Katie’s Law

Eddie Simon (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Evidence Leads To Conviction In Cold Case Sex Assault From 2001

The Denver district attorney’s office says a man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman after a DNA sample taken when he was arrested on other charges more than a decade later linked him to the attack.

04/11/2014

Eddie Simon (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Links Man To Cold Case Sex Assault From 2001

Denver’s District Attorney has formally charged a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young woman in 2001.

03/21/2013

Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, gives a sample of his DNA at a news conference on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require DNA From All Misdemeanor Convicts In Colorado

Nearly all people going through Colorado’s criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.

03/05/2013

Manuel McGee (credit: Denver DA)

Suspect Pleads Guilty In Sexual Assault Cold Case

A man accused in a brutal stranger attack nearly five years ago has pleaded guilty.

02/15/2013

An arrest document from the town of Bayfield (credit: CBS)

Suspected Serial Rapist Caught Driving Politician’s Car

CBS4 has learned a man accused of being a serial rapist has ties to at least one high-profile Colorado politician and may have volunteered for the Democratic Party.

11/21/2012

CBS4's Valerie Castro talks with Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey (credit: CBS)

Denver D.A. Praises ‘Katie’s Law’ In Arrest Of Serial Rape Suspect

He got into a fight in a grocery store parking lot and now Denver police believe DNA evidence connects that man to three rapes — one involving a 13-year-old girl.

11/20/2012

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Police Credit ‘Katie’s Law’ For Alleged Serial Rapist Arrest

A man accused of a series of rapes dating back to 2008 has been formally charged.

11/19/2012

Manuel McGee (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Sample Leads To Arrest In Denver Cold Case

A DNA sample has helped lead police to their suspect in a brutal attack on a woman that happened 3 years ago.

11/03/2011

Adams County Crime Lab (credit: CBS)

DNA Samples Matched With 40 Crimes Under Colorado Law

A crime fighting tool that has raised privacy concerns has been fully implemented in Colorado. Under Colorado’s so-called Katie’s Law, DNA samples are collected from suspected felons when they’re arrested.

02/16/2011

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