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Trial over Thanksgiving Day standoff ends with conviction for Denver man | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney


The Sky-Hi News is reporting that a Grand County jury has found Brian Wilson guilty on all 24 charges stemming from a 2008 Thanksgiving Day standoff with police in Winter Park.  He has now been convicted on 5 counts of attempted murder with deliberate indifference, 6 counts of felony menacing, 2 counts of obstructing police, 3 counts of prohibited use of a weapon, obstructing a highway, driving under the influence and DUI per se.  More significantly, Wilson was convicted on 5 counts of committing a crime of violence, which will enhance the penalties for the attempted murder charges.


Wilson, 53, of Denver, faces 16 – 24 years in prison on each attempted murder count.


Wilson did not hire an attorney from 5280defense.com.