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Forest Service destroys illegal marijuana growing operation near Ruedi Reservoir (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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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Former Breckenridge Film Festival director gets 5-year sentence in theft case (17)

August 11, 2014 — 

Dawna Foxx, the former executive director of the Breckenridge Festival of Film, was sentenced Monday, Aug. 11, to five years in prison. Dawna Foxx, 67, pleaded guilty in June in …

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Summit County police blotter: Man taken into custody after punching woman, pulling a knife on campers (18)

August 10, 2014 — 

A local man was taken into custody last week after punching a woman and pulling a knife on one of her male friends. Frisco police officers and Summit County sheriff’s …

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Frisco homicide case could end soon with plea deal (19)

July 28, 2014 — 

A deal is pending for Charles Lee Sattler, the suspect in the April death of local chef Blake Bostic at the Snowshoe Motel in Frisco. Deputy district attorney Rusty Prindle …

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Breckenridge near-drowning case delayed for court to consider ‘no contest’ plea (20)

July 28, 2014 — 

Bianca Krakofsky, the suspect in the near drowning of a child case in Breckenridge, was scheduled for sentencing Monday, July 28, but district judge Karen Romeo delayed handing down a …

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