Jefferson County

The new Jeffco Crime Lab (credit: CBS)

New Crime Lab Could Help Investigators Solve Crimes Faster

There’s a new tool that’s helping investigators in Jefferson County — a new crime lab. And it could help them solve crimes faster.

6 hours ago

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Parties Vie For Control Of Colorado Legislature

Colorado Democrats have a comfortable cushion in the state House that will boost their chances of retaining control there in November. But their slim majority in the Senate hangs by a thread.

10/21/2014

Travis Sandlin (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Jeffco Fugitive’s Bond Set At $100,000, As Jail Evaluates Security

A judge on Friday set the bond for an escaped Jefferson County jail inmate at $100,000, a day after the fugitive was nabbed in Boulder.

10/17/2014

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Jeffco Students Continue History Review Protest With Rally

Jefferson County high school students upset about an expected review of the Advanced Placement U.S. history course plan to protest again, but not by walking out of class.

10/11/2014

Christopher David Sullivan (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Car-Jacking Suspect: ‘I Wanted To Kill Myself,’ Deputy Testifies

A car-jacking and sex-trafficking suspect who led deputies on a wild crime spree this summer told law enforcement he thought about killing himself because he didn’t want to return to prison, according to court testimony.

10/10/2014

Credit card theft suspects may be connected to a Denver Police weapon theft (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Suspects In Police Weapon Theft Linked To Credit Card Theft

Detectives in Jefferson County are investigating the possibility that credit card theft suspects may be linked to the theft of a Denver Police officer’s weapon.

10/08/2014

Travis Sandlin (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office/Twitter)

Authorities Release New Image Of Escaped Sex Offender

Authorities continue to search for an inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County Jail Sunday night and released a new image of him on Tuesday.

10/07/2014

Travis Sandlin (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Jeffco Investigating If Car Thefts Are Connected To Escaped Inmate

Jefferson County is investigating whether a pair of stolen cars may be linked to an escaped jail inmate who’s been on the lam for more than 24 hours.

10/06/2014

Travis Sandlin (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Jeffco Jail Escapee Is A Registered Sex Offender

Police are searching for an inmate and registered sex offender who escaped overnight from the Jefferson County Jail at 6th Avenue and Jefferson County Parkway.

10/06/2014

The crowd at the school board meeting on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Jeffco School Board OKs Modified Curriculum Review

Jefferson County’s school board has approved a plan to review the curriculum in some U.S. history classes to promote patriotism and downplay civil disobedience, but with some changes to the original proposal.

10/02/2014

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