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Dreion Martise Dearing

Dreion Martise Dearing

Dreion Martise Dearing is a career criminal from Denver, Colorado. [3] [2] [1] [0]

Criminal history

Dearing was arrested twice in a seven-day span in 2013.

First on a robbery charge after he was accused of stealing an iPad from a woman and then on an assault charge after he allegedly attacked a man and knocking him unconscious. [3] [2] [1] [0]

He ultimately was convicted of robbery, the assault case was dismissed, and a Denver judge sentenced him to two years in the state’s Youthful Offender System.

He completed that sentence on August 21, 2016 and was released.

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In the Media

Death of Heath Gumm

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Dearing was booked on charges of first-degree murder murder of a peace officer, first-degree murder after deliberation and second-degree burglary in Adams County, Colorado. [3] [2] [1] [0]

Officer Heath Gumm was killed in the line of duty on January 24, 2018, when deputies responded to a call in a residential area roughly 8 miles north of downtown Denver.

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Authorities were called to an assault in progress and saw Dearing run behind the house.

When deputies caught up with him, Dearing pulled out a handgun and opened fire, shooting Gumm in the chest. [3] [2] [1] [0]

2 suspects remain at large involved in the shooting.

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Citation Linkfoxnews.comSuspect identified in shooting death of Colorado sheriff's deputy
Jan 26, 2018, 12:28 AM
Citation Linkthedenverchannel.com1 arrested, 2 remain at large after Adams County deputy shot, killed in Thornton
Jan 26, 2018, 12:31 AM
Citation Linkkdvr.comSuspect in Adams County deputy’s death identified
Jan 26, 2018, 12:32 AM
Citation Link9news.com22-year-old booked into jail for murder of a peace officer
Jan 26, 2018, 12:39 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comUndated photo of Dreion Martise Dearing
Jan 26, 2018, 12:56 AM