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Herbert L. Scott, whose recent jury trial ended in a mistrial, is asking to be represented by the public defender’s office going forward.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Sandra Brooks Dorsey, 74, of Buena Vista Sept. 4 on charges of domestic violence and harassment. She was held without bond.

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Salida police officers arrested Anthony F. Carchedi, 50, of Rancho Santa Fe, California, Aug. 30 on a charge of flight to avoid prosecution. He was held in lieu of $500 bail.

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A jury of six women and seven men, one an alternate, was seated Friday afternoon in the Herbert Scott trial in 11th Judicial District Court in Salida.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Lauren Elizabeth Algrim, 33, of Farmer City, Illinois, Aug. 13 on charges of simple assault and domestic violence. She was held without bond.

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Dustin Ferguson, 35, of Villa Grove will represent himself on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Brian Taylor, 41, of Moffat, following 12th Judicial District Judge Amanda Hopkins’ recent rejection of a plea agreement that would have reduced the charge to attempted assault, a Class…

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Defense experts for Donald Garcia, 47, of Saguache, who faces a first-degree murder charge in the Dec. 6, 2020, death of Robert Turner, 50, of Salida, will have more time to analyze evidence in the case before Garcia appears before a jury.

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Dustin Ferguson, 35, of Villa Grove, will represent himself on a first degree murder charge in the death of Brian Taylor, 41, of Moffat, following 12th Judicial District Judge Amanda Hopkins’ recent rejection of a plea agreement that would have reduced the charge to attempted assault, a Clas…

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Defense experts for Donald Garcia, 47, of Saguache, who faces a first degree murder charge in the Dec. 6, 2020 death of Robert Turner, 50, of Salida, will have more time to analyze evidence in the case before Garcia appears before a jury.

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Salida police officers arrested Elijah Alan Dawson, 29, of Salida Aug. 9 on charges of driving a vehicle when license under restraint – denied, failure to signal as required, possession of drug paraphernalia – penalty and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He was held in lieu of …

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Warren Michael Jenkins, 55, of Denver July 24 on a charge of driving a vehicle under revocation. He was held in lieu of $500 bail.

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A Cotopaxi couple charged with threatening to kidnap a bankruptcy judge in 2020 in Wichita went on trial Monday in that city.

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Salida police officers arrested Scott Edward Milliken, 30, of Salida July 11 on charges of failure to present evidence of insurance upon request, operating a vehicle with defective or missing headlamps, possession of drug paraphernalia – penalty and unlawful possession of a controlled substa…

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Miles Colman Humble, 42, of Denver July 2 on charges of theft, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence of alcohol and a non-moving traffic violation. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.

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Salida police officers arrested Christopher Michael Oslun, 32, of Dillon June 19 on charges of domestic violence and harassment with strikes, shoves or kicks. He was held without bond.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Barry Alan Hicks, 54, of Buena Vista June 26 on charges of domestic violence and violation of a restraining order. He was held without bond.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested James Alfred Martinez, 44, of Aurora June 5 on a charge of violation of a restraining order. He was held in lieu of $500 bail.

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Salida police officers arrested Nathaniel David Malara, 26, of Colorado Springs May 16 on charges of failure to drive in a single lane – weaving, possession while under the influence and driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs. He was held in lieu of $2,000 bail.

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Salida police officers arrested Matthew John Yandell, 22, of Buena Vista April 18 on charges of flight to avoid prosecution – fugitive of justice. He was held in lieu of $500 bail.

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On May 5, 2021, just a few days shy of the one-year anniversary of the May 10, 2020, disappearance of Suzanne Morphew from her Maysville home, her husband, Barry Morphew, was arrested and charged with her murder.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Martin Blake Stinnett Jr., 33, of Buena Vista April 10 on a warrant charging failure to comply or pay. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.

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Cañon City – In a written order issued Friday, Fremont County District Judge Ramsey Lama said the trial against 54-year-old Barry Morphew will proceed later this month despite a pattern of disregard by prosecutors to meet their obligations to share evidence with Morphew’s attorneys.

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Adam Martinez, who was arrested by Salida Police Jan. 21 on a misdemeanor charge of harassment by phone or computer, appeared in Chaffee County Court Tuesday for a hearing.

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Arraignment of Herbert Scott, who faces charges of obscenity and sexual assault related to several incidents, was postponed until April 5.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested William Alexander Cook, 53, of Nathrop Feb. 27 on a warrant charging fugitive of justice. He was held without bond.

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Cañon City – One thousand jury summons will be issued in Fremont County this spring from which a jury will be selected to hear the murder trial of Barry Morphew, which was moved from Chaffee County to Cañon City on a change of venue.

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Eleventh Judicial District Chief Judge Patrick Murphy extended the jury trial suspension for an additional two weeks beyond the original end date of Jan. 31.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Brian Mata, 20, of Long Grove, Illinois, Jan. 15 on charges of illegal consumption of ethyl alcohol by an underage person. He was released on a summons. 

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Eleventh Judicial District Deputy District Attorney Aaron Pembleton moved to dismiss a case against Jay Embry at a preliminary hearing Jan. 12 in Fremont County.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Gregory Harold Sapp, 52, of Buena Vista Dec. 28 on charges of second-degree assault – strangulation, possession of weapons by a previous offender and harassment. He was held in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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A juvenile suspect remains at large following execution of a search warrant Sunday for a residence in the 600 block of Scott Street.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Gregory Harold Sapp, 52, of Buena Vista Dec. 28 on charges of second-degree assault – strangulation, possession of weapons by a previous offender and harassment. He was held in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Caitlynn Marie Cordova, 23, of Salida Dec. 24, on charges of theft, aggravated motor theft – theft and sale of vehicle, criminal mischief, resisting an officer, fugitive of justice, driving under the influence of drugs, vehicular eluding, reckless d…

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Marieta Kathleen Nicolls, 30, of Salida Saturday in connection with a burglary at Monarch Mountain ski and snowboard area.

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