Russell Britton, suspected in a murder of Lafayette’s Nathaniel Tallman, will make his initial justice coming during a Boulder County Jail during 2 p.m. Monday.
Britton, 58, is being hold though bond on guess of first-degree murder in a Boulder County Jail after being arrested late Friday night. He will seem before a county justice decider in a jail’s courtroom to be suggested of a charges he’s facing.
Britton has dual before arrests in Colorado, according to open records. Arvada military arrested him in 1983 on transgression forgery charges, and he was arrested for a misconduct disregard of justice assign by a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office in 1999.
A second think in Tallman’s murder, Moises Cazares Mendez, 26, is being hold during a San Diego Central Jail in San Diego, Calif., on a $1,025,000 bond.
Mendez, who was taken into control by U.S. Customs and Border Protection about mid-day Saturday, does not nonetheless have a justice date scheduled. He is approaching to be extradited to Boulder County, according to San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officials. If he doesn’t determine to extradition, a conference will be scheduled, officials pronounced Sunday.
Mendez has a extensive detain record in Colorado dating behind to a inebriated pushing detain in Longmont in Jul 2006, according to Colorado Bureau of Investigation records. His record includes an detain in Adams County in 2009 for assault, ominous with a weapon.
Most recently, Mendez on Feb. 18 — a small some-more than 3 weeks after Tallman was reported blank — was arrested by a Boulder County Sheriff’s Office on a misconduct assign of pushing with a revoked license. That box stays open, according to a bureau.
Lafayette police, who had been questioning Tallman’s disappearance given he dead in late January, pronounced Saturday that a physique recovered Thursday nearby Lusk, Wyo., was Tallman.
Deputy Larimer County Coroner Greg Fairman pronounced that an autopsy was achieved Friday, though serve sum about what it suggested would be expelled by Boulder County officials.
On Sunday, Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett pronounced that he couldn’t yield additional sum about a case, that stays underneath investigation.
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