Mother sentenced to 84 years in prison for daughter’s murder

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On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, Judge Joseph Whitfield sentenced Alexus Nelson, 28, to 84 years in prison for... Read More Mother sentenced to 84 years in prison for daughter’s murder

Jury convicts Aurora man in 2022 quadruple homicide

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On May 16, 2024, an Arapahoe County jury found Joseph Castorena, 22, guilty on all four counts of... Read More Jury convicts Aurora man in 2022 quadruple homicide

Driver involved in fatal crash receives maximum prison sentence after failing to appear for sentencing

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On May 7, 2024, Douglas County Judge Ryan J. Stuart sentenced David Lucero, 40, to 18 years in prison for... Read More Driver involved in fatal crash receives maximum prison sentence after failing to appear for sentencing

Castle Rock man pleads guilty to stabbing mom to death inside home

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On Monday, May 6, Matthew Buchanan, 34, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the 2022 fatal stabbing of... Read More Castle Rock man pleads guilty to stabbing mom to death inside home

Castle Rock woman sentenced to prison for double-fatal drunk driving crash on I-25

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Michelle D. Branch, 49, has been sentenced to more than two decades in the Department of Corrections after... Read More Castle Rock woman sentenced to prison for double-fatal drunk driving crash on I-25

Aurora man sentenced to two decades in prison for attempted murder of a sheriff’s deputy in Douglas County

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On April 23, 2024, District Court Judge Ryan J. Stuart sentenced Jorge Armando Guzman, 42, to 20 years in the... Read More Aurora man sentenced to two decades in prison for attempted murder of a sheriff’s deputy in Douglas County

Husband sentenced to life in prison for killing wife 1 day before divorce was set to be finalized

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On April 22, 2024, District Court Judge Jacob Edson sentenced David Samuel Lechner, 46, to life in prison... Read More Husband sentenced to life in prison for killing wife 1 day before divorce was set to be finalized

Jury convicts Aurora man who threatened Burger King employee with a gun, among other felony charges

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A jury in Arapahoe County has found Eugene Robertson, 40, guilty on 8 counts of Attempted Murder (Extreme... Read More Jury convicts Aurora man who threatened Burger King employee with a gun, among other felony charges

Jury convicts truck driver who shot and killed woman over rock throwing

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Following a 4-day jury trial in Arapahoe County, John David Thoren III, 44, was convicted of second-degree... Read More Jury convicts truck driver who shot and killed woman over rock throwing

Defendant sentenced to prison for threatening Douglas County District Court judge

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Vishal Bhatt, 35, has been sentenced to 12 years in the Department of Corrections for threatening a neighbor... Read More Defendant sentenced to prison for threatening Douglas County District Court judge

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