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Man arrested with 100lb of meth has no prior record

September 11, 2019

The man caught with nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Monday has no criminal history, according to court records. Colorado State Patrol pulled over Edgar Esquivel-Tecalco, 33, around 12:30 p.m. Monday...






Aspen police issue unprecedented amount of bear in trash tickets this summer

August 24, 2019

If bears could send a letter to Aspen businesses, it would say, “Please lock up your trash because I can’t help myself and I will die if I eat it.” Instead, Aspen cops have to address human bad behavior by levying fines on irresponsible people who leave their trash unsecured. So far, 25 people have received tickets.





Mother arrested after 1-year-old found in hot car

August 6, 2019

Aspen police arrested a local woman for attempted negligent criminal homicide Friday after she allegedly left her baby in a super-heated car, according to court records. The temperature inside the car ­— parked in the...



Vail woman found in dumpster acquitted Friday

August 4, 2019

EAGLE — A jury of eight women and four men acquitted Linnea Hayda on all four counts she faced after deliberating for 10 hours, returning the unanimous verdict around 9 p.m. Friday. Hayda, 33, faced...



Another felony DUI for Aspen woman

August 1, 2019

A local woman scheduled to go on trial for felony DUI next year was pulled over Sunday and arrested for driving under the influence for the fifth time since 2001.




Man shot by Frisco police pleads guilty

July 31, 2019

BRECKENRIDGE — Derek Baker, 34, of Loveland, pleaded guilty Monday in Summit County District Court to assault on a peace officer, a Class 4 felony, according to a news release. The plea stems from an...