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Fire Destroys Fountain Home

An early morning fire destroyed a home in Little Ranches in Fountain Tuesday. Fountain Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a fire at approximately 5:30 a.m. at a residence on Flying F...

 

Soldier arrested

On Nov. 5, with the help of U.S. Army C.I.D. officers, 22-year-old Christian Johnson, an active duty solider, was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by the Fountain Police Department in a...

 

Dispatch Center Re-Accredited

On Tuesday, Nov 5, , the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received notice it had been awarded re-accreditation with the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. This is the...

 

15 Officers, Troopers Finish Drug Training

Fifteen new Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) graduated on Oct. 31 from a training program that provides law enforcement agencies additional capacity to identify and arrest drivers under the influence of drugs, including cannabis. The Colorado Departmen...

 

Fire Departments Battle House Fire Sunday Morning

THE SECURITY FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS AIDED BY FOUNTAIN AND HANOVER CREWS AS THEY BATTLED A DESTRUCTIVE HOUSE FIRE ON TREASURE TRAIL CIRCLE THE MORNING OF NOV. 3. ALL OCCUPANTS MADE IT OUT, BUT ONE...

 

Sheriff's Office Unveils Pink Wrapped Patrol Car in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Earlier this month, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office unveiled a pink wrapped patrol car to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Pink Patch Project. This is the fourth consecutive year...

 

Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scam

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has received intelligence of another phone scam. The caller threatens the individual they have missed court and need to pay a fine in excess of $500.  If they don’t pay, they will be arrested.  In these...

 

Fugitives/Sex Offenders Arrested

On Monday, September 16, at approximately 5 a.m., Fountain Police officers received a report of a child who had possibly been kidnapped from another state and was seen at the Fountain Inn, located at...

 

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Walmart And Threatening Employee With A Knife

On Sunday, Sept. 8, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart located at 6310 S. Highway 85 in Fountain, for a report of a male party threatening an employee with a knife and...

 

Fountain Police Make Arrest for Assault/Disorderly Conduct at C'Mon Inn

On July 27, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a fight took place at the C'mon Inn located at 711 Dale Street in Fountain. This incident was not reported to police by any employee or patron of the C'mon...

 

Man Wanted For Robbery, Assault At Loaf N Jug

On Sunday, Sept. 8, at approximately 4:45 p.m, officers were dispatched to Loaf N' Jug, located at 102 S. Santa Fe Avenue, in Fountain for a report of a robbery. The suspect went behind the counter,...

 

One Arrested After Vehicle Becomes Stuck in Ditch, Stolen Checks and Mail Recovered

At approximately 11 p.m. Friday, Fountain Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of Sunrise Road and Bar B Road in the Little Ranches subdivision for a report of a one-car vehicle...

 

One Arrested After Burglary of Fountain House

At approximately 5 p.m. Friday, Fountain Police Department officers were dispatched to the 7400 block of Bentwater Drive in reference to a neighbor seeing three parties burglarizing a residence....

 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Arrests Three Burglary Suspects in Security Area

At approximately 11:34 a.m. last Tuesday, Aug. 20, El Paso County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 3700 block of Cresta Loma Circle in...

 

Two Suspects Occupying Stolen Vehicle Arrested

On Aug. 13, at approximately 9:23 p.m, officers with the Fountain Police Department observed a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of Wal-Mart located at 4425 Venetucci Blvd. The vehicle was reported...

 

Police Investigating Burglary at Fountain Albertaco's

At approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, two masked subjects burglarized Albertaco's Mexican Food located at 5710 S. Highway 85/87 in Fountain. Several items were taken, according to Public Safety...

 

Police Seeking Witnesses To Shooting on Blossom Field Road

In the early morning hours of Aug. 14, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Blossom Field Road for reports of gunshots. Upon investigation fired shell casings were located and one residence was struck with bullets. No injuries were sustained...

 

Fountain Police Looking for Stolen Car Suspect

At approximately 8:35 a.m. Saturday, officers with the Fountain Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a silver Dodge Ram pickup that had fictitious plates. According to Lisa Schneider, Public...

 

One Arrested in Connection with Homicide on Patchwork Ct. in Fountain

At approximately 10:55 a.m., Thursday, Fountain Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a medical call on Patchwork Ct., in reference to an unconscious female not breathing. Upon arrival,...

 

One Person Arrested After Shooting on South Santa Fe in Fountain

At approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of South Santa Fe Ave.,, on reports of a shooting. According to Fountain Police...

 

Fountain Police Investigating Reports of Gunshots on Alegre Circle

At approximately 11 a.m. Friday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to 7000 block of Alegre Cir., on reports of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and witnesses said they heard gunshots in the area. However, there were...

 

Law Enforcement Seize 300 Marijuana Plants and Arrests Two in Connection to Illegal Grow

On July 31, at approximately 8 a.m., law enforcement executed search warrants on two properties in the 20000 block of Deputy Point in the Midway area south of Fountain, and a knock and talk on a...

 

Sheriff's Office Identifies Suspect in Homicide on Shining Star Drive 

On July 31, 2019, at approximately 4:28 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Shining Star Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a...

 

Sheriff's Office Reminds the Community to be Aware of Phone Scams

The Sheriff’s Office has received a report of another phone scam. The caller is advising victims that owe fees and/or fines and need to remedy this by purchasing gift cards in the amount of the fines.  In some instances, these “fines” have...

 

Fountain Police Make Arrests in Shooting Thursday at Metcalfe Park

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Fountain Police Department were dispatched to 704 E. Ohio Ave., Metcalfe Park, on reports of shots fired. According to Police Services Administra...

 

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