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MEXICO CITY—Beginning today, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will attend a series of meetings with Mexican state and federal officials to share best practices regarding technology, information sharing and prosecution coordination. The annual meetings are organized by the Conference of Western Attorneys General and Colorado joins a delegation of that includes a bi-partisan delegation of attorneys general from California, Florida, Nevada and New Mexico.

DENVER – The Colorado Court of Appeals today issued an opinion finding that Colorado Amendment 64, which decriminalized possession of one ounce or less of marijuana for personal use, applies retroactively to defendants whose convictions under those provisions were subject to appeal or post-conviction motion on the effective date of the amendment.  The defendant in the case in question received probation for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana concentrate and less than an ounce of marijuana.

DENVER —In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Attorney General’s Office unveiled its list of the top ten consumer complaints of 2013. Consumers filed 8,654 complaints with Office’s Consumer Protection Section.

DENVER—Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a civil lawsuit against Apollo Credit Agency, Inc. and General Manager James P. Saddoris. The lawsuit was filed after Apollo’s clients contacted the Consumer Protection Section of the Office claiming they had not been paid on accounts placed with Apollo for collection.

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the statewide grand jury has indicted Karen Gasparyan (D.O.B. 04/04/83) and Mohinder Grover (D.O.B. 04/13/50) of Aurora for violating the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act and engaging in a pattern of racketeering. The indictment alleges that they defrauded numerous Coloradans, pawn brokers and jewelry dealers by stealing and reselling luxury goods.

DENVER —Colorado Attorney General John Suthers joins 41 other states attorneys general in submitting a letter to the ranking members of the United States Senate Judiciary and Commerce, Science and Transportation Committees, voicing support for federal legislation that will address patent trolls.

DENVER — Late yesterday, Judge Dennis Hall of the Jefferson County District Court ruled on a series of motions regarding the Lower North Fork Fire. The judge granted motions by the state to dismiss all but the negligence claims that had been authorized by the General Assembly in the weeks immediately following the Lower North Fork wildfire. Judge Hall found that homeowners failed to allege facts and circumstances in support of other theories that would permit them to exceed limitations on claims contemplated under Colorado law.

DENVER —The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office today announced it filed a civil lawsuit against Rocio Trujillo (03/16/1982) and her husband, Anthony Trujillo (09/07/1979) and several companies they operate for violating the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA).

DENVER — After announcing the dismantling of an oxycodone drug trafficking-ring one year ago, the  Colorado Attorney General’ s Office today provided a sentencing update on the 15 individuals indicted. Pharmacist Jeffrey Clawson today was sentenced to serve 15 years at Adams County Community Corrections by the Adams County District Court. Clawson was immediately remanded to the custody of the Adams County Sheriff.


DENVER —Adam Cole Shryock, the founder of Boobies Rock!, Inc., The Se7ven Group and Say No 2 Cancer was sentenced to 14 days in the Denver County Jail for contempt of court.  Shryock was found to be in violation of the Court’s Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Stipulated Preliminary Injunction (PI) as well as a court-ordered asset freeze. He must report to jail on January 31, 2014.

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