Prosecutors Nail Dougherty Gang With 20+ Charges

Colorado authorities hold sibling suspects on $1.25 bonds
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 22, 2011 5:24 PM CDT
From left, Ryan Edward Dougherty, 21, Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, and Lee Grace Dougherty, 29. Prosecutors filed the charges today ahead of a court hearing in southern Colorado.   (AP Photo/Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, File)

(Newser) – An alleged cross-country crime spree that climaxed in a dramatic shootout with police took a more lawful turn today as prosecutors filed charges against three gun-toting siblings, The DenverChannel reports. Ryan Edward Dougherty and Dylan Dougherty Stanley received 24 and 23 counts, respectively—including attempted murder and first-degree assault—while Lee Grace Dougherty was charged on 29 counts. Authorities are holding them on a $1.25 million bond for each sibling pending a court hearing in southern Colorado.

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