A 21-year old female notified law enforcement Ivan Soto-Solis allegedly strangled her and she managed to escape and call 911. The Longmont SWAT team responded because Soto-Solis fired a handgun outside a residence. Soto-Solis surrendered to law enforcement peacefully but was arrested on suspicion of, “domestic violence, third-degree assault, second-degree assault, false imprisonment, reckless endangerment and felony menacing .”
Russel Scott Ehrlich, has moved to Longmont from the Boulder County Jail. In May of 2013, Ehrlich was convicted of possessing sexually exploitative materials, and two counts of, “sex assault with 10-year age difference” in Longmont and in Weld County. The Longmont Police suggest MESA as one resource for sexual assault victims should they need referrals to services.
The Boulder County commissioners approved of adding four deputies, 10 new detention specialists and the advancement of the crew boss’ job which is projected at $920,421 in salaries and benefits in 2017. Commissioner Deb Gardner has heard of how important these measure are because Pod A in the Boulder County Jail requires higher inmate supervision, and violence and suicide are apparent according to, Sheriff Joe Pelle.