Moffat County district judge reduces Leroy Fief’s murder sentence
CRAIG — Moffat County District Judge Michael O’Hara on Thursday, Sept 20, issued a written order reducing Leroy Fief’s sentence from 30 years in prison to 24 years, according to a news release from the 14th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Fief had requested the court reconsider the length of his sentence. O’Hara was the judge who originally sentenced Fief in December 2013.
Both the district attorney’s office and Arredondo’s family addressed their opposition to any reduction in Fief’s sentence.
“Mr. Arredondo’s family and I are disappointed that the court reduced Fief’s sentence, though we respect that the court was fully within its discretion to do so,” ” District Attorney Brett Barkey said in the statement.
Residents get warning for loud music, citation after police are called back: On the Record — April 22
9:16 a.m. On the 1000 block of Yampa Avenue, police in Craig responded to a welfare check. Craig police said a social worker requested police assist them in a welfare check.