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Update: Two arrested in connection with Downtown assault

Released on Friday, August 16, 2019
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Two people have been arrested in connection with an assault that left one man with serious injuries.

On July 28, 2019 around 1:30 a.m., Fort Collins Police responded to a disturbance in the area of Oak Street and Remington Street. Investigators determined that the victim witnessed a verbal disturbance between a man and woman and tried to intervene. The male suspect punched the victim, knocking him to the ground and causing serious bodily injury. The suspect fled from the area before police arrived.

Throughout the investigation, the woman repeatedly insisted that she and the suspect had just met on the night of the incident and that she had no information about his identity. However, after a thorough investigation, detectives determined that the two were actually in a relationship.

Detectives identified the man as Noah DeWitt (DOB 02/14/94) of Casper, Wyoming. A warrant was issued, and DeWitt was arrested in Casper on the charge of Second Degree Assault (class 4 felony). The woman, Kaytlyn Garner (DOB 07/29/92) was also arrested in Casper on the charge of Attempt to Influence a Public Servant (class 4 felony). Photos may be requested from the Wyoming jail where they were booked.

“I appreciate the diligence that detectives showed in this case,” said Assistant Chief Kevin Cronin, who leads the Criminal Investigation Division. “Thanks to their persistent efforts, two people will be held accountable for causing and lying about serious injury to a victim who was just trying to do the right thing.”

All charges are simply an accusation by law enforcement officers, and all arrested parties must be presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

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[August 16, 2019]

Police need the community’s help identifying a suspect in a Downtown assault case.

On July 28, 2019 around 1:30 a.m., Fort Collins Police responded to a disturbance in the area of Oak Street and Remington Street. Through the course of the investigation, officers determined that the victim witnessed a verbal disturbance between a man and woman and tried to intervene. The male suspect punched the victim, knocking him to the ground and causing serious bodily injury. The suspect fled from the area before police arrived.

Officers have been actively investigating this case but have been unable to identify the suspect. Photos from area security cameras are attached. Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is asked to contact Detective Tim Moeller at 970-221-6563. People who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or www.stopcriminals.org.