Six inmates from Aurora were released early on Monday allegedly because there was no room for them at the Adams County jail.
Aurora is planning the early release of six municipal jail inmates on Monday in a move the city blames on the Adams County sheriff.
Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr has addressed his inmate cap that policy police chiefs criticized, saying it puts citizens at risk by limiting the number of inmates from local cities.
An inmate is free after being released from jail early. But it’s all a mistake and now authorities are looking for him.
The Adams County district attorney has decided not to file any criminal charges against Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Wilfred Europe, who shot and killed a dog, “Ziggy,” in January.
A woman whose pit bull was shot and wounded by the same sheriff’s deputy who killed another dog earlier this month claims he was “not sorry” about shooting her dog in the mouth two years ago.
A deaf man who filed a lawsuit after not being provided a sign language interpreter during an arrest in Adams County has received a settlement of $100,000.
A lawsuit claims Adams County authorities detained a deaf man for 25 days in jail without providing a sign-language interpreter before domestic assault charges were eventually dropped.
Budget cutbacks are forcing the Adams County Jail to reduce the number of Aurora prisoners in the county jail from 25 to four.