January 16, 2013 8:53 PM
Lt. Aaron Lucas, 31, is accused of targeting at least 15 young girls across southern Colorado.
"Specifically in El Paso County, we've had two cases which we had linked Lucas to," Lt. Jeff Kramer said. "One of those was the June 19 kidnapping of a young girl in the... more »
December 28, 2012 11:12 PM
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A man accused of killing his girlfriend's 14-year-old sister in Commerce City also is accused of sexual assault. Prosecutors said Friday that 24-year-old Ezequiel Padilla-Villalobos of Chihuahua, Mexico, is being charged with first-degree murder and five counts of sexual assault. A police affidavit in the case... more »
November 2, 2012 12:10 PM
PUEBLO - The Pueblo Police Department is asking the public to be alert and quickly report a fugitive. Robert Ilae, 40, is a registered sex offender and has open felony warrants for kidnapping, assault and menacing.
Ilae is described as being approximately 5' 5" tall, 205 pounds with black... more »
August 26, 2012 11:24 AM
A party ends in an alleged assault arrest in Colorado Springs.
Last night after midnight, Stetson Hills officers went to a home on Potter Drive where there was a disturbance involving a knife.
They found several people fighting on the floor of the home, and one of them, a... more »
August 18, 2012 2:04 PM
A sexual assault investigation two days ago in Colorado Springs leads to one arrest last night.
Robert Koenig, 52, was arrested Friday night on a felony charge of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust.
Thursday, officers went to a home on E. Rio... more »
August 16, 2012 11:49 PM
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in finding a man wanted for several different charges.
Teto Peter Foust is wanted on several charges including felony aggravated sexual assault on a child, aggravated robbery, first degree robbery, and wrongs to an at risk adult.
... more »
June 6, 2012 8:34 PM
It was a disturbing new way of committing a common crime; the suspect allegedly doused his victims in lighter fluid and threatened to set them on fire if they didn't open the cash registers.
That suspect, 51 year-old Dwight Davis, was arrested last month on a slew of burglary... more »
April 26, 2012 6:29 AM
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho man has been charged with assault after authorities say he ordered another man to perform the "moonwalk" at gunpoint. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 30-year-old John Ernest Cross was charged with the felony Tuesday in 1st District Court and appointed a public defender. Police... more »
April 22, 2012 12:54 PM
Colorado Springs police are looking for a man they say punched a woman in the face and stole her purse.
Saturday morning around 7 a.m. a 22 -year-old woman was walking to the second floor at the La Quinta Inn at 4385 Sinton Road, according to a release from... more »
April 16, 2012 6:35 PM
Four people are in custody after a SWAT standoff that lasted for hours Monday morning.
It was triggered by an overnight home invasion along East Abriendo in Pueblo.
Two people were injured, but were able to help police track the suspects.
The victims on Abriendo were able to... more »
April 11, 2012 8:49 PM
High-tech security is the weapon of choice for one Colorado Springs family in the fight against crime in their neighborhood.
With rising crime rates in the city- burglary alone up 17% from last year- many are living in fear, but not Amanda Hattaway. "You turn on the news and... more »
November 29, 2011 7:01 AM
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A 24-year-old Longmont school janitor is being held on suspicion of sexual assault on a child.
KMGH-TV reports that a deputy found fill-in janitor Travis Bowden alone with a 13-year-old girl at Lagerman Reservoir just outside of Longmont Friday night.
During an interview with... more »
November 12, 2011 3:34 PM
A Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) officer was assaulted on Friday morning at the college's downtown campus.
PPCC Officer McCormick entered a struggle with suspect, Lorie Lamonte, who would not leave the campus. Soon after, Lamonte gained control over Officer McCormick's handcuffs, McCormick tased Lamonte; however, Lamonte pulled the probes... more »
November 10, 2011 11:29 PM
20 year old Darryl Lynch is sitting in a jail cell after a crime that left an entire community in shock.
On October 28th an elderly couple in their 70's were brutally attacked after 3 men kicked in the door to their south side home and viciously beat the... more »
August 20, 2011 11:20 AM
Fountain police have arrested a man who they say fired a shot gun in his home and again at a passing car. Michael Townsend Jones, 29, is in custody on felony menacing, assault and weapons charges.
According to a new department news release, officers believe Jones had been drinking... more »
August 18, 2011 8:31 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado authorities are trying to educate hospitals how to respond to victims of sexual assault.
A 2008 law directs the state to reimburse hospitals for the cost of a rape test, regardless of whether a police report has been filed.
According to the Denver Post,... more »
August 14, 2011 12:39 PM
A man is being sought by police after he forcibly kidnapped his estranged girlfriend and physically assaulted her early Saturday morning. Officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department are securing an arrest warrant for a man who kidnapped his former girlfriend and punched her several times as she attempted to... more »
August 13, 2011 1:27 PM
Colorado Springs Police were called to the 400 block of Valley Hi Circle at the Marjorie Manor Apartments on the report of a disturbance at around 3:00 am Saturday. When officers arrived the found a male later identified as Akeem Thomas who had sustained an apparent stab wound. It was... more »
August 10, 2011 6:28 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver prosecutors say a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend and setting her home on fire has been charged with first-degree arson, criminal mischief and third-degree assault.
Twenty-four-year-old Chad Alonzo is due in court Thursday to be formally advised of the charges.
The charges allege... more »
August 9, 2011 5:47 AM
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is awaiting his punishment from the same Texas jury that convicted him on child sex charges.
Jurors were set to begin deliberations Tuesday in the trial's sentencing phase. Jeffs faces life in prison, where he can still lead the... more »
July 25, 2011 8:11 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The hotel housekeeper accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault says she learned he was a French political figure from news reports.
Nafissatou Diallo says she didn't know Strauss-Kahn was the head of the International Monetary Fund or a possible candidate for the French presidency when... more »
July 25, 2011 4:20 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Southern California men charged with severely beating a San Francisco Giants fan face a judge for the first time Monday.
District attorney's spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons says 29-year-old Louie Sanchez and 30-year-old Marvin Norwood will be arraigned on one count each of mayhem, assault by... more »
July 4, 2011 7:38 PM
The fallout continues after a weekend attack at a Colorado Springs restaurant that landed 2 men in the hospital, one a Fort Carson soldier, seemingly all based on the fact that they're gay. We spoke to Charles Irwin, the Executive Director of the Colorado Springs Pride Center. He tells us... more »
July 3, 2011 3:38 PM
Colorado Springs Police are investigating an assault on a group of people that occurred at around 3:30 am Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the Albertacos Restaurant at 4494 Austin Bluffs Parkway when calls to 911 described a violent attack on a group of people outside.
Upon arrival, the suspects... more »
June 25, 2011 3:42 PM
A standoff this morning in Pueblo West ended with a man going to jail. Nicholas Bouzos, 31, was arrested on menacing and assault charges as well as for the discharge of a firearm.
The incident began when a deputy spotted a woman walking in the middle of the road... more »
June 16, 2011 12:54 PM
PLATTEVILLE, Colo. (AP) - An officer with the Platteville Police Department has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an elderly man.
Authorities said the victim threw an elderly employee of Costco two times, once up against a pole, on June 7. The victim was not identified.
A spokesperson with... more »
June 3, 2011 5:03 PM
Colorado Springs Police have announced an arrest in the armed robbery that took place on May 29th at the 7 Eleven store on Mount View Lane. Reportedly a male suspect entered the store demanding money and assaulted the store clerk in the process of the robbery.
The store clerk... more »
May 29, 2011 12:28 PM
While securing a scene at around 1:53 am Sunday and sitting in a Police patrol cruiser blocking a through lane of northbound N. Union Blvd., a man suspected of driving under the influence rammed into the officer's vehicle. The suspect was driving approximately 30mph when he hit rear of the... more »
May 15, 2011 1:39 PM
It was near closing time for downtown bars and clubs when Colorado Springs Police Officers observed a large fight in front of Sodo's Night Club at 527 S. Tejon Street. Officers state they observed approximately 40 people involved and called for additional back-up to disperse the crowd and sort out... more »
May 8, 2011 11:27 AM
The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking for three suspects involved in a home invasion that occurred at 900 S. Conejos Street in Colorado Springs around 6:40 P.M. Saturday. Officers who were dispatched to the scene report that three suspects came to house, walked in uninvited, and demanded money and... more »
May 3, 2011 7:36 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A former Broomfield High School teacher and wrestling coach accused of having sex with a student has been convicted of sexual assault on a child by someone in a position of trust.
The Daily Camera reports that 29-year-old Travis Masse showed little emotion as the... more »
May 1, 2011 11:30 AM
Shortly before 4:00 am Sunday morning Colorado Springs Police responded to a local hospital following a report that a man had admitted himself to the ER with a gun shot wound. The victim, who was described as a 27 year old male, told officers that he was walking in the... more »
April 24, 2011 11:41 PM
It's a scene becoming all too familiar across the country. Police officers are getting killed at an alarming rate. Already this year 63 officers have been died in the line of duty nationally. 30 of those officers were killed by gunfire. "I'm very deeply concerned for the safety not only... more »
April 18, 2011 7:45 PM
It's tough to tell where and when you could be the victim of a violent crime. But new data from the Colorado Springs Police Department given to News First 5 shows where violent crimes are happening in the city. "In a city this size you're always going to have hot... more »
April 7, 2011 6:57 PM
The Statistics are alarming. Every two minutes someone in our country is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. In Colorado, one in four women and one in 17 men are victims of sexual violence, according to the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault. April is sexual... more »
March 20, 2011 11:28 PM
Police police are investigating a number of home break ins in the neighborhood near 31st Street and San Isabel.
"Definitely a pattern," says Sergeant Rick Lancendorfer.
Police say as early as Friday night, an elderly man was beaten and his car keys were stolen. A care taker found... more »
March 19, 2011 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military has launched a missile attack against Libya's air defenses.
A senior U.S. military official says the strike was aimed at sites along the Libyan coast. The missiles were launched from U.S. Navy vessels in the Mediterranean.
The official says the assault would... more »
March 19, 2011 12:53 PM
Colorado Springs Police report that they were called to the Erin Inn at 6480 North Academy Blvd at around 11:15 Friday night following a report of a knife attack.
When officers arrived, they learned from by standers, that one man had followed another out of the bar and attacked... more »
March 11, 2011 6:09 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in Pueblo West early this morning after a disturbance at 736 E. Hahn's Peak.
Robert Kirby, 61, was charged with attempted murder, menacing and assault. A 30 year old woman at the residence said Kirby had threatened to kill her. She... more »
March 11, 2011 3:48 PM
Trinidad Police arrested a young men after a shooting on State Street in Trinidad yesterday afternoon. Ashley Ingoldby, 21, was shot in the face.
Daniel Lucero, 21 is believed to have fired 6 to 9 shots into a vehicle after an argument with those inside.
Ingoldby was transported... more »
March 6, 2011 3:24 PM
A Pueblo Police officer has been charged with three misdemeanor counts following a physical confrontation with a female officer. The incident took place at the police department on January 30, 2011.
Officer Jonathan Adams has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of court proceedings. He is... more »
January 16, 2011 12:40 PM
Colorado Springs Police responded to a 911 call at around 4:00am Sunday morning in the 600 block of North Weber St. When officers arrived they found what appeared to be forced entry into the home. Upon investigation officers learned that a male suspect had forced entry into the home threatening... more »
January 3, 2011 7:34 PM
A Colorado Springs Police Officer was injured this afternoon as he tried to arrest a car theft suspect.
According to the police report, two officers saw a stolen car in the parking lot at the Citadel Mall around 2 p.m. They watched as two men got into the car.... more »
December 23, 2010 6:58 PM
Pueblo Police are trying to find a man wanted in an assault that happened earlier this week.
Police found a man in the street in the 4000 block of North Drive on Monday. Joshua Ager, 21, had been stabbed in the face, neck and left arm. The stabbing had... more »
December 21, 2010 9:44 PM
The Federal Penitentiary near Florence is on lockdown tonight after two staff members were assaulted by an inmate. It happened around 1 p.m. We're told the inmate entered a staff members office and struck the staff members in the face.
Other staff stepped in and got the situation under... more »
December 15, 2010 2:17 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Defense Department says reported sexual assaults at the three military academies rose 64 percent in the 2009-10 academic year compared with the previous year.
Officials said Wednesday the increase could reflect that more students are reporting assaults, rather than a jump in the number of... more »
December 13, 2010 5:23 PM
Colorado Springs Police Officers are asking for help to find suspects wanted for attacking and robbing students from Colorado College.
On Friday December 3 at approximately 11:30 p.m., in the vicinity of the Tutt Library at 1021 N. Cascade Avenue, a CC student was approached by three young men.... more »
December 9, 2010 12:27 PM
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama say a 20-year-old man who believes he is a vampire and goes by the nickname "Vamp" is accused of burning a "V" into a teenager's forehead.
Evan Francis Brown has been charged with second-degree assault, a felony. Gadsden police detective Mike Hooks... more »
November 9, 2010 1:22 PM
A Pueblo West man has been arrested for molesting two young girls.
Jamie Nolen, 33, is accused of sexually assaulting two girls, one of them under the age of 10.
According to court records, one of the victims said Nolen had raped her numerous times. The other said... more »
October 31, 2010 2:58 PM
El Paso County Sheriffs Office PIO Lt. Sevene tells News First 5 that a man was found by the side of the road by a citizen heading in to work at the Ray Nixon power plant near I 25 mile marker 125 on the South bound side of the interstate.... more »
October 26, 2010 12:30 PM
Police have arrested 22 year old Wilson Chilel-Lopez after they say he sexually assaulted a 3 year old girl at an apartment complex on Jamboree Circle near the Chapel Hills Mall. Police aren't releasing many details but do tell us the suspect was around lots of children. "During the investigation... more »
October 19, 2010 3:10 PM
A Denver police officer has been arrested on suspicion of coercing a woman under arrest into performing a sex act to avoid going to jail.
Police arrested Hector Paez, 31, Monday.
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey's office and police say Paez will be charged later this week with... more »
October 19, 2010 8:14 AM
Boulder's police chief and city manager are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in the assault of an officer.
Chief Mark Beckner says his department will use all its resources to find the person responsible for the assault Saturday night that left police Sgt. Jim Byfield... more »
September 23, 2010 11:42 PM
Fountain Police have arrested a 42 year old man, accused of sex assault on a child. Police say Roy Gene Grey is being held on a $25,000 bond. The investigation is still going on.
Police are unaware of any additional victims.
September 15, 2010 2:09 PM
Las Animas man faces charges in the death of his father.
Police were called to a home in the 900 block of Vine in Las Animas Monday afternoon on a report of an out of control man. Officers said Joe Lucero, 78, had received injuries to his head and... more »
September 13, 2010 7:47 PM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says violent crime across the country has dropped for the third straight year. Murders are down 7%; robberies down 8%; assaults dipped 4%; and car thefts dropped a whopping 17%. Those numbers are in tune with crime statistics in Southern Colorado, which seem to show... more »
August 24, 2010 10:33 AM
Colorado Springs Police arrested a 52-year-old man for alleged sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl.
According to police, the pair drank beer together at a mobile home, followed by the assault.
Under arrest: Timothy Kiner, 52. more »
August 20, 2010 9:45 AM
The Navy has ended the military career of former astronaut Lisa Nowak, who lost her NASA job over a bizarre airport attack on a romantic rival.
A Navy panel of three admirals voted unanimously late Thursday to discharge Nowak and downgrade her rank from captain to commander.
The... more »
August 10, 2010 8:30 PM
A man was arrested in Colorado Springs for assaulting a police officer Tuesday morning.
According to police, officers were assisting with clean up of trail areas with the help of the Homeless Outreach Team. Jonathan Patzel, 20, who was camping under a bridge, became combative. Officers reported he pushed... more »
August 3, 2010 8:10 AM
Actor Charlie Sheen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge in a domestic abuse case in exchange for dismissal of two other charges, including a felony.
Sheen entered the plea Monday in court in Aspen, the scene of a Christmas Day argument with his wife that ended in... more »
August 2, 2010 9:20 AM
Actor Charlie Sheen is due in court Monday where he's expected to plead guilty to a charge stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with his wife.
One of Sheen's attorneys, Yale Galanter, has previously said that Sheen has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor assault in exchange for prosecutors... more »
July 5, 2010 5:34 PM
Three individuals have been arrested in connection to an early morning assault in Colorado Springs. Police got a call around 2:30 a.m. Monday about the attack.
A 26 year-old woman says she was attacked by several people at the Chief Motel. She said she was hit in the head... more »
June 23, 2010 6:24 PM
Colorado Springs Police are looking for a man who may have molested children at a Colorado Springs park in April.
The incidents happened at Cottonwood Park on Dublin Boulevard. Officers believe the suspect was playing with children in the park before the assaults happened.
He's described as 5'6"... more »
June 16, 2010 12:47 PM
The man suspected in New Mexico as the "Ether Man" rapist continues to face charges in Pueblo, where he was arrested originally on a peeping tom charge.
Robert Bruce was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Pueblo District Court in a sexual assault that came to light after... more »
June 14, 2010 9:08 PM
Colorado Springs Police are looking to the public to try to identify and find a missing man. On June 6, a witness reported to police that a man was severely beaten at the Copper Chase Apartment complex on Southgate Road.
The witness worked with police to create a composite... more »
June 9, 2010 11:13 AM
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more than 50 audio and video recordings from its investigation of suspended Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
Roethlisberger was accused of sexually assaulting a college student during a late night of partying in the small Georgia town of Milledgeville on March 5.... more »
June 7, 2010 8:57 AM
Prosecutors have dropped a domestic violence charge filed against a Pueblo police officer after his wife, also an officer, said she wouldn't cooperate with the district attorney's office.
Officer Donnie Lambert faced a misdemeanor assault charge. He was arrested March 16. It's not clear when the case was dropped.... more »