Boulder Police Make Quick Arrest in Afternoon Stabbing

Posted on 01/21/2021 at 08:31 PM

The Boulder Police Department has arrested a man in connection with the stabbing of another man near the Andrews Arboretum at Broadway and Marine this afternoon.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., officers received a report of an adult male who had been stabbed in the 1500 block of Broadway. He was taken to the hospital and is now in stable condition. Joshua Davis, 33, was identified as the suspect and taken into custody around 4:30 p.m. Detectives are working with the D.A.’s Office and he will be charged with felony assault in the first degree.

This is the third stabbing in the city of Boulder involving unhoused individuals this month. Detectives believe the incident stemmed from a disagreement between the two men, both of whom are unhoused. Detectives are also investigating to see if this crime is related to the stabbings of two other unhoused victims on Jan. 6 and Jan. 8, 2021.

Anyone who may have information about any of these incidents is asked to call Detective Greer at 303-441-4322 or Detective Flynn at 303-441-1850 reference case 21-631. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at

All suspects are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.