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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.

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that he is reallocating $23 million from Colorado’s National Mortgage Settlement funds to affordable housing programs with special emphasis in funding affordable housing in areas hardest hit by the recent flood and wildfires. The money is part of the overall $51.17 million in custodial funds Colorado recovered from the National Mortgage Settlement.

The Settlement funds were initially allocated as follows:  

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has settled a lawsuit against several South Dakota lenders and their principal, Martin A.

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Suthers announced today that the Consumer Protection Section of his office filed a civil lawsuit against Paymon’s Market, Inc., an Aurora convenience store, for selling synthetic cannabinoids, commonly referred to as “spice.”  Defendants Rhamatollah Ghamari (D.O.B. 04/21/85) and Paymon Eliott Ghamari (D.O.B.

DENVER – The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is urging victims of Target Corporation’s (NYSE: TGT) consumer data breach to sign up for the company’s sponsored free credit monitoring services. Consumers are also encouraged to vigilantly monitor their credit and debit card statements for unauthorized activity.   

DENVER-Colorado has suffered through horrific school shootings, with 13 killed at Columbine High School in April 1999, one killed at Platte Canyon High School in September 2006, and one killed at Arapahoe High School about three weeks ago on December 13. 

After the Columbine massacre, a program named Safe2Tell was established to give K-12 students an anonymous hotline to report school safety problems to authorities -- including, but not limited to, planned school shootings, bullying, drug and alcohol use, and planned suicides. 

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the Peace Officer Standards and Trainings Board (POST) rolled out new curriculum in 2014 designed to better prepare law enforcement for emergencies in schools. The training brings new elements of crime prevention, intervention and enforcement that are unique to basic school resource officer (SRO) training.

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