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Crime Roundup – Jan. 10

Published: January 10, 2014, 9:58 pm, by Lisa Walton

Today’s crime news:

A man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly attempted to rob a bowling alley and then called to tell on himself hours later, police said. (Read more here.)

A 21-year-old man  who was paid to gather signatures during the recall petition drive in Colorado Springs last summer  is facing charges of forgery, perjury and attempt to influence a public servant.  (Read more here.)

A pair of alleged shoplifters are in jail Friday morning after two 7-Eleven clerks say they were attacked after confrontations at the store. (Read more here.)

In case you missed it ( a recap of 2014 crime so far):

A 19-year-old man was shot to death on New Year’s Day. The alleged shooter was arrested. (Read more here.)

Jan. 8
Two men suspected in a string of Colorado Springs home burglaries were arrested Wednesday after crashing their car in Walsenburg. (Read more here.)

Jan. 9
Two police cruisers were hit in a downtown car chase Thursday morning that began with a shots fired call. Three men were arrested. (Read more here.) 

A 31-year-old Mesa Ridge High School teacher was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child. (Read more here.)

Police reported burglaries at the following locations:

  • Tic Tock Shop, 7 N. Circle Drive (Read more here.)
  • Tree House, 34 Buchanan St. (Read more here.)
  • A home at the 100 block of Buckeye Drive 

Police also reported armed robberies at the following locations:

  • Denny’s at 302 N. Academy (Read more here.)
  • Family Dollar at 4440 Edison Ave. (Read more here.)
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill in The Promenade Shops at Briargate (Read more here.)
  • TCF Bank on 3175 E. Platte Ave. (Read more here.)

Two  people were arrested on suspicion of first degree kidnapping:


  • Hamilton Lee Sullivan was arrested in connection to the kidnapping and shooting a 20-year-old woman on Dec. 28. (Read more here.)
  • Susan Capretz is suspected of  holding a machete to a man’s neck while holding him against his will on Dec. 19. 
  •  (Read more here.)