CBS4 has learned that DNA lifted from a payphone mouthpiece and fingerprints on the phone are some of the key evidence that ties Evan Ebel to the murder of 27-year-old Nathan Leon, a father of three.
Colorado lawmakers moved to expand DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions after a debate that drew both support and opposition from members of both parties.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is replacing the state’s outdated, 20-year-old fingerprint system.
Several Colorado County sheriffs say can’t afford to pay the costs of an expanding federal program that uses fingerprints to identify illegal immigrants.
A rapidly expanding federal program that identifies illegal immigrants when they are arrested and fingerprinted became operational in Denver and in El Paso and Arapahoe counties on Tuesday.