Former Jeffco DA arrested in Littleton

Scott Storey cited for DUI by Littleton Police

Posted 1/3/17

Christy Steadmancsteadman@coloradocommunitymedia.comLittleton Police arrested Jefferson County's former district attorney Scott Storey on New Year's weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.The arrest …

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Former Jeffco DA arrested in Littleton

Scott Storey cited for DUI by Littleton Police


Littleton Police arrested Jefferson County’s former district attorney Scott Storey on New Year’s weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.

The arrest happened at about 12:30 a.m. Dec. 31 after police responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 5900 block of South Santa Fe Drive, which is near Bowles Avenue in Arapahoe County.

As Storey was leaving the parking lot of the Platte River Bar and Grill in a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, he struck the side of a 2001 Toyota 4Runner that was heading southbound on Santa Fe, according to the police report. One person in the Toyota sustained a “slight abrasion on the right side of his forehead, but said he never lost consciousness and refused medical treatment,” the report states.

Storey declined to do voluntary roadside maneuvers on-scene, the report states, and he was transported to the Littleton Police Department where he completed a breath test that yielded a result of 0.144g/210L.

After receiving medical clearance for jail from Littleton Adventist Hospital, Storey, who was 69 at the time of the arrest, was taken and booked into the Arapahoe County jail. He bonded out just before noon on Dec. 31. His bond was $1,000.

Storey faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and failing to yield to the right of way of oncoming traffic. His next court date is an appearance on bond hearing on Jan. 17, and an arraignment hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. March 2 in the Arapahoe County courthouse.

Storey served two terms as the Jefferson County district attorney after he was elected to the role in 2004. He left the office in January 2013 because of term limits.

Storey currently is employed with the 1st Judicial District’s district attorney’s office as a part-time deputy district attorney. The office covers Jefferson and Gilpin counties.

Pam Russell, spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office, stated that the office is in the process of collecting and evaluating facts on the case. District Attorney Pete Weir will take appropriate action once all the information has been gathered, Russell said.


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