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Colorado News: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Signed Executive Order Committing Colorado to Adopt Low Emission Vehicle (LEV)

DENVER, CO – Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order that commits Colorado to adopting low emission vehicle (LEV) standards. Colorado has unmatched natural beauty, but our topography makes us especially vulnerable to greater impacts of pollution.  The LEV action helps the state meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas … Continue reading Colorado News: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Signed Executive Order Committing Colorado to Adopt Low Emission Vehicle (LEV)

WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Recognizes District of Colorado Employees

WASHINGTON – Members of the Administrative Division and a Criminal Division Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) for the District of Colorado were among the 162 members of the Department of Justice recognized by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director James Crowell, IV at the 34th Director’s Awards Ceremony today … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Recognizes District of Colorado Employees

Colorado News: DENVER, Carlos Fernandez-Barron Thornton Man To Spend Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Defendant Carlos Fernandez-Barron last of 7 defendants sentenced for the illegal drug trafficking DENVER,Co – Thornton resident Carlos Fernandez-Barron, age 38, has been sentenced to serve 135 months (11 years and 3 months) in federal prison for cocaine trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and DEA Denver Division Special Agent in Charge William “Tim” McDermott announced.  … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER, Carlos Fernandez-Barron Thornton Man To Spend Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Colorado News: Thornton Man, Carlos Fernandez-Barron To Spend Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Defendant Carlos Fernandez-Barron last of 7 defendants sentenced for the illegal drug trafficking DENVER,Co – Thornton resident Carlos Fernandez-Barron, age 38, has been sentenced to serve 135 months (11 years and 3 months) in federal prison for cocaine trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and DEA Denver Division Special Agent in Charge William “Tim” McDermott announced.  … Continue reading Colorado News: Thornton Man, Carlos Fernandez-Barron To Spend Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Colorado News: Aurora Man, George Amaya Who Was Prior Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Trafficking

DENVER,Co – George Amaya, age 29, of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced on June 8, 2018, by U.S. District Court Judge Philip A. Brimmer to serve 264 months in federal prison for drug and firearm trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and ATF Denver Division Special Agent in Charge Debbie Livingston announced.  Following his prison sentence, Amaya … Continue reading Colorado News: Aurora Man, George Amaya Who Was Prior Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Trafficking

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE,Colorado Man,Leroy Tchod Cameron Ravenell, Sentenced for Conviction on Cocaine Trafficking Charge in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE,N.M – Leroy Tchod Cameron Ravenell, 28, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was sentenced this morning in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 30 months in prison for his cocaine trafficking conviction. Ravenell will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Ravenell on Nov. 11, … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE,Colorado Man,Leroy Tchod Cameron Ravenell, Sentenced for Conviction on Cocaine Trafficking Charge in New Mexico

Colorado News: DENVER,Great Western Drilling Corporation,United States Recovers $600,000 in Federal Natural Gas Royalty False Claims Act Settlement

DENVER,Colorado – The United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, Bob Troyer, today announces the recovery of $600,000 as settlement of allegations that Great Western Drilling Corporation (“GWD”) violated the federal False Claims Act by failing to pay money owed on natural gas produced from federal leases located in New Mexico. Congress has authorized … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER,Great Western Drilling Corporation,United States Recovers $600,000 in Federal Natural Gas Royalty False Claims Act Settlement

Colorado News: Governor Hickenlooper’s statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado Rights Commission

DENVER, CO – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper yesterday released this statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission: “It’s against Colorado law to deny goods and services to any individual because of sexual orientation.  Nothing in the narrow opinion released today by the United States Supreme Court … Continue reading Colorado News: Governor Hickenlooper’s statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado Rights Commission