DENVER — A 38-year-old woman accused of stabbing a Denver Police officer multiple times has been charged with four felony counts related to the Jan. 6 incident, the Denver District Attorney's Office announced.
Alicia Esquibel faces:
- One count of first-degree criminal attempt to commit murder
- Two counts of first-degree assault
- Committing a crime of violence, which is a sentence enhancing charge.
The injured officer was attempting to take a different person into custody for trespassing and harassment at a hotel located at 620 N. Federal Blvd when Denver Police said Esquibel is accused of approaching the officer from behind, producing a knife and stabbing the officer in his chest/torso multiple times.
She was arrested at the scene.
The officer was seriously injured, but has since been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.
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