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Attorney General Announces Sentencing In Horse Theft Case

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers today announced the sentencing of a mother and daughter for the theft of seven horses from Kansas and Utah.

Attorney General Announces First Arrest Under New Internet Safety Law, Commends Work Of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the first arrest under House Bill 06-1011 for “Internet Luring of a Child.”

Attorney General Suthers Issues Statement Following The Supreme Court’s Modified Opinion On Initiative #55

DENVER – Today, the Supreme Court denied the petitions for rehearing submitted by the Attorney General’s Office and proponents of Initiative #55, choosing instead to make non-substantive revisions to their original opinion denying the Initiative a place on the November ballot.

As a result, Attorney General John Suthers issued the following statement following the Court’s refusal to reconsider Initiative #55:

Forty-Nine Attorneys General Join AG Suthers’ Call For Congress To Adopt National Standard For ISP Data Retention

DENVER – In his capacity as chairman of the Criminal Law Committee of the National Attorneys General Association (NAAG), Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has called on Congress to adopt a national data retention standard for Internet Service Providers (ISP). Suthers sponsored a letter urging Congress to address data retention – a matter that law enforcement frequently cites as a major roadblock in their investigations of online predators. Attorneys General from forty-nine states and jurisdictions signed onto the letter.

Attorney General John Suthers Announces Arrest Of Fugitive In The Shooting Of Telecom Executive Jeff Garrett

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers today announced that Oscar Hoyos DeLaCruz was arrested for the murder of Jeffrey Rando Garrett, which occurred on May 14, 2005. DeLaCruz was arrested in Sinaloa, Mexico on June 15, 2006. Jeff Garrett, 37, of Aurora, was shot while hunting in the East Elk Creek area of Garfield County.

Attorney General Suthers to Make Announcement In Two High-Profile Murder Investigations

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 20, 2006
10:30 AM 
   
 WHERE:

Department of Law
1525 Sherman Street, Room 610
Denver, CO 80203

Attorney General Suthers Files Petition for Reconsideration of Supreme Court’s Rejection of Initiative #55

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office filed a petition asking the Colorado Supreme Court to reconsider its’ decision denying Initiative #55, aimed at services provided to illegal immigrants, a place on the November ballot.

Attorney General Suthers To File Petition For Reconsideration Of Supreme Court’s Rejection Of Initiative #55

DENVER –Attorney General John Suthers announced today that he will ask the Colorado Supreme Court to reconsider its’ decision yesterday denying Initiative #55, aimed at services provided to illegal immigrants, a place on the November ballot:

Attorney General Suthers Announces Indictments In Decade-Old Bingo Scheme

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers announced today the indictments of ten defendants in a long-standing and prolific bingo scheme designed to defraud non-profits out of millions in bingo and pull-tab proceeds. The Statewide Grand Jury issued their indictment on June 2, 2006. Warrants for the ten defendants were issued yesterday.

Gov. Owens Signs Legislation To Toughen Laws Against Internet Predators

DENVER – Attorney General Suthers today joined Gov. Owens at a Denver Boys & Girls Club as he signed HB-1011, which gives law enforcement additional tools to crack down on Internet predators. The legislation was the cornerstone of the Attorney General’s Safe Surfing Initiative, launched last year on May 25, 2005, in recognition of National Missing Children’s Day.

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