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2 years 9 months ago

Inmate dies in Sterling

STERLING, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has been found dead in his cell at the Sterling Correctional Facility. The inmate was found around 4:15 a.m. Friday. His name wasn't immediately released. The death is under investigation.

3 years 3 months ago

PPCC announces new president

Pikes Peak Community College has announced that Lance Bolton, Ph.D. has been appointed as the school's new president. Bolton is currently the president of Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colorado. He will assume his new role on June 13. Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System...

3 years 7 months ago

Crime scene photo leaked by prison staff member

On Saturday evening just before midnight, chaos broke out at the Sterling Correctional Facility. Inmate Cleveland Flood was assaulted by at least one other inmate. "He subsequently died and our staff found him," explains Katherine Sanguinetti, spokesperson for the Colorado Department of Corrections. Since then a graphic photo from...

4 years 1 week ago

Public meeting planned on Colorado escape

Colorado prison officials are holding a community meeting in Sterling to discuss the escape of an inmate from a maximum-security prison there. Department of Corrections Director Ari Zavaras and other department executives will attend the meeting Tuesday night on the campus of Northeastern Junior College. Douglas Alward was...

4 years 3 weeks ago

New info: Captured prisoner held woman hostage

An escaped prison inmate was captured in a modular home where he was holding a woman hostage, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections. That information is dramatically different from what was originally reported, that Douglas Alward was apprehended in a corn field. The hostage was not injured. ...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Search for escaped Colorado inmate continues

The search continues for an inmate who escaped from a maximum security prison in northeastern Colorado. Douglas Alward fled from the Sterling Correctional Facility about 100 miles northeast of Denver sometime Sunday night. He was serving a 20- to- 40-year sentence for attempted murder, assault, burglary and kidnapping. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Jail escapee sought in northeast Colorado

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling. The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being held on charges of...

4 years 1 month ago

Escape reported at Sterling jail

STERLING, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling. The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being...

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