Aurora Police News
The Aurora Police News Blog was created in 2016 as a new way to share news and information from the Aurora Police Department with the community we serve. It is maintained by the staff of the Media Relations Unit.

Media Relations Unit Staff:

Acting Lieutenant Faith Goodrich-Commanding Officer
Agent Matthew Longshore-Public Information Officer
Officer Elizabeth McGregor-Public Information Officer


To reach a member of the Media Relations Unit call 720.432.5095 or email [email protected]. If you are a member of the public and you have a question, request, comment or concern, email [email protected].

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DISCLAIMER: Information is subject to change as case investigations proceed. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged. All arrestees are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 


Recent Posts
On December 9, 2021, Aurora Police Officers investigated a concerning incident involving a sexual assault on a child in the 1300 block of N. Chester St.  It was alleged that a male suspect entered a residence, identified himself as an immigration official and proceeded to sexually assault a 7-year-old female victim.

Detectives from APD’s Crimes Against Children Unit responded to investigate the matter.  At approximately 9:00 A.M. on December 10th, 2021, Kenneth Dean Lee was arrested in connection with this incident for the charges of Sexual Assault on a Child and First Degree Burglary.  The case is currently in the hands of the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s office pending prosecution.  Our Victim Services Unit is working closely with the family to offer support and help them work through this difficult event.  

During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Lee has a disturbing criminal history with a pattern of similar allegations.  It is believed that Lee has specifically targeted immigrant and refugee families to perpetrate his alleged crimes.  The Aurora Police Department wants residents to know that anybody in the City of Aurora, regardless of their immigration status, should feel safe reporting crimes and reported allegations will be taken seriously.  If you wish to report a crime involving Lee please do so by calling the Aurora911 Center at 303.627-3100.  

Kenneth Dean Lee
Kenneth Dean Lee (DOB 9/27/1956) 

Lieutenant Chris Amsler-PIO
Commanding Officer
Media Relations Unit
720.432.5095

Posted by [email protected]  On Dec 21, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  
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