October 3, 2009
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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.
Ex-detective faces up to 2 months in jail
Former Craig Police Detective Ken Johnson reached a plea agreement with the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday. Johnson pleaded guilty to attempting to influence a public servant, a Class 4 felony, according to court records.
Hearing set for April 13 in Ken Johnson case
Former Craig Police detective Ken Johnson is scheduled to appear April 13 in Moffat County District Court to plead guilty to attempting to influence a public servant, a Class 4 felony, according to court records.
Ken Johnson’s charges stem from reported misconduct
The case against former Craig Police Detective Ken Johnson was continued Friday until 11 a.m. Dec. 8 in Moffat County District Court.
A local man charged in two separate drug distribution cases pleaded guilty to reduced charges Nov. 3 in Moffat County District Court. Jerry David Flannery, 46, was first arrested in February at the Holiday Inn of Craig, where Craig Police officers reported they found him in a room along with $4,840 in cash, as well as meth crystals and various other drug paraphernalia.
Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta is scheduled to speak to the Craig City Council at a special meeting tonight about an internal investigation into former detective Ken Johnson.
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.
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.