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4 years 1 month ago

Murders up in Pueblo this year

In 2010 murders were down in the City of Pueblo. "Last year whether you want to call it luck, or by the grace of God or karma, we had one homicide." explains Capt. Dayton Robinson with Pueblo PD. In a city that averages about 6 murders a year it...

4 years 3 months ago

Bessemer Park blasted by taggers

Pueblo Municipal Judge William Alexander says he can't recall any worse case of graffiti. Sometime over the weekend Bessemer Park on Northern Avenue was hit by taggers. Picnic tables, walls, the empty Bessemer Pool, trees, sidewalks and even a memorial to steelworkers was painted. Work crews tackled the clean...

4 years 6 months ago

Robbery suspect sought in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking for help in locating a suspect in multiple robberies. The suspect is wanted for robberies at several businesses in Colorado Springs, including three Walgreens drug stores, between January and August of this year. He may also have robbed some Pueblo businesses. ...

4 years 10 months ago

Meth arrests up 46 percent in Pueblo

Authorities say methamphetamine arrests are up 46 percent in Pueblo since the Colorado Meth Project began in May 2009. Pueblo police say 38 meth-related arrests were made since then, compared with 26 in the preceding 12 months. It's not clear whether the numbers reflect an increase in meth use or...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Graffiti on juror's car ends intimidation trial

Graffiti on a jury member's car in Pueblo has resulted in a mistrial for a man accused of intimidating the mother of a drive-by shooting victim. After the mistrial Wednesday, the defendant pleaded guilty to harassment and prosecutors dropped charges of intimidating a witness. Kenneth Christopher Casados Jr., 20,...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Pueblo Police arrest Sexually Violent Predator

A Sexually Violent Predator was arrested in Pueblo for violating a protection order and parole violations. Emmanuel Bitsuie, 24, was arrested Monday and is expected to return to prison. The city's 2 other SVPs, Gary Donato and Jefferson Benfield, are currently in compliance with the Colorado Registered Sex Offender...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Police search for "texting burglar"

Pueblo Police are looking for a multi-taking man who broke into a store while apparently sending text messages on his cell phone. It happened on February 16 at around 1:15 a.m. at the Family Dollar at N. Elizabeth. When Officers arrived they observed the glass on the front door was...

5 years 3 months ago

Victim identified in possible Pueblo Co. murder

Pueblo County Sheriff's investigators are probing a suspected homicide that happened early Thursday morning. Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer says the man suffered multiple, external injuries. The Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 50-year-old Robert Piserchio. News First 5 has learned the victim is the brother-in-law of Fountain...

5 years 6 months ago

Memories stolen from Pueblo family

A day at the state fair turned into a nightmare for one Pueblo family this weekend. "I woke up because I heard my daughter crying." says Nadine Triste. That's when she went into the living room of her home and heard the story from her heartbroken daughter, Alicia. "We...

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