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Jun 19, 2018

Man who burned girlfriend to death in front of her kids to spend life in prison

The man who was convicted of chasing down his girlfriend during a camping trip, dousing her with gasoline, lighting her on fire in front of her children and ultimately killing her will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Feb 07, 2018

Woo given life in prison for killing girlfriend, leaving body in storage unit.

James Woo will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend, Julie Tureson.

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Jan 25, 2018

Ex-Soldier Gets Life in Prison Without Parole for Slaying Denver Transit Guard

A former U.S. soldier who killed a transit security guard in downtown Denver last year was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. After a three-day trial, a jury found Joshua Cummings, 38, guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Scott Von Lanken, 56.

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Jan 18, 2018

Pueblo Woman Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case; Gets 40 Years in Prison

A woman who engaged in child pornography recently accepted a plea deal in which she pleaded guilty to three felony charges and was sentenced to 40 years in the Colorado Departments of Corrections.

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Dec 05, 2017

Florence Sex Offender Sentenced to Minimum of 3,180 Years in Prison

A Florence man who was arrested in March for sexually assaulting a child will spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced Monday to a minimum of 3,180 years.

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Apr 03, 2017

Arvada Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

The RMRCFL assisted the Arvada Police Department with a forensic exam of a computer belonging to Todd Alan Ledbetter, 35. Evidence found by the RMRCFL examiner was instrumental in securing evidence of his possession and distribution of child pornography. Ledbetter plead guilty and was sentenced to 27 years in the Colorado DOC.

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Dec 22, 2015


A 64 year old Salida man was arrested for possession of child pornography on December 15th, 2015 by deputies from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office. On September 9th, investigators were alerted to suspicious behavior of Raymond Treglown by his in-home health care workers. Members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant that same day at Treglown’s residence, seizing two laptop computers, photographs, and other items of interest. The two laptops were submitted to the Rocky Mountain Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory for analysis. Over three hundred images of child pornography were identified by RMRCFL on these computers. Once the lab analysis was complete, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Treglown, charging him with Sexual Exploitation of a Child a class 4 felony. The same day the warrant was issued, Treglown was arrested and was booked into the Chaffee County Detention Facility in lieu of a $50,000 bond.

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Aug 11, 2013

Investigators Rely on RMRCFL Expertise

The Rocky Mountain RCFL was featured in an Aspen Daily News feature article. Learn why detectives in the Aspen area say that RMRCFL services are "invaluable." "If it’s something we can’t handle, we know where to go."

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Jul 23, 2013

RMRCFL Achieves International Accreditation

Members of the RMRCFL’s local executive board held a press conference today announcing that the lab’s recent achievement of International Program accreditation by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board.

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Dec 12, 2011

Serial Rapist Given Multiple Life Sentences — Rocky Mountain RCFL Recovered Critical Digital Evidence

Marc Patrick O'Leary, 33 will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping three women in Colorado and the attempted assault of a fourth person. Digital evidence recovered by Examiners assigned to the Rocky Mountain RCFL helped investigators bring the elusive serial rapist to justice.

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Feb 11, 2011

Denver Post Article

Arrests and convictions for possessing child pornography are rising nationwide. An article feature in the Denver Post shines the spotlight on this problem in Colorado.

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Feb 22, 2010

RMRCFL Supports Bombing Case

The Rocky Mountain RCFL (RCFL) supported the investigation into Najibullah Zazi, who plead guilty to conspiracy to use explosives against persons or property in the U.S., conspiracy to murder abroad, and providing material support to al Qaeda.

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Feb 09, 2007

Rocky Mountain RCFL is Recognized for Outstanding Work

The Adams County (Colorado) District Attorney praised the work of the Rocky Mountain Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (RMRCFL) in a press release dated January 30, 2007. The investigation involved unlawful sexual contact. The suspect, Florentino Avila, was convicted of taking "upskirt" pictures at a grocery store in Thorton, Colorado.

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