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

CEO Arrested a Second Time for New Criminal Conduct in Non-Profit Scheme

December 23, 2014 • Press Releases

SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO: Yesterday, former CEO of the Summit Association of Realtors Sue Frank was arrested on a no-bond warrant executed by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. Ms. Frank is suspected of embezzling over $415,000 from her former employer. The District Attorney’s Office file their request to have Ms. Frank’s initial $15,000 bond revoked when […]

Juvenile Sentenced to 10 Years of Incarceration on Premeditated Murder Patricide

December 18, 2014 • Press Releases

EAGLE, COLORADO: A fourteen year old juvenile, arrested last May for shooting and killing his father, was sentenced today to ten years: seven years as a juvenile followed by a three year adult term. The juvenile admitted committing first degree murder after deliberation, and one count of attempting to commit criminal extortion. The juvenile, age […]

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