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High lead levels found in drinking water at 33 Jeffco elementary schools

By Sal Christ

Newly released test results from Jeffco Public Schools have revealed that at least 33 elementary schools in the district have high levels of lead in the drinking water dispensed from sinks and water fountains, including 11 schools in South Jeffco and the mountain area.

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Two in custody after early-morning home invasion in South Jeffco

By Joe Moylan

Two men have been arrested in the wake of a home invasion in South Jeffco early Tuesday morning.


Colton Roley, 24, of the 6800 block of South Elati St., was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of felony first-degree burglary, as well as assault and illegal discharge of a firearm in an occupied residence, both misdemeanors. Tyler Derouin, 27, of the 6900 block of South Newland Court, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, a felony.

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Firearm from gun-store burglary involved in accidental shooting of teen

By Corinne Westeman

Police believe a gun involved in the accidental shooting of an Edgewater 13-year-old was among the dozens of firearms stolen from two Littleton gun stores last month.

Edgewater Police Chief John Mackey said the teen was accidentally shot in the leg while standing with three other juveniles on an apartment balcony July 14. Mackey confirmed that the teen is expected to recover. 

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