10 MONTHS FOR MAN WHO BEAT NEPHEW
COUNTY» A 60JEFFERSON yearold man was sentenced Thursday to 10 months in jail and four years of probation for beating his 21yearold nephew and locking him inside a large metal storage container.
Wynn Ray Sichting was sentenced in district court after pleading guilty Aug. 31 to felony assault and kidnapping, according to the district attorney’s office.
On Sept. 11, 2017, deputies went to 37484 Parsons Road in response to a 911 call. The victim had gone to Sichting’s house to collect personal items, after moving out of the residence Sept. 5, a news release said. The victim was in the metal storage container when Sichting began yelling at him and attacked him. Beaten and shoved into the back of the container, the victim was locked in. Over a period of hours, Sichting would open the door, assault the victim, and lock the door again.
Man pleads guilty to hitting Lakewood police officer with car.
A 24yearold man has pleaded guilty to firstdegree assault and leaving the scene of an injury accident for running over a Lakewood Police Department canine officer and speeding away.
Enrique Arellano also pleaded guilty last week to a third charge of committing a crime of violence for hitting a police agent as he attempted to elude law enforcement in a stolen car, according to a news release from Pam Russell, spokeswoman for Jefferson County District Attorney Pete Weir.
In May, Lakewood police spotted a stolen Subaru in the parking lot of Crossland Economy Suites, at 715 Kipling St. Police then saw Arellano and his codefendant, Arlita Flores, walking toward the stolen car, the news release said.
Police ordered Arellano to get out of the car. Instead, he backed up and sped from police.
An unnamed officer was putting a leash on his police dog when Arellano ran into him, throwing the officer over the hood of the car and causing a significant head injury.