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Safe2Tell reports 23% increase in tips this school year

February 27, 2020

Colorado’s anonymous tip line for parents and students continues to grow, according to state officials. Earlier this month, Safe2Tell released its midyear report, which shows that the hotline has received more than 13,600 tips this...

Child sex predator sentenced to 8 years in prison

February 20, 2020

BRECKENRIDGE — Cesar Astorga-Moreno, 54, was sentenced to eight years in prison on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child during a hearing Thursday morning at the Summit County Justice Center. Astorga-Moreno appeared in...

Summit Fire & EMS names Travis Davis as new chief

February 18, 2020

DILLON — Summit Fire & EMS announced that Deputy Chief Travis Davis will take over as the department’s new chief in July. In October, Summit Fire Chief Jeff Berino announced that he would be retiring...

Final two suspects in Summit County rooster case plead guilty

February 10, 2020

BRECKENRIDGE — Another pair of out-of-towners responsible for illegally transporting roosters through Summit County pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges during separate hearings Monday at the Summit County Justice Center. Cody Smith of Kentucky and Austin...

Breckenridge police seek help finding suspect in hit-and-run

February 10, 2020

The Breckenridge Police Department is seeking community assistance in identifying the perpetrator of a hit-and-run Sunday morning. At about 2 a.m. Feb. 9, officers responded to a motor vehicle vs. pedestrian hit-and-run near the intersection...