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17th Judicial District Attorney's Office Files Attempted Murder Charge Against Robert Trujillo

August 23, 2023

Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of an Attempted Murder charge against Robert Trujillo, 49, related to his alleged actions when Brighton Police Officers attempted to contact him on a felony warrant near North 19th Avenue and Overland Drive on August 16, 2023. A Brighton Police Officer was injured as a result of the incident. 

Trujillo is charged with:  
  • 2nd-Degree Attempted Murder (F3)
  • 1st-Degree Assault (F3)
  • Vehicular Eluding (F4)
  • 2nd-Degree Assault (F4)
  • Criminal Mischief (F5)
Case number 2023CR002544 was filed in Adams County District Court. Trujillo's next court appearance is on August 25, 2023, at 8:30am. 

The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo RPC 3.6.
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District Attorney Mason assumed the oath of office on January 12, 2021. The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office endeavors to seek justice on behalf of the citizens of Adams and Broomfield counties in felony and misdemeanor cases. DA Mason and his staff are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system to better serve the citizens of the 17th Judicial District.

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