Recent Stories in Crime

Silverthorne gas station robbed, police search for suspect (1)

July 31, 2015 — 

Silverthorne police responded to an armed robbery at a Kum & Go on Highway 9 at 5:18 a.m. on Friday. A clerk called police, reporting a masked man entered the …

Read more »

Homes evacuated after car crash creates gas leak in Silverthorne neighborhood (2)

July 30, 2015 — 

Nearly a dozen houses were evacuated Wednesday night when a pickup truck crashed into a building, rupturing a gas line. Silverthorne police responded when the truck swerved off of Rainbow …

Read more »

Summit County murder-suicide autopsy report released in July (3)

July 29, 2015 — 

The Summit County Corner’s Office released an autopsy report this month following a murder-suicide case that took place in February of this year. The case is the first reported murder-suicide …

Read more »

Summit County Police Blotter: Bottle rockets, baseball bats and bad driving (4)

July 28, 2015 — 

July 23The Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a car weaving between lanes. The driver was charged with a DUI when the BAC exceeded .08.July 22Breckenridge police responded …

Read more »

Witness shares events leading up to Summit County machete attack (5)

July 27, 2015 — 

In a pretrial conference on Monday, the prosecution and the defense examined a witness leading up to the trial of Tyrus Vanmatre, a 20-year old man charged with second-degree attempted …

Read more »

Summit County law enforcement receive grant to help cover DUI shifts (6)

July 22, 2015 — 

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the four police departments all received grants this month to aid with DUI enforcement. Dillon police received $35,000 from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s …

Read more »

Summit County police blotter: BB guns, bitten noses and broken windows (7)

July 21, 2015 — 

July 20• Police cited an individual with trespassing after they were found sleeping in a bathroom at the Riverwalk Center.• Breckenridge police investigated reports of a stolen purse from a …

Read more »

Leadville woman charged with first-degree murder after hitting boyfriend with car (8)

July 17, 2015 — 

A Leadville woman accused of running over her boyfriend on July 8 was charged with first-degree murder on Thursday. Fifty-four-year-old Marie Day faces charges of first-degree murder, a class one …

Read more »

Honda Accords targeted in couple’s Colorado car-theft spree (9)

July 16, 2015 — 

Colorado Springs police detained a 27-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman from Kansas, following a series of car thefts that stretched between the Front Range and Summit County. Around 5:30 …

Read more »

Colorado crime report shows decrease in statewide, countywide offenses (10)

July 15, 2015 — 

A report released in July by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation showed a slight decrease in crime across the state last year. Statistics specific to Summit County followed a similar …

Read more »

Counterfeit money used at Silverthorne Outlets results in two years probation (11)

July 14, 2015 — 

After pleading guilty to charges of forgery and theft last May, a 29-year-old Denver man was sentenced to two years of probation and 10 days in jail for forgery, a …

Read more »

Breckenridge man sentenced to 48 years prison for attempted murder (12)

July 8, 2015 — 

Breckenridge resident Sky Wodraska was sentenced to 48 years in prison Tuesday morning, after pleading guilty to attempted first-degree murder after deliberation, first-degree assault with a deadly weapon and second-degree …

Read more »

Park County Coroner seeks to identify skeletal remains (13)

July 7, 2015 — 

The Park County Coroner’s Office has yet to put a name to skeletal remains found a year ago near Tarryall Reservoir. After conducting DNA tests and dental exams — but …

Read more »

Silverthorne man accused of embezzling from HOA for second time (14)

July 6, 2015 — 

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Silverthorne man, charged for the second time for embezzling from a local homeowners association. Robert Polich, 63, was arrested on Tuesday, June 30, …

Read more »

National Transportation Safety Board to lead investigation of fatal Flight for Life crash near Frisco (15)

July 4, 2015 — 

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that they would take over the investigation of a fatal helicopter crash near Frisco, leaving one dead and two injured. Jennifer Rodi, senior …

Read more »

Colorado bill prevents use of jail mug shots for extortion (16)

July 1, 2015 — 

Individuals requesting copies of mug shots from police must sign a statement annually, ensuring that they will not require a fee to take the photos down, according to a Colorado …

Read more »

Summit County court sets September date for Sattler retrial (17)

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 …

Read more »

Breckenridge man pleads guilty to attempted murder of 14-year-old girl (18)

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 …

Read more »

Hung jury ends Frisco murder trial with no verdict (19)

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 …

Read more »

Frisco murder trial: Jury still deadlocked in Sattler case (20)

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. …

Read more »
View 20 More Stories in Crime »
Back to Top