PUEBLO - The Pueblo halfway house Community Corrections Services Inc. (CCSI) that closed suddenly Friday morning had a history of security issues. In August, state auditors found "concerning public safety issues" at CCSI and determined that "escapes were not managed appropriately."
The report details instances where head counts were... more »
MIAMI (AP) - A manhunt is under way for a prisoner convicted in two violent sexual assaults who stabbed one of two police escorts and escaped in the Dallas area as he was being transferred from Florida to Nevada. Police said Tuesday that 42-year-old Alberto Morales somehow obtained a sharp... more »
A mistake at the Pueblo County Jail nearly let a prisoner go free.
Cody Grosvenor, 19, was serving a sentence at the Pueblo Youth Offender System when he was sentenced to six months in the Pueblo County Jail on a harassment charge. At the end of that sentence Wednesday... more »
The U.S. Marshal is looking for Front Range sex offenders with the help of more than 80 state, local and federal agencies. The project is called "Operation Shepherd 2010."
"'Operation Shepherd 2010' combines our law enforcement resources to more effectively identify, locate and arrest fugitive sex offenders that fail... more »
The Women's Resource Agency is asking for local employers to provide job training opportunities to women who have been in jail.
The organization, which for nearly 40 years has been helping women of all ages and situations attain and maintain financial independence, received a $100,000 contract from the Colorado... more »
Gov. Bill Ritter has vetoed a bill regulating the sex offender management board, saying the legislation went too far by allowing convicts to choose their own treatment programs. Ritter says the bill did not have an adequate hearing before it was adopted and would weaken the program. The governor says... more »
Los Angeles schoolgirls have been complaining for months to deputies patrolling transit lines about a man who allegedly had fondled, groped and felt them up while they road buses to and from school.
Deputies have been searching high and low for the man.
Thursday morning the manhunt ended... more »
The Pueblo Police Department says a registered sex offender has been found and returned to his group home. Michael William Kasan, walked away from a group home in the 1900 block of Toronto on the south side of Pueblo Sunday.
Kasan was said to have a mental disability and... more »
Pueblo residents can now join those in Colorado Springs with easy access to Offender Watch , a comprehensive sex offender database.
At a news conference Thursday, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor and Police Chief Jim Billings announced each organization had chipped in $3,500 to get Pueblo city and county... more »