Page 18 of 24 Mar 2005 Issue of Colorado Springs Independent in Colorado-Springs, Colorado

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 24 Mar 2005 in Colorado-Springs, Colorado and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Colorado Springs Independent.

Browse Colorado Springs Independent

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 24 Mar 2005 Colorado Springs Independent in Colorado-Springs, Colorado. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Colorado Springs Independent (Newspaper) - March 24, 2005, Colorado Springs, Colorado Colorado Springs cold cases in o o pm o co i is x u cult a t5 c a it a a Quot ocl a Phi do 1953 Birchfield Richard 1954 Norris Alfred 1960 Gaughan James 1971 Samuelson Lloyd 1971 begin Jean 1972 May Deborah 1873 Collins Mckinley 1973 Thompson Linda 1973 Byrd Mary 1973 Pierce Brenda 1973 Conroy Frank 1974 gambles Virgil 1974 Mclaughlin Charles 1975 Laabs Donald 1975 Martin Francis 1975 Mcclendon Victor 1976 Conrad Janet 1977 Honzell Maria 1977 Scon Carol 1978 Mceahern Neil 1980 Borden Artie 1980 Caldwell Mary 1981 Levin Essel 1981 Miles Radford 1981 Connaught Edward 1982 Mclaughlin David 1983 Jones Ruth 1983 Teigen Marvin 1983 Williams Gloria 1983 Guevara Nicholas 1985rundle Cassandra 1985 Sturm Detrick 1985 Sturm Melanie 1986 Riedell Mellisa 1986 Freyschlag Barbara 1987 Kras hoc Darlene 1987 Boyd Sherry 1987 Fluegel William 1988 o Kelly Carolyn 1988 Vialpando Mary 1989 diebold Judy 1990 lacks Shirley 1990 Benefiel Cecelia 1991 Allen Ricky 1991 Kirschenman Rodney 1991 Johns Karen 1991 Johnson Michael 1991 Rector David 1992 Glover Charles. 1994 Sklavos Sharon 1995 Lebeau Randolph 1995 Desalvo Rose 1995 mock Majorie 1996 Tala Wytewa Joseph 1997 Robinson Debra 1997 Dobbins Michael 1999 Watkins Jennifer 1999 Muse William 2000 Jones John 2000 Lasuer Monique 2001 Elliott Patricia 2001 Williams i Darge 2001 Rivera Jose 2002 Dowdell Cornelius 2002 Foland Agnes 2002 Bautista Tyrone 2002 Sandberg Jocelyn 2002 Larsen Michael 2003 Nicholls Sophia 2003 Nicholls Sierra 2003 Nicholls Jay 2003 Leonard Annabelle 2003 Leonard Thomas 2004 Gonza Les-arv1zu, Patricia 2004 King Dequincy 2004 Browne Brandon police officer killed in the line of duty beaten with rocks at Home bludgeoned in his Home school teacher killed in his own Home bludgeoned to death stabbed in her apartment shot in Eye at Home dropped child off at babysitters a shot on porch stabbed multiple times in Park stabbed on Street killed in St. Francis Hospital parking lot shot at Little Brown Jug liquor store shot during robbery of grocery store Manitou Springs police detective a killed in his car victim shot in Motel room body found in trunk at Airport kidnapped during robbery of Safeway shot in barn Motel maid killed on 10th floor Linen room Antler a hotel stabbed in Chest while babysitting victim body dumped near City Gas barn killed in his car outside candlelight bar during robbery elderly Man assaulted a died in Hospital elderly woman died of heart attack during assault shot while answering the front door of her Home found stabbed in Chest beaten by House guest while asleep in bed a robbery stabbed in car at traffic fight tried to drive to Hospital. Found shot in car beaten and stabbed in Motel room victim stabbed and run Over by her own car victim beaten shot gunned thrown in dumpster strangled in Home strangled in Home strangled in Home stabbed in her Mother s apartment shot in her Kitchen. Found behind korean club strangled found floating in Prospect Lake a strangled shot during drug Deal a set on fire stabbed in a Motel on Nevada Avenue assaulted and stabbed in Alley on West Side strangled and left off Rampart Range Road shot while in vehicle found shot in Home found in bedroom shot in the Back of the head found strangled near Railroad tracks shot in Back of head while in her vehicle found in a Field stabbed a was a yellow cab Driver found stabbed in living room shot in parking lot of hotel Deville body found on wooded Hillside a Blunt trauma found sitting in his vehicle shot at Pace Plaza bunt Force trauma smothered in her apartment victim died of closed head injury shot in the face in her apartment found stabbed to death next to hotel found in stairway of memorial Hospital shot in head while sleeping transient beaten and stabbed under Bridge. Employee at Motel beaten and strangled found dead in Bathtub due to Blunt Force trauma shot outside bar stabbed at his Home shoot out in parking lot a gang related stabbed in transient Camp shot in Street stabbed outside Armstrong Hall at Colorado College stabbed in transient Camp House fire killed 3 Small children House fire killed 3 Small children House fire killed 3 Small children stabbed in Home stabbed in Home stabbed in her trailer shot at Papasan a restaurant victim was shot while in the parking lot of a Denny s denotes cases not officially a Lucid in Colorado Springs police department s its of cold cases. Continued from pm. 17 cold Case stuff a Gysin said. Only one detective in the major crimes unit has almost ten years of service. And within the next two years four of the units nine detectives Are expected to apply for and receive promotions that will take them off cold cases and put them on Street patrols Grady said. New detectives earn the same amount As any other full time police officer a Between $46,993 and $62,076 a year. To Advance to higher salaries such As becoming a sergeant earning $73,498 annually or a lieutenant $84,525 annually detectives Are often reassigned. Gysin with the major crimes unit since 1998, said he wants to stay. When it came time to apply for promotion this year he turned Down the Opportunity in part so that he could continue making Progress on cold cases. He added that the constant rotation of detectives Isnit entirely bad. New detectives can bring a sense of enthusiasm to cold cases and spark new lines of inquiry. But first detectives must become acquainted with several dozen thick three ring Case binders brimming with leads photos and the work product of past detectives. Detectives want to spend More time working on cold cases Grady said. For that purpose the unit has applied for a $78,000 Grant from the National Institute of Justice the training and research Arm of the Justice department. If awarded the bulk of the funds would pay overtime for detectives so that during their off hours they can reassess unsolved murders resubmit evidence and develop and follow new leads. If the department receives the Grant it will have a $10,000 travel budget for cold cases. Meanwhile the major crimes unit @ Holiday says release unit. Colorado Springs Hasni to received any Money this year from the 4/10-cent Public safety tax that was approved by voters in november of 2001. The funds have largely been used for expanding police substations and lowering response times. Working harder getting Lucky Lou Smit a former Colorado Springs police detective and private Eye known for aiding Boulder authorities in the investigation of the Jon Benet Ramsey murder says cold cases Arentt impossible to crack. A a it san amazing thing a the More you think about an old Case and the More you work on an old Case actively things just seem to happen a Smit said. A fall of a sudden leads seem to come in and it is like a you re not Lucky its just that the harder you work the luckier you Smit first displayed Talent for getting to the Bottom of cold cases in the 1980s with Colorado Springs police then later with the Elpaso county sheriffs office. In 1991, four years after the murder of 13-year-old Heather Dawn Church Smit dredged up old fingerprint evidence from a windowpane at the Church Home sending it to dozens of agencies in Hopes of finding a match. The Effort paid off. The print belonged to a Man who lived about a Quarter mile from the girl. The Man was subsequently arrested and convicted. With his experience Smit was a natural fit for the All Volunteer cold Case unit started three years ago in the county sheriffs office. Smit is joined by Charlie Hess a former Fri special agent and Scott Fischer a former publisher of the Colorado Springs Gazette who has written Brief summaries of the county Sll cold cases. The oldest one there dates to 1974. Smit renowned for his attention to

Search All Newspapers in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Colorado Springs Independent Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Colorado Springs Independent?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection