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18th Judicial DA’s trial team honored for 1981 cold case win
From left, Grant Grosgebauer, Cathy Nevill, Matt Hanagan, Colleen Vogel and Christopher Gallo.(18th Judicial DA's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Nov. 17, 2022.
Arapahoe Commissioners start fund for displaced apartment fire victims
(South Metro Fire Rescue) (Aurora, Colo.) The Arapahoe County Foundation is accepting donations to help people from 85 households displaced by a fire that started Thursday in a Club Valencia condominium, 1300 S. Parker Rd.
Police issue arrest warrant in 2006 Aurora cold case homicide
(18th Judicial DA's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 14, 2022. (Aurora, Colo.) Colorado’s 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office issued a felony arrest warrant for a man, thought to have fled the country, who is wanted in connection to a 2006 murder of an Aurora woman.
Interstate 25 and Dry Creek intersection project expands median, on-ramp lanes
(Colorado Department of Transportation) (Arapahoe County, Colo.) Work began this week on a collaborative project by the Colorado Department of Transportation, Arapahoe County and the City of Centennial to add southbound I-25 on-ramp lanes and improve the Dry Creek Road intersection.
Faith and Blue connects Arapahoe Sheriff’s Office with religious communities
(Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office) (Centennial, Colo.) The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is hosting an outreach event with Summit Church to connect with faith communities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 9.
Arapahoe Sheriff’s Office seeks information on ‘armed and dangerous’ car thieves
(Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Sept. 29, 2022. (Centennial, Colo.) Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators are searching for a pair of car thieves believed to be armed and dangerous.
DougCo sheriff seeks info on man charged with child sexual assault
(Douglas County Sheriff's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Sept. 22, 2022. (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) The Douglas County Sheriff's Office seeks information about two open and active Douglas County cases involving Joseph Spector, 44, of Highlands Ranch.
Arapahoe investigators ask for tips on residential gunshots
Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Sept. 20, 2022. (Centennial, Colo.) The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident where several gunshots were fired into multiple Centennial homes on Sept. 18. No one was injured.
Arapahoe Sheriff’s Office expands therapy dog program into Cherry Creek School District
Riley, 9-week-old deputy.(Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Sept. 13, 2022. (Centennial, Colo.) The youngest member of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office was officially sworn in Monday.
Serious injury crash closes northbound Parker Road Thursday morning
(Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Aug. 25, 2022. (Cherry Creek, Colo.) A crash involving an RTD bus and multiple vehicles closed the northbound lanes of South Parker Road Thursday morning.
Jury convicts Aurora man of killing, dumping ex-girlfriend’s body
Andrew Condon, 29, of Aurora.Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. (Aurora, Colo.) A jury convicted an Aurora man of killing his ex-girlfriend, LaBrea Jackson, in 2018. Andrew Condon, 29, will be sentenced on Nov. 10 in the 18th Judicial District for second-degree murder, tampering with a body, motor vehicle theft, assault, burglary and menacing with a weapon.
DougCo joins partnership to fight homelessness
Residents of the GOALS facility enjoying time together in their room.The Family Tree and Arapahoe County Human Services. (Aurora, Colo.) The GOALS program has one overarching goal— to achieve two-generational economic security for families experiencing homelessness.
Jury convicts man of 2020 Centennial homicide
Samuel Birch.Provided by 18th District Attorney’s Office. An 18th District Court jury found Samuel Isaiah Birch, 32, guilty of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated robbery and tampering with physical evidence for his actions in a 2020 Thanksgiving day robbery and murder of a convenience-store clerk in Centennial.