beating death of local chef Blake Bostic, has declined a plea bargain deal from the 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Sattler, 42, appeared …

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