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Former CBI Scientist Under Investigation

A former Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) forensic scientist is the subject of an internal affairs and criminal investigation after discovering anomalies in her work as part of DNA testing in the lab. The anomalies were discovered while reviewing a sampling of cases as part of an internal process.

Yvonne “Missy” Woods, a 29-year veteran of CBI’s Forensic Services section is no longer an employee of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Silverthorne Police Officer Involved Shooting—Update

At the request of the Silverthorne Police Department, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is serving as the lead agency investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Silverthorne on Monday, October 16, 2023. 

Although early in the investigation, it’s believed a male suspect was spotted attempting to break into (trespass) a vehicle parked in the lot of the Summit Place Shopping Center (I-70 and Colorado Highway 6) just before 8:00 p.m. Monday.

Fremont County: Return to Nature Funeral Home Update

This news release is being sent out on behalf of Fremont County Sheriff Allen Cooper and Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller.

October 17, 2023 – Fremont County, CO – “While the investigation for this incident continues, we also remain focused on the impacted families,” said Fremont County Sheriff Allen Cooper. “We want to do all we can to provide the families the support they need as we shift to the next phase in this process.”



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