Crime update: Search for baby in landfill resumes after delay, man arrested after kicking deputy

Allec Brust

UPDATE: November 2: Investigation for baby in landfill

This Tuesday, the search for 13-month-old boy presumed to be in an Ault landfill began after weeks of delays.

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23-year-old Logan Rogers, the boyfriend of the child’s mother, had already been arrested before the search. Rogers allegedly took the baby to a friend’s house hours before he died.

The child was exposed to methamphetamine and suffered a concussion, according to the arrest affidavit.

Rogers allegedly wrapped the baby in a blanket and disposed of him into a trash bin.

After the sanitation department worked to attempt to locate the bin, several changed plans and fruitless tip leads, the search was postponed until Tuesday.

The police have now narrowed the search area within the landfill. Police and members of the search team continue to search for the body.

November 6: Man arrested for assaulting deputy

A man was arrested for kicking a deputy in the throat and attempting to kick two other deputies on Sunday.

Larimer County Police were called around 1:45 p.m. to Laporte to check on the welfare of Tyler Simmons, who was threatening to harm himself.

The man was presumed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Deputies placed him in protective custody.

While seated in the patrol vehicle, Simmons begin kicking the window. Deputies then went through precautionary measures to make sure Simmons did not inflict harm upon himself or the vehicle.

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Simmons was booked at the Larimer County jail on the following charges:

  • 2nd Degree Assault on Peace Officer (Class 4 Felony)
  • Criminal Attempt 2nd Degree Assault x 2 (Class 5 Felony)
  • Obstructing Government Operations (Class 3 Misdemeanor)
  • Violation of Bail Bond Conditions (Class 3 Misdemeanor)

Collegian reporter Allec Brust can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @Brustyyy.