False Reporting

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Windsor Man Who Was Falsely Accused Had ‘Whole World Turned Upside Down’

An award-winning National Guard sergeant who was falsely accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Northern Colorado says the last nine months have been a walking nightmare.

08/30/2014

Police in Littleton in August investigate reports of a shooting at an office building in the 1200 block of W. Mineral that turned out to be a case of "swatting." (credit: Alison Betts)

‘I Think We’re Getting Swatted': Employee’s Reaction During False Shooting Report

Some schools in Littleton were placed on “lock-in” during an investigation after reports of a shooting. Police are investigating the incident as a false report.

08/27/2014

Zachary Meints (credit: Boulder Sheriff's Office)

Sex Offender Charged With False Reporting In Stabbing Claims

A convicted sex offender who claimed he had been stabbed twice in less than two weeks has been accused of making up those attacks.

06/25/2014

Jonathan Skorksy (credit: Aurora Police)

Man Suspected In Kidnap Attempt Also Allegedly Stole From Roommate

A man linked to last week’s frightening attempted kidnapping in Aurora is behind bars on a $600,000 bond.

11/04/2013

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False Reporting Charges Filed In ‘White Van’ Cases In Douglas County

Charges have been filed against two people accused of making false reports to police in Douglas County. In both cases they claimed a man in a white van approached them.

07/31/2013

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Douglas County Sheriff: Suspicious White Van Incidents Are Fake

The Douglas County Sheriff said recent reports of a man following women while driving a white van are false.

07/25/2013

Heather Jensen (credit: Mesa County Sheriff)

Mother Accused In Deaths Of Children May Strike Deal To Avoid Trial

A mother accused in the deaths of her children may strike a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial. Police said Heather Jensen abandoned her two young boys to have sex with a man in another car last November.

05/01/2013

University of Colorado (credit: CBS)

CU Warns Students Against False Police Reports

University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano is warning students that recent alleged false police reports are unjustly targeting people of color and create a climate of fear on campus.

04/12/2012

Man Reports Date As Burglar When Girlfriend Shows

Colorado Springs police say a man’s girlfriend unexpectedly came home just before another woman was due to visit, so he called police to report his new acquaintance as a burglar.

10/26/2011

John Suthers (credit: coloradoattorneygeneral.gov)

Man Goes On Trial For Filing Complaint Against AG Suthers

A political activist says he plans to call Colorado Attorney General John Suthers to the stand when he goes on trial this week.

08/30/2011

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