SUS­PECT HELD IN CEN­TEN­NIAL SLAY­ING

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ara­pa­hoe county» A sus­pect has been ar­rested in Wed­nes­day’s fa­tal shoot­ing out­side a Cen­ten­nial busi­ness.

Ni­cholas Lo­cas­cio, 29, is be­ing held on sus­pi­cion of first-de­gree mur­der in the death of 32-year-old Justin Lee Doe, ac­cord­ing to the Ara­pa­hoe County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice.

Doe was shot at about 10:45 a.m. Wed­nes­day out­side of QED — also known as Qual­ity Elec­tri­cal Dis­tri­bu­tion — on the 7000 block of South Jor­dan Road.

Lo­cas­cio is be­ing held with­out bail at the Ara­pa­hoe County Jail.

He was taken into cus­tody Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon near Ara­pa­hoe Road and South Parker Road on un­re­lated drug charges, the sher­iff’s of­fice said.

DIA par­tic­i­pat­ing in Earth Hour. Lights around the

globe will be turned off Satur­day night as part of an an­nual grass­roots move­ment to shine light on en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues.

Mil­lions of peo­ple par­tic­i­pate in Earth Hour, which hap­pens in Den­ver from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Hun­dreds of iconic spots around the planet, in­clud­ing the Eif­fel Tower in Paris and Em­pire State Build­ing in New York City, have par­tic­i­pated in the event.

Den­ver In­ter­na­tional Air­port, as in years past, will turn out the lights on the air­port’s gi­ant blue “Mus­tang” statue, as well as dim­ming the “Shadow Ar­ray” art­work at the ho­tel and tran­sit cen­ter, DIA an­nounced in a news re­lease is­sued Fri­day.

Started in 2007 in Syd­ney, Aus­tralia, or­ga­niz­ers ex­pect par­tic­i­pa­tion this year in more than 178 coun­tries and ter­ri­to­ries.

Sus­pect faces ad­di­tional charges B A

boul­der» Long­mont res­i­dent des­ig­nated as a “sex­u­ally vi­o­lent preda­tor” is now fac­ing ve­hic­u­lar eluding and re­sist­ing ar­rest charges in ad­di­tion to a pos­si­ble pro­ba­tion vi­o­la­tion af­ter he re­port­edly fled po­lice and got into a stand­off Thurs­day, the Daily Cam­era re­ported.

Rus­sell Ehrlich, 39, was booked into the Boul­der County Jail on sus­pi­cion of ve­hic­u­lar eluding and re­sist­ing ar­rest, ac­cord­ing to jail records. He also is fac­ing a fail­ure to ap­pear charge.

Ehrlich made his first ap­pear­ance in court at the Boul­der County Jail on Fri­day, and a judge set his bond at $200,000. He al­ready was on a $20,000 bond for a fail­ure to ap­pear war­rant.

He is sched­uled for a court hear­ing Mon­day.

Ex-Wy­oming doc­tor will be tried in sex as­saults

B casper» The 47-year-old for­mer Wy­oming doc­tor ac­cused of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing fe­male pa­tients has been bound over for trial.

Paul Har­netty is charged with eight counts of sec­ond-de­gree sex­ual as­sault and two counts of third­de­gree sex­ual as­sault.

He orig­i­nally faced 12 counts, but dur­ing a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing Thurs­day, Na­trona County Cir­cuit Court Judge Michael Patchen dis­missed two counts be­cause there wasn’t enough ev­i­dence.

Six women have told po­lice the gy­ne­col­o­gist as­saulted them dur­ing ex­ams in 2014 and 2015 while he prac­ticed in Casper.

Har­netty’s at­tor­ney, John Miner, coun­tered Thurs­day that it’s pos­si­ble the doc­tor was just per­form­ing thor­ough ex­ams.

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