ACROSS COLORADO — At the end of every week, Patch collects all the odd, interesting, sometimes humorous and sometimes awful police stories shared by various Colorado law enforcement agencies. We offer them here to give a snapshot of the work being done by our local men and women in uniform. These stories were posted to Colorado’s Patch sites between May 1-11.
Urine Sample Explodes In 7-Eleven Microwave: Aurora Police A Denver woman applying for a job tried to warm a bottle of urine in an Aurora 7-Eleven microwave, and fled when it exploded.
CO Nurses Get Federal Prison Time For Stealing Opioids At Work Two nurses were found to have stolen patient drugs at Denver’s VA Hospital, a free-standing ER and Greeley’s NoCo Medical Center.
Five-Points Double Shooting: Denver Police ID Victim Jekylis Garnell Ross-Henderson, 26, was one of two men shot in downtown Denver Monday night. He later died, police said.
Dog Rescued From Pueblo Sewer Plant West Pueblo firefighters pulled a female lab mix out of a stinky situation at an aeration pond at the waste water treatment plant in Pueblo.
Denver Mayor’s Son Uses Slurs During Traffic Stop: WATCH Jordan Hancock, 22, was captured by Aurora police body cams pulling rank and calling the officer slurs and threatening to “get you fired.”
Uber: Denver DUI Driver In Crash Was Not A Registered Employee The ridesharing company said Brian Haas was not registered as an Uber driver when he injured two people in a drunk crash in Jan. 2017.
Body Of Missing Arvada Man, 87, Found In Golden Police had been searching for James Mitchell, 87, who disappeared in mid-December when his truck was found crashed in Golden.
Colo. Springs Toddler Found In Arizona Police Found Emilio Miranda, age 1, taken from a court-ordered foster placement by his birth-mother Dionicia Miranda, 19.
Men Ran Away After Shooting Denver Cancer Patient, Police Say Police are seeking two men seen fleeing after the fatal shooting of Elijah Toledo, 22, near Schafer Park in Denver.
Fallen CO Officers Remembered At Memorial Ceremony [WATCH] The annual The Colo. Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony remember fallen officers, including 3 Colorado sheriff’s deputies.
Denver ‘Hoarder House’ Fire Causes No Injuries, Dogs Missing A Denver home described as having “hoarder conditions” slowed down the work of firefighters during a fire Thursday.
Fatal I-25 Motorcycle Hit & Run: Driver Smoked Crystal Meth, Cops Jonathan Ortiz, 39, allegedly fatally struck a 53-year-old motorcyclist on the expressway after having consumed crystal meth, police said.
Prom Season: Must-Watch Video About Dangers Of DUI The City of Aurora worked with fire and police and students from Rangeview High School to depict a fatal DUI crash and all its repercussions
Conifer Police Standoff: Man Found Dead A man was found dead inside a barricaded Conifer home after an overnight police standoff, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.
Fallen Adams Deputy Heath Gumm Remembered At Unveiling Ceremony Family members, Adams County elected officials and law enforcement personnel attended a ceremony May 8 to remember Gumm, 31.
Littleton DUI Driver Guilty In Motorcyclists’ Deaths: Jury Matthew Samuel Smith, 58, was high on coke and had had empty schnapps bottles in his van when he struck and killed 2 motorcyclists in 2016.
Storage Locker Body: 41-Year-Old Co. Springs Homicide Victim IDed The El Paso County Coroner identified the man whose body was found in a Colorado Springs storage company locker Sunday.
Police ID 17-Year-Old Fatally Shot In Colorado Springs A warrant is out for another 17-year-old in the manslaughter shooting of Marshall Aaron Mitschelen, 17.
Grand Junction SWAT Barricade: Couple Arrested Justin Edwards and Ivy Hansen were taken into custody after they barricaded themselves into a Grand Junction home Thursday.
Employee Dies At Boulder Open Space An 29-year-old man at Heil Valley Ranch, was found deceased on a hiking trail, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.
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