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Former Craig detective to be sentenced

Ken Johnson faces up to 60 days in jail as part of plea deal

Ken Johnson, a former Craig Police Department detective, is scheduled for sentencing at 1 p.m. Tuesday in front of judge Shelley Hill in Moffat County District Court. Johnson, who was also a member of the All Crimes Enforcement Team task force, pleaded guilty in April to attempting to influence a public servant, a Class 4 felony.

County commissioner gets deferred sentence

Merwin, Arambel also in court Tuesday

Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers was sentenced Tuesday morning in Moffat County District Court for his role in an alleged vehicular incident reported in July 2009.

Lee appears in court

Craig resident James Lee, who has three ongoing assault cases against him in the Moffat County Combined Courts, appeared last week for a preliminary hearing on all charges.

Woman connected to ex-cop investigation in court

Tausha Merwin appears in Moffat County Court in relation to Ken Johnson case

A local woman charged in connection with the investigation into former Craig Police detective Ken Johnson appeared Tuesday in Moffat County Court.

DA's office plans to keep Johnson case

Former police detective makes 1st court appearance

Elizabeth Oldham, 14th Judicial District Attorney, said her office does not plan to seek a special prosecutor to handle the case against a former Craig police detective facing felony charges. Ken Johnson, a police department veteran, worked closely with prosecutors on various cases until he resigned from his position Sept. 8.

Formal charges filed against ex-detective

Charges mirror those suggested in affidavits

The 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office filed felony charges Friday morning against former Craig police detective Ken Johnson and local resident Tausha Merwin in Moffat County Court.


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