Crime Roundup – Dec. 13

Published: December 13, 2013, 11:11 pm, by Lisa Walton

Friday crime recap:

Police said an officer was the victim of a hit-and-run  while directing traffic at the scene of a head-on collision. Read more here.

A Delta man was sentenced Friday to 65 years in prison after admitting that he killed a man in March  during a drug robbery at a downtown Colorado Springs hotel. Read more here.

In case you missed it:

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

A judge on Tuesday ruled that a Colorado Springs man will be tried for first-degree murder after authorities say he broke into his estranged wife’s apartment and shot her through the front door as she tried to enter – aiming squarely at her pregnant belly.  Read more here.

A Florence man was arrested in connection with a crash on Highway 115 that left a man dead early Sunday morning. Read more here.


Two men reportedly robbed the UMB Bank at 290 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. late Wednesday morning. Read more here


A 54-year-old woman was arrested Thursday on allegations of human trafficking, pimping, pandering and money laundering. Read more here.

Three robbers surprised the manager of the Deja Vu Gentlemen’s Club Thursday morning as he prepared to open, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said. Read more here

A Colorado Springs man recently arrested on suspicion of threatening a slain woman’s grieving mother was back in court Thursday on allegations he tried to abduct the dead woman’s sister at gunpoint. Read more here.

Update: A mix of alcohol and methadone killed a Monument man found in a suspected meth lab last month. Read more here.