Delta County couple sentenced

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A Delta County couple has been sentenced for their role in bar fight that left a man permanently disabled.
On August 12 last year Jim Lord was nearly beaten to death outside of Thomas Waldo's Tavern in Paonia.
Lord was working as bar security when he was attacked.
His wife was also assaulted.
With the help of our friends at the Montrose Daily Press, 11 News has learned that Brent Rupe and his wife Natalie Rupe have now been sentenced in the case.
Brent will spend 30 days in jail and five years on probation for assaulting Lord while Natalie will spend five days in jail and two years on probation for attacking Lord's wife.


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  • by Ron Location: gj on Mar 26, 2009 at 07:02 AM
    Jim Lord was not attacked.He attacked Dylan Rupe (a 15 year old boy ).Get your facts straight. Read the Delta County Independant the judge found that the Rupe's were attacked by the workers and patrons at the bar.
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