A 23-year-old died in 2018 after prosecutors say the two officers improperly handcuffed him in the back of a van.
District attorneys and other law enforcement officials see a spike in addiction across the state as a major source of the problem.
Both north and southbound 1-25 exits at Dry Creek were closed until midday Tuesday.
New research from CU Boulder analyzed weather and crime data from 16,000 cities.
Denver Police have arrested the two men who exchanged gunfire and injured others at 21st and Lawrence streets on Monday night.
Watts' representation shared his short statement saying, "He is sincerely sorry for all of this."
Two teenage boys had established a "kill list" and exchanged messages about carrying out an attack on Sabin Middle School.
Richard Kirk claimed he killed his wife four years ago because he ate an edible.