Wendel Daniels

Jahmell Crockam, center, who is accused in the murder of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz, stands next to Deputy Public Defender Frank Gonzalez, left, during an appearance before Superior Court Judge Wendel Daniels.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Prosecutor: Suspect Killed Lakewood Cop To Avoid Going To Jail

At the start of Jahmell Crockam’s murder trial, prosecutors said the defendant had vowed several times to friends that he would sooner kill a police officer than go to jail.

02/01/2012