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

Georgetown Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Sentencing Hearing Set for July 11th

May 19, 2016 • Press Releases

GEORGETOWN, COLORADO – Dean M. Hennessy, 51, of Georgetown pled guilty yesterday to Attempted 2nd Degree Murder for an assault with a knife on a patron at Mother’s Saloon occurring in Georgetown on June 28, 2015. Hennessy was a patron who inexplicably attacked another customer by stabbing him in the neck. He was quickly apprehended […]

Arrest Made in Leadville Homicide

May 9, 2016 • Press Releases

(May 7, 2016-CBI-Lakewood, CO)–The alleged suspect wanted in the first degree murder of Jordan Robert Gausman, age 31, of Leadville, on May 2nd at the Silver Dollar Saloon, – surrendered at the Conejos County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, May 7, 2016. A warrant for the arrest of Matthew James Haley (DOB: 10/17/1986) was issued on […]

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