DENVER POLICE DEPARTMENT
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For Immediate Release
Date: February 19, 2012
To: Denver Police Officers, Denver City Council
Media, Denver Community Organizations
Contact: Sonny Jackson
Address: Office of the Chief
1331 Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80204
On February 19, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m. prisoner Samuel Lee Govea (DOB 02/11/90) escaped from Denver Health Medical Center. Govea was in custody and being treated for a gunshot wound to his left leg.
Govea is wanted for: Felony Escape; Felony Burglary; Felony Assault; Felony Menacing; Criminal Mischief; Violation of a Protection Order; and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
Samuel Lee Govea DOB: 2-11-90
AKA: Govea, Diablo; Govea, Sam
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 180lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
The Denver Sheriff’s Department and the DenverPolice Department is asking for the community’s assistance to locate this suspect. Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to please contact The Denver Police Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.