Colorado

A Boulder County woman got an unfortunate lesson in police brutality recently and the video of it looks like something out of 1930s Germany. After attempting to exercise her rights not to incriminate herself, she found out the hard way police will not only taser you when you’re in handcuffs, but they’ll taser you when you’re completely restrained.

Lauren Gotthelf filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against several officers and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.

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Diana Sanchez, 26, is suing Denver city and county officials for forcing her to give birth inside a county jail cell more than a year ago. Her son, Jordan (inset), came into this world shivering on a thin mattress across from a toilet inside a dirty Denver County jail cell on July 31, 2018. Sanchez claims that she was left alone and without any pain relief during her labor. Recently-released jail cell surveillance video shows Sanchez telling a Denver County Jail guard she was going into later around 5am that day. She gave birth at 10.44am, and her son was taken away by a male nurse who was watching her from outside the cell. An internal review determined none of the Denver County Sheriff deputies or staff at the jail did anything wrong throughout Sanchez’s ordeal.

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The woman suspected of stealing a dying man’s dog from a 7-Eleven in Longmont has been arrested on multiple outstanding warrants, including assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, auto theft and failure to appear on a felony drug charge. Melody Mellon, 30, was issued a municipal summons for theft of the dog, “Sampson.”

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Surveillance footage shows Colorado woman Margaret Werker, 73, throwing poisoned meat into her neighbor’s backyard for their dog to eat.

A Colorado woman pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges related to trying to poison her neighbor’s dog with ground chicken soaked in antifreeze because of a ‘barking issue.’

Luckily the meat got stuck in the fence and Wrigley couldn’t get to it.

‘There were some concerns with some complaints about a barking dog in that area,’ Lindsey Vigna the Assistant Director for Law Enforcement told KKTV. ‘We weren’t really ever able to pinpoint down who it was coming from. But, we believe that’s where it stemmed from, a barking issue.’

A baseball game between a group of 7-year-old kids degenerated into an all-out brawl with parents throwing haymakers, others cowering for cover and a woman even jumping on someone’s back. The reason for the brawl: a parent didn’t like the calls being made by a 13-year-old umpire. Police issued four citations for disorderly conduct, but said they are still searching for others involved in the fight.

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The FBI’s Denver office and local law enforcement are searching for a woman who allegedly made threats against schools in the Denver metro area Tuesday.

According to the FBI, Sol Pais is infatuated with the Columbine massacre and purchased a gun in the Denver area.

At a press conference held at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at FBI Denver headquarters, authorities revealed new details about the search.

According to Dean Phillips, the special-agent-in-charge of the FBI in Denver, the Miami FBI office alerted the Denver office about the threat of Pais.

Phillips said Pais flew to Denver Monday night. She then bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition in the Denver area and went to the foothills of Jefferson County.

Those actions promoted the FBI to consider Pais a credible threat.

Phillips said the FBI is working with law enforcement throughout the metro area and that they are tracking a significant number of leads.

“This has become a massive manhunt,” said Phillips.

Pais is considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Voter records show Pais is from Surfside, Florida in the Miami area.

Authorities described Pais as a white female who is 18 years old. She is about 5 feet 5 inches tall. She was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, camouflage pants and black boots