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.

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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

Lakewood Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder in Leadville

April 25, 2017 • Press Releases

LEADVILLE, COLO. – Matthew James Haley, 30, pleaded guilty today to 2nd Degree Murder of Jordan Gausman, 31, for a fatal stabbing outside the Silver Dollar Saloon in Leadville on May 2, 2016. A sentencing hearing has been set for June 28, 2017 at 8:30 A.M., in the District Court of Lake County before the […]

Defendant Sentenced to Prison for 2015 Knife Slashing

April 24, 2017 • Press Releases

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO – Dylan Michael Haas, 23, was sentenced today to 3 years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Feb. 27, 2017, to three counts including: Felony Menacing with a Real Weapon (Class 5 Felony), Trespassing (Class 5 Felony), and Weapons Possession with a Previous Juvenile Offense (Class 5 Felony), and a separate […]

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