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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.

Johnson pleads guilty

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.

Former Craig detective to change plea

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.

Former detective’s case continued to Dec. 8

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.

Man pleads guilty to drug charges

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.

Focus of tonight's special meeting is internal probe into former detective

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.

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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