Category: Cases

As part of our commitment to transparency, the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office issues press releases and updates for our community.

Glenn Braden Charged in String of Jeffco Park Incidents

GOLDEN, Colo. (Aug. 16, 2023) – Glenn Braden of Evergreen has been charged with 15 counts related to crimes he is accused of committing in eleven separate incidents between Apr. 3, 2023, and Aug. 8, 2023. Braden is charged with confronting female hikers and committing lewd acts along trails in Flying J Ranch Park, Alderfer/Three Sisters Park, and Genesee Mountain Park in Jefferson County.

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Juan Ocegueda sentenced to 24 years in prison for the stabbing of a security guard

GOLDEN, Colo. (Jun. 30, 2023) – Juan Ocegueda was sentenced to 24 years in prison today for the stabbing of a security guard at a dental appointment last summer, in addition to other crimes. As a result of Ocegueda’s global plea last month, he faced a sentencing range of 16-24 years in the Department of Corrections. Ocegueda is now 18 years old and has four separate and distinct felony convictions.

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DA King calls on Colorado Attorney General for a pattern and practice review

GOLDEN, Colo. (Jun. 29, 2023) – District Attorney Alexis King announced today that earlier this week, she submitted a formal request to Attorney General Phil Weiser to open a pattern and practice investigation into the Edgewater Police Department (EPD). The request is in accordance with the law enforcement accountability bill passed in 2020, which authorizes the attorney general to investigate a governmental agency for engaging in a pattern or practice of misconduct that violates state or federal constitutions or laws.

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Additional charges filed against former officer Nathan Geerdes

GOLDEN, Colo. (Jun. 22, 2023) – District Attorney Alexis King announced new charges against former officer Nathan Geerdes for Attempt to Influence a Public Servant (F4) and Forgery (F5) related to false information he provided to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Arvada Police Department, RTD Transit Police Department, Dacono Police Department, and the Black Hawk Police Department.

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