Jefferson County, CO

Man's body found in area of Flying J Ranch Park in missing person search

Investigators found a man dead in the area of the Flying J Ranch Park trailhead northwest of Conifer on Tuesday. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office originally responded to the area on a missing person report. According to the sheriff's office, when investigators where on scene of the trailhead, they found a vehicle that belonged to the missing person. Investigators were conducting the search as early as 5 a.m. In an update just after 12:30 p.m., the sheriff's office confirmed the search was over when the body of a man was found. CBS4 was told investigators could not identify the body on Tuesday, and the condition made it impossible to immediately report a possible cause of death.The sheriff's office did say there was no indication "foul play" was involved,
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DPD's Timothy Hyatt arrest: investigation of internet luring of child

Denver Police Officer Timothy Hyatt has been arrested for investigation of internet luring a child. Hyatt turned himself into the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday. Hyatt, 45, was arrested following an investigation that originated in Jefferson County. According to the Jeffco Sheriff's Office, the investigation began in February when Hyatt began communication with whom he believed to be a 14-year-old girl. Investigators said that Hyatt used multiple social media platforms and a variety of online identities and that during the virtual interactions, Hyatt made many sexually explicit advances toward the young teen. Based on the information given, investigators were able to confirm Hyatt's identity. His first court appearance is scheduled for Thursday where he will be advised of the charges against him. A judge is also expected to make a decision regarding bond. Hyatt joined the Denver Police Department in 2005 and was most recently assigned as a sergeant within the patrol division. He has been placed on non-paid administrative leave due to the felony arrest.  
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Woman's body found on mountain in Colorado

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on Lookout Mountain, near Golden, on Tuesday morning. Officials believe that the woman was in her 30's at the time of her death. Investigators believe that there is no clear threat to the public,...

Colorado police officer charged with internet luring of a child

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A man who swore to protect and serve the community is now facing charges of internet luring of a child in Colorado. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced 45-year-old Timothy Hyatt turned himself in on Wednesday following an investigation that started in February. According to investigators, Hyatt was communicating with someone online whom he believed was a 14-year-old girl.

More Than 2,000 Denver Area Public School Jobs Open as Classes Start

Even as the 2022-2023 academic year gets underway for public schools in metro Denver, many districts are desperately trying to fill open positions — well over 2,000 of them. On August 8, the same day most students arrived for their first day of classes, the Douglas County School District listed 481 available jobs, ranging from full-time teachers and paraprofessionals to behavior specialists and child-care managers.