ALAMOSA — Details are emerging in the Feb. 3 death of a 23-month-old girl in Conejos County. Following an investigation conducted by the Conejos County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the girl’s babysitter, Denise Cordova, was taken into custody on Friday, Feb. 24, by CCSO. Cordova, 47, is facing charges of murder in the first degree and abuse of a child.

MONTE VISTA– Terrance Carter, 33, of Monte Vista was arrested on various charges last week after the Monte Vista Police Department served a search warrant in the 600 block of Jefferson Street, looking for stolen property from several thefts.

MONTE VISTA — The Monte Vista Police Department and the Rio Grande County Coroner have released the name of the man whose body was found in a yard in the 700 block of Clay Street on Feb. 2. 

SOUTH FORK — A Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Office deputy and a suspected car thief exchanged gunfire Monday morning, Nov. 7, in a South Fork subdivision, the RGCSO reported.

MONTE VISTA — A juvenile male from Alamosa was arrested Friday, Oct. 21, at the Monte Vista High School football game for allegedly possessing a stolen handgun, according to a press release issued over the weekend.

COSTILLA COUNTY — An investigation is ongoing after a police chase and the discovery of a property with several reportedly stolen items was made by Costilla County Sheriff’s deputies as well as several other law enforcement agencies last week.

ALAMOSA — Deputies with the Costilla County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) were dispatched to a residence on Governor Road approximately five miles south of Fort Garland on Friday afternoon, Sept. 9, related to a report of an individual shooting at his neighbor.

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