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Police seek 'armed and dangerous' suspect

The Fountain Police Department announced it is searching for a suspect who is considered "armed and dangerous" and wanted on three different warrants with multiple charges. Xavier... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
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Traffic sting operation nets several citations, one arrest

On Wednesday, Nov. 24, the Fountain Police Department conducted a traffic safety operation on Hwy. 85 and I-25 that resulted in one arrest and numerous citations. “Multiple vehicles were cited for traveling over 90 mph, and one... — Updated 11/30/2021

 

Accidental blaze hits RV dealership

The Fountain Fire Department responded to a fire at Windish RV on Bandley Drive early the morning of Thursday, Nov. 18. Numerous recreational vehicles had caught fire, and the fire... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Police ID shooting suspect

Police are searching for a suspect in a Nov. 9 drive-by shooting that damaged vehicles and a home on Summit Mesa Drive in Fountain (near Lake Avenue and Fountain Mesa Road).... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Man arrested within hours of sentencing for prior felonies

A man who had just been sentenced on felony charges in the morning was arrested that same evening after police discovered meth and several thousand dollars in his vehicle. On Nov.... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Man arrested after downtown incident

A man wanted for an alleged domestic violence incident on South Santa Fe Avenue in Fountain on Tuesday, Nov. 16, was arrested after several hours' of searching. The surrounding... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Stabbing suspect arrested after standoff

A man was arrested following the stabbing of a woman and an ensuing standoff with deputies in Widefield early Sunday. El Paso County Sheriff's Office said that just after 3:30... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Man shot in face north of Security

Authorities are investigating an early-morning incident that left a man with a serious gunshot wound to the face near South Academy Boulevard just north of Security. They're asking anyone with information to come forward. Shortly... — Updated 11/19/2021 Full story

 

Suspect arrested after downtown Fountain incident

A man wanted for an alleged domestic violence incident on South Santa Fe Avenue in Fountain on Tuesday, Nov. 16, was arrested after several hours' of searching. The surrounding... — Updated 11/17/2021

 

Man killed in heavy equipment accident near The Glen

A man reportedly was killed by heavy machinery during an accidental workplace accident along Wayfarer Drive near The Glen neighborhood on Tuesday. The El Paso County Sheriff's... — Updated 11/17/2021 Full story

 

FPD seeks fraud suspects

On Sunday, Oct. 17, a victim reported her credit cards were stolen from her purse while she was shopping at Sam's Club on Venetucci Boulevard in Fountain. According to Fountain... — Updated 11/16/2021

 

FPD welcomes K-9 Goose and Officer Ryder

K-9 Goose, a 2-year-old English Labrador who is a nationally certified narcotics detection dog, recently joined the Fountain Police Department. Goose is working with Officer Brett... — Updated 11/16/2021

 

Mock DUI crash at FFCHS

Fountain's Public Safety Departments held a semi-annual DUI Mock Crash event at Fountain-Fort Carson High School on Friday morning. The training shows students what could happen if... — Updated 11/16/2021

 

Widefield students mourn loss of senior after tragic accident

A Widefield High School senior tragically died on Wednesday, Nov. 3, in an early morning car crash along Marksheffel Road. The WSD3 community now mourns the passing of 18-year-old... — Updated 11/9/2021

 

Home occupant narrowly missed by bullet in Security

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that nearly struck the occupant of a home on Widick Street, adjacent to the Widefield Parks and Recreation complex, on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 7. EPSO reports... — Updated 11/9/2021

 
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Fountain's Police Explorers achieve major milestones

The Fountain Police Explorers program crossed a huge milestone in October, when it was announced that Police Explorer graduate Austin Starnes was chosen as a new hire for the... — Updated 11/9/2021

 

Shooting near Widefield Parks & Rec under investigation

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that nearly struck the occupant of a home on Widick Street, adjacent to the Widefield Parks and Recreation complex,... — Updated 11/8/2021 Full story

 

Student, SRO have special connection

The mother of a student at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain recently shared a heartwarming story and photos documenting her daughter's special connection with the school's... — Updated 11/5/2021

 

County to up enforcement of speeding, distracted driving

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has launched additional traffic enforcement efforts thanks to two grants from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA).  These grants are administered by the state of... — Updated 11/3/2021

 
 By Karin Hill    News

A firehouse tradition

Fountain Fire held its first ever fire engine push-in ceremony last week, literally and symbolically ushering its newest investment to its new home at Station 1. The tradition of a... — Updated 11/2/2021

 

Shooting rattles Widefield residents

Three juveniles and an adult were arrested following a drive-by shooting that hit a little close to home for residents in a Widefield neighborhood last weekend. The El Paso County... — Updated 10/27/2021

 

Fountain man arrested for alleged child exploitation

A Fountain man has been arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of children. On Oct. 14, investigators with the Colorado Springs Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

Train vs. car leads to citation

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, at approximately 10:20 a.m., the Fountain Police Department responded to a call of a vehicle stuck on the train tracks between the Ventana subdivision and... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

C-Shift saves bees

Fountain Fire Battalion Chief Nate Lenn relocates some bees after several hives were found on fire at the Fountain Creek Nature Center over the weekend. Firefighters extinguished... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

Alcohol may be factor in fatal pedestrian accident

A Fountain man died after being struck by a vehicle last week while walking near the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Medicine Bow Avenue. The accident occurred around 7:20... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

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