<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - crime]]> http://gazette.com/rss/crime Tue, 22 May 2018 06:45:58 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Cañon City woman, 32, dies in Fremont County jail]]> http://gazette.com/caon-city-woman-32-dies-in-fremont-county-jail/article/1626395?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/caon-city-woman-32-dies-in-fremont-county-jail/article/1626395?custom_click=rss

CAÑON CITY - Sarah Pinz, 32, died Sunday in the Fremont County jail in Cañon City, the Sheriff's Office reported Monday.

Pinz had been arrested Saturday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and criminal impersonation, both felonies, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, a petty offense, court records show.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating her death.

"No foul play is suspected," officials say, but the cause and manner of Pinz's death will be determined by an autopsy.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 06:22:12 -0600
<![CDATA[Police: Suspect shot after attacking officers near Cripple Creek]]> http://gazette.com/police-suspect-shot-after-attacking-officers-near-cripple-creek/article/1626369?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/police-suspect-shot-after-attacking-officers-near-cripple-creek/article/1626369?custom_click=rss

Three were injured after an officer-involved shooting in Cripple Creek Sunday night, reported Colorado Springs police.

At about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Teller County sheriff’s deputies and Cripple Creek police officers responded to calls concerning a suspicious person at the 1200 block of Colorado 67, police said.

As officers arrived, one adult male sped off in a vehicle, sparking a short-lived pursuit that ended with the male crashing the vehicle at mile marker 51, police said.

At least one round was shot, striking the suspect, after he “aggressively attacked” officers, police said.

The suspect, one Teller County sheriff’s deputy and one Cripple Creek police officer were transported to a local hospital, all with non-life-threatening injuries sustained during the confrontation, police said.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 06:12:30 -0600
<![CDATA[Bald eagle killed in northern Colorado; state investigating]]> http://gazette.com/bald-eagle-killed-in-northern-colorado-state-investigating/article/1626378?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/bald-eagle-killed-in-northern-colorado-state-investigating/article/1626378?custom_click=rss

PLATTEVILLE, Colo.— A protected bald eagle has been fatally shot in northern Colorado, and state wildlife officers are investigating.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Monday a landowner found the eagle dead on May 10 about 14 miles (23 kilometers) east of Platteville and 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Denver.

Bald eagles are protected under state and federal law.

An examination showed the bird the bird suffered organ damage, a broken bone and internal bleeding from a gunshot.

The landowner had seen the bird alive, sitting on the ground, a day earlier. Authorities say it probably survived for 24 to 48 hours after it was shot.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 13:52:43 -0600
<![CDATA[Collateral Impact: No one is keeping track of Colorado's black market pot]]> http://gazette.com/collateral-impact-no-one-is-keeping-track-of-colorados-black-market-pot/article/1626316?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/collateral-impact-no-one-is-keeping-track-of-colorados-black-market-pot/article/1626316?custom_click=rss

Colorado has a legislative mandate to track and regulate the state's legal marijuana industry, which various departments meticulously do through 15 reports published throughout the year.

But no state agency has oversight responsibilities for the illegal or black market, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Patricia Billinger said. The task falls to individual law enforcement agencies to keep their own records, which are not universally shared.

"Due to Colorado's home-rule organization and other factors, there simply isn't a 'real-time' statewide database of this (black market) data from the various local, state and federal law enforcement agencies that operate in Colorado," Billinger said in an email.

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Sun, 20 May 2018 18:49:39 -0600
<![CDATA[Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area]]> http://gazette.com/mugshot-monday-most-wanted-in-the-colorado-springs-area/article/1626354?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/mugshot-monday-most-wanted-in-the-colorado-springs-area/article/1626354?custom_click=rss


Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued.

Ryan Dekarske, 27, is described as a 158-pound man, 6 feet 3 inches tall, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Dekarske is being sought on suspicion of second-degree assault.

Charles Nathan Fannin, 36, is described as a 170-pound man, 6 feet 4 inches tall, with brown hair and blue eyes. Fannin is being sought on suspicion of assault, attempt to locate, failure to appear.

Gregory Freilinger, 31, is described as a 180-pound man, 6 feet 2 inches tall, with blond hair and blue eyes. Freilinger is being sought on suspicion of aggravated motor vehicle theft.

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Sun, 20 May 2018 12:22:40 -0600
<![CDATA[One killed, two injured in shooting after Georgia high school graduation, report says]]> http://gazette.com/one-killed-two-injured-in-shooting-after-georgia-high-school-graduation-report-says/article/1626266?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/one-killed-two-injured-in-shooting-after-georgia-high-school-graduation-report-says/article/1626266?custom_click=rss

JONESBORO, Ga.— Police say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting between people leaving a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

A Clayton County Police statement said "one person is now confirmed deceased" after the shooting, which followed a ceremony for graduates of the Perry Learning Center, which prepares students for careers as an alternative to traditional high schools.

The county schools' safety chief, Thomas Trawick, said people going to their cars got into an argument that led to shots being fired.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 21:04:22 -0600
<![CDATA[Bank robbed in southern Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/bank-robbed-in-southern-colorado-springs/article/1626319?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/bank-robbed-in-southern-colorado-springs/article/1626319?custom_click=rss

The bank inside a southern Colorado Springs Kings Soopers was robbed Saturday afternoon, police said.

Just after noon, a man walked into the grocery store at 815 Cheyenne Meadows Road and demanded money from the teller at the U.S. Bank.

He ran east with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 14:42:41 -0600
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs woman facing charges of impersonating police officer]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-woman-facing-charges-of-impersonating-police-officer/article/1626297?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-woman-facing-charges-of-impersonating-police-officer/article/1626297?custom_click=rss

A 29-year-old Colorado Springs woman was arrested after a motorcyclist reportedly was impersonating a police officer in early May.

Jessica Ramsey was seen riding an orange and black motorcycle with red and blue flashing lights around the east side of Colorado Springs between about 10 and 11 p.m. on May 3, police said. She reportedly was driving close to marked patrol vehicles, activating her lights and passing them at a high rate of speed. Police said her reckless driving almost caused several accidents, and that her actions interfered with officers responding to calls for service on multiple occasions.

El Paso County sheriff's deputies also encountered Ramsey.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 14:27:10 -0600
<![CDATA[Texas shooting suspect exchanged 'a lot' of fire with police]]> http://gazette.com/texas-shooting-suspect-exchanged-a-lot-of-fire-with-police/article/1626318?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/texas-shooting-suspect-exchanged-a-lot-of-fire-with-police/article/1626318?custom_click=rss

SANTA FE, Texas — The suspect accused of attacking a Texas high school exchanged "a lot of firepower" with authorities before he surrendered, a top county official said Saturday, a day after the shooting in an art classroom that killed 10 people.

In addition to a shotgun and a handgun, Dmitrios Pagourtzis also had several kinds of homemade explosive devices, but they were not capable of detonating, said Mark Henry, the Galveston County judge, who is the county's chief administrator.

Investigators found a group of carbon dioxide canisters taped together, and a pressure cooker with an alarm clock and nails inside. But the canisters had no detonation device, and the pressure cooker had no explosive material, Henry said.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 14:21:30 -0600
<![CDATA[Suspect shot after pulling gun on Pueblo County deputies]]> http://gazette.com/suspect-shot-after-pulling-gun-on-pueblo-county-deputies/article/1626299?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/suspect-shot-after-pulling-gun-on-pueblo-county-deputies/article/1626299?custom_click=rss

PUEBLO COUNTY - A felony suspect was shot and killed by deputies after he pulled a gun on them during a struggle Saturday morning.

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says the deputies were trying to arrest the suspect when he whipped the gun out. Deputies fired at the suspect. It's unclear if the suspects and deputies traded gunfire before the suspect was killed.

The incident started as an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. Deputies had discovered the suspect had existing felony warrants and attempted to arrest him when things escalated.

There were reportedly several other people inside the vehicle in question, who were not injured in the shooting. Law enforcement are reportedly investigating them.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 12:18:55 -0600
<![CDATA[Fight over handgun in Colorado Springs hotel sends one to the hospital]]> http://gazette.com/fight-over-handgun-in-colorado-springs-hotel-sends-one-to-the-hospital/article/1626294?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/fight-over-handgun-in-colorado-springs-hotel-sends-one-to-the-hospital/article/1626294?custom_click=rss

A man was seriously injured while fighting over a handgun in a hotel Friday night east of downtown Colorado Springs, police said.

Just after 11 p.m., gunfire was heard coming from a room in the Knights Inn Colorado Springs at 2409 E. Pikes Peak Ave. When police arrived, they said they found a "male who had been assaulted."

Two men had been fighting over a gun when multiple shots discharged, police said. No one was hit by the bullets, but the man found assaulted was taken to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

No arrests were made.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 11:09:04 -0600
<![CDATA[Reports: Man punches pregnant woman, service dog on Frontier flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando]]> http://gazette.com/reports-man-punches-pregnant-woman-service-dog-on-frontier-flight-from-colorado-springs-to-orlando/article/1626269?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/reports-man-punches-pregnant-woman-service-dog-on-frontier-flight-from-colorado-springs-to-orlando/article/1626269?custom_click=rss

A 59-year-old man punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog inside a Frontier jet upon landing in Orlando on Friday, Orlando Police said.

According to a police report, Timothy Manley was travelling from Colorado Springs, Colo., along with his wife Petrini Manley, 56, and Joshua Manley, 27, all from Gainesville.

Petrini Manley complained of being allergic to dogs as the plane descended and was being taxied to the gate at the Orlando International Airport. The service animal, a Great Dane, woke up and Timothy Manley told police the dog “took up more space than [he] felt it deserved.”

Timothy Manley then punched the service dog, Zariel, causing it to yelp. The dog shook its head and hid under a seat,

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Sat, 19 May 2018 08:30:52 -0600
<![CDATA[Gunman arrested after police shootout at Trump resort]]> http://gazette.com/gunman-arrested-after-police-shootout-at-trump-resort/article/1626212?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/gunman-arrested-after-police-shootout-at-trump-resort/article/1626212?custom_click=rss

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump's golf resort, as a man shouting about the president draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with officers in what one official called an "ambush" before being arrested, police said.

One officer received a broken arm and the suspect was wounded by gunfire in the incident, which began around 1:30 a.m. at the Trump-owned Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami.

Trump was not at the club at the time.

Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez identified the suspect as 42-year-old Jonathan Oddi of Doral.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:31:50 -0600
<![CDATA[DUI suspect smiles for mug shot hours after crash that left a woman dead]]> http://gazette.com/dui-suspect-smiles-for-mug-shot-hours-after-crash-that-left-a-woman-dead/article/1626217?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/dui-suspect-smiles-for-mug-shot-hours-after-crash-that-left-a-woman-dead/article/1626217?custom_click=rss

Angenette Welk's dark hair falls neatly onto her shoulders in the mug shot, her wide grin bearing teeth more vivid than the white stripes of her jail uniform.

At that moment and less than four miles away from the jail in Marion County, Florida, doctors rushed to save the life of Sandra Clarkson, a victim in what authorities have alleged was a drunken-driving collision on May 10 around noon.

Clarkson, a 60-year old mother, suffered severe head trauma when her car was struck with enough force to sandwich the vehicle into a horse trailer in front of it.

She was declared brain dead on Mother's Day and died when she was taken off life support the next day, May 14, according to a GoFundMe apparently created by family.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 09:18:27 -0600
<![CDATA[Armed robbery reported at Amy's Donuts]]> http://gazette.com/armed-robbery-reported-at-amys-donuts/article/1626206?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/armed-robbery-reported-at-amys-donuts/article/1626206?custom_click=rss

Colorado Springs police are investigating an armed robbery at Amy's Donuts early Friday morning.

Gazette news partner KKTV reports that one employee was pistol whipped at  about 3 a.m. after two men entered the store located near Fountain Boulevard and Circle Drive.

Police say several officers sustained minor injuries while entering the store through a locked glass door.

Two suspects fled the scene.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 07:40:38 -0600