MAN DIES AT LOVELAND SKI AREA
clear creek county» A 35-year-old skier died Friday morning at Loveland Ski Area, just east of the Eisenhower Tunnel, the resort confirmed Monday afternoon.
As first reported by Fox31 Denver, the man died just after 10:30 a.m. after an incident near the bottom of the resort’s Lift 8. Ski area officials said the man was dead at the scene.
A witness said the man had skied directly into a tree. The skier was unconscious, she said, and had serious injuries. She estimated the ski patrol arrived in about 10 minutes.
“The guy was not moving and had gone face-first into this tree,” Denver resident Mary Radke told the Summit Daily. “I know CPR, and I kept saying we should help. But there was a couple people there, and they said it looked like he broke his neck on impact.”
The man, whose name has yet to be released, was wearing a helmet.
Searching for car theft suspect, police find body
B colorado springs» Police searching a home for a car theft suspect found a body as well as the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside a room.
The incident unfolded at about 1:30 p.m. Monday, when officers were called to the 200 block of Longfellow Drive, according to the police department. The caller told police he had located his stolen vehicle in front of a home on Longfellow and had watched the suspect go into the home. Officers arrived, and a resident allowed them to search the home, police said.
Officers then found the suspect, who had barricaded himself in a room downstairs. The suspect refused to come out. A SWAT team was called to the scene, and the suspect eventually was taken into custody.
Neither the car theft suspect nor the deceased person were identified.
Life sentence in fatal shooting B
aurora» A 22-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for a fatal shooting outside an Aurora bar in 2013.
Daeshaun Howard was sentenced in Arapahoe County District Court for the death of 22-year-old Christopher Bryant, according to a district attorney’s office news release.
Bryant was shot April 13, 2013, outside Primo’s Bar. Bryant’s friend Demetrey Adams was shot four times. He survived.
The jury deliberated less than three hours Monday, finding Howard guilty of all six criminal counts, including first-degree murder. The murder conviction carries a mandatory penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Logan County man gets 48 years in prison for theft and securities fraud
B sterling» A Logan County man was sentenced to 48 years in prison for securities fraud and theft. Eddie Wayne Johnson of Sterling was convicted by a jury of seven counts of securities fraud and four counts of theft over $20,000, according to a news release from the state attorney general’s office.
Starting in August 2013 Johnson solicited funds from at least five investors to buy stock in Overland Trailer Mfg. and Overland Corp., companies he owned. Investors were told the companies were under contract from large outdoor sporting goods retailers for the production, marketing and distribution of trailers.
Johnson promised high returns with little or no risk, the release said.
Johnson, however, did not have such contracts, and he devoted some of the funds to personal expenses and business expenses unrelated to the contracted orders.