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Positive cases of COVID-19 have steadily come in from the Las Animas and Huerfano County Health Department with another update on October 12 stating Las Animas County had 15 active cases and Huerfano County had four active.

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On Wednesday, Sept 30 The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issued a press release announcing that Colorado State Patrol (CSP) had requested assistance from CBI after a 66-year old male had been pronounced deceased following being taken into custody for an alleged DUI.

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On August 6, TPD officers arrested Jeffrey Coronado for attempted first-degree murder, first degree assault, and possession of a weapon by a previous offender following a report of a possible stabbing at Safeway.

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On July 28, Raton City Manager Scott Berry announced that Anthony Burk had been appointed Fire Chief of the Raton Fire and Emergency Services Department and Dusty Russell appointed as Emergency Medical Services Director. The appointment of Chief Burk began on July 29 following the retirement…

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The district health department reported Huerfano County’s eighth case of COVID-19. Two of those cases are active and there has been one death due to the disease in the county.

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On July 18, Trinidad Police Department arrested Krista Gonzales for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, as well as possession of a defaced firearm after officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked behind Tony’s Diner. When officers approached, they confirmed two oc…

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A boulder, above left, fell onto Interstate 25 and caused accidents in the early morning hours of Monday, August 3, between Exit 8 and mile-marker 7 near Raton Pass south of Trinidad. One accident involved a semi truck and caused damage to a guardrail and forced the closure of the southbound…

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Following an announcement earlier this week that the Trinidad Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was closing due to employee illness, the Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department announced that two more Las Animas County residents and a Huerfano County resident have tested pos…

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DENVER — The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced the availability of an additional 13 weeks of federal unemployment benefits called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) for those who have exhausted their regular benefits. PEUC benefits are not automatic, and …

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On July 14, Trinidad Police Department arrested Logan Dardani on an active warrant after receiving a call of a potential domestic disturbance. After determining no criminal act had taken place, officers ran a background check on Dardani and found he had the warrant out of Prowers County Sher…

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On July 1, TPD arrested Robert Morales for unlawful possession and distribution of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to use a turn signal, and displaying fictitious vehicle plates after officers witnessed a vehicle in front of a suspected drug sales house with f…

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