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Rocky Mountain HIDTA Releases Latest Statistics on Marijuana Use in Colorado

Rocky Mountain HIDTA Releases Latest Statistics on Marijuana Use in Colorado

This week, the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) released it’s fourth report in a series dating back to 2012 called Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact.  The latest report is brief in comparison to some of it’s predecessors but contains some updated statistical information in areas such as impaired driving, adult vs. […]

Rivera Sentenced in 2012 Sex Assault on 14/yo Girl

Rivera Sentenced in 2012 Sex Assault on 14/yo Girl

On August 1st Jose Carmen Rivera-Leija was sentenced in the 2012 forcible sexual assault of a then 14-year-old girl that occurred at a party in Yuma County.  After spending 3 years and 19 days evading capture, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Rivera in Kingfisher, Oklahoma on July 20th, 2015.  Rivera’s capture was the product […]

Jail Garden Featured in Yuma Pioneer

Jail Garden Featured in Yuma Pioneer

Avalos-Moreno Elevated to #1 Most Wanted

Avalos-Moreno Elevated to #1 Most Wanted

  UPDATE: Pedro Avalos-Moreno was apprehended in Yuma in the evening hours of 8/1/16 as part of a multi-agency operation. ORIGINAL STORY: