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

Tyrus Vanmatre Convicted of 2nd Degree Attempted Murder, 1st Degree Kidnapping and 1st Degree Assault in 2014 Sword Attack Breckenridge

September 4, 2015 • Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 Jury Deliberated Until After 11 pm on Thursday Night BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO – Late Thursday Tyrus Vanmatre, age 21, of Denver was convicted of Second Degree Attempted Murder, First Degree Kidnapping, First Degree Assault, Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping, Conspiracy to Commit Assault, Menacing and Reckless Endangerment for a […]

Patrick Irwin Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for First Degree Burglary, Second Degree Assault and Trespassing for 2013 Attack on Former Girlfriend

September 2, 2015 • Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Contact: PIO, Tom Kelly / (303) 990.7176 Jury Convicted Patrick Irwin on All Charges in June LEADVILLE, COLORADO – On Monday Patrick Irwin of Leadville was sentenced to twenty four years in prison for First Degree Burglary, Second Degree Assault and Criminal Trespass for an October 22, […]

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