17th Judicial DA

17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Jeremy Rocha

Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Jeremy Rocha, 20. Rocha is charged with First-Degree Murder and various other charges related to the fatal shooting of a driver on I-70 in Aurora on June 18, 2022.  

Rocha's charges include:
  • First-Degree Murder (2)
  • Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder in the First Degree (4)
  • Sentence Enhancer: Crime of Violence
Case number 2022CR001922 was filed in Adams County District Court. Rocha's next court appearance will be on July 27, 2022, 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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