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

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 […]

Former Eagle County Government Employee Arrested for Embezzling $124,239

December 12, 2014 • Press Releases

Eagle, Colorado: Brenda Wright, age 55, of Gypsum was arrested today on a court-issued warrant alleging her embezzlement of $124,239 in public money from the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, where she worked until termination on August 6, 2014. The arrest comes after an investigation traced missing county funds back to her. The fraud […]

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