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Courts/Crime

  • Crime report April 18

     Reports reflect calls made to the Brighton Police Department from April 7 to April 15. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.

     

    April 15

    Aggravated criminal extortion – 500 block of South Eighth Avenue

  • Police report April 11

    Reports reflect calls to the Brighton  Police Department from April 2 to April 8. 

     

    April 8

    Disorderly conduct – 000 block of West Bromley Lane

    Misdemeanor disorderly conduct – 100 block of South 18th Avenue

    Criminal mischief #00 to $750 –500 block of North Sixth Avenue

     

  • Inmate escapes by mistake

    A detainee at the Adams County Jail got out by mistake early April 3, and deputies are on the lookout for him.

    Joseph Alan Yost is 53. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. 

    A press statement said Yost was inadvertently released at 1 a.m. after he posted bond on a DUI charge for an Adams County case. He still has pending charges of DUI and driving under revocation from a case in Arapahoe County.

  • Police report April 4

    Reports reflect calls 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.

     

    April 1

    Graffiti, near Fifth Avenue and Denver Street

    Display, consume or use marijuana, 12400 block of East 136th Avenue

    Motor vehicle theft, 700 block of Mockingbird Street

     

    March 31

  • Police officer cleared in January shooting

    The Adams County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue criminal charges against a police officer involved in a shooting in January in Thornton.

  • Deputies arrest Brighton man

    It took a while. But Weld County sheriff's deputies arrested a 21-year-old Brighton man March 28, almost three weeks after authorities started their search.

  • Police report March 28

     Reports reflect calls to the Brighton Police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed.

    March 25

    Consume or use marijuana, 600 block of North 16th Way

    Criminal mischief under $300, 1200 block of Myrtle Street

  • Drug search nets two arrests

    Brighton police arrested two men on drug charges early March 27.

    Police identified the pair as 35-year-old Jorge Alberto Lopez and 41-year-old Adrian Prospero-Garcia.

  • Former B-Right-On owner arrested on drug charges

    The owner of B-Right-On Sewing & Vacuum, who announced earlier this month the store’s closing after 15 years in Brighton, was arrested in May on felony drug charges.

  • Trujillo wants life sentence reconsidered for 1993 classmate shooting near Thornton

    Attorneys for Phillip Trujillo appeared Monday in Adams District Court ahead of next month’s hearing to reconsider his life sentence in prison for a 1993 murder near Thornton.

    Trujillo is seeking post-conviction relief under Colorado Rule of Criminal Procedure 35 (c), arguing that the attorneys who represented him during his post-conviction appeal were ineffective.