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Mitch Morrissey

An image from the hit-and run involving Dr. Franck Belibi in 2011 that killed Gregory Havers (credit: CBS)

Hit & Runs Surge: Drivers Explain Why They Ran

Deadly hit-and-run crashes have risen dramatically in Denver over the past three years. In 2010, five people were killed in hit-and-run crashes. By 2012, that number more than doubled to 13 deaths.

05/07/2013

The suspects' pickup truck (credit: CBS)

Denver DA Rules Police Shooting Justified

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey says Denver police were justified when they fatally shot a man who fired at them during a January chase through northwest Denver.

04/26/2013

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Emergency Cellphone Access For Police Considered

Cellphones may be subject to warrantless review by law enforcement in times of emergency under a bill up for review in Colorado Tuesday.

04/23/2013

Matthew Andrews, left, and Felix Trujillo, right (credit: Denver Police)

Charges Filed After Man Escaped From Denver Jail

Prosecutors have formally charged a man who escaped from the downtown Denver jail, allegedly with the help of a sheriff’s deputy.

04/17/2013

A memorial sign honoring Masoud Bahramisharif near University & Evans (credit: CBS)

Emotional Day As Family, Friends Honor DU Student Killed In Hit & Run

It was an emotional day near the University of Denver campus as the Denver District Attorney gathered with friends and family to honor a man killed in a hit and run.

03/29/2013

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

Mitch Morrissey (credit: CBS)

Follow Up to Denver’s Dirty Laundry

A follow up to my previous blog entry with important new details from DA Mitch Morrissey’s office.

02/24/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

Denver’s DA Behind The Push For Expanding Criminal DNA Sampling

It’s headed for a tough fight in the Legislature, but the man behind the plan to require anyone convicted of any crime in Colorado to provide a sample of DNA says it would be a great tool for fighting crime.

02/01/2013

Charles Belcher, Gustav Eicher  and Matthew Stotz (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

3 Men Accused Of Industrial Espionage In Denver

Three men have been charged with stealing a company’s proprietary and customer information in Denver and selling it to a competitor.

01/30/2013

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