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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,...

 

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: NARCISSO HERRIA BLEA is a White Male, 38 years...

 

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

Earlier this week it was announced Sheriff Bill Elder had ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County. In doing so he downgraded fire restrictions from Stage Two to Stage One. The Stage I Fire Restrictions...

 

Two Arrested Following Recovery of Stolen Cars

Two Fountain men were arrested earlier this month following the recovery of two cars stolen from ADESA Auto Auction in Fountain. According to Fountain Police Department Mesa Relations Officer Lisa...

 

Sheriff's Office Investigates Attempted Carjacking on Rampart Range Road

On July 2, at approximately 12:20 pm, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Theft in Progress in the 9000 block of Rampart Range Road. The victim reported they were traveling on Rampart Range Road when they...

 

Fireworks Prohibited!!!

“We would like to wish every citizen in El Paso County a safe and happy Fourth of July. Hopefully this holiday will pass without any serious injuries or incidents tainting its enjoyment. Since fireworks are traditionally a major part of our... 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:

ANGEL ACEVEDO is a Hispanic Male, 43 years old, 5'09" tall, and 180 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. ACEVEDO is wanted for 3RD Degree Assault/Domestic Violence. BRYAN L. CARROLL is a Black Male,...

 

Retired Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine Named New Fire Chief for Stratmoor Hills Fire Department

Days after retiring from the City of Fountain Fire Department after a 30+ year career, former Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine was sworn in as the new fire chief for Stratmoor Valley Fire Department. He is pictured at right during that swearing in,...

 

Crime Stoppers Seek Fugitives

DAVID ARAGON is a Hispanic Male, 34 years old, 6'02" tall, and 220 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. ARAGON is wanted for Menacing/Domestic Violence (Multiple). GARY HARGRAVES is a Black Male, 48...

 

Fountain Fire Inspector Mark "Stitch" Stanwood Leaving After 23 Years of Service to Fountain

A celebration for departing Fountain Fire Department Inspector Mark "Stitch" Stanwood, who is leaving after 23 years with the department, was held Friday at Darin Anstine Fire House No. 1. He served...

 

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: DAVID ARRIAGA is a White Male, 55 years old, 5'9"...

 

Fountain Public Safety Personnel Host Sensory Friendly Night for Local Children

Fountain Public Safety Personnel Host Sensory Friendly Night for Local Children City of Fountain Public Safety Department personnel recently hosted an Autism Awareness Night at Darin Anstine Fire...  Website

 

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...

 

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