Wheat Ridge Police Make Arrests in Shooting That Occurred in Panorama Park April 13, 2020
Early this morning detectives from the Wheat Ridge Police Department, along with SWAT teams from Westminster, Thornton, Adams County, and West Metro, arrested four people in connection with the shooting death of 17 year old Nimijah Pimentel on April 12, 2020, at Panorama Park in Wheat Ridge: Estaban Lucero (DOB 07/28/01), Sincere Trujillo (DOB 02/27/02) one 16 year old male and one 17 year old female. A fifth suspect in the case, a male aged 16, was arrested on April 17, 2020. The three male suspects are charged with Murder in the First Degree, Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder in the First Degree, and three counts of Aggravated Robbery. The female suspect is being charged with Murder in the First Degree, and Aggravated Robbery.
The Wheat Ridge Police Department is grateful for the assistance of West Metro SWAT, Westminster SWAT, Adams County SWAT, Thornton/Northglenn SWAT, the Mountain West Cyber Fraud Task Force, the Greenwood Village Police Department, the Regional Anti-Violence Enforcement Network (RAVEN), and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for the successful execution of arrest warrants for “Operation Pants on Fire.”