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Adams and Broomfield Criminal Justice Leaders to Host Warrant Clearance Event on May 19th

May 10, 2023

Brighton, CO —Criminal Justice Leaders in Adams and Broomfield Counties are announcing "A Fresh Start--Clear Your Active Warrant" will occur on Friday, May 19, 2023. The warrant clearance event is a partnership between the District Attorney's Office, the Court, the Public Defender's Office, the Adams County Sheriff's Office, and the Broomfield Police Department. 

Eligible individuals will be able to clear active warrants in-person in Adams and Broomfield Counties and virtually on May 19, 2023, from 8:30am-3:00pm. 

Those with the following charges will be considered: 
  • Low-Level Non-Violent Misdemeanor and Traffic Offenses
  • Probation Violation Warrants Not Listed Below
  • Class 5 and 6 Non-Violent Felonies
The following charges will NOT be eligible for warrant clearance: 
  • No Victims' Rights Amendment Cases or Domestic Violence
  • No Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender
  • No Sex Offenses
  • No Class 1, 2, 3, or 4 Felonies
  • No Out of County Warrants
Those who are interested should email the Office of the Public Defender to determine if they are eligible, warrantforgiveness.brighton@coloradodefenders.us
A Fresh Start, Clear Your Active Warrant

Friday, May 19, 2023, 8:30am-3:00pm
Closed For Lunch: 12:00pm-1:00pm

1100 Judicial Center Drive, Brighton, CO, 80601
17 Descombes Drive, Broomfield, CO, 80020
(More information to be posted on Fresh Start--Adams and Fresh Start--Broomfield)​​​​​​

Anyone With an Eligible Charge Listed Above

As an added bonus, DMV2GO will be on hand to assist with services they provide such as Colorado Drivers Licenses or ID cards, renewals, transfers, motor vehicle records, reinstatements, and more. 

Participating municipal courts include Broomfield, Northglenn, Federal Heights, Brighton, and Commerce City. For the latest information on the event, please check out A Fresh Start online, Fresh Start--Adams and Fresh Start--Broomfield


"I'm proud to see the individual arms of the criminal justice system join together to create this Fresh Start for individuals in Adams and Broomfield Counties. I am urging people who qualify to come see us on the 19th, in Adams, in Broomfield, and online to clear their active warrants. Do not fear the system, take hold of this opportunity, and give yourself a chance at a Fresh Start."

--District Attorney Brian Mason

"The Fresh Start initiative has provided a positive way for individuals to be in charge of their own outcome and re-engage in the criminal justice system without the need of being arrested. This is a great opportunity for people to clear active warrants they may have without impacting their personal or professional life."

--Adams County Sheriff Gene Claps

"We are so excited for this opportunity for our clients to come in and get their warrants cleared so that they don't have to be scared of looking for work, or driving, or existing! We are very happy to help our clients clear up these warrants so that they can move on and not have to live in fear. We are thankful to the Court, the District Attorney, and the Sheriff for their cooperation and their agreement to help our clients in this endeavor."

--Supervising Deputy Public Defender Emily Fleischmann

"The City and County of Broomfield is excited to assist our judicial partners in setting aside non-violent warrants."

Broomfield Police Chief Enea Hempelmann
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