News Flash

Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sheltair Unveils New Denver FBO Terminal and Hangar Complex

Sheltair Terminal

Sheltair’s development is nothing short of cutting edge.

Get the complete story on Sheltair here: Sheltair’s New FBO Terminal and Hangar Complex 

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Airport - News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Airport Noise Community Round Table

Airport Noise Community Roundtable Being Pursued

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA), with Jefferson County and the surrounding communities, is pursuing the formation of a community roundtable to address noise concerns at the airport. Most resident ...

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Airport - News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Jeffco Business Assistance Resources

Jeffco EDC

The Jefferson County Economic Development Council (EDC) has published a list of local, state, and federal resources available to assist businesses through the impacts of COVID-19.  

Please review resources here.  Jefferson County...

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Airport - News

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2020

Commissioners Honor Crime Victims

National-Crime-Victims-Rights

Supporting victims of crime is crucial to the U.S. justice system because this support honors the experiences of victims and allow them to find autonomy and empowerment through achieving self-defined goals.  In 2019, the Jefferson County Sheriff ...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 9, 2020

New election security page informs voters

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The Jeffco Elections division takes the security of our elections extremely seriously. A new security page explains the rigorous safeguards we use to ensure election integrity, from having bipartisan teams of judges perform every ballot processing task, t...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Jeffco adds 34th ballot drop box

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Jeffco voters will now have 34 secure drop boxes to choose from when returning their ballots during the general election. The Public Health building in Arvada is home to the latest box, which brings the total to more than double the amount of boxes the co...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Help pick Jeffco's next "I Voted" sticker!

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The Clerk and Recorder’s office is inviting the public to select the county’s next "I Voted" sticker ahead of this November’s general election. We teamed up with Jefferson County Public Schools to invite high-school...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

New Dashboard enables public to track progress

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As part of the Jeffco Clerk and Recorder’s commitment to delivering accessible, efficient, and transparent service across each of our divisions, we have launched a new dashboard feature on our website. We continually set ambitious goals to achie...

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Additional Info... Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Jeffco sees record turnout for 2020 state primary

Snapshot of the record turnout and election performance stats surrounding the June 30, 2020 election

Not even a pandemic can stop the Colorado elections model. Jefferson County voters turned out in record numbers--48 percent--to participate in the June 30 state primary election. Great job, Jeffco!

Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Jeffco sees historic primary turnout

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Turnout in Jeffco was 50 percent—historic for any primary or non-November election. Among Democratic voters, turnout was 64 percent—a near-general election level. Among Republican voters, turnout was 52 percent—extremely high...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

In-person vote centers are now open!

Vote centers are open as of Feb. 24 for the presidential primary

As of today, most Jeffco Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) are officially open! As a reminder, services include: accessible voting equipment; ballot drop off; voter registration or changes to existing registration; replacement ballots; and voting ...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Elections FAQ series to address voter questions

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The Jeffco Clerk and Recorder’s Office has launched a new video series where George addresses some of Jeffco voters’ most frequently asked questions ahead of a busy election year.

Check out our YouTube page for more videos at www.youtub...

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Additional Info... Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Election Security

Here are details of what Jeffco Elections does to ensure security

The Jefferson County Elections division is committed to providing secure and accessible elections. 

Check out our comprehensive backgrounder for more details on the steps we take to accomplish this.

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Ballots are on their way to Jeffco voters!

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We have now sent ballots to all active registered Republican, Democratic, and unaffiliated voters for the March 3 presidential primary election. Unaffiliated voters will receive a Republican and Democratic ballot, but can only return one. 

To hear...

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Clerk and Recorder - News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

First-year highlights: expanded services, more transparency

A roundup of achievements during our first year.

We are singularly focused on providing excellent service to our customers. Click here for a full list of accomplishments since Clerk and Recorder George P. Stern took office one year ago.

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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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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

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

Beck, Margaret Peggy - Homicide - SOLVED

Peggy.Beck-solved

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

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: October 27, 2017

Einsphar, Steven (a.k.a. Sparr, Steve) - Missing

Steven Einspahr

On October 27, 2017, Steven Einsphar, also known as Steve Sparr, was last seen getting into a vehicle at an acquaintance’s house near the area of South Kuehster Road and Dancing Bear Trail.  During the course of the investigation inform...

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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 - SOLVED

Solved Moore

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

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

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: February 4, 2019

Paddock-Weeks, Jacob C. – Missing

Paddock-Weeks-Jacob C.-Missing

On February 4, 2019, Jacob C. Paddock-Weeks was reported missing.  He was last seen on February 2, 2019, in the area of U.S. Highway 285 near Mile Marker 246 after being involved in a motor vehicle accident.  An attempt to locate Jacob w...

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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

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

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

Unknown - Unidentified Remains - Male

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. T...

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Cold Cases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Unknown 1972 - Unidentified Remains - Female

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 - Male

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

Witt, Rosetta 1

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2020

Four More Charged in Wheat Ridge Homicide

(Golden, CO – September 17, 2020)  Charges have been filed accusing four additional codefendants  in the shooting death of 17-year-old Nimijah Pimental in Wheat Ridge in April, 2020. Two adults, Sincere Mario Trujillo, DOB: 2-2...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Two Juveniles Charged as Adults in Lakewood Double Homicide

(Golden, CO – September 10, 2020) Two juveniles have been charged as adults in the shooting deaths of two brothers in a Walmart parking lot on August 23, 2020.  Michael Anthony Mendoza, 17, DOB/11-2-02, and Marqueil Deandre Banks, 16, D...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Charges Filed in Arvada Homicide

Tyler Condit

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the murder of 22-year-old Joseph Elsey in Arvada. Tyler Ray Condit, DOB: 1-22-89, appeared in court on September 9, 2020 to be advised that he has been charged with First Degree M...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Guilty Verdict in Fatal Stabbing in W. Colfax Motel

Jesus Bernal

(Golden, CO – September, 2020)  Following six days of trial, a Jefferson County jury found Jesus Osvaldo Bernal, DOB: 8-29-83, guilty of murder in the stabbing death of a 43-year-old man in Lakewood.  The jury returned their ve...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Four Men Sentenced for Throwing Chlorine Bomb at Police

(Golden, CO -- August 27, 2020)  Sentencing was held on August 26, 2020 for three of four men convicted of throwing a chlorine bomb at an Arvada Police officer as he attempted to clear a road hazard. The hazard was built by the defendants to crea...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Guilty Verdict in Hit and Run of 10-year-old Walking Home from School

Jose Morales Reyes

A Jefferson County jury found Jose Morales-Reyes, DOB: 8/5/69, guilty of four counts after running over a 10-year-old child walking home from school in Arvada. At the end of a week of trial, the jury found Morales-Reyes guilty of Leaving the Scene with Se...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Arvada Tattoo Artist Charged with Sexual Assault of Female Clients

Austin Heuberger

(Golden, CO – August 25, 2020)  Austin Michael Heuberger, DOB: 5-14-94, has been charged, in two cases, with Unlawful Sexual Contact of two different women while they were being tattooed. 

Heuberger works, or worked, as a tattoo...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Married Couple Charged in Shooting Death of Dog in Lakewood

Desiree Andrews

Sean Oran Andrews, DOB: 7-17-78, and Desiree Kalene Andrews, DOB: 9-26-79, have each been charged in the shooting death of a female pit bull dog in Lakewood. Sean Andrews has been charged with Aggravated Animal Cruelty (F6) and Possession of a Weapon by a...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Attempted Murder Charges Filed in Domestic Violence Assault

David Uecke

David Lawrence Uecke, DOB: 10-9-75, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was advised of the charges filed against him in the stabbing of a woman with whom he was intimately involved. He has been charged with Attempted First Degree Mu...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Wheat Ridge Man Sentenced To 13 Years Prison For DV Assault

Richard Karr

Richard Lee Karr, DOB: 9-10-74, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on August 7, 2020 where he was sentenced to prison for 13 years for a brutal assault of his wife with a baseball bat. 

On June 10, 2019 Wheat Ridge police were called to t...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

John Cruz, Jr. Sentenced to 38 Years Prison for SWAT Barricade

John Alfonso Cruz, Jr., DOB: 10-20-78, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to 38 years in prison for shooting at police officers and neighboring houses  during a SWAT barricade incident in Edgewater.

On July 12...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Bias-Motivated Crime Added in Assault

Eric Breemen

(Golden, CO – July 21, 2020)  The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office continues its investigation of the facts and circumstances regarding the alleged assault of Mr. Lakhwant Singh, a Lakewood business owner and member o...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Charges Filed in Arvada Domestic Violence Homicide

Donovan Walsh

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against Donovan Thorne Walsh, DOB: 4-24-77, in the death of his 32-year-old ex-girlfriend, Alicia Banks-Newton. Walsh appeared in court today and was advised that he has been charged with ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Charges Filed in Shooting Death in Arvada

Isiah Bennett

(Golden, CO – July 6, 2020) Isiah Alexander Bennett, DOB: 3-21-96 appeared in court remotely on July 6, 2020 and was advised that he has been charged with First Degree Murder – After Deliberation and two violent crime counts in the sho...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Charges Filed in Stabbing of Two Men in Lakewood

David Charles

(Golden, CO – July 6, 2020) Charges have been filed against David Anthony Charles, DOB: 2-13-91, for stabbing two men at a bar in Lakewood on June 27, 2020.  He has been charged with two counts of Attempted Murder (F2); two counts of Fi...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Charges Filed in Shooting Death in Westminster

Ike Ikhigbonoaremen

(Golden, CO – July 6, 2020)  Ikhide Innis Ikhigbonoaremen, DOB: 10-16-88, appeared in court today and was charged with First Degree Murder – After Deliberation and two violent crime counts in the shooting death of 31-year-old ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

6 Year Prison Sentence for Vehicular Homicide in Pine

Roger Fultz

(Golden, CO – June 26, 2020) Roger William Fultz, DOB: 03-20-91, appeared remotely from jail on June 25, 2020 for his sentencing hearing in the vehicular homicide death of 24-year-old Jaylyn Huhn in March, 2019.  Fultz and his attorney ...

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District Attorney - News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

158 Years Prison Sentence for Double Vehicular Homicide in Lakewood

william jokay szilagji

(Golden, CO – June 9, 2020) William Lloyd Jokay-Szilagji, DOB: 6-3-91, appeared remotely today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to 158 years in prison for the double vehicular homicide that occurred in Lakewood in May, 2...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Colorado DAs Call for Justice for George Floyd and Meaningful Reforms

DENVER (June 4, 2020) – In response to the murder of George Floyd and demand for greater police accountability, Tom Raynes – Executive Director of the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council – released the following st...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Charges Filed in Vehicular Homicide at 6th and Union

Terry McFadden

(Golden, CO – May 22, 2020)  District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the vehicular homicide death of 24-year-old James Michael Graham on May 15, 2020 in Lakewood.  Four othe...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Charges Filed in Westminster Stabbing Death

Wesley Van Lougee

(Golden, CO – May 8, 2020)  District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the stabbing death of 52-year-old Noal Nussbaum in Westminster on May 1, 2020.  Wesley Van Lougee, DOB: 3-30-84, has been c...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Westminster Woman Charged in Death of her Child

Michaela Harman

(Golden, CO – April 28, 2020)  Charges have been filed in the shooting death of three-year-old Ruby Jackson. She is alleged to have been shot by another child. Ruby Jackson’s mother, Michaela Dawn Harman, DOB: 12-1-95, has bee...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week - Annual Courage Walk Cancelled

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(Golden, CO – April 23, 2020)  Across the country this week communities come together, at least in spirit, to honor crime victims during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 19-25, 2020.  Ordinarily, in Jefferso...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Parents Charged in Fentanyl Toxicity Death of Toddler

Rashad Turner

The mother and father of two-year-old Jada’Marie Glenn-Turner have been charged in her death. Rashad Turner, DOB: 4-8-90, and Denisha Chelyce Woodsking, DOB: 10-1-90, have each been charged with one count of Child Abuse Resulting in Death (F2). ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Prosecutors and Courts in First Judicial District Join Forces Against COVID-19

(Golden, CO – March 24, 2020)  As the coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread and disrupt the lives of those in the First Judicial District, which includes those in the criminal justice system, the District Attorney’s Offic...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Charges Filed in Lakewood Homicide

(Golden, CO – March 19, 2020)   District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against a 17-year-old male in the shooting death of 54-year-old Robert Steige on March 9, 2020. 

Caleb Hasson Brewer, DO...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Westminster Man Sentenced to 36 Years Prison for Violent Assault

Philip Coy

(Golden, CO – March 6, 2020)  Philip Arndt Coy, DOB: 7-15-73, was sentenced to prison for 36 years for a brutal assault on an intimate partner in February, 2019. The sentencing hearing was February 20, 2020.

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Ewing to Appear in Jefferson County to Face Charges in 36-Year-Old Cold Case Homicides

(Golden, CO – March 2, 2020) District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that Alex Christopher Ewing, DOB: 08/14/60, has been extradited and returned to Colorado to face charges for the 1984 murder of 50-year-old Patricia Smith in Jefferson Coun...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Charges Filed in Alleged Transportation of Fentanyl Through Jefferson County

Gladimir Gamez

(Golden, CO – March 2, 2020) District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against Gladimir Jesus Gamez, DOB: 3-27-86, for allegedly transporting a large amount of Fentanyl into Colorado. 

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Woman Sentenced to 30 Years Prison for Kidnapping and Assault

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(Golden, CO – February 28, 2020)  Angelique Cassandra Lopez, DOB: 6-30-90, was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for her role in the kidnapping and assault of a 33-year-old woman in Lakewood.

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Third of Three Defendants Sentenced in Murder of Cymone Duran

(February 24, 2020 – Golden, CO) The final two men convicted in the witness retaliation murder of 28-year-old Cymone Duran were in court today to be sentenced. Alonso Quintana, DOB: 3-21-91, was sentenced as a habitual criminal to life in prison...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

23 Years Prison for Brutal DV Assault in Lakewood

Manuel Casias

(Golden, CO – February 20, 2020) Manuel Joseph Casias, DOB: 8-19-75, was sentenced yesterday to 23 years in prison for two assaults on his estranged wife in April, 2019. A Jefferson County jury found him guilty following trial in Novemb...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Jury Returns Guilty on 24 Charges in Lakewood Double Vehicular Homicide

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(Golden, CO – February 14, 2020A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts in the double vehicular homicide that occurred in Lakewood on May 19, 2019.  William Lloyd Jokay-Szilagji, DOB: 6-3-91, was found guilty...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Life In Prison Plus 163 Years For Murder Of Cymone Duran

Abel Gallegos

(January 31, 2020 – Golden, CO) Abel Candy Gallegos, DOB: 10-14-83, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 163 years for his role in the retaliation murde...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Charges Filed in Death of 23-year-old Man in Wheat Ridge

(Golden, CO – January 30, 2020) District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of 23-year-old Ervin Spahitch in January 2019. Three males and one female have been charged with First Degree Murder and other counts...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Three Guilty in Murder of Cymone Duran

(January 29, 2020 – Golden, CO) A Jefferson County jury returned guilty verdicts for first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the cases of three men involved in the retaliation murder of 28-year-old Cymone Reyna Duran in November, ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Woman Guilty of Kidnapping and Assault

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(Golden, CO – January 14, 2020)  A Jefferson County jury found Angelique Cassandra Lopez, DOB: 6- 30-90, guilty of five counts for her role in the kidnapping and assault of a 33-year-old woman in Lakewood. The jury found her guilty of A...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Charges Filed in New Year’s Day Homicide in Lakewood

Stephen Derossett

(Golden, CO – January 8, 2020) District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 49-year-old Kelli Jackson. Stephen Douglas Derossett, DOB: 3-14-67, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today where h...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Charges Filed in Littleton Apartment Complex Fire

Alex Duran

(Golden, CO – December 31, 2019)  District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in an apartment complex fire in Littleton. Alex James Duran, DOB: 9-25-90, was charged 30 counts, including: 12 counts of Attempt...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Juan Duran Sentenced to 29 Years Prison for Vehicular Homicide

Juan Duran

(Golden, CO – December 30, 2019) Juan Ignacio Duran, DOB: 07/04/89, was sentenced to 29 years in prison for the vehicular homicide death of a 71-year-old woman in Westminster.  He was sentenced on December 26, 2019.

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Jerald Cross Sentenced to 40 Years Prison in Shooting Death of Girlfriend

Jerald Cross

(Golden, CO – December 30, 2019)  Jerald Arthur Cross, DOB: 1-3-54, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, Julene Isaacson, 61. The sentencing hearing was on December 20, 2019.

On October 7, 2018, Cross and...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

40 Years Prison for Domestic Violence Stabbing in Lakewood

Alan Evans

(Golden, CO – December 20, 2019)  Alan Scott Evans, DOB: 5-29-86, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on December 18, 2019 and was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the brutal stabbing of his wife.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Joshua Kane Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of his Girlfriend

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(Golden, CO – December 19, 2019) Joshua Kamuela Akuila Kane, DOB; 12-3-86, appeared today in the Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for the brutal murder of his 23-year-ol...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Charges Filed in Lakewood Convenience Store Murder

Israel Becerril Rodriguez

Charges have been filed in the murder of a 28-year-old man outside a convenience store in Lakewood. Israel Becerril-Rodriguez, DOB: 3-20-94, has been charged with First Degree Murder – After Deliberation (F1) and two violent crime counts.&nb...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Charges Filed in Lakewood Sexual Assault

Darrell Wall

Darrell Gene Wall, DOB: 1-24-70, appeared today in Jefferson County Court where he was advised that he has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault (F3) and two counts of Invasion of Privacy - sexual gratification (M1). 

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Man Sentenced to 16 Years Prison for Strong-Arm Robbery of Elderly Woman

Contarius Alexander

(Golden, CO – December 6, 2019)  Contarius Lamonye Alexander, DOB: 3-26-97, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court and was sentenced to 16 years in prison for a strong-arm robbery of an 87-year-old woman in Wheat Ridge.&n...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Season

Cary Johnson Shares Helpful Tips

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 s...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Juan Duran Pleads Guilty in Westminster Vehicular Homicide

Juan Duran

Juan Ignacio Duran, DOB: 07/04/89, in the Jefferson County District Court on November 22, when he pled guilty in the vehicular homicide death of a 71-year-old woman in Westminster. Duran pled guilty to Vehicular Homicide, First Degree Assault, and Attempt...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Lengthy Prison Sentences for Kidnapping and Assault in Lakewood

Darrius Holmes

The last of two people charged in the kidnapping and assault of a 47-year-old Lakewood man was in court to be sentenced on Monday, November 18. Darrius Deon Holmes, DOB: 3-12-82, was sentenced to 18 years in prison. On August 2, codefendant Ruby Arely Ser...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of 56-year-old Lakewood Man

(Golden, CO – November 15, 2019) District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of Rene Perez at his home in Lakewood on October 15, 2019.  Three men and one woman have been arrested an...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Charges Filed in Woman’s Death at Chalet Motel in Lakewood

Jarvis Gates

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of 32-year-old Rotasha Pryor-Thomas in Lakewood on November 2, 2019. Jarvis Rondale Gates, DOB: 6-15-81, has been charged with First Degree Murder – After Deliberati...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Bruce Bagwell Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of his Wife

Bruce Bagwell

(Golden, CO – November 13, 2019)  Bruce Bagwell, DOB: 11-15-58, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of his 58-year-old wife, Theresa...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to Jail

Myriah Lovato

A former Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to 45 days jail and two years probation for engaging in a relationship with an inmate while she was assigned to the detention center.  Myriah Lynn Lovato, DOB: 9-2-89, appeared in...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Jerald Cross Guilty of Second Degree Murder in Shooting Death of Girlfriend

Jerald Cross

A Jefferson County jury found Jerald Arthur Cross, DOB: 1-3-54, guilty of Second Degree Murder in the death of his girlfriend, Julene Isaacson, 61. The verdict was returned late afternoon on November 7, 2019.

On October 7, 2018, Cross and Isaacson lived to...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Man Guilty of Strong-Arm Robbery of 87-year-old Woman

Contarius Alexander

A Jefferson County jury found Contarius Lamonye Alexander, DOB: 3-26-97, guilty of a strong-arm robbery of an 87-year-old woman in Wheat Ridge. 

On January 7, 2019, Wheat Ridge police were called to the Dollar Tree at 44th and Harlan where they fo...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Bruce Bagwell Guilty of First Degree Murder of his Wife

Bruce Bagwell

A Jefferson County jury deliberated one hour before finding Bruce Bagwell, DOB: 11-15-58, guilty of First Degree Murder in the death of 58-year-old Theresa Bagwell, his wife of 37 years. Their verdict was returned on October 28.

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of 32-year-old Woman in Lakewood

Asha Thompson

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the death of 32-year-old Brittany Guern. Asha Adolphus Thompson, DOB: 6-7-98, was charged with First Degree Murder After Deliberation (F1); Aggravated Intimidation of a Witness or Victi...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Austin Boutain Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder in Golden RV Park

Austin Boutain

(Golden, CO – October 17, 2019)  Austin Jeffrey Boutain, DOB: 10-16-93, appeared today in the Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of 63-year-old Mitch...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Shooting his Wife

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Humberto Morales Mares, DOB: 8-23-84, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on October 11, where he was sentenced to 40 years in prison for shooting his wife in April, 2018.

On April 1, 2018, Lakewood police were called to 131 S. Fenton where they fo...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

ID Theft Ringleader Sentenced to 24 Years Prison

Michael Mancuso

Michael John Mancuso, III, DOB: 11-29-89, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on September 30 where he was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role as ringleader in an ID Theft ring that operated in Jefferson County and the metro Denver ar...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Kathleen Boutain Returned Jefferson County to Face Murder Charges

Kathleen Boutain

Kathleen Boutain, DOB: 3-17-94, has been returned to Colorado to faces charges in the death of 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle in Golden in 2017.  

On October, 2017 Golden police were dispatched to the Clear Creek RV Park on a welfare check. They found...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Damon Porter Sentenced to 48 Years Prison for Shooting Lakewood Man

Damon Porter

Damon Omar Porter, DOB: 9-10-95, appeared in Jefferson County District Court today, where he was sentenced to 48 years in prison for the shooting of 24-year-old William Scott on April 5, 2018 in Lakewood.

Codefendants Dominic Pacheco-Donelson and Jazmine H...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Austin Boutain Pleads Guilty to Murder in Golden RV Park

Austin Boutain

(Golden, CO – September 20, 2019)  Austin Jeffrey Boutain, DOB: 10-16-93, appeared today in the Jefferson County District Court where he pled guilty to the murder of 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle in Golden in 2017.  He pled guilty...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Arvada Woman Sentenced in Theft from PTO

Jessica Tafoya

Jessica Kristina Tafoya, DOB: 5-20-82, appeared in Jefferson County District Court yesterday where she was sentenced to four years in probation with 120 hours of useful public service for theft of over $58,000 from the Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Org...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Charges Filed in Shooting at Lakewood Walmart

Kile Chaca

Kile Joshua Chaca, DOB: 12-29-97, has been charged in a shooting that occurred at a Walmart in Lakewood, and resulted in serious bodily injury to 33-year-old man. Mr. Chaca has been charged with Attempted Murder (F2); First Degree Assault (F3); and four v...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Charges Filed in Death of Patrick Begley in Lakewood

Shannan Begley

District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 41-year-old Patrick Begley.  Shannan Dea Begley, DOB: 11-24-79, the wife of Patrick Begley, has been charged with First Degree Murder (F1); Tampering with Ev...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Life in Prison for Todd Grudznske in Lakewood Traffic Fatality

Todd Grudznske

Todd Kenneth Grudznske, DOB: 8-17-71, appeared today in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the death of 25-year-old Angela Wimmer.

On September 30, 2018 Lakewood Police agents were...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

ID Theft Ringleader Found Guilty of Racketeering

Michael Mancuso

(Golden, CO – September 3, 2019)  A Jefferson County jury found Michael John Mancuso, III, DOB: 11-29-89, guilty of running an Identity Theft ring in Jeffco and the metro Denver area, between December 2017 and April, 2018. The jury foun...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Charges Filed in Escape from Lookout Mountain Youth Center

District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed in the case involving an escape from Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden in June, 2019.  Quinn James Scaggs, DOB: 7-19-01, who turned 18 while on escape status, has b...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Charges Filed in Deaths of Two Men in Belmar Park

Vicente Orozco

(August 28, 2019 – Golden, CO)  District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the deaths of two men in a Lakewood park. Vicente Enrique Orozco, DOB 1-1-00, has been charged with 17 counts, including the Fir...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Prison Sentence for Assault of Two Long-Term Care Patients

Gwendolyn Kentris

Gwendolyn Phillis Kentris, DOB: 10-21-73, was sentenced to prison for 12 years for assaulting two female patients at the Ralston Creek Neighborhood, a care and memory facility in Arvada. Kentris was employed at the facility as a caregiver.  The s...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Alicia Valdez Sentenced to Prison for Life in Murder of Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater

Alicia Elena Valdez

(Golden, CO – August 26, 2019) Alicia Elena Valdez, DOB: 5-25-98, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, plus 16 years for the murder of 27-year-old Andrew Jenicek in Edgewater.  She was sentenc...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Habitual Criminal Sentenced to 48 Years in Prison

Timothy Bryant

(Golden, CO – August 26, 2019)  Timothy Albert Bryant, DOB: 8-23-58, appeared in Jefferson County District Court where he was sentenced as a habitual criminal on his 11th felony conviction. Following the habitual criminal phase of his s...

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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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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.

District Court Judge Margie Enquist sentenced Maes...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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

earnest maynes

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 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 three di...

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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

Nathan Hale

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

Erik Newton

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

Andrea Moreno

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

Lawrence Arellano

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

Lawrence Arellano

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

Gary Nickal

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

Jordan Lemarinel

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

Josiah Jones

     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

Josiah Jones

Josiah Lamarr Jones, DOB: 9-7-95, appeared in
Jefferson County District Court on March 6, 2018 where he pled guilty
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

Leonard Portugal

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

Anthony Joiner

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

Mark Horton

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

Troy Glassford

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

Chris Cumsille

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

Richelle Schultz

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

Jemelle Adams

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

David Roberts

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

Jeffrey Maynard

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

Gary Crider

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

Leonard Portugal

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

David Mascarenas

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

Melissa Mangeri

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

Richelle Schultz

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

Ian OConnor

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

Michelle Bialas

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

Kirk Boyd

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

Glenn Gregory

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

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is accepting applications for the 2017 session

  • 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

Michelle Bialas

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

Jonathan McMillan

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

Nahid Mashrefi

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

Gary Crider

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 14, 2020

Drone Flight on McIntyre Street, Wednesday, July 15

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). The drone will fly along the west side of McIntyre Street between W. 60th Avenue south to W. 58th Avenue. I...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Drone Flight on Jefferson County Highway 73, Tuesday, May 19

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone). JC-73 will be temporarily closed for the drone to fly over the roadway between State Highway 74 south t...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Drone Flight on McIntyre Street Tuesday, March 10

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  The drone will fly along the west side of McIntyre Street between W. 60th Avenue south to W....

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Drone Flights
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Drone Flight on McIntyre Street Wednesday, January 29

Jefferson County will conduct an aerial survey from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  The drone will fly along the west side of McIntyre Street between W. 60th Avenue south to W. 5...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Drone Flight on S. Kipling Parkway Tuesday, January 28

Jefferson County will conduct an aerial survey from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  The drone will fly along the east side of S. Kipling Parkway between Old Coal Mine Avenue south ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Drone Flight on CR-73 (N. Turkey Creek Road to Citation Trail) Wednesday, January 15

Jefferson County will be conducting an aerial survey from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  The drone will fly along the west and east sides of County Highway 73 between North Turk...

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Drone Flights
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Drone Flight on McIntyre Street (W. 56th Avenue to W. 60th Avenue) Wednesday, November 6

Jefferson County will conduct an aerial survey from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone).  The drone will fly along the west side of McIntyre Street between W. 56th Avenue and W. 60th A...

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News Flash

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Alert - PEAK Website Scam

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A fake Colorado PEAK website is trying to obtain personal information of customers by pretending to be the site to apply for and update your benefits. The State of Colorado is working to get this site shut down, and is taking steps to limit future threats...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Navigating Resources

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For many people it may be difficult to know where to start looking for reliable resources and understand what resources are available in a time of crisis. A new resource is now available to help navigate the often-challenging road to identify specific res...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Jeffco Human Services Foundation

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Founded to incubate and promote innovative programming for all families, Jeffco Human Services Foundation (JHSF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency complementing Jefferson County Human Services with a mission to end generational poverty in Jefferson County and...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Skip Longer Wait Times for Benefit Programs

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Jefferson County Human Services is currently experiencing higher demand for public assistance benefits. Phone calls and lobby appointment wait times may be longer at this time. For quick service, including checking eligibility, applying for benefits, chec...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

CARES COVID-19 Emergency Assistance

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During these uncertain times, many families and community members are facing unanticipated hardships. Some of the most critical pieces of a strong community are safe and stable housing and reliable transportation. Human Services has secured funding to ass...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Securing Employment in 2020

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"Survive and thrive in your job search during COVID-19" is a 5 week, 3 hour per week accelerated work search series through Jefferson County’s Business & Workforce Center for displaced workers currently seeking employment. The seri...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Still Waiting on Your Stimulus Check?

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Did you know that millions of eligible people are at risk of not receiving their Economic Impact Payments (EIP), commonly called “stimulus checks” because they aren’t aware they need to complete the Internal Revenue Service (...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Pandemic-EBT food benefits

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Coloradans with school-enrolled children will receive food benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. This effort will help support Colorado’s families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 360,000 Colorado child...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Access Services Virtually Due to COVID-19

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Human Services and Laramie buildings are open for limited in-person services Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30am – 5:30pm. Buildings are closed on Fridays but services are available virtually. 

Services are encouraged to be accessed vi...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Complete Your 2020 Census

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Did you know Jefferson County has the second-highest Census response rate out of 64 counties in Colorado?

It’s not too late to complete your 2020 Census and it’s never been easier. The 2020 Census asks a few simple questions about you a...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Jefferson County Integrated Food Task Forces Launches Public Service Campaign on Food Insecurity

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Jefferson County, CO – As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic began shutting down government, businesses, and schools, Jefferson County took quick action and launched the Integrated Food Task Force to address food insecurity for all Jeffco residents.

S...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Read the September Issue to find out about county news, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and much more!

Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, important servic...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Jeffco Sustainability and Human Services Partner to Distribute Free LED Lighting Kits

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Please note that the kits are available to clients of Human Services already visiting the building for official county business, and are not freely available to the public for pickup at this time.

Through a collaborative effort with Xcel Energy’s...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sheltair Unveils New Denver FBO Terminal and Hangar Complex

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Sheltair is proud to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art FBO and hangar complex at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Broomfield, Colorado. It features a 10,400 square-foot FBO terminal, nearly 11 acres of ramp space, and a 31,...

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Securing Employment in 2020

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"Survive and thrive in your job search during COVID-19" is a five-week, three-hour per week accelerated work search series through Jefferson County’s Business & Workforce Center for displaced workers currently seeking employment. T...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Colorado Highway 74 Rockfall Mitigation Project

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On Sept. 2, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Midwest Rockfall, Inc. began a rockfall mitigation project in Bear Creek Canyon, along Colorado Highway 74 between Morrison and Idledale. Work will involve weekday full closures o...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Still Waiting on Your Stimulus Check?

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Did you know that millions of eligible people are at risk of not receiving their Economic Impact Payments (EIP), commonly called “stimulus checks” because they aren’t aware they need to complete the Internal Revenue Service (...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Commissioners Hosting Telephone Town Hall on August 31

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The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) is hosting a telephone town hall on Monday, August 31 at 6 p.m. We will be calling 50,000 randomly selected phone numbers to participate, but you don’t have to wait to see if you are chosen.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Jefferson County Offers Second Grant Opportunity for Small Businesses with Sustainability Grant

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In support of our small business community, Jefferson County is providing a second grant opportunity for businesses in unincorporated Jefferson County with the Small Business Sustainability Grant program. This program ropened Monday, August 10, and applic...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Xcel Energy to Fly Drones in Jefferson County from July through September 2020

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As part of its Wildfire Mitigation Program, Xcel Energy contract crews will perform inspections using an unmanned aerial system (UAS / drone) in Jefferson County from July through September 2020. The drones will fly above Xcel Energy poles, lines, and wir...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Jeffco Taking Steps to Reduce COVID-19 Case Increase with Goal of Avoiding Business Closures

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Despite several public health orders over the last few weeks and concerted efforts, Jefferson County has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases – from 388 cases (probable and confirmed) during the weeks of June 27...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-008 Requiring Mask-Wearing Outdoors

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), at the direction of the Jefferson County Board of Health, today issued a new Public Health Order 20-008 (PHO 20-008) that requires everyone in Jeffco ages 11 and older to wear a ma...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-007 Requiring Approval of Large Event Plans

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County Must Take Steps to Suppress Cases or Risk Losing Local Variance

Jefferson County, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today issued Public Health Order 20-007, which requires venues hosting large events to provide a plan outlining...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

JCPH Adopts State Executive Order Requiring Use of Face Coverings in Indoor Public Spaces

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On July 14, 2020, JCPH issued Emergency Public Health Order 20-005 ordering all individuals in Jefferson County to wear face coverings with certain limited exceptions, in an effort to protect and preserve the public health. Shortly after JCPH Order 20-005...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

JCPH Statement on Bandimere Speedway’s Fourth of July Events

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has been closely monitoring the situation at Bandimere Speedway, and we are disappointed in the organization’s ability to limit and manage the crowd size, implement social distancing requirements and adhere ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

RTD is Ready to Get the Region Moving Again

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The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is ready to get the region moving again, and the agency is making strides to safely welcome riders back.“We want our customers to know that we are all in this together, and as part of the community, RTD...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

JCPH Urges Residents to Continue to Take Steps to Prevent COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As cases of COVID-19 begin to decline in Jefferson County, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) reminds residents we must all continue to take important steps to sustain this momentum. This is especially impor...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Jefferson County Variance Request Approved by CDPHE

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has approved today Jefferson County’s request for a variance to the statewide Safer-at-Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors order with some modifications. The county’s variance r...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Jeffco Restaurants Can Apply for a Temporary Outdoor Seating Permit

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Restaurants and bars located in unincorporated Jefferson County can now apply for a temporary outdoor seating permit. The measure was approved by the Board of County Commissioners. To apply for this permit, visit the Planning and Zoning website or see det...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Floodplain Information for Jeffco Residents

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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 fl...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Jefferson County to Move to “Safer-at-Home” Level Beginning May 9

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Along with other counties in the Denver Metro region, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will allow the county’s extension of the Stay-at-Home order to expire at midnight on May 8. This means that ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

JCPH Extends Stay-at-Home Order through May 8

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has issued a public health order extending the state’s Stay-at-Home order in Jefferson County through May 8, 2020, with a key revision to support non-Critical businesses. ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Jeffco Hope Fund to Help Strengthen and Stabilize Community Organizations Responding to COVID-19

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Community First Foundation created the Jeffco Hope Fund to strengthen and stabilize community organizations responding to and impacted by COVID-19. With a $1 million contribution to seed the fund, the foundation welcomes donations from the Jeffco communit...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

JCPH Working with Regional Partners on Strategies For Slowly Opening Communities

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Earlier this week, Governor Polis announced a path forward to continue to help protect our community from COVID-19 while slowly reopening our economy. The statewide Stay-at-Home order is set to expire on April 26. We ar...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Stay-At-Home Public Health Orders for Jeffco

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Updated: April 6, 2020

Governor Jared Polis has extended the statewide Stay-at-Home Order through April 26. Please continue to stay at home, and only leave if you must for critical services and activities. Public health models show social distancing is wor...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Jeffco Strong: Working Together to Keep Our Community Healthy and Safe

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Although many of us are feeling a wide range of emotions, including uncertainty and concern, Jeffco has a long tradition of coming together to care for one another in times of crisis.

Multiple county agencies are assisting our lead agency, Jeffco Public He...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Jefferson County Online Services Page Now Available

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On March 19, Jefferson County Public Health issued a Public Health Order, which closed dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as theaters, gyms and county buildings. With Jefferson County offices closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the county ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order Closing Restaurants and More at the Local Level

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today issued a public health order to close all dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as all theaters, gyms and county buildings in Jefferson County, Colorado. T...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Directs a Closure of County Offices

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On March 19, 2020, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a First Extension of Disaster Declaration COVID-19 (PDF), which expanded the March 13, 2020, order declaring a COVID-19 local disaster emergency i...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Jefferson County Declares Local Emergency to Address COVID-19

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On Friday, March 13, in collaboration with Jefferson County Public Health, Board of County Commissioners Chair Lesley Dahlkemper signed a Disaster Declaration, which allows the county to activate certain response plans and makes the county eligible for fu...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Additional Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — We have been notified that another Jefferson County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is in their 50s, and was exposed to the virus during international travel. This brings the total pre...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Learn About the 2020 Census and What it Means for Jeffco

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The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departme...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Two Additional Jefferson County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Two passengers aboard a cruise, who are Jefferson County residents, have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals are a male and female, both in their 70s. They were exposed to the virus during internation...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

First Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has been notified that the State Laboratory at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Jeffco Public Health Statement: First Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Colorado

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On March 5, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reported that the state laboratory had a presumptive positive test result for COVID-19.

The case presented itself in a male in his 30s, who had contact with a known case ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Jefferson County Government Properties Go Tobacco-Free

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Effective February 3, 2020, smoking and the use of tobacco products will not be permitted on Jefferson County Government properties except in select, marked Designated Tobacco Use Areas (DTUA) and private vehicles. New signs to point you to those DTUAs th...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Jefferson County Project Receives Award from American Planning Association

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The Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association recently granted the Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Division a 2019 Merit Award for Comprehensive Planning on a Small Budget. Jefferson County’s Comprehensive Master Plan is evalu...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Come to the Jeffco Campus

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Jefferson County Facilities Management has installed two new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Administration and Courts Facility. Located on both sides of the upper level of the parking structure, the chargers provide a total of four chargin...

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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: September 2, 2020

2020 Jeffco Open Space Firewood Sale

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Jeffco Open Space is pleased to announce our 2020 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 10, 2020. The dates of the...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Conservation Greenprint Adopted July 28

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Conservation Greenprint Adopted by Board of County Commissioners on 7/28

 The Board of County Commissioners has formally adopted our 2020-2025 Conservation Greenprint. This document, that sets our organizational goals for the next five years, has ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Eight New Golden Eagles Fledge Jeffco Open Space

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Eight New Golden Eagles Fledge Jeffco Open Space

The 2020 raptor nesting season is winding down, and it has been a successful year for Jeffco Open Space’s feathered friends. There have been five successful golden eagle nests that are fledging 1-2...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Information and Updates

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There is an expanding global outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, named COVID-19. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is preparing for and aggressively managing this outbreak in collaboration with other national, state, a...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Joint News Release on Open Space Management

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Increasing open space visitation leading to instances of trail & natural resource damageOpen space agencies remind visitors to practice responsible recreation and stay close to homeFour Colorado Front Range park and open space agencies are seeing inst...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

In Response to the Golden Giddyup Cancellation

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In response to concerns about the Golden Giddyup. The organizers of the Golden Giddyup mountain bike event recently published a statement on their website and social media pages stating, “The Golden Giddyup is Over.”

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Protect Yourself and Others When Going Outdoors

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(JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO) – These are stressful times and getting outdoors for exercise and peace of mind is how many Coloradoans cope. When people are stressed, anxious, and socially isolated – as we are right now due to the COVID-...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

UPDATE: South Table Mountain Park Plan & 2020 Actions presentation & Fact Sheet live

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UPDATE: The South Table Mountain Park Plan & 2020 Actions Community Meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 was canceled due to increasing concerns regarding COVID-19. In keeping with the health and safety concerns of our staff and the c...

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CANCELED: Community Meeting About Proposed Heritage Square Exchange

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CANCELED: Heritage Square Exchange Community Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 19 canceled due to escalating concerns over COVID-19.Due to escalating concerns over COVID-19 and to prioritize the health and safety of our employees and community, we ha...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Flying J Ranch Park Forestry Restoration, Pile Burn Notice for Spring

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As part of the on-going forest restoration and wildfire mitigation work at Flying J Ranch Park, Jeffco Open Space will be conducting slash pile burns for a three-day period between March...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

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: November 14, 2019

Dino Ridge Master Plan Community Open House

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Thank you to all who attended the open house on December 11, 2019.  Proposed future projects include a new Visitor Center, educational signage, track protection, and roadway improvements.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

2020 Small Research Grant Applications Now Open

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2020 Small Research Grant Applications Now Open

Jeffco Open Space offers Small Research Grants to individuals or groups to conduct applied studies on Jeffco Open Space lands. The goal of this program is to fund research that will inform the management of n...

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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: September 18, 2020

Notice: Second Extension of JCPH Order 20-007

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Jefferson County Public Health has extended Public Health Order 20-007, which requires approval of large event plans, until midnight on October 20, 2020 (or until it is extended, amended or rescinded). The full order is available on our Local Public Healt...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

JCPH Executive Director Dr. Mark B. Johnson to Retire After More than 30 Years of Service

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Johnson to Continue Leadership Role as President of the Colorado Medical Society

Jefferson County Public Health’s (JCPH) Executive Director, Mark B. Johnson, MD, MPH, will retire from the department on October 2, 2020, after more than 30 years of...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

JCPH Announces New Office of Pandemic Response

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) announced today the official launch of a new team, the Office of Pandemic Response (OPR), as part of the county’s long-term COVID-19 response and recovery strategy. The OPR’s main purpose will be t...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

JCPH files lawsuit against Bandimere Speedway following Sept. 1 event

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today, September 3, 2020, filed a lawsuit against Bandimere Speedway for their blatant violation of public health orders. JCPH notified Bandimere Speedway in advance of their “Stop the COVID Chaos”...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

JCPH offers tips to celebrate Labor Day safely and limit COVID-19 spread as we head into fall season

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Labor Day is the last holiday of the summer and for many, the last chance to get outside and celebrate with loved ones. While we continue to see the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in our lives, it’s importan...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Jeffco's Variance: What’s at Risk, How the County is Responding and What You Can Do

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As we’ve shared with our residents, Jefferson County is seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. Since the county’s variance was approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), we’ve gone from ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Statement on Bandimere Speedway Event Cancellations

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has heard frustration from community members, expressed through emails, social media and in the media, that events scheduled to take place at Bandimere Speedway have been cancelled due to the restrictions in place aro...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Jeffco Taking Steps to Reduce COVID-19 Case Increase with Goal of Avoiding Business Closures

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Despite several public health orders over the last few weeks and concerted efforts, Jefferson County has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases – from 388 cases (probable and confirmed) during the weeks of June 27...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-008 Requiring Mask-Wearing Outdoors

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), at the direction of the Jefferson County Board of Health, today issued a new Public Health Order 20-008 (PHO 20-008) that requires everyone in Jeffco ages 11 and older to wear a ma...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Jefferson County Public Health Releases 2019 Annual Report

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At Jefferson County Public Health, we have spent 2020 largely in response to COVID-19. As we act to protect the public from the greatest public health threat of our time, it’s clear that while public health has always been here, the importance o...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Statement on Court’s Decision Regarding Bandimere Speedway

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) thanks the Court for its time in hearing this case. Judge Russell determined that the case between JCPH and Bandimere Speedway is moot due to JCPH’s Public Health Order 20-007 (PHO 20-007), which is currentl...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-007 Requiring Approval of Large Event Plans

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today issued Public Health Order 20-007, which requires venues hosting large events to provide a plan outlining...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

JCPH Adopts State Executive Order Requiring Use of Face Coverings in Indoor Public Spaces

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On July 14, 2020, JCPH issued Emergency Public Health Order 20-005 ordering all individuals in Jefferson County to wear face coverings with certain limited exceptions, in an effort to protect and preserve the public health. Shortly after JCPH Order 20-005...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

JCPH Issues Emergency Public Health Order Requiring All Jeffco Residents to Wear Face Coverings

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today issued an Emergency Public Health Order effective July 14 at 5 p.m. that requires Jefferson County residents and visitors to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in public ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2020

Squirrel with Plague Found in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County, Colo. — On Saturday, July 11, 2020, a squirrel found in the Town of Morrison tested positive for bubonic plague. The squirrel is the first case of plague in the county this year. Plague is an infectious disease caused by the ba...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

JCPH Statement on Bandimere Speedway’s Fourth of July Events

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Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has been closely monitoring the situation at Bandimere Speedway, and we are disappointed in the organization’s ability to limit and manage the crowd size, implement social distancing requirements and adhere ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

JCPH Provides Tips for Enjoying the Fourth of July Holiday with COVID-19 in Our Lives

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Jefferson County, Colo. – As we head into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, we know residents are eager and excited to celebrate with friends and loved ones. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) offers ideas for ways to show your red, white a...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Jefferson County Public Health Executive Director Awarded "Distinguished Service Award"

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Jefferson County, Colo. – Dr. Mark B. Johnson, Executive Director of Jefferson County Public Health, was presented with the American College of Preventive Medicine’s Distinguished Service Award at their annual meeting on June 26, 2020....

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Children Still Need their Check-ups and Vaccinations

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Jefferson County, Colo. — While our community works to slow the spread of COVID-19, many families have been hesitant to seek check-ups and vaccinations for their children. But it’s more important than ever to get preventive ca...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Jefferson County Board of Health, JCPH Declare Systemic & Structural Racism a Public Health Crisis

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Jefferson County, Colo. – The Jefferson County Board of Health, in tandem with Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) passed a resolution declaring systemic and structural racism a public health crisis during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

JCPH Urges Residents to Continue to Take Steps to Prevent COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — As cases of COVID-19 begin to decline in Jefferson County, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) reminds residents we must all continue to take important steps to sustain this momentum. This is especially impor...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Public Health Reminds Residents and Visitors to Take Steps to Prevent Animal-Borne Disease

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Summer is almost here and wildlife is out and about. With the warmer temperatures and sunshine, people are likely to be spending more time outside and may even spot some wildlife. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) reminds residents to be aware of anim...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

JCPH Aligns with Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today published an amended public health order, Safer-at-Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors. The order addresses several new topics, including youth and adult league sports, playgrounds, s...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Jefferson County Restaurants Can Open with Strict Precautions Beginning May 27

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The State of Colorado announced that additional Colorado businesses can begin to reopen with strict precautions to protect public health and safety. According to an extended Safer-at-Home Executive Order, resta...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Jeffco Sees First Rabies Case of 2020

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Jefferson County, Colo. – A bat found on May 20, 2020 in Littleton near the intersection of C-470 and South Platte Canyon Road just north of Chatfield State Park has tested positive for rabies. This is the first rabid animal to be found in Jeffe...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

JCPH Reflects on Efforts During First Three Months of COVID-19 Response

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Jefferson County, Colo. — The COVID-19 pandemic has required change for everyone. For many, this has meant making changes in how they work, interact with others and experience the world, all in an effort to keep one another healthy. At Jefferson...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Jefferson County to Move to “Safer-at-Home” Level Beginning May 9

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Along with other counties in the Denver Metro region, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will allow the county’s extension of the Stay-at-Home order to expire at midnight on May 8. This means that ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order 20-003

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Jefferson County Public Health issued Public Health Order 20-003, which limits P-12 school access and prohibits P-12 sports activities in Jefferson County. Specifically, public and private schools and school districts in Jefferson County may not use schoo...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

JCPH Permits the Limited Recommencement of Voluntary or Elective Surgeries and Procedures

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Statement: JCPH Aligns with New State Executive Order, Permits the Limited Recommencement of Voluntary or Elective Surgeries and Procedures 

On April 26, 2020, the State of Colorado issued Executive Order D 2020 045, permitting the limited recomme...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

JCPH Extends Stay-at-Home Order through May 8

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has issued a public health order extending the state’s Stay-at-Home order in Jefferson County through May 8, 2020, with a key revision to support non-Critical businesses. ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

JCPH Working with Regional Partners on Strategies For Slowly Opening Communities

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Earlier this week, Governor Polis announced a path forward to continue to help protect our community from COVID-19 while slowly reopening our economy. The statewide Stay-at-Home order is set to expire on April 26. We ar...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

JCPH Announces 2019 Public Health Champions, Underlines Importance of Participation in Public Health

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Jefferson County, Colo. — In the midst of the greatest public health challenge facing our nation in decades, it’s easy to lose sight of the victories that happen in our community every day. But now, more than ever, it’s impor...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Metro Denver Public Health Departments Rescind Stay at Home Public Health Orders; Adopt State Order

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Boulder County Public Health, Jefferson County Public Health and Tri-County Health Department applaud Gov. Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for issuing a Stay at Home Public Health Order effective Mar. 26 to protect the h...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statement: First Jefferson County Resident dies from COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, Jefferson County Public Health received notification of the first death from COVID-19 in the county. The first death was an individual in their 60s with known health complications.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Three Metro Denver Public Health Departments Issue Stay-At-Home Orders to Stop Spread of COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Three public health departments serving more than 2 million residents across the Metro Denver region joined together to issue Stay-At-Home Public Health Orders in their counties today, effective March 26 at 8:00 a.m. un...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

JCPH Issues Public Health Order Closing Restaurants and More at the Local Level

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) today issued a public health order to close all dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as all theaters, gyms and county buildings in Jefferson County, Colorado. T...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Directs a Closure of County Offices

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As the COVID-19, or Coronavirus, becomes more widespread, the Board of County Commissioners has directed the closure of all county offices to the public, effective today, March 16, with the exception of the courts and those services related to law enforce...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County Increase to Total of Six

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Jefferson County, Colo. — We have been notified that another two Jefferson County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The first individual is in their 30s, and the second individual is in their 60s. The investigation on both ca...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Additional Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — We have been notified that another Jefferson County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is in their 50s, and was exposed to the virus during international travel. This brings the total pre...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Two Additional Jefferson County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Two passengers aboard a cruise, who are Jefferson County residents, have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals are a male and female, both in their 70s. They were exposed to the virus during internation...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

First Jefferson County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has been notified that the State Laboratory at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-1...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Statement: First Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Colorado

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Today the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reported that the state laboratory had a presumptive positive test result for COVID-19.

The case presented itself in a male in his 30s, who had contact with a known case of COV...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

JCPH Offers Free Well Water Testing during Groundwater Awareness Week

Groundwater Awareness Week 2020

Jefferson County, Colo. — Do you know where your water comes from before it leaves the water, showerhead or hose? There’s a good chance that it comes from the ground beneath your feet. One-third of the water supply for all U.S. municip...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Notice: JCPH Executive Director Recruitment

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Jefferson County Public Health is holding Second-Round Interviews for its Executive Director on February 28, 2020. The interviews will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Hearing Room One, at 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80439. The finalists for the Executi...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Jeffco Teens Travel to Washington D.C. to Create Change around Important Issues

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Jefferson County, Colo. — No one can explain what it’s like to be a high schooler in 2020 like teens themselves. That’s why a group of young people from Jefferson County visited Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. today,...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Health Is for All People: JCPH Opposes Federal Public Charge Rule

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The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled to lift the nationwide, court-ordered block of the Public Charge Rule. This move will allow the Rule to take effect, though it is not the final word in the case. Other lawsuits challenging Public Charge are making th...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Test Your Home for Radon this January

National Radon Action Month

Jefferson County, Colo. — January is National Radon Action Month, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging residents to protect themselves and loved ones from dangerous radon gas by testing their homes. To help, JCPH is offering f...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Jefferson County Board of Health welcomes new member

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is proud to welcome lifelong Coloradan and current Wheat Ridge resident Cheri Jahn to the Jefferson County Board of Health, the governing body for public health decisions a...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Local Public Health Agencies Launch Campaign Challenging Parents to Keep Measles Out of Colorado

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A new campaign aimed at protecting young children against measles launched this week. The goal of the campaign, Keep Measles Out, is to get more kindergarteners vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). This effort is a partnership between Den...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

JCPH workforce gets vaccinated against the flu, encourages public to do the same

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Jefferson County, Colo. — Flu season is here, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging everyone to get their annual flu vaccine as soon as possible. But the organization isn’t just telling community members to ...

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Public Health - News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Three counties work together to address suicide rates, find solutions

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In Jefferson County, suicide is the seventh leading cause of death, with rates higher than the national average. The effects of suicide ripple through generations, influencing children and grandchildren, parents and grandparents, as well as the lives of c...

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Public Health - News

News Flash

Posted on: September 8, 2020

Lane Closure on W. 50th Avenue Delayed for Weather

After 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9, the westbound lane of 50th Avenue will be closed to traffic from the driveways of Fairmount Elementary and Cornerstone Montessori School to McIntyre Street. This closure is weather dependent.

After the westbound l...

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Additional Info... Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Full Road Closure of Grey Fox Drive

A full Road Closure of Grey Fox Drive will be closed to traffic from County Highway 73 to 9062 Grey Fox Drive on September 14th through November 30, 2020.

At the intersection of County Highway 73 and Grey Fox Drive, Road and Bridge will be conducting a cul...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Partial Road Closure of HWY 73 from HWY 74 to Buffalo Park Rd

A partial Road Closure of HWY 73 from HWY 74 to Buffalo Park Rd is scheduled on September 13th and September 14th, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 4:00 am.

The Road and Bridge Division will be milling and patching on HWY 73 between the light at HWY 74 to Buffalo Par...

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Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Lane Closure on W. 50th Avenue Delayed to September 8

Beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, the westbound lane of 50th Avenue will be closed to traffic from the driveways of Fairmount Elementary and Cornerstone Montessori School to McIntyre Street. On the morning of September 8, student drop-off a...

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Additional Info... Road Closures & Construction
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Lane Closure on W. 50th Avenue Beginning September 1

Beginning Tuesday, September 1, the westbound lane of 50th Avenue will be closed to traffic from the driveways of Fairmount Elementary and Cornerstone Montessori School to McIntyre Street. Both schools and the residential areas can be accessed from the we...

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Additional Info... Road Closures & Construction

News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Online Security for Kids

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Kids' lives are online more than ever, from socializing with friends and interacting with family to online learning and education.

As parents we want to make sure our kids are online in a safe and secure manner. However, this is hard as many of us never grew up in such an online environment. This article covers key steps you can take to help kids make the most of online technology sa...

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Secure Jeffco News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Protecting Sensitive Information

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In this article, we share our Top 5 recommendations to help you protect your sensitive information.
Please note #4 - The Sheriff's Office is hosting a Shred-A-Thon on October 3, 2020.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  Cybersecurity Awareness Month was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance & the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in October 2004.  It was created as a collaborative ef...

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Secure Jeffco News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

COVID Relief Phishing Emails Spoof SBA

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Emails that appear to be from the Small Business Administration are being sent to business owners, CEOs and CFOs, enticing them to download malware and hand over personal banking information

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 relief webpage via phishing emails. These emails include a malicious link t...

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Secure Jeffco News

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2020

JCSO Conducting Homicide Investigation

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Jefferson County, CO. – At 9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 3600 block of S. Sheridan Blvd in Lakewood. The male victim, Joe Trujillo, 51, was shot whil...

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Sheriff - News
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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Sheriff - News

News Flash

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Xcel Energy to Fly Drones in Jefferson County from July through September 2020

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As part of its Wildfire Mitigation Program, Xcel Energy contract crews will perform inspections using an unmanned aerial system (UAS / drone) in Jefferson County from July through September 2020. The drones will fly above Xcel Energy poles, lines, and wir...

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Transportation News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Denver Water Conduit #16 Easley Road Closure

Easley Road will be closed between W. 60th Avenue and W. 54th Avenue from June 8 until June 12. Denver Water Conduit #16 will cross Easley Road.

For more information, please visit the Denver Water North System Renewal web page.

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Transportation News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

C-470 Express Lanes Project: Veteran's Day Weekend Lane Closures

The following lane closures are planned during the Veteran's Day Weekend to complete sign installation and striping.

  • November 9, 2019: Eastbound C-470, Full Closure from Wadsworth Boulevard to Santa Fe Drive to complete permanent striping operations
  • Novembe...
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Transportation News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Chatfield Avenue / Platte Canyon Road Gas Line Repair Project

On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Xcel Energy crews will tie-in a new section of 20-inch gas line to the existing line on Chatfield Avenue west of Platte Canyon Road.  One lane of traffic will remain open - however, drivers should expect delays. &...

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Transportation News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Chatfield Avenue / Platte Canyon Road Gas Line Repair Project

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Xcel Energy crews plan to tie-in a new section of 20-inch gas line to the existing line on Chatfield Avenue west of Platte Canyon Road.  One lane of traffic will remain open - however, drivers should expect delays....

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Transportation News
Posted on: October 14, 2019

City of Westminster W. 88th Avenue Sewer Repair Project

The City of Westminster’s contractor will repair a sewer on W. 88th Avenue near Sheridan Boulevard.  Eastbound W. 88th Avenue will be closed to traffic between Eaton Street and Sheridan Boulevard from October 21 through November 4 to complete thi...

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Transportation News