Content Tagged As police

1 year 1 month ago

Police: Ex-senator's brother impersonated a cop

OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's brother has been charged in Connecticut with impersonating a police officer after authorities say he stopped boaters. Police say 46-year-old Bruce W. Browne, of Wolcott, stopped three vessels on Long Island Sound on Thursday and asked boaters for their registrations...

1 year 2 months ago

Police seach for robbery suspect

Colorado Springs Police need your help to find a man they say is armed and dangerous. Antonio Washington, 19 is wanted for aggravated robbery. Police say he robbed someone in Deerfield Park on July 8th. He is considered armed and dangerous, so if you see him, call police....

1 year 5 months ago

MIT campus police killed in campus shooting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston. Cambridge police and the Middlesex District Attorney's office says the officer was responding to a report of a disturbance when he was...

1 year 5 months ago

New information released in hostage situation

Florence Police have charged 26-year-old Nicholas Colleary Hiltz in the hostage situation and burglary at a gas station early Monday morning. The stand-off closed down main roads in Florence and delayed nearby schools opening for two hours. Florence police responded to a burglary alarm at 5:00am at the Kwik...

1 year 5 months ago

Video shows Miss. police HQ deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A person with knowledge of the investigation of a police officer who was killed by a murder suspect in an interrogation room says the shooting was recorded on video. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on the condition of anonymity because they were...

1 year 5 months ago

Murder suspect shoots Miss. cop inside police HQ

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Police have identified the murder suspect who authorities say fatally shot a Jackson, Miss., police detective at the department's headquarters and who himself was killed. The Jackson Police Department said Det. Eric Smith was questioning 23-year-old Jeremy Powell in an interview room late Thursday afternoon when...

1 year 5 months ago

Texas considers giving prosecutors more security

HOUSTON (AP) - After two Texas prosecutors were slain in two months, law enforcement agencies across the state are trying to better protect attorneys who go after violent criminals. Some top prosecutors have already received round-the-clock security details. Others are withholding some personal information from public records. But current and...

1 year 7 months ago

Denver police arrest suspect in beating death

DENVER (AP) - Police have arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of beating another man to death near downtown Denver earlier this week. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says Martin Trusty was arrested early Saturday morning for the Monday death of 44-year-old Darwin Brown. Trusty is being held for investigation of first-degree...

1 year 7 months ago

Trading for marijuana: Is this legal?

Marijuana users are getting creative when it comes to getting their hands on pot. They're using web sites like Craigslist to trade merchandise for marijuana. Plug in "marijuana" on Craigslist and a laundry list of postings will appear. People are looking to trade anything and everything from cell phones...

1 year 7 months ago

House Burglary Suspect Arrested

Colorado Springs, CO - Colorado Springs police were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of Lehmberg Blvd in response to a possible in-progress burglary on Sunday just after 5:00p.m. Upon arrival, Officers noted signs that clearly indicated people were inside. Numerous unsuccessful attempts were made to contact whoever...

1 year 7 months ago

Accidental Shooting Leads to Arrest

Colorado Springs, CO - An early morning accidental shooting lead to the arrest of the victim's step-daughter. Colorado Springs Police said they arrived on scene in the 400 block of S. Hancock Avenue around 2:30am Friday, in response to a call of a shooting. Police said the victim had...

1 year 9 months ago

Springs police search for robbery suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a pair of convenience stores last week. This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Circle K at 3805 Maizeland Road. The police believe the man forced...

2 years 2 months ago

New police and sheriff monitor named in Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has chosen commercial litigator Nicholas E. Mitchell to be the city's next independent monitor of its police and sheriff's departments, pending approval by the City Council. Mitchell was chosen after a previously named finalist declined the appointment to remain with the Los Angeles Office of Independent...

2 years 2 months ago

Hundreds protest police shootings

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Anaheim city officials have agreed to ask the U.S. attorney's office to investigate recent police shootings. Tuesday's move comes amid raucous protests over two deadly police shootings over the weekend, including one of an unarmed man running from officers. Police stepped up patrols and some donned...

2 years 2 months ago

Police investigating carjacking

Colorado Springs Police are investigating a carjacking that took place in the 2900 block of Galley Road. A man allegedly pulled a gun and forced the driver out of a car. Police got a description of the vehicle, spotted it and gave chase near Platte and Murray. Officers...

2 years 3 months ago

Update: Standoff over

Update: Police say the man who barricaded himself in an apartment in Manitou Springs is in custody. Manitou Springs police responded to a drunk and disorderly conduct call on the 1200 block of Manitou Avenue a little before 3:30 this morning. When they arrived the man was refusing...

2 years 4 months ago

Officer justified in February shooting

The District Attorney's Office has ruled that the officer who shot and killed Dominic Oliver on February 28 was justified. Oliver was barricaded inside a medical office at 75 Printers Parkway. Oliver had taken two hostages, but later released them. Unknown to Oliver, other hostages were hiding in the...

2 years 4 months ago

Stabbing suspect turns himself in

A stabbing suspect Colorado Springs police have been looking for since last week has turned himself in custody. Police began looking for 25-year-old Thomas Trujillo on Thursday for the stabbing of an 18-year-old male; that was near the 1900 block of E. Bijou St. Thursday afternoon. The victim didn't...

2 years 4 months ago

Police say plumber was stealing from clients

A man working as a plumber is being accused of stealing jewelry from elderly clients; Colorado Springs police are also looking into whether or not the man stole prescription drugs from clients as well. 20-year-old Jared Miller was arrested Saturday night. Officers say Miller pawned a stolen necklace, leading...

2 years 5 months ago

Victim riding bicycle shot in knee

Police say some men were riding bicycles westbound near the intersection of Murray and Chelton Thursday afternoon when someone in a white SUV fired a single round striking one of the men in the knee. If someone was in this area at this time and has information about the...

2 years 5 months ago

Man returns to crime scene to fess up

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Police say a man walked up to officers investigating an attempted robbery and told them he was the culprit. Authorities say 32-year-old Joshua Denny Johnson surrendered to Fort Collins police at a Walgreens store on Wednesday. Police tell the Fort Collins Coloradoan a man with...

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