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

Last of Four Defendants in 2015 Gypsum Shooting of Good Samaritan Sentenced to Two Years

August 7, 2017 • Press Releases

EAGLE, COLORADO – Mateo Serna-Gutierrez, 24, was sentenced today for his participation in the 2015 armed robbery in Gypsum which resulted in a Good Samaritan being shot three times. Serna-Gutierrez pled guilty on January 23rd of this year to a misdemeanor count of Aiding Escape (M1). He then failed to appear at the sentencing for […]

Murderer is Sentenced to 36 Years in Unprovoked Leadville Bar Stabbing

June 29, 2017 • Press Releases

Leadville, Colo. – Matthew James Haley, 30, was sentenced today for the 2nd Degree Murder of Jordan Gausman, 31, in a fatal stabbing outside the Silver Dollar Saloon in Leadville on May 2, 2016. The Honorable Judge Mark Thompson sentenced Defendant Haley to 36 years in the Department of Corrections, after his guilty plea to […]

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