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City of Fountain First Responders Participate in Charity Basketball to Collect Toys for Winter Wonderland

Prior to Christmas, City of Fountain Fire and Police Department personnel participated in two charity basketball games to collect toys for the departments' Winter Wonderland event held Dec. 15 at...

 

Stratmoor Hills Fire Department Has New Fire Engine

The Stratmoor Hills Fire Department recently received a new 2018 HME SilverFox® Urban Edition fire engine. It carries 500 gallons of water and pumps 1,500 gallons per minute. It replaces a...

 

Fountain Resident Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident

A Fountain resident died in a two-car accident at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at S. Highway 85/87, near milepost 134.5. This location is about 1/2 mile south of Main Street. According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by 35-year-old...

 

Sheriff's Office Seeks Assistance in Identifying Burglary/Fraud Suspects

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a burglary that occurred in the 500 block of Holly Drive in Security. According to Natalie Sosa, Assistant Public Information...

 

Fountain Fire Department Hosts Graduation for New Volunteer Firefighters

The 2018 Fountain Fire Department Fire Academy Graduation was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Welte Education Center. Fountain Fire Department had 15 new volunteer firefighters who were part of an...

 

Sheriff's Office Announces Citizens' Academy Graduation

Sheriff Bill Elder recently announced the graduation of 29 citizens from the Sheriff's Office Fall Citizens Academy Class 2018-2. The citizens completed a seven-week academy that offered participants...

 

Third, Fourth Arrests Made in Homicide on Tranters Creek Way

At approximately 11:02 p.m. Oct. 7, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the 6400 block of Tranters Creek Way in Lorson Ranch saying multiple shots were fired...

 

Two Arrested Following Foot Chases

At approximately 9:55 p.m. Saturday, officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to the area of Marksheffel and Peaceful Valley Roads in regard to cattle in the roadway. According to...

 

Sheriff's Office Hosting Community Events This Weekend

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is hosting several community events in the Fountain Valley area Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20, including Coffee with a Cop at I-HOP and a Neighborhood Watch meeting Oct. 19 at the Widefield Community...

 

Former Security Fire Chief Robert Stambaugh Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Acting on a tip from Homeland Security officials, Colorado Springs Police announced last week the arrest of long-time Security/Widefield resident and former Security Fire Chief Robert Stambaugh on Wednesday, Oct. 19. An affidavit of probable cause...

 

Arrests Made in Tranters Creek Way Homicide

At approximately 11:02 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the 6400 block of Tranters Creek Way in Lorson Ranch saying multiple shots...

 

Sheriff's Office Hosting Community Events

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is hosting several community events in the Fountain Valley area Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20, including Coffee with a Cop at I-HOP and a Neighborhood Watch meeting Oct. 19 at the Widefield Community...

 

Suspicious Death Upgraded to Homicide

At approximately 11:02 p.m. Sunday, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the 6400 block of Tranters Creek Way in Lorson Ranch saying multiple shots were fired and a male party was lying on the sidewalk. According...

 

Fountain P.D. Welcomes "Phoenix"New K9 and His Handler Officer Jon Kay Graduate From Training

A graduation ceremony for Fountain Police Department's new dual purpose K9 "Phoenix" and his handler, Officer Jon Kay, was held recently at the Fountain Police Department. "Phoenix" is a fully...

 

Arrest Made in Connection With Infant's Death

At approximately 4:49 a.m. Aug. 4, officers with the Fountain Police Department responded to the area of 599 Crest Drive, on reports of a 15-month-old child who was not responsive and not breathing....

 

FPD Makes Arrest in Fraud Case

The Fountain Police Department recently conducted an investigation regarding reports of fraud involving some of the residents who reside in the Riverside Mobile Home Park. According to Lisa...

 

History Made as Fountain P.D. Promotes First Two Female Lieutenants

Last week, the Fountain Police Department announced the promotion of its first two female Lieutenants in the history of the department. LT Tara Mallett (third from left) and LT Missy Reynolds (far...

 

Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Powers Blvd.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred at 12:30 a.m. Friday on Powers Blvd., just south of Grinnell Blvd. According to the CSP, a 23 year-old male was riding a Harley Davidson northbound in the southbound...

 

Coffee with A Cop Event Sat. at Morning Glory Espresso

A Coffee with a Cop event is scheduled for 10 a.m.-Noon Saturday, Sept. 1, at Morning Glory (MoGlo) Espresso, 101 Fontaine Blvd., Widefield. The event will give local residents a chance to talk with El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies....

 

Man Arrested After Threatening Others with a Knife on Greyhound Bus

At approximately 7 p.m. Monday, personnel from the Fountain Police Department, and the City of Fountain Fire Department responded to northbound 1-25, close to the South Academy overpass, to investigate a single- vehicle accident. According to Lisa...

 

Fountain Man Dies in Pedestrian vs Auto Accident Monday Night

On Monday, August 13, at approximately 9 p.m., personnel from the Fountain Police Department, the City of Fountain Fire Department and the Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team, responded to the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and...

 

Windshield Repair Grace Period Extended until End of September

After more storms hit the area last week, the Fountain Police Department announced they had recieved questions about a grace period on driving with broken windshields. "We understand many of you are still working at getting repairs done from the...

 

One Killed in Four-Vehicle Crash on I-25

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle fatal crash which occurred at 10:15 p.m. Friday on southbound Interstate 25 MP 125, south of Fountain. According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 32-year-old male was driving a 2007 Harley...

 

GoFundMe Page Set Up for Hanover Volunteer Firefighters Injured When Fire Engine Fell into Sinkhole

A GoFundMe page has been set up for two Hanover Volunteer Fire Department firefighters who were injured July 24 while responding to an accident on Old Pueblo Road, south of Fountain. According to Hanover Fire Department Deputy Chief Kevin Junglen,...

 

Fountain Police Raise Money to Help Local Residents Fix/Replace Windshields Damaged During Hail Storm

On June 30, Fountain Police Department personnel served a benefit spaghetti dinner to benefit Fountain residents who didn’t have the financial means to replace or repair their vehicle’s glass following June 6’s big hail storm. Approximately $3,...

 

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