Second Judical District
201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202
April 3, 2023 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, 720-913-9025
Three Men Plead Guilty to 2021 Crime Spree
DENVER—After going on a vicious crime spree in Denver, Aurora and Lakewood in August 2021 resulting in the shooting death of 18-year-old Shmuel Silverberg, this week, three of five defendants entered guilty pleas.
Noah Loepp-Hall (current age 21) – pleaded guilty to one count each of second degree murder (F2) and first degree kidnapping (F2). This is Denver District Court case number 21CR04969 and Loepp-Hall is scheduled for sentencing on May 31, 2023, at 1:30.
Seth LaRhode (current age 22) – pleaded guilty to second degree burglary (F3) and theft (F3). This is Denver District Court case number 21CR4939. LaRhode is scheduled for sentencing on May 31, 2023, at 1:30.
Aden Sides (current age 22) – pleaded guilty to first degree assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury (F3) and to kidnapping (F2). This is Denver District Court case number 21CR4941. Sides is scheduled for sentencing on May 31, 2023, at 1:30.
All cases are being heard in courtroom 5D with the honorable Judge A. Bruce Jones presiding.
About the Denver DA’s Office: Our mission is to professionally and competently prosecute crimes and investigate criminal activity on behalf of the people of the State of Colorado and to seek equal justice for all in the criminal justice system. Our mission includes the prevention and deterrence of crimes, support of the well-being of victims, participation in the community, transparency, accountability, and improvement of the criminal justice system to provide fair alternatives to incarceration in appropriate cases.
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.