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

Boyfriend Attempts Murder by Pouring Gasoline and Igniting Girlfriend

June 21, 2016 • Press Releases

GEORGETOWN, COLORADO – John Vasquez, 32, of Arvada was advised on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, First Degree Assault, both class three felonies, and Violation of a Protection Order, a class one misdemeanor, in Clear Creek County Court on Monday, June 20, 2016, upon an accusation that he poured gasoline on his […]

Parents Plead Guilty to Child Abuse in Death of Four-Month Old Daughter,

June 20, 2016 • Press Releases

EAGLE, COLORADO – Patrick Williams, 32, and Lossie Thomas, 25, of Avon, have pleaded guilty to criminal charges in connection with the death of their four month old infant Paris Bell Williams, on June 8th, 2015, at the home they shared in Avon. Yesterday, before Judge Paul Dunkelman in Eagle County District Court, Thomas was […]

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