28, Mar 2015 - Routt, CO Illegal Hunting Case Involving Natural Resources Executive Director Reopened
He's a high-ranking executive in the state government and even oversaw the creation of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, but now Mike King is under fire because a case of illegal hunting is being reopened.
28, Mar 2015 - Routt, CO District Attorney's Office plans to appeal chief judge's decision
The Routt County District Attorney's Office has asked a district court judge to hold off on appointing a special prosecutor to prosecute a high-ranking Colorado official. The District Attorney's Office wants time to appeal Chief 14th Judicial District Judge Michael O’Hara's decision to appoint a special prosecutor. "The District Court's ruling has damaging implications that reach far beyond the ...
28, Mar 2015 - Routt, CO Judge appoints special prosecutor, criticizes DA for dropping case
The decision by Routt County District Attorney Brett Barkey’s office to dismiss a case against a high-ranking Colorado official has been met with harsh criticism from the district’s top judge. “The court finds that the position of the Office of the District Attorney demonstrates that the decision to dismiss those charges was arbitrary and capricious,” Chief 14th Judicial District Judge Michael O ...
01, Apr 2014 - Routt, CO Failed negotiations lead to trials, with mixed success in Colorado's 14th Judicial District
Nine months into his first elected term as district attorney, Brett Barkey put defense attorneys on notice that felony plea deals no longer would be bargains. His statements came soon after the unexpected departure of Rusty Prindle, who was the head prosecutor for the Routt County office. “There has been a long tradition of the defense bar being extremely happy with the dispositions they see out ...