May 3, 2013 8:28 PM
PUEBLO - Using trash bags and cardboard boxes, around 60 men living at Pueblo's Community Corrections Services Incorporated packed up their belongings Friday morning and moved to another facility to serve out their time.
"All they did was gave them a bags and said pack up, yous are leaving,"... more »
April 11, 2013 3:53 AM
The parents accused of kidnapping their children and fleeing to Cuba are scheduled to be in a Florida courtroom this morning.
Josh and Sharyn Hakken are facing numerous charges. Investigators say Joshua tied up the boys' grandmother and took the boys last Wednesday morning.
That grandmother got permanent... more »
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 20, 2012 7:46 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The woman accused of taking a Colorado Springs toddler and triggering an amber alert was formally advised of the charges against her. Tonia Shetina, 38, is being held at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center on $200,000 bond for charges of 2nd Degree Kidnapping and Motor... more »
December 20, 2012 12:54 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A woman previously described as a person of interested associated with the disappearance of a 2 year old girl Wednesday has now been arrested on charges of kidnapping.
Tonia Shetina, 38, is being held on $200,000 bond at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center on... more »
December 4, 2012 7:18 PM
Police have a man in custody they've been looking for in a kidnapping case; officers arrested him on the slopes of Breckenridge. Police say the man and three others held another man against his will and threatened him with a machine gun.
27-year-old Stephen Woolwine had a warrant for... more »
November 11, 2012 12:51 PM
After a string of child abduction attempts in the Pikes Peak region, a Fort Carson soldier has been arrested for allegedly trying to lure children.
31-year-old 1st Lt. Aaron Gregory Lucas is facing charges of enticement of a child and kidnapping for a couple of incidents from earlier this... 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 »
October 24, 2012 1:18 PM
Law enforcement received the major break in the Jessica Ridgway investigation they have been hoping for.
Late Tuesday evening police received a call that led them to a home near the Ketner Lake Open Space and have made an arrest in the Ridgeway murder investigation. Additionally, authorities will file... more »
October 14, 2012 11:57 AM
CODY, Wyo. (AP) - The FBI has released a revised description and a composite drawing of a man suspected of kidnapping a girl in Cody. Police say the man lured the 11-year-old girl into his SUV Monday by claiming he needed help finding a missing puppy. A group of hunters... more »
September 8, 2012 2:33 PM
DENVER (AP) - A judge has set bond at $200,000 apiece for two men accused of holding a hostage during a six-hour armed standoff at a RadioShack store in Denver. Denver County Court Judge John Marcucci set the bond Saturday for 19-year-old Taveuan Williams and 23-year-old Michael Annan. The men... more »
June 20, 2012 9:35 PM
The man wanted for allegedly kidnapping an 8-year-old girl in the Stratmoor Hills area is still at large.
Sheriff's deputies say a white man in a blue sedan grabbed the girl while she was walking down the 1200 block of Forest Rd., then drove her around for about fifteen... more »
June 13, 2012 7:54 PM
A reported kidnapping last week in Pueblo has police asking for your help.
Just before 9:00 PM last Wednesday, June 6th, witnesses saw a man in a dark SUV pull over and reportedly assault a woman walking down the 2200 block of Lake Ave then force her into the... 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 »
March 5, 2012 6:31 PM
Five teenagers in Pueblo County may be charged with a crime after causing quite a scare outside a Wal-Mart. Boys wearing masks and dark clothing grabbed another teen and drove off in a van. It turned out the incident was just a prank designed to look like a kidnapping, but... more »
January 27, 2012 3:06 PM
Colorado Springs Police Department Homicide Unit Detectives are looking for 20-year-old Miguel Angel Hernandez Moran on a charge of Accessory to First Degree Murder.
Moran is being sought for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and homicide of Jeremy Naranjo on January 9th .
Moran's current location is... more »
January 23, 2012 2:35 PM
Accused kidnapper Jose Garcia made his first appearance in court today via a video advisement.
Garcia was wearing a suicide gown which the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says is a preventative measure. Garcia is also being held alone in a jail cell for his safety. Garcia is facing a... more »
January 20, 2012 5:31 PM
Witnesses who were waiting for a bus at the Colorado Springs Metro Terminal downtown say they watched a man being arrested who matched the description of Jose Garcia, 29, the lone suspect wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a Pueblo girl.
At a joint news conference later in... more »
January 19, 2012 8:34 PM
Both a Colorado Springs man and a pueblo man behind bars tonight suspected of murdering Pueblo resident Jeremy Naranjo.
The 21 year olds body was found dumped in a Colorado Springs neighborhood near the 5900 block of Rim Ridge Court on January 9th. His hands and legs were bound... more »
January 19, 2012 7:16 PM
We have just received confirmation that there have been arrests in the kidnapping and murder of Pueblo resident Jeremy Naranjo. 44 Alfredo Velasquez of Pueblo and 26 year old Xavier Rubalcalba-Lopez aka Alan Rocha Armijo are both facing charges of 1st degree murder. We'll have more in a live report... more »
January 15, 2012 7:46 PM
SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say two Colorado men are being held in a North Dakota jail on Sunday in connection with the disappearance of a Montana math teacher.
Williams County Sheriff's deputy Jon Garrison says 47-year-old Lester Vann Waters Jr. and 22-year-old Michael Keith Spell are in the... more »
November 2, 2011 12:14 AM
Investigators with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office have just informed us that 28 year old Danielle Garcia has been found in Colorado Springs.
Deputies say Garcia was kidnapped and another man stabbed earlier this morning by her husband, 35 year old Herbert Hudson.
The Sheriff's Office tells... more »
November 1, 2011 7:01 PM
A court records search shows that kidnapping suspect Herbert Hudson just got out of prison on parole over the summer. Hudson was accused of killing his friend back in 2000 and burying the body.
He was convicted of Second Degree Murder, but his conviction was later overturned due to... more »
November 1, 2011 6:39 PM
Pueblo police have arrested a man wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder in Security.
Officers went to a home on Claremont Street in Pueblo to look for Herbert Hudson. We're told he walked outside and took off running. Officers quickly caught up with him and arrested him.
The... more »
November 1, 2011 5:10 PM
Investigators in El Paso County are looking for a kidnapped woman and the man who has her. The woman was taken before noon from a home in the 5000 block of Wainwright Drive in Security.
Sheriff's deputies say before taking her--the man stabbed another man in the home.
... more »
August 27, 2011 1:29 PM
STERLING, Colo. (AP) - An inmate who escaped from a maximum-security Colorado prison has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to kidnapping and other charges after he allegedly held a woman hostage before surrendering.
The Journal Advocate reported Friday that Douglas Alward entered his plea in state court... 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 14, 2011 10:40 AM
Colorado Springs Police were led on a long search Saturday looking for what was then termed either a possible kidnapping or domestic dispute. The initial calls came to the CSPD communications center reporting that there was a lot of yelling and witnesses reported a woman possibly being taken away against... more »
August 11, 2011 1:42 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors in Ohio say DNA evidence collected four decades ago links a man to the 1967 killing of a 14-year-old girl.
Testimony began Thursday in the murder trial of 75-year-old Robert Bowman. Investigators think he kept the girl captive in his basement for as long... more »
July 12, 2011 5:49 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Eighteen members of a motorcycle gang known as Wheels of Soul face a federal indictment on charges ranging from racketeering to kidnapping to murder, including for fatal shootings in three different states.
The indictment handed up June 9 was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court... more »
June 30, 2011 11:36 PM
A group of neighbors are getting credit for helping a little girl while she was attacked in her Colorado Springs apartment building.
Police say Wednesday night around 7:30 p.m. 37-year-old Guylyn Patrick was seen in a South Chelton Road apartment complex fondling a 12-year-old girl in the hallway and... more »
June 25, 2011 3:52 PM
DENVER (AP) - A $1 million bond has been set for a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Denver girl earlier this month.
Twenty-seven-year-old Bret Lee Luckett Thompson appeared in a Denver courtroom Saturday morning on charges including felony second-degree kidnapping and felony sexual assault on a... more »
June 21, 2011 7:10 AM
DENVER (AP) - A man accused of grabbing an 8 year-old Denver girl while she was playing and sexually assaulting her has waived extradition from New Jersey and is expected back in Colorado soon.
Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver district attorney's office tells KUSA-TV that 27-year-old Bret Lee Luckett... more »
June 10, 2011 8:18 AM
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A woman has been arrested after a car was stolen with two young children inside and crashed into a house.
The woman fled the scene and was arrested several blocks away.
The children were not injured.
Police say the parents of the... more »
June 9, 2011 5:34 PM
DENVER (AP) - Officials say the suspect in the abduction and sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl in Denver has been formally charged even though he remains at large.
The Denver district attorney's office said Thursday that 27-year-old Bret Lee Luckett Thompson has been charged with second-degree kidnapping and... more »
June 4, 2011 4:31 PM
The Denver Police Department has released a statement asking for the public's help in locating Bret Lee Luckett Thompson and also known as "Wyatt" Thompson. Thompson allegedly kidnapped an eight year old child from the 400 block alley of South Raleigh Street and South Stuart Street in Denver. He later... more »
April 16, 2011 2:49 PM
DENVER (AP) - Police say a man suspected of kidnapping a woman from a Denver shopping mall might also be responsible for the death of a 73-year-old man found in a trash bin in an alley. Denver police say 24-year-old William Lee Hornes is being held for investigation of first-degree... more »
November 19, 2010 1:41 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The estranged wife of the man charged with abducting Elizabeth Smart in 2002 says he began to stalk young girls a year earlier so that he could practice polygamy.
Wanda Eileen Barzee began her second day of testimony Friday in the trial of Brian... more »
November 4, 2010 6:58 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities say a man declared dead 16 years ago but who they believe is alive is charged with kidnapping a 12-year-old Nevada girl whose remains were found in Louisiana.
The FBI said Thursday that a warrant was issued for 53-year-old Thomas Steven Sanders. It charges... more »
September 17, 2010 8:34 AM
A Denver homeless man accused of kidnapping hikers near Nederland has been found incompetent to stand trial.
A judge announced Thursday that Joseph Scott Carter, 43, was found incompetent by staff at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. Carter will stay at the hospital pending another review in... more »
August 25, 2010 7:17 PM
The El Paso County District Attorney's Office has ruled no charges will be filed in a shooting that happened on June 19, 2010, though two men will be charged with an incident that happened the previous day.
Douglas Hamilton of 603 Winnepeg Drive reported two men, Cory Juniel and... more »
July 22, 2010 8:38 AM
A Denver-area man has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for holding a suburban Topeka couple hostage while on the run from criminal charges in his home state.
Jesse Dimmick, 24, was convicted in May of kidnapping, fleeing from law enforcement and stealing a motor vehicle. He... more »
July 8, 2010 3:32 PM
Canon City police say a Penrose woman was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. The Fremont County Combined Investigative Response Team (CIRT) has arrested a Wyoming man on more than a dozen charges in connection with the case.
Christopher Jeffries was arrested Wednesday in Laramie, where he still being held.
... more »
May 21, 2010 1:34 PM
A federal judge has ordered a woman who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Elizabeth Smart to spend 15 years in prison, with credit for about seven years she's already served.
U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball said Friday Wanda Barzee will serve the sentence at the Federal Medical Center, Carswell, in... more »
April 16, 2010 10:43 AM
Update: Colorado Springs Police say the suspect in a kidnapping case has been arrested in Wyoming. Al Johnson was taken into custody, after a short vehicle pursuit with Wyoming State Patrol.
Investigators say Jaime Johnson and two of the couple's three children were also in the vehicle. They suffered... more »
March 3, 2010 12:21 PM
Thousands of mourners walked the sidewalks of a wide avenue in silence, holding candles and tearfully embracing.
Many were at a loss for words over the discovery of a body believed to be that of 17-year-old Chelsea King, five days after the popular, straight-A student from San Diego County... more »
March 1, 2010 3:04 PM
A federal judge says the man charged in the 2002 kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart is competent to stand trial. U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball ruled Monday that 56-year-old Brian David Mitchell does not suffer from a mental disease or defect that harms his ability to understand the proceedings against him.... more »
February 18, 2010 8:28 AM
Eight American missionaries charged in Haiti with child kidnapping are back in the U.S.
A C-130 cargo plane carrying the Americans landed at Miami International Airport. Then the eight spent the night at a nearby hotel.
They were allowed to leave by Haitian judge Wednesday, nearly three weeks... more »
December 1, 2009 12:52 PM
Colorado authorities say a man wanted in a 32-year-old slaying in Greeley has been arrested in Florida. Weld County sheriff John Cooke says that 51-year-old Marcello Maldonado-Perez was arrested Tuesday morning at his home in Port Charlotte, Florida. He was being held without bond. Investigators say DNA taken from him... more »
November 28, 2009 6:30 PM
Family and friends are celebrating the birthday of Christopher Abeyta. Only he's not there. He hasn't been for the last 23 years. At just 7 months old, Christopher was kidnapped from his crib.
"(I) Fell down the steps going downstairs, turned over furniture, just started tearing through my house... more »
November 5, 2009 9:45 AM
The parole agent in charge of supervising convicted rapist Phillip Garrido knew there was a 12-year-old girl inside his home but didn't notice electrical wires that led into a compound where Garrido's alleged kidnapping victim was being held, according to a report from the state Office of the Inspector General.... more »
October 19, 2009 7:33 AM
On Saturday evening at 11:40 p.m.in Colorado Springs, the Gold Hill Division officers responded to a house in the 1500 block of East Caramillo Street concerning a reported domestic disturbance.
An adult female at the house reported that her ex-boyfriend, Jeremy Simmons, kicked in the back door and had... more »
September 16, 2009 11:57 AM
An 11 year-old boy gets high marks in storytelling after staging a hoax to cover up his bad grades.
Police said the boy faked his kidnapping Friday to avoid bringing home a bad report card, saying that a man with a pistol snatched him after he left Ed White... more »