Law Enforcement

Montrose Man Faces Child Sex Assault Charges

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A Montrose man is facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation involving an alleged sexual assault on a child.

Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Joshua M. Hemphill, 25, in the evening hours of August 23.. Hemphill was taken to the Montrose County Jail where he is being held on $250,000 bond.

The initial investigation was based on information provided by an alleged victim. 

Post Office Worker Sentenced for Faking Cancer to Take Sick Leave

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Defendant faked doctor notes and planned to lie about sickness until her retirement

Caroline Zarate Boyle, 60, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was sentenced this week by U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore to serve five years' probation with the first six months in home confinement including wearing an electronic monitor.

Clues Sought in Bent County Murder Cold Case

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The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's assistance in helping to identify the person or people responsible for the murder of a Bent county woman dating back to 1997.

The body of Deborah Reid, 34, was discovered under a bridge approximately 16 miles east of Walsenburg August 14, 1997. Though the cause of Reid's death could not be determined, investigators believe she was murdered.

Reid was reported missing by her sister and ex-husband when she did not arrive at her job at the Bent County Corrections Facility on August 4, 1997.

CDOT, CSP Team for Sturgis DUI Enforcement

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92 agencies participating

In Colorado, motorcyclists make up just three percent of vehicles on the road but account for 18 percent of overall fatalities. To ensure safe travel for those traveling to and from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, CDOT and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) will conduct a joint DUI-enforcement period, Aug. 4-14.

The focus of the enforcement period is not specifically on motorcycles, but any motor vehicle operated by an impaired driver.

Human Skeletal Remains Discovered Near Gross Reservoir

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A fisherman contacted the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Saturday after he discovered what he believed to be human skeletal remains near South Boulder Creek, just east of Gross Reservoir. The fisherman had been bushwhacking along the creek in the Walker Ranch Open Space as he traveled east from Fisherman's Point, when he discovered the remains. Due to both the weather and time of day Saturday, an investigative and recovery effort began Sunday.

Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office June 2017 Arrests

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Kiowa County Deputies received a report of a cold burglary in the 800 block of Hickman Street, Eads, Colorado. Kiowa County Deputies investigated the incident and issued five felony arrest warrants for burglary (C.R.S. 18-4-203(1) and theft (C.R.S. 18-4-401(1), (2) (D)). The warrants consist of three juveniles and two adult males. The two adult males were Joseph Burk of Eads, Colorado and Cedar Wilde of Lamar, Colorado.