17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Andrew Reineke
Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Andrew Reineke, 27, for a homicide and a subsequent shooting at Commerce City Police Officers on August 3, 2021. Reineke’s charges include:
Murder in the First Degree (F1)
Attempted Murder in the First Degree (F2) (2)
Assault in the First Degree (F3) (4)
Menacing (F5) (3)
Crime of Violence (SE)
Case number 2021CR002553 was filed in Adams County District Court and was assigned to Division G. Reineke’s next scheduled court appearance is October 15, 2021, at 9:00am.
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.