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 Sergeant Diana Cooley-Unit Supervisor
Officer Ken Forrest-Public Information Officer
Officer Bill Hummel-Public Information Officer

To reach a member of the Media Relations Unit call 720.432.5095 or email apdpio@auroragov.org.
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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
The Major Crimes/Homicide Unit has arrested Caterrius L. Martin DOB 08/23/82 for First Degree Murder in relation to the homicide investigation reported on July 18th, 2016 at 10782 East Exposition Avenue. Martin is currently being held at the Arapahoe County Jail with no bond. A photograph of Martin will not be released at this time as the incident is still being investigated. This is all the information that is available at this time.

The Majors Crime/Homicide unit is not looking for any other parties involved at this time. Aurora Police is asking anyone with information about this case to contact Agent M. Yacano with the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit at 303-739-6090. Tipsters can also use Metro Denver Crime Stoppers by calling 720-913-7867. By using Crime Stoppers tipster can remain anonymous and be eligible for a $2,000 reward.

Officer Diana Cooley
Public Information Officer
Media Relations Unit
(720) 432-5095

Previously released on July 18, 2016:

On Monday July 18th, 2016 at 12:04 a.m. officers responded to 10782 East Exposition Avenue in Aurora. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male with a gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Due to this being an active and ongoing investigation there is not any suspect information available, nor have there been any arrests made. The identity of the deceased will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office once a positive identification has been made, and next of kin has been notified.

Detectives and investigators from the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation. 

Police are asking anyone with information about this case call Agent M. Yacano at 303.739.6090 or tipsters can call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720.913.7867. By calling Crime Stoppers tipsters can remain
anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.00.

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Officer Crystal McCoy 
Media Relations Unit 
Office of the Chief of Police 
Desk: (303) 739-6038 
On-Call PIO: (720) 432-5095 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 21, 2016 at 3:19 PM
  
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