The Denver Daily News is covering the ongoing trial of Willie Clark, the man accused of killing Darrent Williams, a former cornerback with the Denver Broncos. A prosecution witness, Daniel “PT” Harris, testified on Monday and described the shooting. “It was like the gun was jumping around in his [Williams’] hand like boom, boom, boom, boom, boom! It was just random, like, I guess it was just out of control.” The trial continues this morning. The prosecution is expected to rest on Thursday.
The Post Chronicle is reporting that 30-year-old John Albert Gardner of Lake Elsinore has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 17-year old Chelsea King. The Poway High School student was last seen on Thursday after going for a jog near Lake Hodges at the popular Rancho Bernardo Community Park in San Diego. Gardner is being held on suspicion of rape and murder.
He is also a suspect in the assault of a female jogger in Colorado Springs on December 27th.
The Denver Westword Blogs is reporting that DEA conducted a raid of the Highlands Ranch residence of Chris Bartkowicz. During the search, agents found 224 marijuana plants. Bartkowicz was charged by the United States Attorney’s Office with possession with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense 224 marijuana plants — a crime that could net him between five and forty years behind bars and a fine of $2 million. He did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.
The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling may receive a new trial. Skilling is currently appealing the constitutional validity of his criminal conviction to the United States Supreme Court. Skilling was convicted in 2006 on 19 counts of conspiracy, securities fraud, insider trading and lying to auditors. He is serving a sentence of more than 24 years. He did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.
As reported in the National Post Najibullah Zazi , A 25-year-old Afghan who lived in Denver Colorado, told a federal courtroom he he aborted a terrorist plot at the last moment when he realized police were asking questions about him. He did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.