Former Undersheriff Sentenced To Jail, Sex Offender TreatmentAt one time the second in command at the Lake County Sheriff's Office, Fernando Mendoza, 49, was fired after complaints were filed by several female employees of the department. The ensuing sexual harassment investigation led to discovery of Mendoza's manipulation of his teenage step-daughter in 2012.
'Going To Take Time': Incoming Lake County Sheriff Tackling Embattled OfficeThere’s going to be a new Lake County sheriff in town come Tuesday.
Former Undersheriff Appears In Court In Inmate StripesThe former Lake County Undersheriff, who was indicted by a Grand Jury related to a sexual harassment investigation, could face life in prison if convicted.
Former Undersheriff Indicted Amid Sexual Harassment InvestigationThe former undersheriff for the Lake County Sheriff's Office has now been indicted on seven charges related to a sexual harassment investigation.
Undersheriff Fired Amid Sexual Harassment AllegationsUndersheriff Fernando Mendoza is being investigated for "sexual harassment actions occurring within the Lake County Sheriff's Office."
Complaint Alleges Sexual Harassment Within Sheriff's OfficeThe District Attorney for the 5th Judicial District is investigating sexual harassment allegations within the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Hanging Halloween Decor Removed After ComplaintsWhat some described as a decoration that was too creepy for Halloween, a mannequin hanging from a street light, was removed from a neighborhood in Leadville.
Former Deputy Receives 3-Year Probation For Stealing, Trying To Sell GunsA former Lake County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to three years of supervised probation and must complete 100 hours of community service.
Officers Focus On Boating Under The InfluenceColorado Parks and Wildlife and the Lake County Sheriff's Office are taking part in a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence.
Search Continues For College Student Who Vanished Without A TraceThe search continues for a college student who vanished without a trace nearly a week ago.
Denver Man's Body Found In Boundary Waters LakeThe Lake County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man from Denver, Colorado, died after jumping from a cliff into a lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.