A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect at NOON and last through MIDNIGHT from most of Southern Colorado. Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain once again. Burn scars and areas that saw heavy rain yesterday will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
A car full of juveniles were contacted by police around midnight Sunday after a Fountain officer saw one of the occupants drop a beer bottle onto the ground.
The officer placed the four juveniles in custody after spotting marijuana, a weapon and more bottles of alcoholic beverages. The group was hanging out near the Jack in a Box on 6314 S. Highway 85.
During the investigation, police say one of the passengers had tried concealing a handgun after the officer approached the car. A background check revealed he was a convicted felon.
The suspect now faces several new charges, including: possession of a weapon by a previous offender, prohibited use of a weapon, possession of handguns by juveniles, possession of a defaced firearm, and illegal possession or consumption of ethyl alcohol by an underage person. He was placed in custody at the Spring Creek Juvenile Detention Center.
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