Colorado Springs

New details emerge after Eric Grant arrest

Eric Grants Criminal Past

COLORADO SPRINGS - New court papers obtained by KRDO NewsChannel 13 reveal new details about the second suspect arrested in connection with the July murder of George Maldonado, Sr in Colorado Springs.

Eric Grant was arrested on Monday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he has a lengthy criminal past.

In 1997, he faced charges of possession of a controlled substance and criminal conspiracy charges. He pleaded guilty to those.

In 1998, more charges of aggravated assault, terrorist threats, and recklessly endangering another person brought against Grant were dismissed by a judge.

And in 2001, he faced a murder charge but was found not guilty.

Since Grant was arrested in Pennsylvania, he will have to be extradited back to Colorado. Stay with KRDO NewsChannel 13 for updates.


comments powered by Disqus

Must See Videos

  • Midway Ranches community frustrated with lack of fire communication
  • Cog Railway closure to bring more traffic to Pikes Peak Highway
  • Evacuees experience frantic early moments of CarsonMidway fire
  • Fort Carson Colonel Ron Fitch speaks on Friday's live-fire training
  • Large fire forces evacuations in southern El Paso County