Posts Tagged: felony

Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Fatal DUI Case

A judge in Grand County, Colorado rejected a plea agreement reached between a DUI driver and the prosecution.  Last year on the 4th of July, Lucas Ackerman hit and killed Gregory Westley who was walking back from a fireworks display.  Four others were also injured.  Ackerman’s blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal… Read more »

Lawmakers Try to Toughen DUI Laws

In certain respects Colorado has some of the most restrictive DUI laws in the nation and in other ways, Colorado has some of the most lenient DUI laws in the nation.  For a first time offense, Colorado requires a person convicted of a DUI or DWAI to complete extensive alcohol education and treatment, community service… Read more »