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Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202

720-913-2000
Beth.McCann@denverda.org

News Release

September 24, 2019 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director, carolyn.tyler@denverda.org, 720-913-9025

Three Men Extradited Back to Colorado on Attempted Murder Charges (Perkins, Perkins and Reed)

DENVER—Denver District Attorney Beth McCann today announced that three men wanted on at large arrest warrants were each arrested on the same day last week when they showed up for probation appointments in Springfield, Illinois.  James Perkins (age 22), D’Andre Perkins (age 20) and Davon Reed (age 20) were extradited back to Colorado and are each charged with criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree, aggravated cruelty to animals, assault in the first degree, aggravated robbery, menacing, first degree burglary and crime of violence.

On July 11, 2019, Denver police responded to a call of a robbery in progress at an apartment near Park Avenue West and Larimer Street.  Upon arrival, officers found a man with multiple stab wounds and a woman holding a dog that was covered in blood after being stabbed.  While being transported to Denver Health Medical Center, the male victim told police that that five men and one woman had stopped by his apartment to hang out.  When the man went to get some water, he and his dog were attacked by the defendants, however, the victim did not realize until later that he had been stabbed.  The dog was transported to an emergency care facility and survived his severe injuries.  While the woman victim had a knife held close to her face, she was physically unharmed and a second dog in the apartment suffered a small wound.

The fourth man and woman involved that night remain unknown and at large. James Perkins’ case number is 19CR06556 and he is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on October 10, 2019, at 9:30 in courtroom 4B.  Davon Reed’s case number is 19CR06558 and his next scheduled court appearance is on October 17, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. in courtroom 4B.  D’Andre Perkins’ case number is 19CR06557 and at this time, there is no scheduled court appearances.

 

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The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.  See Colo. RPC 3.6