Crime Roundup – Dec. 9

Published: December 9, 2013, 10:59 pm, by Lisa Walton

Monday crime recap:

Police are on the lookout for two men who held up a video game store on Sunday night.

Update:  The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday affirmed a judge’s order tossing evidence against a former Iraq War informant charged in a brutal Colorado Springs rape.  Read more here.

Update:  Court documents obtained Monday indicate a shooting at the Memorial Park skate park last month was gang related.  Read more here.

Update: A 34-year-old woman found dead Saturday outside a residence in the northeast side of Woodland Park died from hypothermia, Woodland Park police said. Read more here.

In case you missed it:

Saturday
A burglary suspect was arrested early Saturday after police tracked him to a mobile home on Cascade Court and a tactical team talked him out of his hiding place. Read more here.

Colorado Springs police say a man trying to make hash oil with a butane torch in his bathroom caused an explosion that significantly damaged his apartment. Read more here

Sunday
Colorado State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a crash on Highway 115 that left one person dead early Sunday morning. Read more here

Around the State:

CANON CITY—A Canon City man was arrested on suspicion of starting 8 fires  in Canon City and Florence.  Read more here.

DENVER (AP) — No charges will be filed against Aron Ralston, the Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal inspired the movie “127 Hours,” after he and his girlfriend were arrested in a weekend altercation at her home. Read more here.

FORT COLLINS —A Loveland doctor who recommended medical marijuana for an undercover officer faces possible prison time.  Read more here

DENVER —Federal prison officials have begun transferring mentally ill inmates from the Supermax prison in Florence to a prison in Atlanta following a lawsuit that accuses guards of ignoring severe symptoms. Read more here.