A recent crime spree that spread from Paonia to Delta and involved four law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of Curtis Allen Gomez, 36, of Grand Junction. As of Tuesday morning, Gomez remained in custody in Delta on multiple cash bonds and faces multiple charges from all four agencies.
"Frankly, most defendants would not have received that kind of offer [from the district attorney]," Judge Steven Schultz said at the conclusion of a sentencing hearing in Delta District Court July 18.
But because Ware has no criminal history and is just 19 years old, the DA's office, defense attorney James Clark and the judge agreed the sentence is appropriate.
A group of friends who have worked together raising funds in the fight against cancer by supporting national organizations are banding together again this summer to raise cancer fighting money on a strictly local level.
"The Pondy Cancer Warriors Fighting for Mark Anderson," are finalizing plans for a day-long, 12-hour community walkathon event at the CHS athletic track on July 30 beginning at 9 a.m. It will be a hometown effort to help raise funds for the family of cancer sufferer Mark Anderson.