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Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter leaves for a break in jury selection for his trial in the shooting of a trophy elk on Mapleton Hill during jury selection (credit: BOULDER DAILY CAMERA/ Mark Leffingwell)

Elk-Killing Cop Guilty On 9 Charges

A former Boulder police officer accused of illegally killing an elk was convicted on all nine counts on Tuesday and could face six years in prison.

06/03/2014

Sam Carter (credit: CBS)

Boulder Elk Killing Case Could Head To Jury On Tuesday

Attorneys will present closing arguments Tuesday in the case of a former Boulder police officer accused of illegally killing an elk.

06/02/2014

Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter leaves for a break in jury selection for his trial in the shooting of a trophy elk on Mapleton Hill during jury selection (credit: BOULDER DAILY CAMERA/ Mark Leffingwell)

Elk Killing Trial Begins For Former Boulder Police Officer

Testimony is underway in the trial of a former Boulder Police officer involved in the killing of a trophy elk while he was on duty.

05/28/2014

Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter listens during the start of jury selection for his case in the shooting of a trophy elk on Mapleton Hill (credit: BOULDER DAILY CAMERA/Mark Leffingwell)

Ex-Officer On Trial For Killing Elk While On Duty In Boulder

A former police officer who shot and killed an elk while on duty is going on trial in Boulder.

05/27/2014

Former Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter poses with the elk he shot with his service gun while on duty. (credit: CBS)

Former Boulder Officer Accused Of Killing Elk Had Past Incident With A Deer

A former Boulder police officer charged with killing a trophy elk within the city limits may have tried to shoot another trapped animal back in 2008.

04/30/2014

A deer was rescued from an icy lake in Golden in January. (credit: CBS)

Top Colorado Animal Stories Of 2013

Elk, bear, moose, coyotes, deer, horses, dogs and even a rhinoceros make the list for top animal stories in Colorado in 2013.

12/27/2013

Sam Carter (credit: CBS)

Trial For Officer Accused Of Shooting Elk To Remain In Boulder

The trial of a former Boulder police officer accused of shooting and killing an elk will not be moved out of Boulder.

09/04/2013

Brent Curnow and Sam Carter, right in February 2013 (credit: CBS)

Boulder Officer Accused In Elk Shooting Case Avoids Jail Time

Brent Curnow was accused of plotting to kill the elk with another officer. Now he will plead guilty in an agreement with prosecutors.

09/03/2013

Brent Curnow and Sam Carter, right in February 2013 (credit: CBS)

Boulder Officer Accused In Elk Shooting Case Offered Plea Deal

Prosecutors are offering a former Boulder police officer accused in the illegal shooting of an elk on New Year’s Day a deal.

08/31/2013

Sam Carter, left, and Brent Curnow, right (credit CBS)

Former Boulder Officers Plead Not Guilty To Shooting, Killing Elk

A trial date is now set for two former Boulder police officers. Both men are accused of killing a popular elk in a Boulder neighborhood.

05/31/2013

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