News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2019

June 2019 Tenant Meeting Presentation

Airport Director Paul Anslow provided updates on airport projects, personnel, equipment and events. He also emphasized the importance of following airport rules and regulations. If you missed the meeting, you may view the slides here.

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Airport - News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Long Term Parking

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Final Notification! 

Long-term Parking lot limited to 30 days without prior approval! The airport will begin removing vehicles left longer than 30 days in the long term parking lot beginning June 1, 2019.

If your vehicle has been left in the long t...

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Airport - News
Posted on: September 5, 2018

2018-2020 Rates and Charges is Now Available

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2018-2020 Rates and Charges is now available on our website. Please review the table at https://www.jeffco.us/1615/Budget-Finance to view current RMMA rates and charges as well as changes for 2019 and 2020. RMMA is a self-sustaining divi...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Passport Appointments Now Available Online

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Need to apply for, or renew your passport? Did you know that the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s Clerk to the Board Division is a passport acceptance facility? Our staff are certified by the U.S. Department of State to assist customers with applying...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Sign up to be a Temporary Elections Judge!

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We're recruiting for Temporary Elections Judges for the 2019 coordinated election and beyond.  Positions include:

  • Voter Service & Polling Centers (VSPC)
  • Mail Ballot
  • Data Entry
  • Call Center
  • Ballot Pick Up & Sorters
  • Tabulation/Adjudicatio...
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Additional Info... Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

George Stern Sworn In As New Jeffco Clerk & Recorder

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On January 8, George Stern was sworn in as Jefferson County’s new Clerk and Recorder.

A resident of Golden, George joined the Clerk & Recorder's Office after gaining extensive professional experience in both the public and private sectors. George was a...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

BallotTrax

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BallotTrax is a free service for Jefferson County voters that allows you to track your ballot online.  You can also sign up to receive messages by email, phone or text when your ballot has been sent to you and received by Jeffco Elections.&nb...

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Cold Cases

49 Stories
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Baca, Jeannette Louise - Homicide

On June 11, 1978, the nude body of Jeannette Louise Baca, DOB 12/05/1960 was found dumped and concealed 6.7 miles south of US Hwy 285 on Foxton Road in Conifer, Colorado. Her body was located by two hikers in the area and was found at the bottom of a 10 f...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Beck, Margaret Peggy - Homicide

Beck, Margaret Peggy 1

On Aug. 18, 1963, Margaret "Peggy" Beck, a 16-year-old Girl Scout aide, was found dead at the Flying G Ranch Girl Scout camp near Deckers. Beck, who had been sleeping alone in a tent near many other campers, had been sexually assaulted and stran...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Betts, Dellmer - Homicide

Betts, Dellmer 1

On Sunday, April 27, 1986, hikers found the body of a white male in a drainage ditch at Highway 6, about 4.5 miles west of Highway 58. The body was identified as 29-year-old Dellmer Betts, who had recently been released from prison after serving time for ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Boisvert, Elie Phil - Homicide

On June 9, 1965, neighbors in the 1800 block of Cody Street heard yelling at about 2 p.m. They went outside to discover Elie Boisvert had been cut, and he was yelling at a male to leave. Witnesses described the person as a black male, 35 to 40 years of ag...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Burton, Helen - Homicide

On July 31, 1982, the nude body of Helen Burton, DOB 03/16/1923 was found by a child and his father while playing in the park located on Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton, Colorado. Helen was reported missing out of Denver City on July 10, 1982 and was ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cassel, Frederich H. - Homicide

On Nov. 3, 1972, Frederich H. Cassel began to complain of chest congestion. He was admitted to the hospital on November 9 of that year, and, after feeling better, he was released on Nov. 30. Cassel was then readmitted to the hospital on Dec. 8, 1972, comp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Caudill, Jessica - Homicide

Caudill, Jessica

On April 14, 1990 hikers on North Table Mountain located the body of a female in a ravine just off of Highway 58. Investigation determined that the body was that of 15 year old Jessica Caudill, who had been deceased for several days.Jessica was a runaway ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cohen, Harold Murphy - Homicide

Cohen, Harold Murphy

On Saturday, Nov. 1949, 38-year-old Harold Murphy Cohen was reported missing to the Denver Police Department. Cohen, who went by the name Murphy or "Murph," was a known gambler and fight referee. He had reportedly attended a ceremonial dinner at...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cooley, Melanie Suzy - Homicide

Cooley, Melanie Suzy

On April 15, 1975, Melanie "Suzy" Cooley left Nederland High School where she was a senior. She was last seen hitchhiking in Nederland. A road maintenance worker found her body on May 2, 1975, in Coal Creek Canyon.

Cooley was last seen wearing bl...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Corriveau, Hollis Jim Sr. - Homicide

On Sunday, Nov. 11, 1970, residents found a body in a ditch in the 4900 block of South Wadsworth Boulevard. The body was identified as 46-year-old Hollis “Jim” Corriveau Sr. Corriveau was last seen at about 8 p.m. on the evening of Nov...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Cortez, Lenora Christina - Homicide

On November 24, 1985, the nude body of Lenora Cristina Cortez, DOB 06/02/1964 was found on the side of US Hwy 285 and Light Lane in Conifer, Colorado by a motorist. Lenora was identified by her family members and was described as a transient without a per...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Coursey, Nora Lois - Homicide

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The body of 30-year-old Nora Lois Coursey was found on July 9, 1957, about a mile west of Phillipsburg on Colorado State Highway 124 (Deer Creek Canyon Road). Coursey had been missing since June 19, 1957, when she attended an afternoon birthday party with...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

DeTemple, Julia Ann - Homicide

DeTemple, Julia Ann

On September 17, 1986, two employees were loading gravel on outlying Coors property, east of Highway 58 and McIntyre Street. They found a badly decomposed body in the nearby brush. Investigation determined that the body was that of 26 year old Julia DeTem...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Fuster, Elvin - Homicide

Fuster, Elvin

During the late afternoon of July 13, 1981, a resident in the 4000 block of Easley road in Golden reported what appeared to be a dead body on his property. The sheriff's office responded and found the body of Elvin Victor Fuster, a 19-year-old male who ha...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garcia, Jose San Juan - Homicide

Garcia

On October 28, 1990, the body of Jose San Juan Garcia, DOB 05/20/1960 was found on the south side of Interstate 70 at mile marker 249. Jose had received multiple gunshot wounds. Jose was a Mexican national who was working and living in Vail, Colorado. The...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Garrick Jr., John Joseph - Homicide

On February 12, 1982, the body of John Joseph Garrick JR, DOB 11/04/1946 was found at his residence located at 132 Paradise Road in Golden, Colorado. John had received multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was found by two construction workers who had b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Gonzales, Lucas - Homicide

Gonzales, Lucas

On Jan. 31, 1995, Lucas Gonzales left his home with his uncle at about 2 p.m. He told his wife he would be back within 45 minutes. Gonzales and his uncle were in a white, two-door, 1992 Hyundai Excel. The uncle said he dropped Gonzales off near 46th and F...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Groezinger, Mark - Homicide

Groezinger, Mark 1

On the morning of April 7, 1984, deputies responded to a report of a body lying on the front seat of a parked vehicle at Mother Cabrini Shrine, located near I-70 and Highway 40 in Golden. At the scene, deputies found the body of Mark Groezinger lying in t...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hoffman, Jarl - Homicide

Hoffman, Jarl

On May 19, 1976, at about 2:58 a.m., 21-year old Camp George West Honor Camp inmate Jarl Hoffman was playing billiards in the recreation building with other inmates when someone from outside, near Old Golden Road, shot him. A vehicle was seen speeding awa...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hutchings, Linda - Homicide

Hutchings, Linda

On Sept. 1, 1979, a family picking cattails found a body down an embankment, near Indiana and West 82nd Avenue. The body was later identified as Linda Hutchings, a 17-year-old Arvada resident, who was reported missing to the Arvada Police Department on Au...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kadow, Craig - Homicide

Kadow, Craig

On Nov. 26, 1977, Craig Kadow was reported missing. He had been temporarily separated from his wife and was living alone in a cabin he was helping to finish in the Brook Forest Estates area. He last spoke to his mother in Wisconsin by telephone at about 8...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lilly, John - Homicide

Lilly, John

On July 2, 1979, at about 9:30 p.m., drivers along West 64th Avenue, about one-half mile west of Easley, found a man's body in the road. The body was identified as 27-year-old John Lilly, who had died of gunshot wounds. Lilly, who was known to sell drugs,...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lingaas, Dennis Oscar - Homicide

On April 7, 1994, human remains were found by a US Forest Service worker in the area of Forest Service Road 695 and County Road 96. The remains were later identified to be that of Dennis Oscar Lingaas, DOB 04/20/1945. Dennis was reported missing out of De...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Lucero, Eugene - Homicide

On February 22, 1995, the body of Eugene Lucero, DOB 11/23/1945 was found in the White Ranch Open Space Park west of Golden, Colorado. Eugene was a Metro Taxi Cab driver and picked up a passenger at the Sapp Brother’s Truck Stop at I-70 and Quebec Street ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Mabbutt, Lorne - Homicide

Mabbutt

On December 14, 2012, three hikers in the area of Red Rocks Park contact a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy at the Trading Post. They told the Deputy that while they were hiking west of the amphitheater they discovered a human skeleton. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

MacLean, Shannon Rose - Homicide

MacLean, Shannon Rose

On or about April 29, 1988, 19-year-old Shannon Rose MacLean was hitchhiking with a female friend on Broadway between Evans and Mississippi in Denver. The women got a ride from a white man, described as being in his early 30s with a chubby build. He was b...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malin, Richard Gary - Homicide

On August 16, 1976, at 8:30 a.m., Richard Gary Malin, DOB 03/10/1941 was found deceased by his wife at their residence located at 30290 Palomino Drive in Evergreen, Colorado. Richard was found just inside the front door of the residence and had been shot....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Moore, Jeannie - Homicide

Moore, Jeannie

On Aug. 25, 1981, Jeannie Moore left her home for work at the Tenneco gas station at 13th and Wadsworth. As usual, she began hitchhiking at the onramp from Harlan to westbound I-70 at about 7:10 a.m. An employee and a customer at a nearby gas station, alo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Murray, James William - Homicide

Murray, James William

On May 15, 1988, residents of a Deer Creek Canyon home experienced problems with their toilet. After trying several remedies, the residents opened the septic tank and discovered a body inside. With help from Aspen Septic Service and the Jefferson County C...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Neill, Joyce - Homicide

On April 13, 1969, a family picnicking found the body of 17-year-old Joyce Neill about three miles up Golden Gate Park Road from the turn off to Crawford Gulch. Neill's body was located down an embankment from the road. She had moved to Denver from Arizon...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nygaard, John - Homicide

Nygaard, John 1

On May 24, 1977 workers for Robinson Brick arrived at the entrance to the Chieftain Mine, immediately west of the Lakewood Motorcycle Park located at about 15000 West Alameda Parkway. Upon exiting the gate at about 6:40 am they discovered the body of John...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Pillman, Judy Tina - Homicide

Pillman, Judy Tina

On Oct. 26, 1986, two fishermen arrived on the west side of Chatfield State Park near South Wadsworth Boulevard to go fishing. Their dog located a body partially covered with brush. Investigation determined the body was that of 24-year-old Judy Pillman, w...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Ryman, Luanne - Homicide

On June 10, 1991, Luanne Ryman had pulled her vehicle over at the Genesee exit on Interstate 70 to sleep when she was too tired to drive to her residence in New Castle, Colorado. As Luanne slept, someone shot her in the face with a shotgun. Luanne was abl...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Sellers, Rita (Howard, Paul) - Homicide

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On December 16, 1979, the frozen body of Rita Sellers, DOB 08/02/1952 was found inside a cardboard box on HWY 40, one and a half miles west of HWY 74 and Interstate 70. The cardboard box had been sealed and after an autopsy was conducted it was determined...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Stone, Sharon - Homicide

Stone, Sharon

On July 28, 1989, a man trying to find a hubcap discovered a body down an embankment about one-half mile west of Highway 93 on Golden Gate Canyon Road. The body was identified as Sharon Stone, who had also used the names Sharon Flynn and Sharon Geionety. ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kunselman, Nick and Hart, Stephanie - Homicide

Subway Homicide

On February 14, 2000, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Subway Restaurant located at 6768 West Coalmine Avenue Littleton, Colorado after an employee drove past the restaurant and noticed the lights still on inside. The emplo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1972 - Unidentified Remains

On Aug. 27, 1972, skeletal remains were found on Forest Road 554, about one mile east of the Park and Jefferson County lines. The remains were determined to be that of a female, about 17 to 23 years of age, between 5 foot and 5 foot 3 inches tall with dar...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1977 - Homicide

On Feb. 13, 1977, hikers discovered a body in a military-type, mummy style sleeping bag, about 100 feet over the embankment from Highway 285, a mile south of Colorado Highway 8. An autopsy indicated the male body had been there between 30 and 60 days befo...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown Male Baby - Homicide

On March 24, 1966, a man out on a drive found a male baby wrapped in blue cloth. The man had stopped in a pull-out 2 miles south of Simms on Alameda and saw the baby down an embankment. The newborn was determined to have been full term and had died of exp...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

VanDuyn, Rick - Homicide

VanDuyn, Rick

Rick VanDuyn, a 27-year-old Genesee resident, was working as a security guard for Evergreen Security on Sunday, Oct. 19, 1986. After picking up the day's proceeds from the Safeway in Conifer, he drove in his marked, Evergreen Security car to the Mountain ...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Witt, Rosetta - Homicide

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On October 2, 1961, 74-year-old Rosetta Witt was shot in her small grocery store attached to her home at 5050 Carr St. at about 10:44 a.m. Money was missing from the cash register. Shortly before the shooting, a white male (depicted in the composite drawi...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Barrett, Colleen Kay - Missing Person

Colleen Barrett was sharing a residence on the 5800 block of Rapp Street in Englewood with boyfriend Robert Alurac until July 19, 2007, when she went missing. A few days later, on July 23, a real estate agent showing a home near Morrison discovered Alurac...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Dotson, Nonnie - Missing Person

The Air Force nurse from San Antonio was visiting her brother in South Jefferson County on Nov. 19, 2006. She was last seen at her brother's house near Kipling and C-470.Dotson was to report back to the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio two days afte...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Hein, Mitchell - Missing Person

Mitchell Hein was 23 years old in 1983 when he left his parents' house in Golden and headed to Oklahoma. Hein had spent some time wandering from place to place, including Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma and California.

Hein was allegedly traveling with friends i...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Kuetemeier, Ronald - Missing Person

Kuetemeier, Ronald

Ronald Kuetemeier, 57 years of age, was last seen at his home in Evergreen on Friday, June 14, 2013. His wife contacted the sheriff's office to report him as a missing person the following day. Kuetemeier works in the IT field and is currently unemployed....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Malonson, Brandi Jo - Missing Person

Brandi Jo Malonson's family last saw her in December 2006 when she left their house in South Jefferson County. Malonson was on probation at the time of her disappearance and has a history of drug use. A few months after her disappearance, friends and asso...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Middleton, Evelyn - Missing Person

Middleton, Evelyn - Missing Person

On August 25, 2015, Evelyn “Cricket” Middleton, DOB 11/15/1982 was reported missing by her mother. Her mother had not seen or heard from her for approximately two weeks. A few days later, Evelyn’s vehicle was found abandoned on the west side of Vail Pass....

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Schmidt, Terry - Missing Person

On September 6, 2002, Terry Schmidt, DOB 01/21/1949 was reported missing while staying at the Lost Valley Ranch located at 29555 Goose Creek Road. Terry had traveled with her husband, Wiltz Wagner, from Indiana to attend an annual conference. Terry&rs...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Case no. 00-13413 - Unidentified Remains

Case no 00-13413 Unidentified Remains

On July 24, 2000, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a Jefferson County Open Space worker who advised that skeletal remains were found on Mount Galbraith located on Golden Gate Canyon Road in Golden, Colorado. The Open Sp...

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Cold Cases

News Flash

Posted on: August 9, 2019

Man Gets 12 Years Prison for 10th Indecent Exposure Conviction

Fred Shattuck

(Golden, CO – August 9, 2019)  A 72-year-old Longmont man has been sentenced to prison for exposing himself to nine female victims in unincorporated Jefferson County.  Fred Merrill Shattuck, DOB: 11-9-48, was sentenced to 12 ye...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Samantha Maestas Gets Probation in Vehicular Homicide Death of Toddler

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Samantha Miranda Maestas, DOB: 12-8-89, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where she was sentenced in the vehicular homicide death of her

two-year-old daughter, Sophia Avila, in August, 2018.

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Charges Filed in Arvada Homicide

First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 38-year-old Veronica Sarinana. Christopher Louis Moffat, DOB: 5-26-83, has been charged with Murder in the First Degree (F1); Tampering with a Deceased...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

DA’s Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2019 Session

(Golden, CO – July 19, 2019)  The First Judicial District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is accepting applications for the 2019 session. This Academy is open to residents of Jefferson and Gilpin counties and is designed to help c...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Charges Filed in Police Standoff in Edgewater

John Cruz Jr

District Attorney Pete Weir announced the filing of charges in the police standoff with an armed gunman in Edgewater on July 12, 2019. John Alfonso Cruz, Jr., DOB: 10-20-78 has been charged with 34 counts including 12 counts of Attempted First Degree Murd...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Father and Son Sentenced to Prison for Assault

Alexander Medina labeled

Alexander William Medina, DOB: 8-2-62, and his son Richard Angelo Medina, DOB: 7-30-82, have each been sentenced to prison in the assault of a homeless man at a bus stop in Lakewood in October, 2018. Alexander Medina was sentenced to prison for 18 years o...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Church Camp Counselor Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child

Tolar Locke

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office has charged a counselor at the Eagle Lake Day Camp for sexually assaulting a child attending that camp. Tolar Mitchell Locke, DOB: 3-2-99, has been charged with one count of Sexual Assault of a Child...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Alicia Valdez Guilty in Murder of Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater

Alicia Elena Valdez

A Jefferson County jury returned its verdict against Alicia Elena Valdez, DOB: 5-25-98, in the murder of 27-year-old Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater. Valdez is the third of three codefendants charged in this case. She was found guilty of First Degree Murder –...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Austin Boutain Returned to Colorado to Face Murder Charges

Austin Boutain

First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced that Austin Jeffrey Boutain, DOB: 10-16-93, has been returned to Colorado to face charges in the death of 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle in Golden in 2017. Boutain is expected to appear in court in the next...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

DA’s Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2019 Session

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is accepting applications for the 2019 session. This Academy is open to residents of Jefferson and Gilpin counties and is designed to help create a better understanding of the criminal just...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 3, 2019

25 Year Prison Sentence in Golden Vehicular Homicide

William Lenox

(Golden, CO – July 3, 2019)  William Randolph Lenox, DOB: 9-3-89, was sentenced on July 2nd to 25 years in prison for the vehicular homicide death of 73-year-old Margaret (Peggy) Braun and for causing serious injury to three other indiv...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Drug Dealer Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison

Jorge Lopez

(Golden, CO – July 1, 2019)  Jorge Alberto Lopez, DOB: 7-10-82, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on June 28, 2019 and was sentenced to 24 years in prison for possession with intent to sell large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin, coca...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of 21-year-old Man in Lakewood

danny carter

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the murder of a 21-year-old man in Lakewood on June 17. Danny Carter, Jr., DOB: 5-14-83, has been charged with First Degree Murder (F1); six counts of Aggravated Robbery (F3); and five ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

45 Year Prison Sentence for Sexual Assault following Kidnapping from Target Parking Lot

Dominic Barrios

Dominic Gabriel Barrios, DOB: 7-27-00, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on June 11, 2019 where he was sentenced to prison for 45 years in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a young woman from a shopping center parking lot in January, 2017.

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Youth Home Director Sentenced to 54 Years to Life in Prison for Sexual Assault of a Child

William Sexton

William Wayne Sexton, DOB: 6-4-63, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to prison for 54 years to life for sexually assaulting youth at a group home where he was director.

Between 2015 and 2018, William Sexton was the di...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Prison Sentences for Murder of Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater

Devon Howard

Two men have been sentenced in the shooting death of 27-year-old Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater. On May 31, Devon Drizzt Howard, DOB: 7-29-97, was sentenced to life in prison plus 279 years. Caleb Joseph Vigil, DOB: 1-29-99, was sentenced to life in prison p...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

“Pom Pom Bandit” Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robberies

Brandon York

Brandon Wayne York, DOB: 7-22-82, was sentenced to six years in prison for a string of bank robberies in Lakewood and Arvada in February, 2019. 

    Between February 15 and February 27, 2019 York robbed four banks in Lak...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Man Sentenced in Vehicular Homicide Death of Teen in Westminster

Elliot Bond

Elliott Hayden Bond, DOB: 5-12-93, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on May 30th where he was sentenced to five years in Community Corrections for the vehicular homicide death of 15-year-old Andrew Potter in Westminster on August 31, 2018.&n...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Charges Filed in Lakewood Double Fatal Vehicular Homicide

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the double fatal vehicular homicide that occurred in Lakewood on May 19, 2019. William Lloyd Jokay-Szilagji, DOB: 6-3-91, has been charged with 20 counts, including two counts of ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Earnest Maynes Sentenced to 25 Years Prison for Multiple Arsons

earnest maynes

Earnest Sunday Maynes, DOB: 2-21-81, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on May 24, where he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for setting eight fires in Lakewood in April, 2018. Seven horses and a dog were killed in the fires.

On April 28, 2018 ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Youth Home Director Guilty of Sexual Assault of a Child

William Sexton

A Jefferson County jury found a former director of a juvenile group home guilty of all counts, in two cases, of sexually assaulting youth who lived at the Bridgeway Group Home. William Wayne Sexton, DOB  6-4-1963 was found guilty of eight counts,...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 7, 2019

It’s Time for Senior Law Day in Jefferson County

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The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is hosting its 9th Annual Senior Law Day on June 1, offering educational seminars for seniors and for adults who may be facing challenges with aging parents.

This year there will be 24 valuable work...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Charges Filed in Multiple Car Crash on I-70 and Denver West Parkway

Rogel Aguilera Mederos

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the traffic fatality involving 28 vehicles, which occurred on I-70 and Denver West Parkway, on April 25, 2019.  Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, DOB: 11-21-95, has been cha...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Two Men Guilty in Murder of Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater

Caleb Joseph Vigil

Two men have been found guilty in the shooting death of 27-year-old Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater. On April 29, a Jefferson County jury found Caleb Joseph Vigil, DOB: 1-29-99, and Devon Drizzt Howard, DOB: 7-29-97, guilty of numerous counts, including First...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

25 Years in Prison for Push-in Robbery in Wheat Ridge

Jemelle Adams

Jemelle Charles Adams, DOB: 2-21-87, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on April 25 where he was sentenced to prison for 25 years for the home invasion robbery of two women while they were staying at a motel in Wheat Ridge.

On November 10, 2017, j...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Kelly Kerr Sentenced to 42 Years Prison in Child Abuse Death of Three-Month-Old Daughter

Kelly Kerr

Kelly Ray Kerr, DOB: 8-5-79, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to 42 years in prison for the child abuse death of his three-month-old daughter, Olivia, in July, 2017. The sentence was imposed by District Court Judge ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of Kristian MacLeod in Golden

Joshua Polaske

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of 44-year-old Kristian MacLeod on April 13, 2019.

Joshua J. Polaske, DOB: 4-22-91, and Laci Ellaine Barclay, DOB; 6-23-94, have each been charged according to their alleged pa...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Lengthy Prison Sentences for Two Brothers in Kidnapping

Felipe Hernandez

Felipe Hernandez-Escajeda, DOB: 9-24-88, appeared in Jefferson County Court on April 22, 2019 when he was sentenced to prison for 36 years for kidnapping, burglary, and aggravated robbery of three people in Lakewood.

Just after midnight, on August 8, 2017,...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Charges Filed in Arvada Chlorine Bomb Discharge

Braiden Ulmer

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the April 7th incident in Arvada, in which a chlorine bomb was discharged near a police officer who was attempting to clear debris from the roadway.

Four men have been charged according ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Charges Filed in the Death of Joseph Brinson

Blake Quinlan

First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of 28-year-old Joseph Brinson.  

Blake Alan Quinlan, DOB: 9-6-00, was in court on April 10 where he was advised that he has been charged with First Degr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Guilty Plea in Lakewood Arsons

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Earnest Sunday Maynes, DOB: 2-21-81, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on April 5, where he pled guilty to eleven felony counts for setting eight fires in Lakewood in April, 2018. Six horses were killed in the fires.

On April 28, 2018 Lakewood po...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

34 Year Prison Sentence in Death of Wheat Ridge Man

Ian OConnor

Ian Fitzgerald O’Connor, DOB; 10-15-85, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on March 29, where he was sentenced to 34 years in prison for the death of a 63-year-old Wheat Ridge man, Paul Dacko, Sr. 

On August 29, 2017 the Colorad...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

26th Annual Courage Walk on April 13, 2019 at Jeffco Courthouse

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is celebrated this year from April 7-13, 2019. This is a time for communities to come together to honor victims of crime and to promote victims’ rights.  This year’s theme is &...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Jury Returns Guilty Verdicts in Lakewood Murder

Keevin Bell

A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the murder of 25-year-old Jesse Robinson. Keevin Bell, II, DOB: 1-26-85, was found guilty of three counts of First Degree Murder; two counts of Attempted Aggravated Robbery, two counts of First Degree Bu...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

20 Year Prison Sentence for String of Robberies in Lakewood

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Two men were appeared in Jefferson County court on March 8, 2019 where they were sentenced for a string of robberies at King Soopers stores in Lakewood.

Valentin Justin Arrastia, DOB:10-16-81, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for eleven robberies at thr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Guilty of Murder in Domestic Violence Death of Westminster Woman

Ezekiel Garcia

A Jefferson County jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of Ezekiel Mark Garcia, DOB: 10-27-93. Mr. Garcia killed his girlfriend, 22-year-old Destini Martinez. The jury found Mr. Garcia guilty of First Degree Murder After Deliberation and Tampering ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Jury Finds Kelly Kerr Guilty of Child Abuse Death of Three-Month-Old Daughter

Kelly Kerr

A Jefferson County jury found Kelly Ray Kerr, DOB: 8-5-79, guilty of child abuse resulting in the death of his three-month-old daughter, Olivia, in July, 2017.

Following five days of trial, the jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Kerr guilt...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Charges Filed in Bank Robberies in Lakewood and Arvada

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in a string of bank robberies in Lakewood and Arvada in February, 2019. Brandon Wayne York, DOB: 7-22-82, was charged with four counts of Robbery (F4) and two counts of Theft, a (F5) and a...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Charges Filed in Golden Vehicular Homicide

William Lenox

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the vehicular homicide death of 73-year-old Margaret Braun on February 22, 2019. William Randolph Lenox, DOB: 9-3-89, appeared in court today where he was advised that he has been...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

32 Year Prison Sentence for Domestic Violence Strangulation

Thomas Rojas

Thomas Adam Rojas, DOB: 8-9-83, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on February 28, 2019 where he was sentenced to prison for 32 years for a strangulation assault on his girlfriend. The strangulation caused the dissection of her carotid artery and...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of 58-year-old Lakewood Woman

Bruce Bagwell

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 58-year-old Teresa Bagwell. Her husband, Bruce Bagwell, DOB: 11-18-58, has been charged with one count of First Degree Murder – After Deliberation (F1) and ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Man Sentenced to Prison for 25Years for Stabbing Co-Worker

David Gladu

David Andrew Gladu, DOB: 4-30-71, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on February 11, where he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a stabbing attack on a co-worker.

In October, 2017 Jeanette McClure worked from home organizing billiard tourname...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Man Sentenced to 85 Years Prison for Armed, Drug-Fueled Crime Spree in S. Jeffco

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Edward Roy Barron, DOB: 3-9-86, appeared in Jefferson County Court on February 12 where he was sentenced to 85 years in prison for an armed, drug-fueled crime spree in Jefferson County in 2017. A jury found him guilty of all 18 felony counts on January 12...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Accepting Nominations for Good News Breakfast Celebration

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The Good News Breakfast Steering Committee is inviting nominations of individuals or groups to be honored at the 29th Annual Good News Breakfast which will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2018, at 6:59 a.m., at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 West 6...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Man Sentenced to 192 Years Prison for Kidnapping and Robbery in South Jeffco

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Jeremy Scott Hackbarth, DOB: 4-17-84, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today where he was sentenced to 192 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbing two people in South Jeffco.

On September 16, 2017 Hackbarth and codefendant, Casey ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Vehicular Homicide Charges Filed in Death of Toddler

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the vehicular homicide death of two-year-old Sophia Avila in August, 2018. The child’s mother, Samantha Miranda Maestas, DOB: 12-8-89, has been charged with Vehicular Homicide...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of his Girlfriend

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A Jefferson County jury found Eric Carl Pospisil, DOB: 6-20-78, guilty of attempted murder of his girlfriend in Westminster in April, 2018. Following four days of trial, they returned guilty verdicts on Attempted Second Degree Murder (F3); First...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Jury Finds Edward Barron Guilty of All Counts in S. Jeffco Crime Spree

Edward Barron

(Golden, CO – January 17, 2019)  Following seven days of trial, a Jefferson County jury found Edward Roy Barron, DOB: 3-19-86, guilty of 18 felony counts stemming from a drug-fueled crime spree in Jefferson County in 2...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Prison for Two Men in Assault at Bar in Pine Junction

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Two men convicted of a vicious assault in a bar in Pine Junction were in court on January 11, 2019 where they were sentenced. Joel Michael Wilson, DOB: 7-15-86, was sentenced to six years in prison. Devin Lee Premer, DOB: 5-28-94, was sentenced to five ye...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

30 Years Prison for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault in Gilpin County

Reginald Clark

Reginald Keith Clark, DOB; 1-1-74, appeared in Gilpin County Court on January 11, 2019 where he was sentenced to prison for 30 years for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 56-year-old homeless woman in Black Hawk.

On November 5, 2017 Clark offered a ride...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Guilty Plea in Evergreen Vehicular Homicide

Daltyn Hollon

Daltyn Drake Hollon, DOB: 4-6-97, appeared yesterday in Jefferson County District Court where he entered a guilty plea in the vehicular homicide death of 16-year-old Rachel Hern.

On January 20, 2018 Hollon and three friends were traveling westbound on Hwy....

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Arvada Woman Charged with Theft from PTO

Jessica Tafoya

Jessica Kristina Tafoya, DOB: 5-20-82, has been charged with theft of funds from the Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). The Jefferson Academy is a K-12 charter school located in northern unincorporated Jefferson County. Tafoya, who lives...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Chris Cumsille Enters Guilty Plea in Vehicular Homicide

Chris Cumsille

Chris John Cumsille, DOB: 3-2-72, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on January 2, where he pled guilty to three felony counts in the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Anna Huffman and her 3-year-old son Jason Huffman. Lianne Nelson, a ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Law Enforcement Officers Receive Award from District Attorney

District Attorney Pete Weir has announced the First Judicial District Attorney’s Awards for Investigator of the Year and Patrol Officer of the Year. The awards were presented at the District Attorney’s annual staff meeting on December ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

TIPS FOR A SAFE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

During this busy holiday season, malls and retail stores are crowded with shoppers. District Attorney Pete Weir is warning consumers to use care when they are shopping in order to ensure a safe and happy holiday season.

The retail hustle and bustle of the ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Lakewood Man Sentenced to 14 Years Prison for Assault of his Elderly Mother

James Navarro

James Andrew Navarro, DOB: 9-30-81, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on December 11, 2018 where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for an attack on his elderly mother.

In February 2018, Lakewood police were called to 1374 Zephyr Street regar...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Man Sentenced to 22 Years Prison for Lakewood Stabbing

Marvin Luna-Lovo

Marvin Luna-Lovo, DOB: 10-14-89, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on December 10, 2018 where he was sentenced to prison for 22 years for stabbing 18-year-old Damian Williams.

On September 12, 2017 Williams was sitting at a bus stop near the Lake...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Jeffrey Maynard Sentenced to 44 Years Prison in Gilpin County Homicide

Jeffrey Maynard

Jeffrey Mason Maynard, DOB: 11-10-91, appeared today in the Gilpin County District Court where he was sentenced to 44 years in prison for the murder of 63-year-old John Cumby. Mr. Cumby’s body was found in a remote campground in Gilpin County in...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Two Charged in Kidnapping and Assault in Lakewood

Darrius Holmes

A man and a woman have been charged in the kidnapping and assault of a 47-year-old Lakewood man. On November 20, Darrius Deon Holmes, DOB: 3-12-82, and Ruby Arely Serrato, DOB: 4-9-98, were each charged for their alleged roles in the offense.

On November 1...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

28 Years Prison for Assault of Lakewood Police Agent

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Enrique Arellano, DOB: 12-29-93, was sentenced to prison for 28 years for hitting a police agent as he attempted to elude police, escaping from a parking lot in a stolen car. The sentencing hearing was November 21, 2018.

Arellano pled guilty on October 1, ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Charges Filed in Death of Cymone Duran

Abel Gallegos

Three men appeared today in the Jefferson County District Court to be advised of the charges that been filed against them for their alleged roles in the death of 28-year-old Cymone Duran on November 5, 2018.  The three men, Abel Candy Gallegos, D...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

24 Years Prison for Home Invasion Robbery of 70-year-old Arvada Man

Ivan Garcia

Ivan A. Garcia, DOB: 3-13-82, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on November 14 when  was sentenced to prison for 24 years for an armed home-invasion robbery of a 70-year-old Arvada man. 

On August 16, 2017 John Woodruff, who wor...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Brandon Hansen Sentenced on Probation Revocation for Videotaping Women in Tanning Beds in 2014

Brandon Hanson

Brandon Alexander Hansen, DOB: 7-14-78, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on November 6, 2018 where he was sentenced to 60 years in prison on a probation revocation. On April 30, 2015 Hansen was sentenced to 8 years in prison, to be followed by ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

10 Years Prison for Aggravated Robbery in Wheat Ridge

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Jasmine Nicole Martinez, DOB: 11-28-94, appeared in Jefferson County Court where she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role an aggravated robbery at the American Motel in Wheat Ridge.

On November 10, 2017, just before midnight, Wheat Ridge police...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Man Sentenced to 24 Years Prison for his Role in Lakewood Shooting

Dominic Pacheco Donelson

Dominic Pacheco-Donelson, DOB: 9-30-94, appeared in Jefferson
County District Court on November 5, 2018 where he was sentenced to prison for24 years for his role in a shooting that occurred in Lakewood in April, 2018.<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Two Indicted for Wheel Thefts from Car Dealerships

Brian Kassal

A Jefferson County grand jury has returned a 13-count indictment accusing a man and a woman of stealing tires and wheels from new cars at auto dealerships and selling them for personal gain. Brian Allen Kassal, DOB: 4-29-85, and Sarah Jessica Maksimovic, ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Family Justice Center Moves Closer towards Becoming a Reality

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(Golden, CO – November 2, 2018) At a meeting on October 30, 2018, members of the Daniels Welchester Neighborhood Association were updated on the progress being made towards the opening of the Family Justice Center (FJC) in the First Judicial District. &am...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Illegal Alien Sentenced to 14 Years Prison for Transporting Meth through Colorado

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Jose Chavez-Tellez, DOB; 11-26-69, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on October 29, 2018 where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for transporting almost 15 pounds of methamphetamine through Jefferson County.

On January 2, 2018, Chavez-Tellez...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Lakewood Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of his Elderly Mother

James Navarro

James Andrew Navarro, DOB: 9-30-81, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on October 25, 2018 where he pled guilty to Attempted Second Degree Murder following an assault on his elderly mother.

In February 2018, Lakewood police were called to 1374 Zep...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

David Broom Sentenced to 6 Years Prison for Vehicular Homicide

David Broom

David Michael Broom, DOB: 4-1-95, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on October 25 where he was sentenced to six years in prison for the vehicular homicide death of 21-year-old Anne Gibson, in June, 2017.

On June 24, 2017 the Colorado State Patrol...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Three Sentenced in Stabbing of Man in Lakewood.

Amber Price

Amber Nicole Price, DOB: 10-3-83, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today where she was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the brutal stabbing of 43-year-old Timothy Seaver in January, 2018. Price pled guilty on July 9 to Conspiracy...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Gilpin County Jury Convicts Man of Kidnapping and Sexual Assault

Clark Reginald

A Gilpin County jury found Reginald Keith Clark, DOB; 1-1-74, guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 56-year-old homeless woman in Black Hawk in November, 2017. Following three days of trial the jury found him guilty of Kidnapping (F2); Sexual Ass...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Morrison Man Charged with Murder

Jerald Cross

     First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 61-year-old Julene Isaacson at her home in Morrison. Jerald Arthur Cross, DOB: 1-3-54, has been charged with First Degr...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Wynn Sichting Sentenced for Assault and Kidnapping

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 Wynn Ray Sichting, DOB: 7-25-58, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court was sentenced to four years probation, with 10 months in jail as a condition of probation, for an assault on his 21-year-old ex-nephew.

On September 11, 2017, at 9...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

First Degree Murder Charged in Lakewood Traffic Fatality

Todd Grudznske

First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 25-year-old Angela Wimmer. Todd Kenneth Grudznske, DOB: 8-17-71, has been charged with fifteen counts, including First Degree Murder – Extrem...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Enrique Arellano Pleads Guilty to Assault of Police Officer

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Enrique Arellano, DOB: 12-29-93, pled guilty to First Degree Assault (F3), leaving the Scene of an Accident with SBI (F4), and a Crime of Violence count for hitting a police agent as he attempted to elude law enforcement in a stolen car.

In May, 2018 Lakew...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Jeffrey Maynard Pleads Guilty in Gilpin County Homicide

Jeffrey Maynard

Jeffrey Mason Maynard, DOB: 11-10-91, appeared today in the Gilpin County District Court and pled guilty in the death of 63-year-old John Cumby. Mr. Cumby’s body was found in a remote campground in Gilpin County in September, 2017.

Maynard pled g...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Man Sentenced to 26 Years Prison for Kidnapping and Robbery in South Jeffco

(Golden, CO – September 21, 2018)   Casey Daniel Cleveland, DOB: 6-7-85, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today where he was sentenced to 26 years in prison, plus five years parole, for his role in kidnapping and robbing two ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

First Judicial District Bar Association Honors DA Pete Weir

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District Attorney Pete Weir has been presented with the First Judicial District Bar Association’s highest recognition, the Award of Merit. This award is presented annually to an attorney member of the First Judicial District Bar Association who ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Man Guilty of Transporting over 14 Pounds of Meth through Colorado

Jose Chavez Tellez

A Jefferson County jury deliberated just 40 minutes before finding Jose Chavez-Tellez, DOB; 11-26-69, guilty of possession with intent to distribute nearly 15 pounds of methamphetamine.

On January 2, 2018, Chavez-Tellez and his wife were traveling eastboun...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Man Sentenced to 20 Years Prison for Stabbing RTD Bus Driver

Richard Mathis

Richard Allen Mathis, DOB: 1-22-78, appeared yesterday in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to 20 years in prison for an assault on an RTD driver that included him biting off part of the driver’s ear.

On February 24, 2017 Jef...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Marijuana, Meth, and Driving Results in 36 Year Prison Sentence

Troy Glassford

Troy Steven Glassford, DOB: 10-9-78, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on September 10, 2018 where was sentenced to 36 years in prison for the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Nathan Osburn.

On January 10, 2018 Arvada police were called to...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Isabella Parker Sentenced to 10 Years Prison For Elder Abuse of her 87-year-old Father

Isabella Parker

Isabella Diantha Parker, DOB: 4-9-70, appeared before District Court Judge Jeffrey Pilkington where she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for abuse of her 87-year-old father, Ben Parker.

On February 21, 2017 Golden police were contacted by paramedics wit...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Wynn Sichting Pleads Guilty to Assault and Kidnapping

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Wynn Ray Sichting, DOB: 7-25-58, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on August 31, 2018 and pled guilty to three counts for repeatedly assaulting his 21-year-old ex-nephew and locking him in a metal storage container for several hours.

On September...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Vehicular Homicide Charges Filed in Death of 15-Year-Old in Westminster

Elliot Bond

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that Elliot Hayden Bond, DOB: 5-12-93, has been charged in the vehicular homicide death of 15-year-old Andrew Potter in Westminster on August 31, 2018.

According to the arrest affidavit, Westminster police were c...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Nathan Hale Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Provide Aid as Friend Overdosed

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William Nathan Hale, DOB: 7-17-81, was sentenced to four years in prison for leaving his friend, 25-year-old Natasha Rowley, as she died of a methamphetamine overdose on drugs which he brought with him to her house.

On June 2, 2017. Hale had driven five ho...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Woman Sentenced to 17 Years Prison for Child Abuse Death

Bethany Smith

Bethany Joy Smith, DOB; 4-24-95, has been sentenced to prison for 17 years for the death of her three-month-old son, Skyler, in May, 2016. She will also have a mandatory five-year period of parole at the end of her sentence. Mrs. Smith pled guilty to Negl...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Two Guilty in Kidnapping and Robbery in South Jeffco

Two men accused of kidnapping and robbing two people in south Jeffco have been convicted and are now awaiting sentencing.

Following six days of trial, a Jefferson County jury found Jeremy Scott Hackbarth, DOB: 4-17-84, guilty of numerous counts for his rol...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Five Years Prison for 8th DUI Conviction

John Thompson

     John Charles Thompson, DOB: 4-22-73, was sentenced to five years in prison for his 8th DUI offense on August 27, 2018. Mr. Thompson was on bond for a DUI offense in another county when he was arrested in this case....

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Grand Jury Indicts Eight in ID Theft Ring

Michael Mancuso

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that the county grand jury has returned a 68-count indictment dismantling an ID theft ring operating in Jefferson County and the metro Denver area between December 2017 and April 2018. Four men and four women have bee...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

IRS IMPOSTER SCAM - DON’T BE FOOLED

District Attorney Pete Weir is warning consumers to beware of the IRS Imposter scam. While these scams are not new to the metro Denver area, the DA’s Office is  seeing an uptick in consumer calls about this, and similar, scams. There ma...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Attorney Glenn Gregory Sentenced to 4 Years Prison for Bilking Grandmother out of $1.4M

Glenn Gregory

Glenn William Gregory, DOB; 3-13-62, was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing over $1.4 million from a trust fund created to provide for his 89-year-old step-grandmother. Today’s four-year prison sentence will be served consecutively to an eight...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

David Broom Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

David Broom

David Michael Broom, DOB: 4-1-95, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on August 21 where he pled guilty in the vehicular homicide death of 21-year-old Anne Gibson in June, 2017.

On June 24, 2017 the Colorado State Patrol was called to the area of 9...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Last of Eight People Sentenced in Brutal Kidnapping and Assault of Arvada Man

Luis Riso

A teen charged as an adult for his part in a violent crime spree that included the shooting of an 18-year-old Arvada man was sentenced on August 17, 2018. Luis Julian Riso, DOB: 4-15-00, was given a 21-year prison sentence, suspended upon success...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Martinez Sentenced to 24 Years Prison for Shooting Teen

John Martinez

(Golden, CO – August 17, 2018) John Martinez, DOB: 1-22-94, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on August 16 where he was sentenced to prison for 24 years in the shooting death of 16-year-old Zebulun Bacon.Martinez was drinking and h...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Arrest Warrants Issued in 34-Year-Old Cold Case Homicides

(Aurora, CO - August 10, 2018) At a joint news conference today in Aurora, criminal justice and law enforcement offi-cials announced that arrest warrants have been issued in two 34-year-old cold case homicides in the metro Denver area.

George Brauchler, Di...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Wheat Ridge Woman gets 10 Years Prison for Setting Car Fire with Husband Asleep Inside

Andrea Moreno

Andrea Toni Moreno, DOB: 9-10-69, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on August 6 where she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting fire to the family vehicle with her husband asleep inside.

On July 20, 2017 at about 11:30 p.m. Arvada F...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Joint News Conference Scheduled for Friday Regarding Cold Cases

The investigation into the 1984 cold case homicides of Patricia Louise Smith in Lakewood, and the three members of the Bennett family in Aurora, are reaching a critical stage. No further information can be released at this time, but we expect to provide m...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

First Degree Murder Charges Filed in Wheat Ridge Death

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First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against Joshua Kamuela Akuila Kane, DOB; 12-3-86, in the death of his roomate, 23-year-old Nicole Lindsey. Mr. Kane has been charged with First Degree Murder – Aft...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Joseph Barela Sentenced to 48 Years Prison for Child Abuse Death

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Joseph William Barela, DOB: 3-16-89, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court today where he was sentenced to prison for 48 years for the child abuse death of his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter, Samantha, in January, 2017.

 

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Guilty Plea in Arvada Vehicular Homicide

Troy Glassford

Troy Steven Glassford, DOB: 10-9-78, appeared in Jefferson County District Court earlier this week where he pled guilty in the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Nathan Osburn.

On January 10, 2018 Arvada police were called to the area of Pomona Drive ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Erik Newton Guilty of Murder in Unincorporated Jeffco

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A Jefferson County jury deliberated four hours on July 17th before finding Erik Jamal Newton, DOB: 12-24-94, guilty of the murder of Zachary Greenstreet in June, 2016.

A Jefferson County jury deliberated four hours on July 17th before finding Erik Jamal Ne...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

DA’s Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2018 Session

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is accepting applications for the 2018 session. This Academy is open to residents of Jefferson and Gilpin counties and is designed to help create a better understanding of the criminal just...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Charges Filed in Shooting of Uber Driver in Lakewood

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against two males involved in the shooting of an Uber driver in Lakewood in June. Quartez Smith, DOB: 03-16-00, and a 13-year-old juvenile have each been charged with numerous felonies.

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Wheat Ridge Woman Guilty of Setting Car Fire with Husband Asleep Inside

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A Jefferson County jury found Andrea Toni Moreno, DOB: 9-10-69, guilty of Attempted First Degree Murder for setting fire to the family vehicle with her husband asleep inside. The jury deliberated for five hours before returning their verdict on June 20, 2...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Joseph Barela Found Guilty of Child Abuse Resulting in Death

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A Jefferson County jury found Joseph William Barela, DOB: 03-16-89, guilty of child abuse resulting in the death of his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter, Samantha Sanchez, in January, 2017. 

Following nine days of trial, the jury delib...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Lawrence Arellano Sentenced to Life in Prison for First Degree Murder

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Lawrence Arellano, DOB: 3-21-68, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of James Miller in January, 2017. 

Following four days of trial, a Jefferson County returned their guilty ve...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Lawrence Arellano Guilty of First Degree Murder

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A Jefferson County jury deliberated two hours on June 7th before finding Lawrence Arellano, DOB: 03-21-68, guilty of the first degree murder of James Miller in January, 2017.On January 4, 2017 codefendant Charles Joseph Martinez, DOB/01-19-84, met Miller ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Charges Filed in Vehicular Assault of Police Officer

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The District Attorney’s Office has filed charges in the case against Enrique Arellano, DOB: 12-29-93, for hitting a police agent as he attempted to elude law enforcement in a stolen car.

At around 2:00 a.m. on May 25, Lakewood police agents ident...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Joshua Gonzales Sentenced to 30 Years Prison for Child Abuse of Toddler

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Joshua James Gonzales, DOB: 10-24-95, was sentenced today to 30 years in prison for inflicting a series of violent and traumatic injuries on his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter.

Following trial in April, a Jefferson County jury deliberated just three ho...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

LIFE IN PRISON FOR GARY NICKAL IN MURDER OF WIFE

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A Jefferson County jury deliberated for three hours, rejecting an insanity defense and returning a guilty verdict in the murder of 35-year-old Molly Nickal.  Gary Lee Nickal, DOB/7-22-77, Molly’s husband, shot her twice, once in the head, with a ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Don’t Miss Senior Law Day in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is hosting its 8th Annual Senior Law Day on June 2, offering educational seminars for seniors and for adults who may be facing challenges with aging parents.

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Tyler Blanco Sentenced to 20 Years Prison for Shooting Cousin

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            Tyler James Blanco, DOB: 9-17-90, appeared in Jefferson County Court on Friday, April 27, 2018, where he was sentenced to 20 years in prison for shooting his 23-year-old cousin in the back ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Two Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Death of Littleton Man

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Jordan Taggert Lemarinel, DOB: 4-17-90, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today where he was sentenced to life in prison, plus 12 years, for the murder of 26-year-old Addison Stewart in May, 2017. Codefendant Kenneth Upton Crise, DOB: 10-15-61, ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Jury Finds Joshua Gonzales Guilty of Child Abuse of Toddler

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A Jefferson County jury deliberated just three hours before returning a guilty verdict in the case against Joshua James Gonzales, DOB: 10-24-95, for abuse of his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter. The jury found Gonzales guilty of Child Abuse r...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Lakewood Man Sentenced to 28 Years Prison for Death of Infant

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     Josiah Lamarr Jones, DOB: 9-7-95, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on April 10  where he was sentenced to prison for 28 years for the death of his three-month-old daughter, Naomi Jones. Josiah Jones pled...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Eric St. George Guilty of Shooting at Lakewood Police Agents

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(Golden, CO – April 6, 2018) A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the case against Eric James St. George, DOB: 7-31-77, for firing shots at Lakewood Police agents in July, 2016.Following seven days of trial, the jury came back wit...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Judge Denies Unsupervised Off-Grounds Privileges for Eastwood

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(Golden, CO – March 20, 2018) A Jefferson County District Court judge has denied the state hospital’s request for off-grounds unsupervised privileges for Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood, DOB: 1-21-78. In 2011 Mr. Eastwood was found not gui...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Lakewood Man Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse Resulting in Death of Infant

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Josiah Lamarr Jones, DOB: 9-7-95, appeared in
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inthe death of his three-month-old daughter,
Naomi Jones. Josiah Jones pled guilty to a class two felony, Child AbuseResulting in Death...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Former Mountain View Police Officer Sentenced for Embezzlement

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A former Mountain View Police officer has been sentenced for embezzlement and attempting to influence a public servant. Leonard Portugal, DOB: 12-29-69, appeared in Jefferson County Court on February 28, 2018 where he was sentenced to four years Economic ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Former Morrison Police Lieutenant Sentenced to Prison

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Former Morrison police lieutenant Anthony Paul Joiner, DOB: 3-30-79, was sentenced today to 42 months in prison for stealing over $132,000 from the Town of Morrison between December, 2010 and February, 2016.At the time of the crimes, Joiner was the second...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

15 Year Prison Sentence in Vehicular Homicide

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Ah Jung, DOB: 10-15-91, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, plus five years parole, for the vehicular homicide death of 85-year-old Howard Hanson and vehicular assault of three others. The sentencing hearing was February 16, 2018.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Eric St. George Guilty of Shooting at Lakewood Police Agents

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A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the case against Eric James St. George, DOB: 7-31-77, for firing shots at Lakewood Police agents in July, 2016.Following seven days of trial, the jury came back with their verdict on February 9, 2018. Th...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Life in Prison for Murder following Craigslist Marijuana Sale Ruse

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A Jefferson County jury has returned guilty verdicts in the first degree murder of 44-year-old Philip Peny.  Toussaint Lamar Hampton, DOB: 12-14-93 shot and killed Mr. Peny after he lured him to a location in Lakewood, using the ruse of a marijua...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

10 Years Prison for Child Sex Trafficker

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Mark Allen Horton, DOB: 6-26-85 appeared in Jefferson County District Court on February 8 where he was sentenced to ten years in prison for sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old female. Horton also provided methamphetamine to the teen.

On May, 9 2016 the te...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Child Sex Predator Sentenced to Prison for 18 Years to Life

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Zachary Vincent Myers, DOB: 3-3-94, was sentenced to prison for 18 years to life for sexually assaulting a young teen on a hiking trail near her house.  Following his trial in December 2017, a Jefferson County jury found Myers guilty of nine coun...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Charges Filed in Vehicular Homicide in Arvada

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An Arvada man has been charged in the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Nathan Osburn. Troy Steven Glassford, DOB:10-9-78, was charged with Vehicular Homicide-DUI (F3); Vehicular Homicide-Reckless (F4); DUI (M); Reckless Driving (T2); and Driving on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Charges Filed in Lakewood Vehicular Homicide

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District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the vehicular homicide death of Anna Huffman, 43, and her 3-year-old child, that occurred in Lakewood in November, 2017. Chris John Cumsille, DOB: 3-2-72, has been charged with ten coun...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Grand Jury Indicts 6 in Heroin Trafficking Ring

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that the district grand jury has returned a 61-count indictment dismantling a heroin ring operating in Jefferson County and the metro Denver area. Six men are accused of violating the Colorado Organized Crime Control ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Former Caseworker with Jeffco Human Services Pleads Guilty

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A 63-year-old former caseworker with Jefferson County Human Services appeared in court today and plead guilty to two felony counts for falsifying information in child abuse and neglect complaints. Richelle Schultz, DOB: 6-28-64, pled guilty to Attempt to ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Charges Filed in Wheat Ridge Robbery and Animal Cruelty Case

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Two people have been charged in a Wheat Ridge robbery that occurred in November, 2017. A dog belonging to one of the victims was shot during the robbery. Jemelle Charles Adams, DOB: 2-21-87, and Jasmine Nicole Martinez, DOB: 11-28-94 have been charged wit...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Charges Filed in South Jeffco Assault and Standoff

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The District Attorney’s Office has formally filed charges against David Charles Roberts, DOB: 4-3-87, following an alleged attack against his girlfriend and two others at his house in unincorporated Jefferson County on December 27, 2017.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Charges Filed in Gilpin County Homicide

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First Judicial District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against Jeffrey Mason Maynard, DOB: 11-10-91, in the death of 63-year-old John Cumby. Mr. Cumby’s body was found in a remote campground in Gilpin County in Septemb...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Denver Man Guilty of Vehicular Homicide in Clear Creek Canyon

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A Jefferson County jury has returned guilty verdicts in the vehicular homicide death of 85-year-old Howard Hanson.  On December 14, 2017, Ah Jung, DOB; 10-15-91 was found guilty of Vehicular Homicide-DUI (F3); four counts of Vehicular Assault-DUI...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Jury Finds Child Predator Guilty on Nine Counts

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A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the child sexual assault case against Zachary Vincent Myers, DOB: 3-3-94, on December 11, 2017. Following five days of trial, the jury found Myers guilty of nine counts for stalking a young teen he met i...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

FTC Providing Refunds to Victims of Scams involving Western Union

(Golden, CO – December 5, 2017) District Attorney Pete Weir is reminding consumers who lost money as victims of certain scams that they may be able to submit a claim to get their money back.

The specific scams involved consumers making payment th...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

“Comic Con Bandit” Sentenced to 39 Years Prison

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Bank robber Gary Crider was dubbed the “Comic Con Bandit” because he wore Star Wars and Marvel comic super hero masks while robbing bank in the metro area.

Gary Mark Crider, DOB: 2-16-67, was sentenced on November 27th to 39 years in prison for a series of bank robberies in the Denver metropolitan area in late 2016 and 2017. Dubbed the “Comic Con Bandit”, Crider wore Star Wars and Marvel ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Former Mountain View Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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A former Mountain View Police Officer has entered a guilty plea to Attempt to Influence a Public Servant (F4) and Embezzlement of Public Property (F5).  Leonard Portugal, DOB: 12-29-69, appeared in Jefferson County Court and entered his guilty pl...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Guilty Plea in Aggravated Robbery from Craigslist Transaction Ruse

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David Ernest Mascarenas, DOB: 4-29-61, appeared in Jefferson County Court yesterday where he pled guilty to six counts for robbing a homeowner at knifepoint using the ruse of a Craigslist transaction.Mascarenas and David Martinez arrived at the home of An...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Arrest Warrants Issued Today in Death of Mitchell Ingle in Golden on October 27, 2017

(Golden, CO – November 6, 2017) Arrest warrants were issued today for the arrest of husband and wife duo of Austin Jeffrey Boutain, DOB: 10-16-93, and Kathleen Elizabeth Boutain, DOB: 30-17-94.

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Lakewood Man Convicted After Running over Bicyclist and Fleeing

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Stephen Tecmire was found guilty 4 counts on Nov. 1 for running over a bicyclist then fleeing before emergency responders arrive.

A Jefferson County jury has returned guilty verdicts in the case against a Lakewood man accused of  running over a bicyclist and then leaving the scene. Stephen Tecmire, DOB: 5-24-54, was found guilty of Leaving the Scene with Serious Bodily Inju...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Lakewood Woman Arrested for Child Abuse

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Melissa Mangeri has been arrested for her role in the assault of her two-year-old daughter

A 28-year-old Lakewood woman has been arrested for her role in the assault of her two-year-old daughter. Melissa Nicole Mangeri, DOB: 9-14-89, was arrested on October 19 and is being held on suspicion of one count of Child Abuse Resulting in Serious Bodil...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Former Caseworker with Jeffco Human Services Indicted on 22 Counts

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The Jefferson County Grand Jury has returned a 22-count indictment accusing a former child welfare caseworker of falsifying information in twelve child abuse and neglect complaints. Richelle Schultz, DOB: 6-28-64, has been charged with 12 counts of Attemp...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Ian O’Connor Charged with Vehicular Homicide in Death of Wheat Ridge Man

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The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office has formally filed charges against Ian Fitzgerald O’Connor, 32, in the alleged vehicular homicide death of a 53-year-old Wheat Ridge man last month.On August 29, 2017 Colorado State Patrol ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Michelle Bialas Sentenced to 24 Years Prison for Domestic Violence Stabbing in Black Hawk

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Michelle ReNae Bialas, DOB: 5-23-62, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for stabbing her ex-boyfriend, James Bynum, at the home they had previously shared in Black Hawk.On January 17, 2017 Ms. Bialas went to the house at 305 Genevas Way in Black Haw...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Habitual Criminal Kirk Boyd Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison

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Kirk Len Boyd, DOB: 10-20-78, was sentenced to 32 years in prison for a series of crimes committed in the metro Denver area between October 2 and November 12, 2015. Boyd was sentenced on August 24, having pled guilty in four felony cases on July 11, 2017....

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Attorney Glenn Gregory Sentenced to 8Y Prison for Bilking Grandmother out of $1.3M

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A Lakewood attorney was sentenced to just eight years in prison for stealing over $1.3 million from his 89-year-old step-grandmother. Glenn William Gregory, DOB: 3-13-62, was sentenced on August 18, 2017.In June, a Jefferson County jury found Gregory guil...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

DA Safety Fair Offers Something for Everyone

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  • Collect your shreddables, outdated prescriptions, old cell phones and glasses and bring them to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s 10th Annual Safety Fair on Saturday, August 26, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1...
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Posted on: August 8, 2017

DA’s Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2017 Session

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  • The First Judicial District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is accepting applications for the 2017 session. This Academy is open to residents of Jefferson and Gilpin counties and is designed to help create a better understanding of the criminal just...
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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Woman Convicted in Domestic Violence Stabbing in Black Hawk

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Michelle Bialas, 55, was convicted by a Gilpin County jury of four counts in the stabbing of her ex-boyfriend in January, 2017.

A Gilpin County jury found a 55-year-old Rollinsville woman guilty in the stabbing of her ex-boyfriend, James Bynum, DOB: 8-22-53, at their home in January, 2017.According to testimony during the three-day jury trial, Michelle ReNae Bialas, DOB: 5-23-62, ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Evergreen Roofing Contracting Pleads Guilty to Theft

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Evergreen roofing contractor Jonathan McMillan pled guilty to 4 felony counts

An Evergreen roofing contractor has entered guilty pleas to four felony counts for theft from homeowners through his roofing business.Jonathan Paul McMillan, DOB: 1-20-76, is the owner of Lifetime Roofing and Restoration, located in Evergreen, Colorado. B...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Woman Convicted of Faking Cancer to Steal from At-Risk Elder

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50YO Nahid “Venus” Moshrefi guilty of bilking 80YO William Maruca

A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the case against a 50-year-old woman from Monument for bilking an elderly Westminster man out of over $69,000. The woman, Nahid “Venus” Moshrefi, DOB: 12-28-66, convinced him that she had cancer when she...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

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Gary Crider pled guilty to twelve felony counts for the robberies of five banks

(Golden, CO – October 6, 2017)  Gary Mark Crider, DOB: 2-16-67, appeared in Jefferson County Court on October 2, where he pled guilty to twelve felony counts for the robberies of five banks in the metropolitan Denver area.  Crider pled g...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Jefferson County Ballot Issue 1A Language

On Tuesday, July 23, the Board of County Commissioners voted 3-0 to authorize a public vote on whether the county can keep taxes, grants and all other revenue that it collects in excess of limits instituted from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) and oth...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Jeffco Board of Commissioners Authorizes Public Vote on Surplus TABOR Funds

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On Tuesday, July 23, the Board of County Commissioners voted 3-0 to authorize a public vote on whether the county can keep taxes, grants and all other revenue that it collects in excess of limits instituted from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) and oth...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Jeffco Board of Commissioners Considers Placing TABOR Proposal on the Ballot

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners is considering a proposal to ask Jeffco voters to allow the county to keep county taxes, grants and all other revenue that it collects in excess of limits instituted from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) and ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Jefferson County Continues to Prioritize Public Safety

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As a part of the ongoing work of the Board of County Commissioners and staff in prioritizing the 2020 budget, the Board of County Commissioners recently called special meetings with elected officials to determine their budget reduction targets and the rep...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

What do you know about our budget?

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Do you know how Jefferson County creates its budget each year or what affects our revenues and expenditures? Check out our video, Budget 101 (YouTube), to learn more about the county’s funds, expenses, revenues and how the mill levy and TABOR affect our b...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Financial Budget Challenges for Jeffco in 2020

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Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the top-notch services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Taxpayer dollars allow the county to deliver vital services,...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Pay Child Support Quickly and Easily

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Paying child support is easy with the Touchpay Kiosk. Customers can pay child support directly through the kiosk system and the money goes directly to the Family Support Registry. This significantly reduces the amount of cash handled and transpor...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Jeffco Human Services Foundation

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Have you heard of Jeffco Human Services Foundation?Founded to incubate and promote innovative programming for all families, Jeffco Human Services Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency complementing Jefferson County Human Services.The foundation was sta...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Jefferson County Comprehensive Homeless Count

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Efforts are underway to conduct a month-long Comprehensive Homeless Count in Jefferson County through a coordinated effort of numerous agencies and cities. This count will occur during the month of August and help agencies and cities design services and p...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Be a Tool of Service

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Learn about a great opportunity for people who may need a little help with some needed home repairs. It’s time for Neighborhood Rehab Project's annual Be A Tool Day of Service!  The project is currently accepting “Neighbor Nom...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

No Smile Left Behind Free Dental Care

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Haven’t gone to the dentist in a while?

Then, this is your chance to receive free dental care at Jefferson County Human Services.  

No Smile Left Behind is providing free dental care (for those with Medicaid or private insurance) on the 2...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Sponsor A Family Holiday Gift Drive

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Calling all generous donors to join in making the holiday season a little brighter for families. The Sponsor A Family Holiday Gift Drive serves children and families who are dealing with issues of child abuse and neglect and may not receive any gifts this...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

JPPHA Statement about Soil Sampling Analysis

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In preparation for construction of the future Jefferson Parkway, field tests to establish baseline soil conditions in the Jefferson Parkway right of way have been ongoing since May. Nearly 250 soil samples have been collected for analysis, with final resu...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Human Services and Public Health look to improve services for homeless population in Jeffco

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The health and well-being of all people in our community is the top priority of both Jefferson County Human Services (JCHS) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). As the Denver Metro area has grown in the last decade, the cost of living and housing ha...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Temporary Relocation of Offices due to Water Damage

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At approximately 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, a fire sprinkler line break occurred in the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Facility. The flooding damaged and has closed the offices of CASA, Pretrial and Court Services, Sheriff’s Offi...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Jeffco Board of Commissioners Authorizes Public Vote on Surplus TABOR Funds

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On Tuesday, July 23, the Board of County Commissioners voted 3-0 to authorize a public vote on whether the county can keep taxes, grants and all other revenue that it collects in excess of limits instituted from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) and oth...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, important services, events and much more. In addition, the Engage Jeffco enewsletter is a tool to help get citizens more engaged in their communities.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Jeffco Board of Commissioners Considers Placing TABOR Proposal on the Ballot

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners is considering a proposal to ask Jeffco voters to allow the county to keep county taxes, grants and all other revenue that it collects in excess of limits instituted from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) and ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Jefferson County Welcomes the BLM to Colorado

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, the city of Lakewood and the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco EDC) applaud the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to relocate its headquarter empl...
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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Jefferson County Continues to Prioritize Public Safety

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As a part of the ongoing work of the Board of County Commissioners and staff in prioritizing the 2020 budget, the Board of County Commissioners recently called special meetings with elected officials to determine their budget reduction targets and the rep...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Jefferson County’s Slash Program Helps Reduce Wildfire Danger

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Take advantage of the Jefferson County slash program to reduce wildfire danger and protect your property!  

Jefferson County is once again hosting a summer-long slash collection program at which you can drop off all of your slash. The 2019 slash c...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

What do you know about our budget?

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Do you know how Jefferson County creates its budget each year or what affects our revenues and expenditures? Check out our video, Budget 101 (YouTube), to learn more about the county’s funds, expenses, revenues and how the mill levy and TABOR af...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Access restricted on Clear Creek

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Effective at 12 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader and the Golden Police Department will limit waterway activities on Clear Creek.  These temporary restrictions apply to Clear Creek in unincorporated Jefferson Cou...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Public Trustee to be Part of the Jefferson County Treasurer's Office

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Jefferson County Treasurer Jerry DiTullio was at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday, May 29 for the signing of House Bill (HB) 19-1295. This bill moves governor appointed public trustees for Colorado's ten most populous counties into the jurisdiction...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

With High Snowpack, Be Prepared for Flooding

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Many people think they are not in danger of flooding if they don't live near a stream or creek. Unfortunately, this is not true. Flooding is the nation’s number one natural disaster. Flash floods, inland flooding and seasonal storms flood every ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Meet Commissioner Lesley Dahlkmeper

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Jefferson County is governed by a three-member board, the Board of County Commissioners. To better get to know your county commissioners, we created series of videos in which each commissioner tells us why he or she chose to serve as county commissioner a...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Meet Commissioner Casey Tighe

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Jefferson County is governed by a three-member board, the Board of County Commissioners. To better get to know your county commissioners, we created series of videos in which each commissioner tells us why he or she chose to serve as county commissioner a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Meet Commissioner Libby Szabo

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Jefferson County is governed by a three-member board, the Board of County Commissioners. To better get to know your county commissioners, we created series of videos in which each commissioner tells us why he or she chose to serve as county commissioner a...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Kym Sorrells Named Jefferson County Attorney

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Kym Sorrells has been named the Jefferson County Attorney, reporting directly to the Board of County Commissioners. She will officially begin her new role on May 13, 2019. The previous County Attorney Ellen Wakeman retired in early 2019.

Sorrells will join...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Financial Budget Challenges for Jeffco in 2020

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Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the top-notch services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Taxpayer dollars allow the county to deliver vital services,...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Denver Water to Begin Construction on Northwater Central Segment this Spring

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The Northwater Pipeline is being installed in three phases as part of the North System Renewal project needed to update the north end of Denver Water’s system. The work is being done in a Denver Water easement that runs from Ralston Reservoir north of Gol...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Jefferson County Illicit Discharges Information

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Our storm sewer system is designed to carry runoff from rain and snowmelt and discharge it directly to the drainage way. Materials that are dumped or inadvertently washed into our storm sewer system can pollute our creeks and rivers. An illicit discharge ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Denver Water North System Renewal Project

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Construction will begin on the North System Renewal Project (NSR), a critical update to Denver's northern infrastructure.  Denver Water is upgrading and modernizing the northern portion of its water system.

The NSR project involves installing the ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Read the Digital Edition of Historically Jeffco Magazine

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Historically Jeffco magazine is produced annually by the Jefferson County Historical Commission and is available free of charge. This year's magazine features stories revolving around the theme of "Building of Community."  Get your copy...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Let’s Chat Property Taxes and How Your Bill is Calculated

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Each year, property owners receive bills from the county for their property taxes. But how are these taxes calculated? Or did you know that even though the county collects all property taxes, only a small portion goes to the county? The majority goes to s...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Welcome to the New Jefferson County Website

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Today is the day! Welcome to the new Jefferson County website! We’re excited to bring you this new website that we are confident will make doing business online with the county a better experience.

One of our largest improvements is that our site...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

County Launches New Engage Jeffco Video 2017

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Look around, what do you see? A beautiful place to call home. An innovative place to work. A breathtaking place to play. Jefferson County is a place to lay your roots. To raise a family. To feel safe. Make a living. Grow older. To breathe and reset.We str...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Jefferson County Launches New Brand and Logo System

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Jefferson County is getting a new look! The county has recently developed a new brand in an effort to better serve its citizens.Throughout the process of creating the new brand, Jefferson County gathered citizen feedback to help define what citizens think...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Jefferson County Launches OpenGov Financial Portal

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OpenGov platform engages residents with instant access to budget data

Jefferson County announced today the launch of a new digital platform powered by OpenGov that provides residents, elected officials and staff unprecedented access to the county&rsquo...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Reserve your permit online for the 2019 Jeffco Open Space Firewood Sale

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Jeffco Open Space is pleased to announce our 2019 Firewood Sale at Flying J Ranch Park. Purchase of firewood sale permits will only be offered online. Permits will be available for online purchase starting at 9:00 a.m. on August 12, 2019. The dates of the...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Windy Saddle Park Trailhead Reopens Following Improvements

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Following several months of work, the Windy Saddle Park Trailhead, located at 1277 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden 80401, has reopened with improvements.

Improvements include a permanent vault restroom, new asphalt overlay and striping for the parking lot, a...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Jeffco Seeks Input to Inform Future Trail Network

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Jeffco Open Space is coordinating the creation of the Jeffco Trails Plan, the first countywide trails plan for Jefferson County. The intent of the plan is to create a comprehensive trail system that unites the people, places, and possibilities of Jefferso...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Online Campsite Reservations Now Available

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Visitors can now reserve campsites online for White Ranch Park and Reynolds Park. You can also find park permits, shelter reservations, and select education programs in this new online system. Note that camping permits must be o...
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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Designated Mountain Bike Only Trail at White Ranch Park

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After conducting a one-year pilot program at White Ranch Park, Jeffco Open Space is officially designating a 0.9 mile section of Longhorn Trail as one way and mountain bike only as of June 19, 2019. The trail has been renamed Middle Longhorn Trail.

The 201...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Work Begins on Next Trail Segment in Clear Creek Canyon

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The vision of a 65-mile trail connecting the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass to downtown Denver takes another step toward reality when work begins this week on a new segment of the Peaks to Plains Trail at the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon Park.

This 1.7...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Be Aware of Fire Restrictions in Jeffco Open Space Parks

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Due to ongoing high fire danger conditions, Jeffco Open Space maintains Stage 2 fire restrictions year-round. This includes:

  • No campfires
  • No charcoal grills or open flames
  • No smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed trailhead area that is de...
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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Proposed Heritage Square Exchange

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Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) has received a proposal from Martin Marietta Materials for a land exchange. The exchange would deed the former 114 acre Heritage Square and the 5.7 acre Bachman property at US 40 (Colfax) and Heritage Road to JCOS.

In ret...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Seasonal Wildlife Closures to Begin February 1

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Each year Jeffco Open Space uses seasonal wildlife closures at the parks to protect species at sensitive times in their life cycles. This year’s seasonal wildlife closures affect numerous Jeffco Open Space parks and trails. 

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Jeffco Open Space Regulations Updated

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Effective immediately, Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) is updating park regulations related to fires and e-bikes that will be enforced throughout JCOS parks.

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Due to ongoing high fire danger conditions, JCOS will maintain Stage 2 fire restrictions...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Unique Conservation Partnership Preserves 424.6-Acre Lippincott Ranch

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Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) and City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks (OSMP) recently finalized the land acquisition of the 424.6-acre Lippincott Ranch. Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) was also integral in the acquisition by providing JCOS and OSMP ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Open Space Receives $9.75 million from DRCOG

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Jeffco Open Space recently applied to the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Board of Directors to request funding for a 3-mile segment of the Peaks to Plains Trail in the furthest East portion of Clear Creek Canyon. The request was made throu...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

New Trailhead Opens at Van Bibber Park

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Jeffco Open Space and Prospect Recreation & Park District are excited to announce the opening of the Indiana Trailhead at Van Bibber Park! Previously named the “West Access” located at 5590 Indiana Street, Arvada, CO, the new Indiana Trailhead contain...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Dakota Ridge South Designated Use Trail Opens at Matthews/Winters Park

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Today, Jeffco Open Space (JCOS) celebrates the opening of the Dakota Ridge South Trail, a new designated use, mountain bike only trail at Matthews/Winters Park. The construction of the 0.8 miles of new trail began in 2016 and the trail opens for recreatio...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Black Bear Trail Opens, Connecting Deer Creek Canyon and Hildebrand Ranch Parks

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Today, Jeffco Open Space celebrates the opening of Black Bear Trail, a major connection between two popular parks in the system. The construction of 6.3 miles of new trail between Plymouth Mountain Trail and Mill Creek in Deer Creek Canyon Park began in O...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Conservation Greenprint

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View our recently developed Conservation "Greenprint". This illustrates the challenges that are facing Jeffco Open Space today, the opportunities we see, and the strategies we plan to implement to address these challenges. View the full document...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Human Services and Public Health look to improve services for homeless population in Jeffco

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The health and wellbeing of all people in our community is the top priority of both Jefferson County Human Services (JCHS) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). As the Denver Metro area has grown in the last decade, the cost of living and housing has...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Public Health Officials Urge Parents to Make Sure Kindergartners are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations

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In the midst of the largest measles outbreak in the U.S. in nearly three decades, public health officials representing Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties are calling on parents and caregivers to keep measles out of Colorado by making ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

At 3rd Annual Jeffco Breastfeeds Mini Fair, WIC Celebrates Strength in Support

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Nursing parents want to be supported by the best people possible to ensure a happy, healthy experience for themselves and for baby. Jeffco WIC (the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) can hel...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Coloradans Now More Protected Than Ever by Clean Indoor Air Act

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act, which already prohibited smoking indoors in most public places and workplaces, has been updated to include vaping. This expansion was effective as of this Monday, July 1, 2019...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Get Tested – On Your Terms – for 25th Annual Natl. HIV Testing Day

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June 27, 2019 is National HIV Testing Day, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging everyone to learn their HIV status, their way.

The 2019 theme for National HIV Testing Day is “Doing It My Way,” or “Haciendolo A Mi Manera,” which highligh...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Moving this Summer? 10 Tips to Ensure Your Space is Healthy and Safe

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Jefferson County, Colo. — It’s peak moving season in Jefferson County, as residents seek out new spaces to settle in and call home. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, growing family, empty-nester looking to downsize, college student returning home or...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

JCPH wants community to talk about mental health, access resources

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Jefferson County, Colo. — When we talk about our health, we often first consider the health of our bodies, but the health of our minds is just as important. Our mental health affects our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Unfortunately, in Jeffer...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

JCPH Awards Public Health Champions & Releases 2018 Report to the Community

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Jefferson County, Colo. — At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), we are on a mission to create the healthiest community possible. We are working to address the increase in youth vaping, the rise in opioid and prescription drug misuse, a growi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

JCPH Awarded National Accreditation Status by the Public Health Accreditation Board

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), located in Lakewood, Colo., today announced that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. JCPH is one of only eight health departments ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

First Rabies-Positive Skunk of 2019 Found in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County, Colo. — A skunk found in the foothills area of unincorporated Jefferson County, near I-70 and Paradise Road, has tested positive for rabies. This is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Jefferson County in 2019.&...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Edgewater Raises Age for Sale of Tobacco to 21 and Increases Smoke/Vapor-Free Protections

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Jefferson County, Colo. – On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Edgewater City Council voted unanimously to raise the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products in Edgewater from 18 to 21. This ordinance requires that all tobacco retailers examine ide...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Test your water and pledge to “Do More with Less!” for National Groundwater Awareness Week

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Though it doesn’t always feel like it during the cold, snowy winters, Colorado’s climate is a relatively dry one, with limited water resources. This Groundwater Awareness Week (March 10-16, 2019), Je...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Lakewood Passes Ordinance to Keep Tobacco Out of the Hands of Youth

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Jefferson County, Colo. — On Monday, January 28, 2019, the Lakewood City Council unanimously passed a non-cigarette tobacco retailer licensing (NCTRL) ordinance designed to protect youth from tobacco. Tobacco retailer licensing is a proven strat...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

JCPH launches Healthy Start at Home program to help more families

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Becoming a mother is a stressful time. Between doctor’s appointments, changing health needs and the major shift in lifestyle that a baby brings, moms-to-be often need extra support without having to do extra l...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Jefferson County Public Health celebrates its 60th anniversary

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In 2019, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is celebrating its 60th Anniversary of service to the people of Jefferson County. Here at JCPH, we pride ourselves in our mission to promote and protect the health of all r...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

County and municipal agencies partner to spread awareness about radon testing

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Jefferson County, Colo. — This January in Jefferson County, nine government agencies and boards have come together to recognize the significant effect radon gas can have on our health and in our homes.

The Jefferson County Board of Health, Jeffer...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Community members invited to open house to discuss local air emissions

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LAKEWOOD, COLO. — Representatives from Jefferson County Public Health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Terumo BCT Sterilization Services, Inc., will participate in an open ho...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

On World AIDS Day 2018, JCPH Encourages People to Know Their Status

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Since the first World AIDS Day in 1988, significant scientific, medical and societal progress has been made to prevent HIV and AIDS and care for those living with the virus. However, across the globe, 37 million people ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

JCPH and Jeffco Public Schools working to reduce vaping among Jeffco Youth

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Gov. John Hickenlooper was joined by medical experts and leaders from various Colorado health organizations on Nov. 2 to announce new efforts to address Colorado’s teen vaping crisis. The Governor launched &am...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

JCPH welcomes new Board of Health member

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is proud to welcome Evergreen resident, athletic trainer and longtime community health advocate Caroline Szuch as the newest member of the Jefferson County Board of Health. From wor...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Flu shots now available at JCPH clinic

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Last year’s flu season was the worst the U.S. has seen in years. More than 900,000 people were hospitalized, and more than 80,000 died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That number ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Resilient Communities Are Key to Emergency Preparedness

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Jefferson County, Colo. — When one thread in a quilt frays, the entire blanket doesn’t fall apart. When one branch on a tree breaks, the whole tree doesn’t topple. Similarly, in a disaster, when a community comes together to respond to each other’s needs,...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

This SepticSmart Week, Keep Your System Running Smoothly

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In Jefferson County, an estimated 23,000 homes have onsite wastewater treatment systems, or septic systems. Many residents in mountain communities or those with properties in more secluded areas of the county may rely o...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

JCPH to hold End Overdose Jeffco

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Overdose affects everyone in our community. It impacts all people, from those who have lost or nearly lost a loved one to overdose, to those who have experienced overdose themselves, to those who know someone or are the...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Erase Vaccine-Preventable Diseases This School Year

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Parents have already fought crowds at the store for scissors, notebooks and pencils. They’ve checked everything they can think of off their back-to-school list – but have they made sure their kids&am...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

JCPH Encourages Parents to Take the Healthy Drink Pledge

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As a parent, you want what’s best for your little one, head-to-toe. That means protecting their pearly whites, too.

According to a survey of about 100 parents (n=102) in the Denver metro area, led by the Healthy Beverage Partnership in 2016, the top concer...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

S. Swadley Court Closed at W. Quincy Avenue Starting August 12

S. Swadley Court at W. Quincy Avenue will be closed to traffic on Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16.  Two-way traffic on W. Quincy Avenue will continue with the aid of flaggers during this week.

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Full Road Closure of County Road 73 will be closed to traffic from Alabraska to Cragmont

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Full Road Closure of County Road 73 will be closed to traffic from Alabraska to Cragmont on Sunday, July 28th from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Contractor, Edge Contracting will get the roads saw cut for the pipe laterals.

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Closure of S. Simms Street at W. Belleview Avenue

Hansen Company will close northbound S. Simms Street at W. Belleview Avenue from 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30 through 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31.  They are abandoning an old water valve for the Kum & Go project.  The closure is...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Full Closure of McIntyre Street (W. 55th Avenue to W. 58th Avenue)

McIntyre Street will be closed to traffic from just north of W. 55th Avenue to south of W. 58th Avenue from 5:30 a.m. on Friday, July 19 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22.

This full closure will allow the contractor to expedite asphalt paving of McIntyr...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Full Closure of McIntyre Street (W. 55th Avenue to W. 58th Avenue)

McIntyre Street will be closed to traffic from just north of W. 55th Avenue to south of W. 58th Avenue from 5:30 a.m. on Friday, July 19 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22.

This full closure will allow the contractor to expedite asphalt paving of McIntyr...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Brief Roadway Closure in the Cameo Estates Area

Jefferson County will be conducting an asphalt monitoring survey on Thursday, June 20, 2019 between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., utilizing an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). Traffic will be briefly stopped on W. 75th Place and W. 75th Road for 10 minutes a...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Brief Roadway Closure in the Parkwood Subdivision Area

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, utilizing an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). Traffic will be briefly stopped on W. Tanforan Circle for approximately 30 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

If you have a...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Partial Roadway Closure on West Bowles Avenue

Jefferson County will be conducting an asphalt condition monitoring survey on May 14, 2019 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., utilizing an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  Partial lane closures will occur along W. Bowles Avenue between S. Alkire...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Van Bibber Creek Bridge Construction on McIntyre Street

Bridge girders for the east half of Van Bibber Creek Bridge on McIntyre Street are scheduled to be set on Monday, May 13 with a large crane.  There will be increased heavy truck traffic as girders are being delivered.  Longer traffic hol...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Exit Closed US-285 at S. Simms Street Starting May 8

The US-285 exits onto S. Simms Street will be closed in both directions from May 8 through June 17, 2019 as work begins on the W. Quincy Avenue (S. Swadley Court to S. Simms St) construction project.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Brief roadway closure in the Westgold Meadows Subdivision area.

Jefferson County will be conducting an asphalt condition monitoring survey on May 2nd, 2019 between 9:00am and 2:00 pm, utilizing an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). Traffic will be briefly stopped on neighborhood streets near South Ward Street - South o...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Exit Closed US-285 at S. Simms Street Starting May 8

The US-285 exits onto S. Simms Street will be closed in both directions from May 8 through June 17, 2019 as work begins on the W. Quincy Avenue (S. Swadley Court to S. Simms St) construction project.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Traffic Shift on McIntyre Street (W. 52nd Avenue to W. 60th Avenue)

Traffic recently shifted to the west onto new Pavement on McIntyre Street (W. 52nd Avenue to W. 60th Avenue).  This configuration will be in place for several months while the contractor builds the new section of McIntyre Street on the east side ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Weather Delay - McIntyre Street Paving, Striping and Marking

Due to weather, Lane striping and the traffic switch have been delayed until Wednesday, January 23.  

McIntyre Street will shift west onto new pavement between W. 56th Place and W. 58th Avenue.  This configuration will be in place for sev...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Weather Delay - McIntyre Street Paving, Striping and Marking

Paving, lane striping and marking activities on the west side of McIntyre Street that were originally scheduled to occur on January 17 and 18 have been delayed due to weather.

The traffic switch has been delayed until Tuesday, January 22.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

McIntyre Street Paving, Striping and Marking January 17-19

The west side of McIntyre Street between W. 52nd Avenue and W. 60th Avenue will be paved on Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18.  Lane lines and pavement markings will be paved on Saturday, January 19.

A traffic switch onto the ne...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Traffic Shift on McIntyre Street between W. 50th Place and W. 54th Avenue

On Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15, crews will use a crane to place a concrete box culvert near W. 52nd Drive (weather permitting).  McIntyre Street will remain open in both directions during the work.  Northbound motorists wi...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Expect Delays on McIntyre Street November 19, 20 and 26

Expect traffic delays on McIntyre Street between W. 56th Place and W. 58th Avenue on November 19, 20 and 26.

Weather permitting, concrete bridge girders will be placed by crane on Monday, November 19. Concrete box culverts will be set in place on Tuesday, ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Reminder: Full Closure of W. 56th Place at McIntyre Street

W. 56th Place at McIntyre Street will be closed to traffic 24 hours per day, on or after October 17.

Construction crews will install storm sewer improvements, place new curb and gutter, and reconstruct the roadway.

Direct access to and from McIntyre Street ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Full Closure of W. 56th Place at McIntyre Street

W. 56th Place at McIntyre Street will be closed to traffic 24 hours per day, on or after October 17.

Construction crews will install storm sewer improvements, place new curb and gutter, and reconstruct the roadway.

Direct access to and from McIntyre Street ...

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News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2019

Equifax Breach Settlement

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Were you impacted by the Equifax breach?

If your personal data was exposed in 2017 Equifax data breach, you can file a claim now to get back money spent or lost in the breach. As part of the settlement, you may file to recover money you spent to protect yourself from identity theft and on credit...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Staying Cyber-safe on a Summer Vacation

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Summer vacation travelers often check that they have the right supplies and clothes for their trip before they hit the road. Expert travelers also check that they are educated and prepared to be cyber-safe with their devices and data while on the road.

Think of your smartphones and devices as being just as important as your wallet. These devices contain everything from your banking and payment information to your treasured family photos, and ensuring they are secure and protected when away from home is ...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 25, 2019

Jeffco Sheriff's Office Enforces DUI

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JeffCo Sheriff’s Office Enforces DUI

Countywide DUI Saturation on July 26

 

Jefferson County, CO. – On Friday July 26th the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting county wide DUI saturation focusing on hig...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Safety in Faith

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Safety in Faith Summit

 

Jefferson County, CO. – Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader is hosting the 5th Annual  “Safety in Faith Summit” at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Thursday, August 22nd ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

JeffCo Sheriff’s Office Enforces Seatbelt Laws

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Jefferson County, CO. –The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting the third of three seatbelt enforcement operations from July 15 – June 21, 2019. The Traffic Unit and Patrol deputies will focus efforts in uninc...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Restricted Access on Clear Creek Lifted

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Jefferson County, CO. – By order of the Sheriff and the Golden Police Chief, effective immediately, restrictions that previously limited waterway activities on Clear Creek have been lifted. The restrictions in the City of Golden have also been l...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Arrest Made in Disturbance

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JCSO Deputies Respond to Disturbance Involving an Axe

Victim Transported by Helicopter

 

Jefferson County, CO. – At 6:45 p.m. on June 18, 2019, Jefferson County Deputies responded to a campground in the 20600 block of Redskin Creek Road fo...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

JCSO Deputies Respond to Disturbance Involving an Axe

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Jefferson County, CO. – At 6:45 p.m. on June 18, 2019, Jefferson County Deputies responded to a campground in the 20600 block of Redskin Creek Road for a reported disturbance involving an axe. Once on scene deputies identified an adult male vict...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting

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Jeffco SWAT Involved in Shooting

Suspect Pronounced Deceased on Scene

 

Jefferson County, CO. – At 12:00 p.m. on June 18, 2019, Denver PD’s Fugitive Unit along with the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force located Michael Sher...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Written Directive--Extreme Risk Protection Order

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House Bill 19-1177, otherwise known as the “red flag bill,” recently passed, resulting in the enactment of new law, which creates an extreme risk protection order (ERPO).  Provisions in this new law establishes certain respons...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office Introduces eCourt Notification

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Beginning Monday, October 29, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will implement an electronic notification system for individuals with an impending district criminal, misdemeanor, or traffic court date in an effort to reduce missed court appe...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 11, 2019

Denver Water to Begin Construction on Northwater Central Segment this Spring

The Northwater Pipeline is being installed in three phases as part of the North System Renewal project needed to update the north end of Denver Water’s system. The work is being done in a Denver Water easement that runs from Ralston Reservoir north of Gol...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Denver Water North System Renewal Project

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Construction will begin on the North System Renewal Project (NSR), a critical update to Denver's northern infrastructure.  Denver Water is upgrading and modernizing the northern portion of its water system.

The NSR project involves installing the ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

I-25 Central Planning and Environmental Linkages Study Survey

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I-25 from Santa Fe to 20th Street has time-worn infrastructure that has crashes and heavy delays almost every day. By 2040 the Denver-Metro region is expected to increase by 1.2 million people (37 percent) and the study area is undergoing big changes.

The ...

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