Content Tagged As police_officer

2 years 11 months ago

Missing police officer found alive in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian authorities say a police officer has been found alive nearly three weeks after disappearing in an ambush by Shining Path rebels. Military spokesman Col. Alejandro Lujan says locals led police to Luis Astuquilca near the southeastern jungle town of Kiteni after a $3,700 bounty was...

3 years 5 months ago

Carrier defense wants affidavit disregarded

The defense for Josh Carrier wants all or portions of the affidavit related to his arrest for buying and possessing child porn disregarded or disqaulified before trial. The accuracy, intent of statements and sufficiency of the document are questioned by the defense.

3 years 5 months ago

Josh Carrier in court

Josh Carrier is in court this morning for a pre-trial hearing and arraignment. There is heated interaction between lawyers as the defense questions a detective about information in an affidavit. Carrier is a former Colorado Springs police officer who resigned after he was arrested. He is accused of buying child...

3 years 10 months ago

Denver Police Officer Fired

DENVER (AP) - Another Denver police officer has been fired after he was accused of mishandling an investigation involving a pregnant woman hit by a hit-and-run driver. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that Detective Jay Estrada was fired for allegedly failing to actively investigate the traffic accident. Laura Gorham...

3 years 10 months ago

Suspect sought in police officer assault

At around 1:15 am Sunday morning an officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department initiated a routine traffic stop at the intersection of E. Bijou St and Union Blvd. The driver appeared to comply with the officer and the police cruiser's emergency lights and pulled into a nearby parking lot...

4 years 1 week ago

Relatives of Colorado suspect charged

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Federal charges have been filed against relatives of a man accused in the slaying of a Chattanooga police officer. Colorado fugitive Jesse R. Matthews has been accused in the Saturday shooting death of Chattanooga police Sgt. Tim Chapin during a robbery attempt. Matthews remains in...

4 years 2 months ago

Cop's widow drops lawsuit over husband's suicide

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP)-A Grand Junction police officer's widow has dropped her federal lawsuit blaming authorities for her husband's suicide. Officer Glenn Coyne committed suicide Oct. 6, 2009, five days after his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. His widow, Michelle, filed a lawsuit in September alleging authorities arrested...

4 years 7 months ago

Death sentence for momma bear and cubs

The Division of Wildlife tranquilized three bears and hauled them out of the Broadmoor neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The bears will be euthanized. The momma bear and her two cubs got into a home on Sanford Rd., sending a maid scrambling for safety. She locked herself in a bathroom, from...

4 years 8 months ago

Alaska cop uses Taser on black bear

An Alaska police officer used his Taser to discourage a small black bear that had gotten into someone's fish fryer. Lt. Dave Parker delivered a 30-second burst of 100,000 volts to scare away the bear from a house. Parker told the Anchorage Daily News the bear flipped on its...

4 years 9 months ago

DA's Office issues report on Officer Involved Shooting

The District Attorney's Office investigated an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs. Its final report was released Friday afternoon. Here's a complete transcript -- "The District Attorney's Office has concluded its' investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred on June 4, 2010 and issues the following report: Any...

4 years 10 months ago

SWAT officer robs bank in Minneapolis

An attorney for a Minneapolis SWAT officer who robbed a bank says the officer's life was falling apart and he was hoping to die in a confrontation with police to secure an insurance payout for his sick daughter and wife. Federal defender Andrea George says in a court document...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Job of the Day: PPCC police officer

Pikes Peak Community College is seeking a police officer. This position will be working a rotating schedule at all Pikes Peak Community College campuses. Patrols the campus by foot, enforcing federal, state, and local statutes, and college rules, regulations, and policies. Apply by April 16 Starting pay $3,700 /...

5 years 7 months ago

Drunk mom tries to drive child to school

A Detroit-area mother was arraigned on Wednesday after she was accused of driving her 9-year-old son to school while drunk. Dena Gay Ellington, 45, of Birmingham, was arrested Tuesday morning in Ferndale. Police said she stopped to ask a police officer at Taft Education Center how to get to...

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