Reading from the Voice Media empire: Convicted meth dealer Raymond Cordova has pleaded guilty to desecrating a human body in the tragic case of Kelly Mae Myers, eighteen. Authorities now believe Myers, who went missing in late 2014, died of an overdose while in the company of Cordova, who cut up her body and stuffed it into a suitcase that was found several months later. Westword has the story.
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Reading from the Voice Media empire: College student Sam Forgy was shot and killed by police in July 2015 when he was naked, on acid and armed with a hammer. Now his father, Glen Forgy, is the city where the incident took place and Officer Dillon Garretson, who shot Sam four times, including in the middle of the forehead. In the suit, Glen argues that the death of his son was completely unnecessary. Here’s why. Westword has the story.
Reading from the Voice Media empire: Although Colorado has established the age at which you can legally consume alcohol at 21, state statutes include five exceptions that allow underage drinking that would otherwise be illegal. Moreover, none of the exceptions sets a minimum drinking age, though one of them comes close. Oh yeah: 44 other states allow some form of legal underage drinking. Westword has the story.
Reading from the Voice Media empire: Sheriff Terry Maketa has been found not guilty on three counts related to a 2016 indictment that he’d abused his power while in office. However, the jury was unable to reach a verdict on four other counts, and prosecutors are leaving their options open when it comes to retrying him for these alleged offenses. And that’s not to mention a lawsuit filed by employees against him and onetime Undersheriff and romantic partner Paula Presley, who’s scheduled for trial later this year. That document, accuses the pair of practicing sexual favoritism and running a smear campaign against the plaintiffs. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Taylor Swift is expected to appear in Denver on or around August 7, but not for a concert. Instead, she will likely be testifying in a lawsuit filed against her by David Mueller, a former DJ who accuses her of getting him fired from a radio station by falsely claiming he’d grabbed her butt during a meet-and-greet photo session. Swift has countersued, maintaining that Mueller “reached up under my skirt and grabbed my ass right when I was having to pose for a photo.” Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The conclusion of an amended autopsy report for John Patrick Walter, who died in jail on April 20, 2014, has been changed from “undetermined” to acute withdrawal from benzodiazepine, a prescribed medication that was withheld from him by staff during his incarceration. The findings echo claims made in a lawsuit filed about Walter’s death, and Erik Heipt, an attorney for his family, feels the results would have been known years ago if not for obstruction by county officials. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The sovereign movement is a catch-all label for people who believe they are subject only to common law, and therefore not subject to all the statutory laws of the U.S. government at its various levels — federal, state and local. Sometimes calling themselves “constitutionalists” or “freemen,” individuals who subscribe to a sovereign ideology often don’t believe they are required to follow any regulations drafted and passed by politicians — things like tax codes or driver’s license rules — because the U.S. government has been corrupted and sovereigns are not under contract to adhere to all of its laws. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Four former dancers have filed a class action lawsuit against an iconic strip club, alleging that they were ripped off by way of an illegal system that charged them to perform and forced them to help cover other employees’ earnings out of tips they received. Westword has the story.