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

Idaho Springs Woman Dies–Update: Death Ruled By Natural Causes

October 9, 2017 • Press Releases

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, COLORADO – On October 8, 2017, at approximately 10:00 AM Clear Creek EMS and Idaho Springs PD responded to 3201 Riverside Drive, Idaho Springs, known as the “Big Horn Apartments”, to a call of an unresponsive female. It was determined that the female, Christina Santana Mendez, a 28 year old resident, had […]

Summit Stalker of Pregnant Woman Sentenced to Prison

September 9, 2017 • Press Releases

BRECKENRIDGE, CO – Justin King, 26, was sentenced Sept. 7 to nine years in the Colorado Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to Felony Stalking of a Summit County woman after a protection order had issued, prohibiting him from contacting her. Defendant King had also violated a November 2015 deferred sentence for Stalking, which weighed […]

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