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Fountain's New Deputy Police Chief First From Department to Complete FBI's National Academy

Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer recently announced he was proud to name Tommy Coates as the new Deputy Police Chief for the Fountain Police Department. He did so before a large crowd of law...


Investigation Continuing Into Shooting/ Home Invasion in Security

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office personnel are continuing their investigation into a shooting which occurred following a home invasion Sunday night at a home in the 4800 block of San Amels Way. The house is located in a subdivision south of...


Four District 8 Students are Fire Chiefs for a Day

Recently, Fountain Fire Department Captain Nathan Mascarenas and firefighter Adam Mascarenas picked up a student at each of Fountain's four elementary school, who were selected to be Fire Chiefs for...


Sheriff's Office Looking for Possible Additional Victims in Sexual Assault Case

In May 2017, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit began an investigation on a Sexual Assault case. The suspect in this case was identified as licensed minister Romello Leach, 22....


State Police Investigating Single Vehicle Fatal Crash South of Fountain on I-25

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash which occurred at 5:30 a.m. Friday on I-25 southbound just south of Fountain exit 128. According to the Colorado State Patrol, Oscar Guerrero-Olivares, 28, of Angelina, Texas,... Full story


Fountain Fire Department Collecting Toys for Fill the Helmet Holiday Delivery

The Fountain Fire Department is once again collecting new and like-new toys for the annual Fill the Helmet Toy Drive that will take place in December! The holidays will be here before we know!! Please drop off your donations at any of Fountain’s...


Sheriff's Office Looking for Public's Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Attempted Theft Case

At approximately 12:30 a.m. Nov. 7, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a theft. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the sheriff's office, the... Full story


Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Argument in Widefield

At approximately 5:50 p.m. Saturday, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 6900 block of Caballero Avenue in Widefield on a report of a man being struck by a vehicle. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO... Full story



Did you know: That Thanksgiving Day fires in residential structures cause more property damage and claim more lives than residential structure fires on other days? Thanksgiving Day has more than doubl... Full story


Sheriff's Office Looking for Colorado Springs' Loaf and Jug Robbery Suspect

At approximately 5:26 p.m. Friday the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a silent alarm coming from the Loaf and Jug, located at 6695 Galley Rd. According to Natalie Sosa, Natalie Sosa Executive Assistant to El Paso County Sheriff Bill...


Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Sexual Assault in Widefield

Between 6:40-7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10, a juvenile female victim was violently abducted and forced into the back of an SUV in the area of Harvard Street and Widefield Boulevard in Widefield, accor... Full story


Investigation Continuing into Oct 21 Fire on Bradley St.

Security Fire Department officials are continuing their investigation into a fire which destroyed one house and threatened two others Oct. 21 on Bradley St. in Widefield. According to Security Fire De... Full story


Standoff in Security Ends with Barricaded Suspect Taken Into Custody

One man was taken into custody following a standoff with police Thursday at the Kit Carson Apartments in the 500 block of Marquette Dr. in Security. According to Natalie Sosa, Executive Assistant to... Full story


Fountain Police Investigating Violent Injury Incident on Sunny Lane

At approximately 9:40 a.m. Saturday, Fountain police officers and medical personnel responded to the area of the 400 block of Sunny Lane to investigate a violent injury. According to Sgt. D. Scott Gilbertsen, investigators learned an adult male... Full story


First-Ever Eagleside Elementary Picnic Featured Fire, Police Personnel

The first-ever Eagleside Elementary Community Picnic was held recently at the Fountain school. For full story and photos click on the following link: Numerous loca... Full story


Fountain Police Department Launches U.A.V. "Drone" Program

In 2017, the Fountain Police Department launched its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (U.A.V.) program or otherwise known as a "drone". At the flight controls is Officer Eric Moore, who is the departments...


Fountain Police Department Welcomes Newest Employee

Story and Photo By Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Media Relations Officer/Professional Standards, Fountain P.D. The Fountain Police Department recently welcomed its newest employee, Officer Chad...


Fountain Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputy Assist Seizure Victim Driving on I-25

On Sept. 25, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Fountain Police Department Corporal Amanda Hajdik was on her way to work, when she spotted a red SUV. stopped against the concrete barrier on the southbound on-ramp to Interstate 25, from the Martin Luther... Full story


Police Officers Injured and Involved in Shooting Following Chase Identified

On Monday, Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Public Information Officer/ Professional Standards provided the following update regarding Fountain police who were involved in the arrest of a person who lead law enforcement on a high speed chase which...  PDF


Fountain Police Announce Sexually Violent Predator Released from DoC Moves to an Address in Fountain

On Friday, Sept. 22, the Fountain Police Department released a community notification of a "Sexually Violent Predator"moving to an address within its jurisdiction. The notification reads, "In...


One Person Shot, Arrested Following High-Speed Chase Which Ends in Fountain

At approximately 2:44 a.m. Tuesday, El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies attempted a traffic stop on a pick-up truck near the Security/Widefield area. According to Lieutenant Howard Black, Public... Full story


State Patrol Investigating Crash

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 12:55 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Marksheffel Road. According to Sergeant Scott Hophan, a 2007 GMC Acadia, driven by 60-year-old Fidel... Full story


Shining Star Drive Homicide Victim Identified

On Sept. 5, at approximately 2 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Shining Star Drive in eastern El Paso County, in reference to a shooting. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a deceased male. According to the Sheriff’s... Full story


Fountain Fire Department Hosts Annual BBQ Dinner/Dance at Metcalfe Park as Part of Fall Festival Weekend

Sunday evening the Fountain Fire Department hosted its annual Fall Festival BBQ Dinner/Dance at the H. Kay Larson Memorial Gazebo at Metcalfe Park. A special highlight was when the Memorial Star...  PDF


Accident Causes Partial Closure of Highway 85/87 Saturday Night

On Saturday evening, Sept. 2, at approximately 8:52 p.m., Fountain police officers were dispatched to the area of S. Highway 85 and Carson Boulevard, to investigate a traffic accident involving a single automobile and a motorcycle. According to... Full story


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