Darrin Jon Patterson Killed by Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
9500 Peaceful Valley Lane
Mapping Police Violence:

Police attempted to pull over a silver Saturn for traffic-related reasons around 9:55 p.m. The driver of the Saturn fled, but the pursuit ultimately was called off. Ten minutes later, Clear Creek deputies spotted the Saturn and began pursuing it. During the second pursuit, the driver allegedly set the inside of the Saturn on fire. After the vehicle stopped, the driver brandished a gun. Two deputies shot and killed the driver.

Victim's Name: Darrin Jon Patterson

Agency Responsible: Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 57

Race: White

Date of Death: May 9, 2020

County: Clear Creek

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5796

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