Hautzinger named president of DA council, Rubinstein earns top award

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

During the upcoming legislative session, the General Assembly will take on criminal sentencing reform.

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger says the topic could have major impacts here.

Hautzinger will represent DAs around the state at the Capitol as the new president of the Colorado District Attorney’s Council.

It’s an honor he was just elected to by his peers.

The Colorado District Attorney’s Council is the most active and influential group at the Colorado Legislature when it comes to criminal justice.

Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan Rubinstein is also being honored.

He was recently named Prosecutor of the Year.

Rubinstein has handled many high profile drug and murder cases.

He has also supervised a number of highly successful wiretap investigations that have led to the takedown of major drug rings.

Rubinstein is the second Mesa County prosecutor to receive the award.

Richard Brown got it back in 2007.


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  • by Dan Rubinstein on Sep 19, 2009 at 06:22 PM
    Mia and Guess Who know our office. Tuttle and Eret are stars and deserve awards as well. Our team is amazing and has great people in all areas of prosecution. It doesn't stop with them. The whole crew is responsible for all of our successes.
  • by Mia Location: GJ on Sep 17, 2009 at 07:01 PM
    I dont understand why Mr. Tuttle doesnt run for head DA?. He surely would have my voteand many others. He is a excellent DA.
  • by Guess Who? Location: CO on Sep 17, 2009 at 05:53 PM
    We have a excellent team in the DAs office. Tuttle and Eret are wonderful in my opinion.So although you recieved no award I give you both A GOLD STAR!!!!
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