Judge: No bond for teen held in friend’s shooting death
A 16-year-old Clifton boy accused in the shooting death of his friend was ordered held without bond after a prosecutor today aired fresh allegations of drug use inside his family’s home, while suggesting the boy is enamored with firearms and explosives.
Mesa County Magistrate Kevin Kennedy deemed Kenneth Cates a “danger to the community,” during Cates’ juvenile detention hearing and ordered Cates remain jailed at Grand Mesa Youth Detention Center. Cates has been housed there since his arrest Friday in the Sept. 1 death of 16-year-old Troy Martinez.
Read the full story in Tuesday’s Daily Sentinel.