Posted on February 16, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
Summit County resident Dale Montagne, 62, has been charged with felony menacing after threatening several men with a handgun and allegedly firing a shot.
Sheriff’s deputies arrest Dale Montagne after altercation over leased apartment
By Summit Voice
FRISCO — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office Thursday arrested a local man after he allegedly threatened four men with a handgun and fired a shot at the feet of one of the men after a disagreement over a rental lockoff unit.
According to a release from the sheriff’s office, Dale Montagne, 62, was booked into the Summit County Jail on charges of: Prohibited Use of Weapons, a Class 2 Misdemeanor; Reckless Endangerment, a Class 3 Misdemeanor; four counts of Menacing/Intimidation, a Class 5 Felony; and 1st Degree Burglary Assault/Menacing, a Class 3 Felony. Continue reading
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Posted on October 2, 2010 by Bob Berwyn
DNA sampling will be a standard part of felony arrests in Colorado starting Oct. 1.
New state law mandates collection of DNA samples
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado law enforcement officials will start swabbing every felony suspect for DNA samples under a new state law that took effect. Oct. 1.
Law enforcement officials hope the DNA sampling will help prevent violent crime and assist in solving a number of unsolved crimes in the state. DNA analysis has also been used numerous times in the exoneration of innocent individuals charged with or convicted of crimes.
The law mandates that the “arresting law enforcement agency shall collect the biological substance sample from the arrested person as part of the booking process.” Continue reading
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