Author Michael Roberts

tom.clements.portraitBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: A new lawsuit argues that a coverup tainted the investigation into the March 2013 murder of Colorado prisons boss Tom Clements, and after the plaintiff, former sheriff’s office commander Juan San Agustin, spoke out about it, he was indicted in retaliation as part of the scandal that surrounded his boss, Sheriff Terry Maketa. Westword has the story.

stephen.nguyen.shooting.youtubeBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: The video showing the fatal shooting of Steven Nguyen by three police officers is disturbing in the extreme, and after watching it, many viewers will question whether the gun-down was necessary even though a prosecutor has determined that it was legally justified. But the footage is important beyond the facts of the case, which involve mistaken identity; the officers weren’t originally seeking Nguyen, but someone else entirely. Westword has the story.

dexter.lewis.closing.arguments.cbs4Breakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: A state supreme court has agreed to hear a bizarre case that combines jury nullification, juror tampering and a grisly murder that left five people dead. And one of its main protagonists is a man known for appearing in public with an oversized hand flipping a bird emblazoned with the slogan “Fuck Cops.” Westword has the story.

chad-kelly-mugshot-croppedBreakfast reading from the Voice Media empire: Police arrested NFL quarterback Chad Kelly on a criminal-trespassing charge. At approximately 1:17 a.m. on the day of his bust, officers responded to an address regarding “a male standing outside a residence.” The release points out that while officers were responding, “they received information that the male was now inside the residence.” Westword has the story.

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