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Possible Additional Victims in Sexual Assault Case Sought
In early April, members of the El Paso County's Office Special Victims Unit began an investigation on a Sexual Assault case. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the... Full story
Sheriff's Office Makes Two Arrests in Highway 24 Homicide
At approximately 4:52 p.m. April 8, El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media... Full story
Sheriff's Office Notifying Local Residents Sexually Violent Predator has Moved into the Area
In accordance with Colorado law, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office is notifying the Fountain Valley community that Juan Carlos Sanchez has moved to an address in the El Paso County Sheriff's Office... Full story
Fire Ban/Restrictions Lifted for Fountain
On Thursday, Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine lifted the fire ban / restrictions that were in place for the city. Below are the normal fire ban / restrictions for Fountain, which are now currently in effect. City of Fountain Fire Department...
County Wide Stage One Fire Restrictions Lifted
Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager for El Paso County Sheriff’s office stated, ”We request you contact your local fire protection district or department before engaging in any open burning that has been allowed in the past. Our county has...
Fountain Police Investigating Shooting of Child
At approximately 5:01 p.m., Sunday, Fountain police officers were dispatched to a home in the 700 block of Progress Drive,, to investigate a shooting. According to Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Public Information Officer for the FPD, officers... Full story
Fountain Police Investigating Damage and Thefts from Vehicles
In the early morning hours Friday, Fountain Police officers responded to several vehicle break-ins and a motor vehicle theft in the Countryside neighborhood, in southeast Fountain. Several personal items were taken from vehicles that were parked at... Full story
Sheriff's Office Looking for Help Identifying Identity Theft Suspect
At approximately 9:03 and 11:32 a.m. Friday, there were two transactions made with a School District 3 debit card, both for exactly $70 at the Fountain Walmart located at 6310 South Highway 85/87.... Full story
Four Additional Suspects Arrested in Double Homicide of Colorado Springs Teenagers
Through investigative efforts, four additional suspects have been arrested in the double homicide of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida, according to Jacqueline Kirby Media Relations Manager/PIO for the... Full story
Fountain Fire Department, El Paso County Sheriff's Office Both Implent Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
Stage 1 fire restrictions took effect on Monday, March 20 for the City of Fountain, by order of Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine. Fire danger is high with dry conditions in the area, as witnessed by several fires that have happened in Colorado and i... Full story
Arrest Made in Connection with Homicide Victims Whose Bodies were Found on Old Pueblo Road
On Sunday, the El Paso County Investigations Division booked Gustavo Marquez, 19, into the Criminal Justice Center on the charges of First Degree Murder (x2), Kidnapping (x2), Aggravated Robbery (x2)... Full story
Fountain Resident Charged on Two Counts of Felony Child Abuse
On March 8, Fountain Police Department officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Wellington Street to investigate a report of child abuse. According to Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen Public Infor... Full story
Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Homicide; Bodies Found on Old Pueblo Road
At approximately 8:45 a.m. Sunday, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call regarding a possible homicide. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the sheriff’s office, the reporting party stated...
Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Indecent Exposure Case That Happened at Widefield Community Center
A suspect in an indecent exposure case in Widefield was taken into custody by El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies last Tuesday. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the...
Sheriff's Office Looking for Domestic Violence Suspect – Possibly Armed and Dangerous
At approximately 12:26 p.m. Saturday, deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to a Domestic Violence call in the 4000 block of Witches Hollow Lane in Security According to Natalie...
Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Indecent Exposure Suspect
At approximately 1:43 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, an individual was captured on Widefield Community Center's surveillance camera walking from the west into the courtyard. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Medi...
Fountain Middle School Placed on Temporary Lockout Last Wednesday
At approximately 1 p.m. last Wednesday (March 1) Fountain Middle School received a threatening telephone call, by an unidentified individual. According to Sergeant D. Scott Gilbertsen, Fountain Police Department Public Information Officer, school...