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Keenesburg Man Charged in Two Colorado Bank Robberies

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado

DENVER – The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announces that John Michael Kirby, 56, has been charged by federal complaint in connection with bank robberies in Brighton, Colorado.

According to allegations in the criminal complaint, in the month of February 2024, Kirby robbed two banks in Brighton.

The Defendant had his initial appearance before United States Magistrate Judge Kathryn A. Starnella on February 26.

The case is being investigated by the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, and the Denver Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Brian Dunn is handling the prosecution. 

The charges in the complaint are allegations and the Defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Case Number:  1:24-mj-00032-KAS


Updated February 26, 2024