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The Tribune

Police investigate stabbing at Roasty’s in downtown Greeley

Police are searching for an unknown suspect after a stabbing Wednesday night at Roasty’s, at 920 8th Ave. in downtown Greeley. Officers responded about 9:40 p.m. to the stabbing. Investigators determined a 26-year-old man was in the businesses and had a verbal altercation with the unknown male suspect. A physical...
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Body composting a ‘green’ alternative to burial, cremation

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — In a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death. He and one of his employees have built a “vessel” they hope will usher in a more environmentally friendly era of mortuary science that includes the natural organic reduction of human remains, also known as body composting.
Estes Park Trail Gazette

Police detail recent prostitution enforcement operation

Soliciting for prostitution is not a common citation in the town of Estes Park. However, last Friday was an exception. On Sept. 10, Estes Park Police officers cited and released five men for Soliciting for Prostituion. The men involved included 45-year-old Bryce Tychsen of Berthoud, Colo., 63-year-old Terrence Neville of...

Legend Says a Vampire is Buried in this Colorado Cemetery

Among the many graves in the Lafayette Municipal Cemetery, lies a flat, rectangular marker that's eerily different from the rest. According to Colorado legend, a vampire named Fodor Glava is buried under this mysterious marker, and although he passed away over one hundred years ago, his spirit is believed to have lived on, haunting the cemetery where he was laid to rest.
Estes Park Trail Gazette

Man struck by train Sunday dies, identified by police as Loveland resident

Loveland police reported Wednesday that a man who was seriously injured after being struck by a train has died. Loveland Police Department spokesman Tom Hacker said Todd Staab, 62, of Loveland was pronounced dead on Tuesday at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies. Investigators believe Staab was sitting on the...

Former Severance mayor charged with child prostitution

WELD COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Donald Marceau Mcleod appeared before a Weld County judge on Wednesday in connection with his arrest on a child prostitution charge. The 46-year-old former mayor of Severance resigned his post on April 6, a day after an anonymous person informed the Greeley Police Department that a minor boy was being dragged into a white van and may be a hostage.

Colorado Man Arrested After Attempting to Lure a Child Online

A 47-year-old Fort Collins, Colorado man has been arrested after attempting to initiate sexual contact with a child he met over the internet. According to Fort Collins Police, the suspect, identified as Christopher Patterson, first began engaging with a Facebook account that appeared to belong to a 13-year-old girl back in April of 2021. During their conversations that took place via Facebook Messenger, Patterson discussed meeting up for sex and drug use, and also shared sexually explicit photos.

Hensel Phelps sues to recover $1.5M from sports park project

Future Legends Sports Park in Windsor, the under-construction 118-acre facility that will serve as home to two professional sports teams as well as providing amateur and youth fields, successfully purchased bonds to lift mechanics liens filed against it but now faces a lawsuit to recover unpaid construction bills. Hensel Phelps...

Trevor George Faces Jury Trial After Pleading Not Guilty To Windsor Murder

WINDSOR, Colo. (CBS4) – The man who allegedly shot a babysitter and strangled a child near a pumpkin patch in 2020 pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Wednesday. Trevor George, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder and strangulation nearly 11 months after the murder. On Oct. 30, 2020 Windsor Police and Weld County Deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a murder and strangulation. The incident took place at a small farmhouse, surrounded by a pumpkin patch on the southern edge of Windsor. Trevor George (credit: Weld County) Family members told CBS4’s Dillon Thomas a family friend offered to babysit their daughter...

Preliminary hearing for Fort Collins teen suspected of murder set for March 2022

Larimer County Judge Juan Villaseñor has set the preliminary hearing for the Fort Collins teen suspected of murdering Todd Stout for March of next year. Benjamin Zwahlen, 16, was arrested on Aug. 17 for investigation of first-degree murder, a class 1 felony, according to a previous release from FCPS. He remains in the Platte Juvenile Detention Center while he awaits criminal prosecution.