Police & Courts

Elway son pleads guilty to disturbing peace

Elway son pleads guilty to disturbing peace

Police say Elway then fled and was arrested at his father’s home in suburban Denver.

Driver swatting at bee causes rollover crash

AURORA | A driver swatting at a bee lost control of his car and caused a rollover crash Wednesday evening near Community College of Aurora, police said. Nobody was seriously injured in the crash that happened around 5 p.m. near …

SEE CHANGE FOR AURORA COPS: Police like using body cameras

SEE CHANGE FOR AURORA COPS: Police like using body cameras

Aurora cops say the cameras, which cost about $900 each, are especially popular with officers because they can quickly quash any bogus accusations of misconduct

Woman hurt in Aurora crash dies, driver on the run

AURORA | A woman died Monday night from injuries she suffered in a crash last month and police said the drunk driver who crashed into her is on the lam. The woman, whose name was not released, had been hospitalized since …

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents 

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents 

In each case, SWAT teams dispatched to the scene found no violent criminals or wounded victims — only video game players sitting at their computers, the startled victims of a hoax known as “swatting.”

Bicyclist dies in Aurora crash

AURORA | A bicyclist died Wednesday night after a truck ran a red light and struck her in an Aurora intersection, police said. The woman, identified by the Arapahoe County coroner Thursday as Denise Pimple, 57, was struck around 6:40 …

DA drops charges in second Aurora voter fraud case

Tadesse Degefa, 72, of Aurora, was scheduled to go on trial Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of procuring false registration

Colorado robbery suspect accused in other heists

Jack Lee Wright of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was arrested in Maryland in mid-July, accused of taking nearly $19,000 from the Alpine Bank in Glenwood Springs, Colorado on June 30.

Aurora driving instructor sentenced to year in prison

AURORA | An Aurora driving instructor was sentenced to more than a year in prison Wednesday for administering bogus driving tests and cheating on his taxes, federal prosecutors said. Stuart Bryan King, 54, of Centennial, was sentenced 15 months in federal …

Denver police testing use of body cameras 

DENVER | Some Denver police officers are using body cameras on patrol as part of a study of their effectiveness. Officers assigned to the downtown area began wearing the cameras in June for the six-month study being conducted by Taser International and …