News Flash module icon

To see older press releases, visit our archived press release page.

City of Brighton Press Releases

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton robberies

An arrest has been made in the recent string of convenience store burglaries in Brighton.  Brighton resident, Benjamin Jose Martinez, 33, was arrested on Saturday, March 4th after allegedly robbing a convenience store in Longmont. Martinez fled from the scene and was located shortly after the robbery by Broomfield Police.  

In an interview with Broomfield Police, Martinez admitted to robbing numerous convenience stores in Brighton, Thornton, Broomfield, Dacono, and Longmont.  The Brighton Police Department is continuing its investigation into the robberies and are waiting to interview Martinez.    

Martinez was booked into the Boulder County Detention Facility on charges of Aggravated robbery, felony menacing, and theft. These charges are felonies. The charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City of Brighton Press Releases

Driver charged in multi-car crash

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Student charged in threats

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Help for Homes seeking volunteers

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Spring into Garden In A Box

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Plaque to honor Brighton legend

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Eggstravaganza April 8

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Charges pending in multi-car crash

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Fatal crash under investigation

Posted on: March 6, 2017
Public flyer robbery 17-1165.jpg

Police investigating armed robbery

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Scoop your dog’s poop!

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Brighton officers investigating shooting

Posted on: February 20, 2017

Police investigating report of kidnapping

Posted on: February 20, 2017

City of Brighton tree program

Posted on: February 14, 2017

29th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Armed Robberies Under Investigation

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Flix and Kicks lineup announced

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton stabbing

Posted on: January 23, 2017
17-002 Morales, Rodney.jpg

Arrest made in Brighton shooting

Posted on: January 11, 2017

City Council adopts 2017 budget

Posted on: October 19, 2016