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Peggy Hettrick

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

DA Asks To Have Charges Dropped Against Officer In Tim Masters Case

The district attorney in Weld County is asking a judge to drop charges against a Fort Collins police lieutenant accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in a conviction that was later overturned because of DNA evidence.

01/11/2013

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Officer’s Lawyers Try To Drop Charges

Lawyers for a Fort Collins police lieutenant accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in a conviction that was later overturned because of DNA evidence have asked a judge to drop five of the nine perjury counts against him.

11/02/2011

Timothy Masters talks with CBS4's Mike Hooker (credit: CBS)

Tim Masters Talks To CBS4 About His Exoneration

After being locked up for nearly 10 years Timothy Masters talked to CBS4 about his exoneration.

06/29/2011

Timothy Masters received $10 million in settlements from the city of Fort Collins and Larimer County for being wrongly imprisoned.  He was released in 2008 after DNA evidence proved he was wrongly convicted in the 1987murder of Peggy Hetrick. Masters spent 10 years behind bars before his release. (credit: CBS)

Tim Masters Officially Exonerated In Hettrick Murder

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says a man whose murder conviction was overturned based on new evidence has been officially exonerated after a yearlong investigation.

06/28/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Masters’ Investigator May Face Reinstated Charges

A Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder trial remains on paid administrative leave even though a judge has thrown out an indictment against him.

05/10/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Charges Against Masters’ Investigator Dismissed

A judge has dismissed the case against a Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder case that ended in the conviction of an innocent man.

05/09/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Witness In Peggy Hettrick Murder Case May Testify Against Police

A key prosecution witness against a Colorado man whose murder conviction was overturned now might testify against a police detective accused of lying during the trial.

05/02/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Perjury Case

A Fort Collins police officer accused of lying in a murder case in which a man’s conviction was overturned has pleaded not guilty to perjury.

02/05/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Pays For Lt. Broderick’s Defense

The city of Fort Collins has spent more than $94,000 defending a police lieutenant facing eight perjury counts.

12/11/2010

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