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 News    May 23, 2018 

Fountain Police Department Launches On-Line Crime Reporting System

The Fountain Police Department has launched a new online police reporting option for Fountain residents. The web based crime reporting service link is available on the City of Fountain’s website www.fountaincolorado.org. According to FPD Sgt. D....

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Sheriff Bill Elder Receives National Alliance on Mental Illness Advocate of the Year Award

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder was recognized as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Advocate of the Year at NAMI’s Eighth Annual Fundraising Breakfast Thursday at the Broadmoor International Center. Since being elected sheriff in...

 

Resources for Debris Clean-Up and Assistance for Those Affected by the 117 Fire

As residents affected by the 117 Fire that burned more than 40,000 acres in the Hanover area begin to return home and assess their personal needs, local nonprofits, El Paso County and El Paso County Public Health have resources that could be helpful...

 

County Residents Urged to Register for Emergency Alerts

Residents who live in El Paso and Teller Counties are encouraged to register for the Emergency Notification System to receive alerts about emergencies that occur in the area that they live in. The Emergency Notification System is a tool used by...

 

Stage Two Fire Restrictions Downgraded to Stage One for Unincorporated El Paso County

El Paso County Deputy Fire Warden John Padgett has ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all the unincorporated areas of El Paso County. The Stage I Fire Restrictions shall go into effect immediately and the following are prohibited: 1. Open...

 

Police Looking For Identity Theft/Fraud Suspect

The Fountain Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the theft suspect in this photograph. On March 23, a mid-30's year old, adult male was seen using a stolen debit...

 

Fountain PD Seeks Publics Assistance in IDing Theft Suspect, Vehicle

The Fountain Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the theft suspect, or vehicle involved in the theft of packages from houses. According to Lisa Schneider, Media...

 

Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Homicide in Eastern El Paso County

At approximately 1:52 a.m. Saturday, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 13500 block of Hobby Horse Lane in reference to a check the welfare. According to Natalie Sosa, Public Information Officer for the sheriff’s...

 

Fire Burns 2,800 Acres Alongside I-25

A fire on Sunday that was believed to have been started by gunfire at the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex off Charter Oak Ranch Road, burns alongside I-25. High winds fanned the flames along...

 

One Person Arrested Following Shooting in Security

One person was arrested following a shooting Thursday night in the 1800 block of Main Street in Security. According to Jacqueline Kirby, Media Relations Manager/PIO for the El Paso County Sheriff's Of... Full story

 

Winds Push Fire Across Grasslands near I-25

High winds on Sunday fanned a fire that reportedly was started by gunfire at the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex on Fort Carson, just southwest of the intersection of I-25 and Hwy. 116. The fire... Full story

 

Arrest Made After Illegal Marijuana Grow Seized in Fountain

On Wednesday, March 28, members of the Fountain Police Department’s Tactical Team aided detectives from the Metro Vice, Narcotics, & Intelligence Division (MVNI) execution of a search warrant at a home in the 2100 block of Reminiscent Circle in...

 

Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting

At approximately 4:52 a.m. Sunday, El Paso County Sheriff’s Department deputies, along with personnel from other outside agencies, were dispatched to 7393 Bonterra Lane, located near the intersection of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Marksheffel Dr., in...

 

Fountain's Long-Time Fire Chief Darin Anstine to Retire in May

At its meeting Tuesday, March 13, the Fountain City Council approved a retirement agreement between the city and long-time Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine, for whom Firehouse 1 was named a few...

 

Carson/Midway Fire Destroys Two Homes, Causes Evacuations in Midway Area

The fire that started on Fort Carson last Friday and burned to the Midway area, as seen from Overton Road. Two homes were destroyed and many residents in the area were evacuated. A shelter was set up...

 

Carson Midway Fire Out Except for Tire/Trash Piles Still Burning Monday

On Monday, the El Paso County Sheriff’s office announced the Carson Midway Fire was out except for tires and trash piles that were actively burning and smoking in the 20800 block of Prairie Fire Point. All fire personnel from El Paso County, Pueblo...

 

Marijuana Plants Seized During Carson Midway Fire

On Saturday, as fire personnel were working the Carson Midway Fire, they discovered a marijuana cultivation operation in the 7900 block of Aliyah Way. According to Natalie Sosa, Executive Assistant... Full story

 

Fountain Police Investigating Shooting Death, Suspect Identified As Victim's Son

On Monday, March 19, at approximately 10:27 p.m., Officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to a home in the 100 block of Cherry Circle, to investigate a shooting incident. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered an adult male wa...

 

Sheriff's Office Asking for Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspects

At approximately 4:40 p.m. Feb. 5, El Paso County Sheriff's deputies responded to a package theft in the 4200 block of Arvol Circle in the Clearview area of north Security. According to Jacqueline... Full story

 

Woman Dies in Roll-Over Accident on I-25

The Colorado State Patrol responded to and is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 25, mile post 125 in El Paso County on Feb. 23, at approximately 2:17 p.m. The crash was approximately eight miles south of Colorado Springs and... Full story

 

Fountain Fire Department Personnel Undergo Ice Rescue Training

Fountain Fire Department personnel recently underwent training on the principles and safety of Ice Rescue. The training was conducted by Captain Nate Mascarenas and firefighter/paramedic Jack...

 

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: BRYAN L. CARROLL is a Black Male, 59 years old,...

 

District Eight Salutes Law Enforcement on Wear Blue Day

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight showed its true blue loyalty to local police as part of a Wear Blue Day to show support to law enforcement officers. For more photos...

 

District 3 Holds "Wear Blue" Day to Honor Law Enforcement Personnel

With the recent officer-involved tragedies in Colorado and across the country, members of the Widefield School District 3's Positive Action Team felt it was imperative to recognize the men and women...

 

Large Marijuana Grow Seized in Fountain

On Thursday, members of the Fountain Police Department's tactical team aided detectives from the Metro Vice, Narcotics, & Intelligence Division (MVNI) and deputies from the El Paso County...

 

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