KKTV 11 News | Colorado Springs, Pueblo |  Breaking News| Weather | School Closings | Traffic

City Councilman, Artist Arrested On Assault Charges

By: KKTV
By: KKTV
An argument regarding the Canon City City Council may have led a councilmember to assault a couple.

From left: Michael Katchmar, Thomas Lockhart

An argument regarding the Canon City City Council may have led a councilmember to assault a couple.

City Councilman Michael Katchmar, 54, and local artist Thomas Lockhart, 59, were both arrested Thursday night after police say they assaulted a 70-year-old man and his 65-year-old wife. The couple was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the incident. It's unknown how serious the injuries were, but both have been released.

The fight happened just before 9 p.m. in on the 600 block of Main Street in Canon City. The men were arrested on first-degree assault charges and charges of crimes against at-risk adults. They were taken to the Fremont County Detention Center and held on a $30,000 bond.

We are working on getting more information.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 209670031 - kktv.com/a?a=209670031