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Sheriff's Office Announces New Targeted Traffic Enforcement Areas in El Paso County

In May, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with regional Public Safety partners launched a Targeted Traffic Enforcement Initiative across El Paso County. This initiative was in response to the number of traffic fatalities in the last...

 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Escaped Suspect Wanted on Outstanding Warrants

On July 1, at approximately 7:35 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 2200 block of Cortez Drive referencing a stolen trailer. Once on scene, deputies contacted two individuals inside a truck that...

 

Statewide Seat Belt Enforcement Cites 5,051 Drivers

To help keep drivers and passengers safe on Colorado roads this summer, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and 80 local law enforcement agencies teamed up for a statewide Click It or Ticket high-visibility s...

 

Fountain Police, Local School Administrators and Staff Participate in 4th Annual Safety Training

Fountain Police officers and administrators and staff from Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8, as well as some staff from Widefield School District 3, participated in the 4th Annual Safety...

 

Fountain Police Arrest Youth Pastor for Reported Unlawful Sexual Contact With Teenage Girl

On June 6, the Fountain Police Department's Investigations Division began an investigation into a report of unlawful sexual contact involving a youth pastor at Fellowship of the Rockies Church, which...

 

May 2019 Statistics for Illegal Marijuana Enforcement, Behavioral Health Program and Jail Population

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office monthly statistics reflect the ongoing work that is being done to stop the diversion of legal marijuana to the illegal marijuana market, address the mental health needs of the community and reduce the impact the...

 

Man Arrested Following Shooting Saturday

At approximately 6:45 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Fountain Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of Marshall Dr regarding several reports of a man shooting in the street. According to a FPD spokesperson, when officers arrived on scene the...

 

Fountain Fire Department Moving Ambulance to Other Side of Railroad Tracks to Ensure the Highest Quality of Emergency Services

The City of Fountain Fire Department is going to be making some adjustments to the location of its current ambulances and is preparing to begin operation of additional ambulance services in 2020. According to Fountain Police Department Public Safe...

 

Sheriff's Office Releases Annual DUI Statistics

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has been working to increase enforcement of impaired drivers, as El Paso County is leading the state in impaired driver traffic related fatalities.  As part of these ongoing efforts, the El Paso County Sheriff's O...

 

Sheriff's Office Has Graduation Ceremony for 19-1 Detentions Academy

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office hosted a graduation ceremony for 18 deputies (pictured above) who successfully completed the 19-1 Detentions Academy.  The graduation ceremony was May 10 at...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Honors Myrtle Moldrem 2018 Volunteer of the Year

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program is comprised of a group of citizens with a true and common desire to partner with the Sheriff's Office to help provide public safety services to...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Honors 2018 Volunteer and Volunteer Unit of the Year

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program is comprised of a group of citizens with a true and common desire to partner with the sheriff's office to help provide public safety services to...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

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: MELISHA COOK is a Black Female, 40 years old,...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Gunshot Victim From Homicide Investigation Identified

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was found with a gunshot wound on April 21, in the 6400 block of Hwy. 85/87. The Fountain Police Department reported the victim was identified as Cordell Marquiz Rosenberg,...

 

Fountain Police Investigating Late Night Sunday Shooting That Left Man Dead

At approximately 10:15 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to the 6400 block of South Highway 85/87 on a reported shooting. According to FPD Public Safety Information Officer Lisa Schneider, upon arrival, officers...

 

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: ROBERT ADAM ANDREWS is a White Male, 36 years old,...

 

Victim in Security Homicide Identified, Man Arrested

On Sunday, April 14, at approximately 2:05 a.m., deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to a Domestic Violence call in the 1900 block of Hallam Avenue.  When deputies arrived on...

 

Sheriff's Office Releases March Statistics for Sheriff's Top Priorities

In 2017, Sheriff Bill Elder laid out illegal marijuana enforcement, addressing mental health in the community and reducing the average daily jail population as his top priorities for the next four years of his administration.   In March, we...

 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office K-9 Knox Receives Donation of Body Armor

El Paso County Sheriff's Office K-9 Knox has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was...

 

Fountain P.D. Offers New "Home Safe" Program That Will Help Locate Cognitively Impaired Residents If They Go Missing

This week the Fountain Police Department announce a new program for the community called “Home Safe.” This program is designed to help assist officers in the event an adult or child with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults...

 

Sheriff's Office Releases Monthly Statistics on Sheriff Elder's Top Priorities

In 2017, Sheriff Bill Elder laid out illegal marijuana enforcement, addressing mental health in the community and reducing the average daily jail population as his top priorities for the next four years of his administration.  The Sheriff’s Office...

 

Child Dies in Three-Car Crash Monday on I-25 Witnesses sought

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle crash that occurred about 3:45 p.m. Monday on Interstate 25 near milepost 134 (between the S. Academy and Mesa Ridge Parkway exits.) The crash resulted in one fatality. According to the...

 

Police Seek Information About Man Arrested for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

On February 27, at approximately 6 a.m., members of the Fountain Police Department's Rapid Response Team (RRT) executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Royalty Place in an attempt to apprehend a...

 

Fountain Police Asking Public's Assistance in Locating Armed and Dangerous Man

The Fountain Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an armed and dangerous male known to frequent the Fountain area. According to Lisa Schneider, FPD Public Safety Information Officer, the male subject is Glen Mitchell...

 

County Jail Reaches Critical Population

The El Paso County Jail, located at 2739 E. Las Vegas Street, is at a critical point in managing the inmate population as it reached record highs last week with a jail population of 1,717 and a total inmate population of 1,880.  The last record for...

 

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