Serving the citizens of Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Lake Counties


Bruce Brown has served as the elected District Attorney for the Fifth Judicial District since 2013. During his tenure, Brown has been dedicated to victims’ services and a renewed focus on juvenile diversion, emphasizing principles of restorative justice and crime prevention. One of the latest innovations in prosecution services is co-sponsoring a “Life Skills” course, designed to steer youth away from criminal activity, which in 2013 was implemented in Eagle County and continues to expand.

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Mission StatementThe Office of the District will strive to always:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • To the Right People
  • At the Right Time
  • For the Right Reasons

DA5 News

Shooting in Idaho Springs Leaves One Dead

April 12, 2016 • Press Releases

GEORGETOWN, COLORADO – On Sunday evening, April 10, 2016 the Idaho Springs Police Department responded to a call for medical assistance at an apartment building located at 345 Idaho Street in Idaho Springs. The injured party suffered what appears to have been a gunshot wound to the head and died at a hospital on Monday. […]

Former Eagle County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Indicted on Charges of Embezzlement, Improper Attempt to Influence a Public Servant and Official Misconduct

Press Releases

EAGLE, COLORADO – Arthur Lee Freeman, Jr., 44, a former Deputy Sheriff with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, was the subject of an Indictment that issued Tuesday, April 5 by the 2016-2017 Fifth Judicial District Grand Jury, on charges of Embezzlement of Public Property, Improper Attempt to Influence a Public Servant, and First and Second […]

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