• Crime report April 17

    Reports reflect calls from April 1 to April 11 to the Commerce City Police Department. The reports do not indicate whether or not arrests were made. Not every call made to the police is listed in this report.


    April 10 

    Aggravated felony menacing with a gun – 7050 Colorado Highway 2

    Theft – 6454 E. 72nd Place

  • Police report April 3

     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 in this report.


    April 1

    Graffiti, near Fifth Avenue and Denver Street

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

  • 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 a little less than a year ago on felony drug charges.

  • Henderson man allegedly assaulted officer

    Police took a Henderson resident into custody on charges of first degree assault on a police officer Friday, March 2, in the 11200 block of River Run Parkway.

    Rueben Alba, 45, allegedy fired one shot and barricaded himself in his home when Commerce City police asked him to come out, according to a press release. Officials placed the nearby J.W. Thimmig Elementary School, 11453 Oswego St., on a “lockout” in the middle of the day and sent out a reverse 911 call to residents asking that they stay inside their homes.

  • Lopez charged with first-degree murder

    Officials have charged Joseph Michael Lopez, 22, with felony first-degree murder after deliberation in connection with the death of Natalie Bollinger, a 19-year-old from Broomfield.

    Bollinger was reported missing on Dec. 28. Her body was found in the 11600 block of Riverdale Road in Adams County the following day. The coroner determined she died of a single gunshot to her head.

  • Sheriff's deputy shooting suspect appears in court

    The 22-year-old man accused of murdering an Adams County sheriff's deputy made his first court appearance Jan. 26.

    Dreion Martise Dearing is due back in Adams County District Court at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, for the filing of formal charges.

  • Officer-involved shooting leaves man dead

    An Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed a man at Pinetree Village Apartments Tuesday, Jan. 16.

    Neither the man’s name, nor the sheriff’s deputy’s name, was immediately released.

    The deputy used his Taser and eventually fired his weapon at the man, who was in the hallway at the apartments at 7520 Broadway, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

  • Man draws 45-year sentence for local murder

    BRIGHTON – Forty-five years.

    That's the prison sentence for DeShawn Anthony Benain, 24. He murdered 21-year-old Sydney Lynn Lewis in Commerce City almost a year ago.

  • Police arrest suspects at Garden Lane address

    Police arrested four people and put schools on lockdown Monday, Dec. 11, after a shoplifting incident in the early morning near 72nd Avenue and Colorado Highway 2.

  • Denver deputy faces felony menacing charge

    MetroWest staff

    A Denver deputy sheriff faces a charge of felony menacing in connection with a Thursday, Nov. 9, incident in Commerce City.

    Dave Young, the district attorney for the 17th Judicial District, filed the charges last week. Authorities say Bret Martin Carbone, 46, pointed a gun at a process server who came to the deputy’s home.

    Authorities did not release details about why the server went to Carbone’s home or how the felony menacing charge might affect his employment.