At 1:31 a.m. on February 1, 2017, Fort Collins Police responded to the 3300 block of Dudley Way for a reported stabbing.
Benny Martinez (DOB 12/30/96) said he had offered to let Keaneu “Dustin” Depe (DOB 08/03/98) and Depe’s girlfriend stay overnight at his home. Martinez and Depe were inside together when a physical altercation occurred between the men. During the fight, Depe reportedly stabbed Martinez. Martinez was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies and Depe was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital for injuries sustained during the incident.
Upon release from the hospital, both were taken into custody by Fort Collins Police and booked into the Larimer County Jail. Martinez was arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender. Depe was arrested for Second Degree Assault. Booking photos are attached courtesy of Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.
All charges are merely an accusation and suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Anyone with information about this incident who has not already spoken to officers is asked to contact Detective Gary Trujillo at 970-416-2645 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868.