Jefferson County

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Jeffco Deputy Survey Reveals ‘Shocking’ Numbers

A consultant hired by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s department says a “shocking” number of deputies are either planning to leave or are at risk of leaving while only one third of Jeffco deputies are committed to staying long-term.

02/09/2015

Gerald Clark walking out of court in May 2014 (credit: CBS)

Pastor Sentence: 10 Years To Life For Sex Assaults

A pastor who pleaded guilty to sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison.

02/06/2015

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Man At Large After Using Car To Drag Jeffco Deputy

A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being dragged by a vehicle.

01/30/2015

John Pettit (credit: Denver Police Department)

Big Bust Uncovers Illegal Hash Lab, 70 Pounds Of Pot

Denver police busted an illegal marijuana operation and seized more than 70 pounds of pot as part of an undercover operation on Thursday and Friday.

01/25/2015

Joe Avalos in court on Friday (credit: CBS)

Pimp Who Preyed On Young Teens Given 30 Year Sentence

An Arvada man who lured seven different young women into prostitution in exchange for meth will spend 30 years in prison.

01/23/2015

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State’s First Human Trafficking Prevention Unit Gets To Work

A first-of-its kind human trafficking unit, based in the Jefferson and Gilpin County District Attorney’s office, debuts in Colorado with a new pro-active approach.

01/22/2015

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Jeffco GOP Seeks Lawmaker For Open Seat

Jefferson County Republicans are looking for candidates to fill an empty spot in the state House.

01/20/2015

The benefit at Moore Lumber and Hardware in Pine Junction (credit: CBS)

Family Of Sergeant Killed In Crash Surprised With Benefit

A surprise benefit was held Saturday in Pine Junction to help the family of a Jefferson County sheriff’s sergeant killed while helping a family involved in a crash.

01/17/2015

Waterton Canyon (credit: CBS)

Waterton Canyon Reopens, Xcel Project Wraps Up Early

Waterton Canyon will fully be open to recreation for the first time since Sept. 2014 now that an Xcel Energy project wrapped up earlier than expected.

01/15/2015

An attempted robbery suspect gave a clerk the "thumbs up" sign as he left the store in Jefferson County (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Suspect Flashes ‘Thumbs Up’ To Clerk During Attempted Robbery

Deputies in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an attempted robbery where the would-be robber left the store and gave the clerk a “thumbs up” sign. A nearby convenience store was robbed a short time later with the same suspect description.

01/14/2015

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