Photos: Casey Nocket, Accused Vandal, May Have Tagged Rocky Mountain National Park

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Creepytings' graffiti at Crater Lake National Park.
New Yorker Casey Nocket allegedly defaced rock formations in as many as ten national parks around the U.S., painting faces and other designs using permanent acrylics and broadcasting the results on social media. Here in Colorado, the graffiti artist is suspected of leaving her mark on one of the state's most-visited slices of wilderness, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Now, thanks to some crowdsourced detective work from the National Park Service and Reddit, her days of using America's public lands as her canvas may be coming to an end.

See also: Rocky Mountain National Park Lightning Kills Gregory Cardwell, Becky Telheit in Two Days

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Porta-Potty Peeper Luke Chrisco Suing Boulder for $99,999 or "Equal Amount of Gold Coinage"

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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Luke Chrisco. More photos plus videos below.
Remember Luke Chrisco, the guy who was arrested back in 2011 for hiding inside the tank of a porta-potty in order to scope the underside of users at a Boulder-area yoga festival? Well, he's back with another memorable gambit. Even as he faces a possible return to a cell for allegedly violating the terms of his probation, he's reportedly suing the Boulder County Sheriff's Office and the county jail for the way he was treated while in stir. The amount noted in his suit: $99,999 or "an equal amount of gold coinage."

See also: Luke Chrisco's Porta-Potty Creeping Leads to Toilet Upgrade at Yoga Fest

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Daniel Powell, Teacher, Charged With Assault for Gruesome Classroom Explosion

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This photo of Daniel Powell appears in 9News coverage and is credited to Telemundo's Carlos Rausseo. More images and a video below.
Accidents happen in school science labs -- but they hardly ever result in criminal accusations.

Daniel Powell is an exception to this rule. He's been charged with multiple assault beefs for a methanol explosion that injured four students, including one who spent weeks in the hospital for burns that initially put him in critical condition. Photos, video, a police report and more below.

See also: Eight-Year-Old Pepper-Sprayed by Cops: Officers Made a "Great" Choice, Says Police Spokesman

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Timothy Heckler, Busted for Tagging in Tigger Costume: "I'm Off the Tweek Again"

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Timothy Heckler in a Denver Police Department photo. More pics below.
Timothy Heckler has made his mark on the Denver Police Department -- and more.

Heckler's bust for alleged tagging while wearing a Tigger costume -- just in time for Halloween! -- has inspired a new DPD Facebook feature entitled "What in the Wednesday." But his own Facebook posts are stranger still. Get details and see more photos below.

See also: TV Anchor Brendan Higgins Fakes Passing Out During Drunken Bust But Can't Stop Giggling

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Rollin 60s Busts: See 25 Aurora Indictees Allegedly Tied to Notorious L.A. Street Gang

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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Roderick Penny. Details and more photos below.
Update: Roderick Penny, who was the only person indicted in the Rollin 60s sweep described below, had been at large when our original post was published. He has now turned himself in to police. See our previous coverage below.

Original post: Yesterday morning, members of the Aurora Police Department and law-enforcement agencies throughout the metro area busted two dozen men and women as part of what's described as a two-year investigation into the activities of the Rollin 60s, an Aurora street gang whose lineage can be traced back to Los Angeles. Continue to see those taken into custody -- and the one person who's thus far eluded authorities -- and get details about the allegations that led to a 73-count indictment also on view below.

See also: Photos: See Pounds of Meth and More Seized in Busts of Two Alleged Drug Gangs

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Keith Rohracker Ripped by Judge for "Living Off Your Mom's Money While She Festered"

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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A MySpace photo of Keith Rohracker. More images below.
Following Keith Rohracker's conviction for neglecting his elderly mother on an epic scale, a judge told him he would receive one year less than the maximum sentence -- but only because his mom didn't die.

It was touch-and-go for a while. When Rohracker was finally taken to medical professionals to treat a life-threatening malady, her clothes were reportedly fused to her skin with human waste.

See also: Clifford Garel Police Report Quote: "I Beat the Sh*t Out of My Mom," Age 84

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Marquise Lewis and Lonnie White: 40 Years Each for Shotgunning 13-Year-Old on Bike

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A Facebook photo of the late Reysean Abram. More images plus videos below.
Last year, we reported about the tragic murder of Reysean Abram, a thirteen-year-old who was reportedly shotgunned to death while riding a bike. Now, two men -- Lonnie White, who was seventeen at the time of the killing but was tried as an adult, and Marquise Lewis, now 21 -- have each pleaded guilty to the crime and face forty-year sentences. Continue for photos, videos and details.

See also: Lonnie White, Seventeen, to be Charged as an Adult in Reysean Abram On-Bike Murder (14)

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Update: Clifton Ray Williams, Convicted Taser-Aided Kidnapper, Reportedly Kills Himself

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Clifton Ray Williams. More photos and a video below.
Update:Last week, we told you about the search for Clifton Ray Williams, who walked out of his trial for allegedly kidnapping a woman at taser point for sexual purposes; see our previous coverage below. Williams was convicted by a jury in absentia -- and then, over the weekend, he reportedly took his own life as police moved in to capture him. Photos, video and details below.

See also: Clifton Ray Williams Arrested in Alleged Taser Attack & Kidnapping on South Broadway

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Bob Autobee: Parents of Murdered Officer Protest Prison Policies

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Bob Autobee protesting outside the Douglas County courthouse in February.
This weekend marks a grim anniversary in the Autobee household. It was twelve years ago -- October 18, 2002 -- that Eric Autobee, a 23-year-old correctional officer, was murdered in the kitchen of the Limon Correctional Facility. His killer, Edward Montour, was a mentally ill inmate who was off his meds, trying to get a cell move after being denounced as a snitch, and may have been wrongfully convicted of the crime for which he was already serving a life sentence: inflicting fatal injuries on his infant daughter.

See also: Bob Autobee on Son's Killer: "I Don't Want to See Anybody Die"

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Kaylana Fief, Animal Behavior Student: Child Abuse Beef, Feces-Filled House Condemned

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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Kaylana Fief in a Facebook photo. More images below.
Update incorporated into original text and on view below: Kaylana Fief's Facebook page is filled with photos highlighting two passions: her adorable daughter and cute critters of the sort she studies as an animal behavior student. But the way she allegedly combined the two has gotten Fief in trouble with the law. She's been cited with child abuse and a house where she'd been staying has been condemned, reportedly due to filth and feces associated with twenty animals found living there. More photos and details below.

See also: Lorinda Bailey Pleads Guilty in Child Abuse Case Marked by Feces and Flies

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