17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files Robbery, Kidnapping, Motor Vehicle Theft Charges Against Raul Ortega
Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Raul Ortega, 51. Ortega is charged with Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft for allegedly stealing a vehicle with a toddler inside in Brighton on July 9, 2022.
Ortega's charges include:
Second-Degree Kidnapping (F4)
Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft (F5)
Child Abuse (M2)
Case number 2022CR002224 was filed in Adams County District Court. Ortega's next court appearance will be on August 9, 2022, at 2:00pm.
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.