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Courts/Crime

  • Adams County DA charges two with murder

    Two Limon men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of Steven Kent just west of Brighton city limits on Thursday, Dec. 15.

    Ronnie Williams, 35, and Corey Taylor Carroll, 25, were charged on Dec. 20 by the Adams County District Attorney's Office. Kent, 55, was shot at his home at 16400 Tucson St., where he lived with his mother, according to a press statement from the district attorney's office.

  • Inmate turns himself in

    An Adams County inmate  on a work crew at Elmwood Cemetery walked away from custody on Tuesday, Dec. 13. 

    Joshua Dean Seme, 39, turned himself back in to authorities later, said Jim Morgen, an Adams County spokesman, without giving details. He will face escape charges for leaving the work crew, Morgen said.

  • Police make arrest in apartment assault case

    Brighton police made an arrest in connection with an assault near Sterling Park Apartments that happened Monday, Dec. 5.

    Police arrested the woman's ex-husband, 51-year-old Anthony Douglas Dyson. He could face a charge of criminal attempted first-degree murder, depending on what the Adams County District Attorney's Office decides.

  • Search is on for man who stole police equipment

    A man in a brown Ford-150 pickup truck appears to have stolen a shotgun, a tactical vest and possibly part of a police uniform from a marked police car, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

    A picture from the Adams County Sheriff's Office shows a man in a camouflage vest and a black knit cap holding a gun next to a truck. The truck's back window appears to have "Kosko Racing" written on it. There's a bright-yellow toolbox in the flatbed. 

  • No arrest made in knife incident

    Brighton police contacted a woman with a large knife at 10th Avenue and Egbert Street around noon, Monday, Nov. 28, according to spokesman John Bradley.

    A passerby reported a female standing near the location with a large knife. Motorists were diverted around numerous police cars at the scene during the lunch hour.

    Bradley said no one was threatened in the incident and no arrest was made.

  • Police have no suspects in bank robbery

    Brighton police have no suspects in an armed robbery that happened Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Valley Bank & Trust at Fourth Avenue and Bridge Street.

  • Woman stabbed in Brighton fight

    Two women were taken to the hospital with injuries after a fight early Monday, Nov. 14, at 94 S. Mille Ave., according to the Brighton Police Department

    A 36-year-old Brighton woman was stabbed in the altercation, the Brighton Police Department said in a statement. She is expected to survive her injuries.

    Neither the victim's nor the attacker’s identity has been released, other than that both are from Brighton, police said. No charges have been filed.

  • Two in Commerce City sustain apparent stab wounds

    Two people with apparent stab wounds were taken to area hospitals from Holly Park apartments in Commerce City around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13.

    The injuries did not appear life-threatening, Commerce City Police Department officials said in a press statement. The altercation in the 5500 block of East 60th Avenue may have been related to domestic violence, police said. The two people were found leaving leaving the scene in different directions, police said.

  • Charges filed in Brighton stabbing

    MetroWest Report

    The suspect in a fatal stabbing at the Eastgate Mobile Home Park earlier this week made his first court appearance Nov. 4.

    Jason Lee Trevino, 24, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Antonio Torres. Trevino's next court appearance is for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m., Dec. 16.

  • Truck driver convicted in Commerce City shooting

    A jury has convicted a truck driver of attempted second-degree murder in a shooting at Sapp Brothers truck stop in Commerce City in October 2015.

    Byron Wayne Linton, 65, of Grand Junction, also was convicted of first-degree assault in the shooting of Keith Williams 24, of Denver, according to a press statement from the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s office.