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Sheriff's Office Announces Fall Citizens' Academy, Accepting Applications Until September 11

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Fall Citizens’ Academy. The Citizens’ Academy will begin on Tuesday, October 3, and will be held on Tuesday evenings, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Academy will be conducted over... Full story

 

Fountain Police Make Arrest In Fatal Hit And Run Accident Case

On Monday, stemming from a citizen tip, investigators were able to locate the vehicle and suspect involved in a hit and run fatality crash that took place Saturday evening, Aug. 5, near the... Full story

 

Fountain Fire Department Softball Team Finishes Third at State Police & Fire Games

Fountain Fire Department personnel brought home the bronze medal in the slow pitch softball competition at the Colorado Police and Fire Games last weekend in Parker. FFD beat Colorado Springs, Aurora... Full story

 

Fountain Police Respond to Fatal Shooting Sunday

At approximately 3 p.m. Sunday, Fountain Police officers were dispatched to the area of Royalty Place and Ridge Avenue in regard to a shooting. According to Lt. Jess Freeman, upon arrival, officers located the victim seated in a vehicle with an... Full story

 

Fire Safety Practices of Extreme Importance as Numerous Fires Burn Across Western States

Editor's Note: With numerous fires burning across the western region of the United States, including several fires in Colorado, this week we are sharing with you fire safety messages from Fountain's... Full story

 

Suspect from Attempted Aggravated Robbery of 7-11 Store Sought by Police

On July 10, at approximately 10 p.m. a male party attempted to rob the 7-Eleven Store at 601 South Santa Fe Avenue in Fountain. The male was armed with a handgun during the incident and was... Full story

 

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash North of Fountain

Three people were injured in a two-car accident at about 7:50 p.m. on northbound I-25 near milepost 135, just north of Fountain. According to Colorado State Patrol Public Information Officer Corporal Rob Debealk, a gray 2015 Nissan Sentra was being...

 

4th of July Safety Information- Rules for Fireworks

In wishing everyone a happy and fire safe 4th of July, I wanted to write about fireworks. Certain fireworks are allowed in the city limits of Fountain. The rules are: Individuals sixteen years of age or older may purchase and discharge permissible... Full story

 

Fire Destroys Abandoned Farmhouse

The Fountain Fire Department was kept busy responding to a fire at this old farmhouse on Rustique Dr. in Fountain last Friday afternoon. Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine said the investigation... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying 7-11 Robbery Suspect

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a suspect in connection with an Aggravated Robbery. On Tuesday, May 2, at approximately 4:14 a.m., a suspect approached the counter of the... Full story

 

Police Seeking Suspect in Vehicle Break-ins

On June 13, Fountain Police officers were dispatched to the area of Landover Lane and Pinfeather Drive, in the Mesa Ridge Apartments complex to investigate several vehicle break-ins. The suspect is... Full story

 

Colorado State Patrol Investigating Fatal Car-Pedestrian Crash on I-25 near Fort Carson

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a car versus pedestrian crash that occurred at 9:20 p.m. Friday on Interstate 25 near milepost 132, near the south entrance to Fort Carson. According to Sergeant Scott Hophan, a 2014 Jeep Cherokee driven by... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Suspect in ID Theft

Between approximately 3-4 p.m. Sunday, May 14, a victim accidentally left their wallet in a shopping cart at one of the cart return areas in the Walmart parking lot located at 6310 S. Hwy 85/87 in... Full story

 

Fountain Police Department Conducting Active Shooter Response Training This Week

The Fountain Police Department will be hosting an Active Shooter Response Training at Fountain Middle School, located on 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, in Fountain, on June 7, 8 and 9, 2017. As we continue to collaborate with our regional partners to make... Full story

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: CORRINE EMMA ARMEJO is a Hispanic Female, 40 years... Full story

 

Police Warn of Suspect Passing Counterfeit $100 Bills in Widefield, Colorado Springs

On Friday, May 12, at approximately 5:32 p.m., a suspect entered the Kwik Way Convenience Store located at 6910 Palmer Park Blvd. According to police, the suspect purchased items with a $100 bill.... Full story

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: JAMES CANODY is a Black Male, 39 years old, 6'1" ta... Full story

 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Personnel Respond to Bomb Threat at Fountain Valley School

At approximately 3:10 p.m. last Tuesday, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Fountain Valley School of Colorado that a suspicious “military grade” explosive or incendiary device was found in the cafeteria. According to... Full story

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: MICHAEL DASHAWN BLACKFORD is a Black Male, 20... Full story

 

Fountain Resident Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident

A Fountain resident was killed in a two-vehicle crash which occurred at 4 p.m. Monday on Old Pueblo Road near Jordan Road south of Fountain. Jackie Ward, 52, was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Colorado... Full story

 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Suspects Involved in Several Criminal Trespass Auto Cases

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office officials announced Friday they are seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects who are believed to have been involved in several criminal trespass auto cases. According to Natalie Sosa, Executive... Full story

 

Family Displaced Following Fire on Drury Lane in Widefield Monday

A Widefield family was displaced Monday morning following a fire at their home on Drury Lane. According to Security Fire Department Capt. James Chapman, family members were gone and only their pets were in the house when the fire started around 9... Full story

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: TIFFANY FAVORS CLARK is a White Female, 38 years... Full story

 

Fountain P.D. Uses NARCAN to Revive Unconscious Person

Since the deployment of NARCAN in 2016, the Fountain Police Department has used NARCAN several times with favorable results. The latest use came on Sunday, (April 30) when officers from the Fountain Police Department responded to an unconscious and... Full story

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: GLENN LEE ASHWORTH is a White Male, 48 years old,... Full story

 

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