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Courts/Crime

  • Crime report June 12

    Reports reflect calls to the Brighton Police Department from June 3 to 10. The reports do not indicate whether arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    June 10

    Destroying private property – 1300 block of Myrtle Street

    Driving with a revoked license – 14800 block of U.S. Highway 85 southbound

  • Crime blotter June 5

    Reports reflect calls to the Brighton Police Department from May 28 to June 3.  The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    June 3

    Forgery of money, stamps, securities – 300 block of East Bromley Lane

    Graffiti – 800 block of East Egbert Street

  • Jury finds Bachicha guilty of murder

    A jury has found Che Jason Bachicha, 29, guilty of second-degree murder after his cellmate was found beaten to death in the Adams County Jail last year, the district attorney’s office said in a press statement.

    A deputy found Kyle Yemans, 26, unconscious on the floor in a pool of blood on Feb. 8, 2017, with Bachicha sitting on the floor next to him in the maximum-securitiy cell. Yoemans died from blunt force trauma to his head and strangulation, according to an autopsy.

  • Jury finds cellmate guilty of murder

    A jury has found Che Jason Bachicha, 29, guilty of second-degree murder after his cellmate was found beaten to death in the Adams County Jail last year, the district attorney’s office said in a press statement.

    A deputy found Kyle Yemans, 26, unconscious on the floor in a pool of blood on Feb. 8, 2017, with Bachicha sitting on the floor next to him in the maximum-securitiy cell. Yoemans died from blunt force trauma to his head and strangulation, according to an autopsy.

  • Brighton man draws long sentence in human trafficking case

    A Brighton man drew a 24-year prison sentence for human trafficking of minors and soliciting child prostitutes by using Facebook to contact and solicit females for sex.

  • Middle-school teacher faces sex assault charges

    A former Brighton middle-school teacher faces four counts of sexual assault on a child involving two students at Overland Trail Middle School at 455 N. 19th Ave.

    Rory Seeman, 33, made his first court appearance Wednesday, May 30. Seeman faces two counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust and two counts of sexual assault on a child. Both are felonies. Seeman is due back in court to set a preliminary hearing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 1.

  • Early morning pursuit ends with arrest

    Weld County sheriff's deputies arrested a Platteville man for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol in the wee hours of Tuesday, May 29, on U.S. Highway 85 near County Road 2 after another driver observed him weaving and called law enforcement.

  • Police report May 14

    Report reflects calls from May 7 to 13 to the Brighton Police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police department is listed in this report. 

     

    May 13

    Intentional bodily injury – 4200 block of East Bromley Lane

    Found property – 700 block of West Southern Street

  • Police report May 9

    Report reflects calls from April 28 to May 6 to the Brighton Police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police department is listed in this report. 

     

    May 6

    Shoplifting – 000 West Bromley Lane

    Theft of less than $2000 - parts from vehicle – 5200 block of Royal Pine Street

  • Police report May 2

    Reports reflect calls to the Brighton Police Department from April 22 to April 29. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    April 29

    Drunk driving – 2600 block of East Bromley Lane

    Domestic violence – 000 block of West Bridge Street

    Motor vehicle theft – 200 block of Balsam Avenue