TEEN CRIME, ADULT TIME

The Denver Post - - FRONT PAGE -

In 2006, The Den­ver Post ex­am­ined some of the cases of ju­ve­niles serv­ing life terms, among them:

Trevor Jones Trevor Jones tried to scam a kid out of $ 100 by sell­ing him a gun and then tak­ing it back. He fired a sin­gle shot— ac­ci­den­tally, he claims— that killed Matthew Fo­ley, 16. Age at crime: 17 Age now: 36

Chris Se­lect­man Shot McKin­ley Dixon, 18, to death in an ar­gu­ment over a bag of mar­i­juana. Age at crime: 16 Age now: 38

Ja­cob Ind Killed Ker­mode Jor­dan, 54, and Pamela Jor­dan, 41, his step­fa­ther and mother. Age at crime: 15 Age now: 38

Nathan Ybanez Killed his mother Julie Ybanez, 43, with fire­place tongs af­ter al­leged abuse. Age at crime: 16 Age now: 34

Sam Man­dez Con­victed of the July 26, 1992, mur­der of an el­derly woman named Frida Win­ter Age at crime: 14 Now: 38

Erik Jensen Con­victed in the mur­der of his friend’s mother.

Age at crime: 17 Age now: 35

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