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Fountain firefighter arrested for sexual assault

A member of the Fountain Fire Department has been placed on unpaid administrative leave following his arrest in a sexual assault case in Colorado Springs. In September, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a report... — Updated 10/8/2020

 
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Fountain man killed in I-25 hit-and-run; woman arrested

A hit-and-run crash on I-25 near Pikes Peak International Raceway Saturday evening left one motorcylcist dead and another injured. Authorities later arrested a woman suspected of driving the car that caused the wreck. Shortly... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Suspected carjacker arrested

Fountain police recently arrested a man believed to be involved in numerous robberies around the county after finding a stolen vehicle at Chancellor's Mobile Home Park in Fountain.... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Firefighter arrested for assault

A member of the Fountain Fire Department has been placed on unpaid administrative leave following his arrest in an alleged sexual assault case in Colorado Springs. In September, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Widefield home burned

Neighbors watch as firefighters battle a house fire on Ely Street in Widefield last Thursday afternoon. Occupants are unharmed, but most of their possessions were damaged. Resident... — Updated 10/13/2020

 
 By Karin Hill    News

Fire burns 670 acres along 115, Fort Carson

Fire crews spent the last few days battling a wildfire along Hwy. 115 and on Fort Carson, with 10 percent containment reported as of press time Tuesday. Dubbed the Wild Horse Fire, it was located south of Fort Carson's Gate 6 and... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

TASHON JESSIE AUSBORNE is a Black Male, 19 years old, 5'9" tall, and 140 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. AUSBORNE is wanted for Escape and Burglary. ISAIAH KENNAN BIGLOW is a... — Updated 10/2/2020

 

Fountain's new K-9 has special name

The Fountain Police Department is now the proud owner of a new K-9 who will be trained and certified in narcotics detection. FPD polled its officers to find the right name for... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Two men arrested for armed bank robbery

Fountain police announced Thursday that arrest warrants were obtained for both suspects wanted in the armed robbery of the United Business Bank three days earlier. The first... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Armed robbers target Fountain UBB bank

Monday, at approximately 3:51 p.m., police officers were dispatched to the United Business Bank at 410 S. Santa Fe Ave. in Fountain for an armed robbery. The first suspect was... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Stop the Bleed donation

UCHealth's Memorial Hospital Foundation and Memorial's Injury Prevention and Research Institute (MIPRI) donated 175 Stop the Bleed kits this week to the El Paso County Sheriff's... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

House fire displaces family of six

An early morning fire severely damaged a home on Daffodil Street in south Fountain on Tuesday, but all six residents — including a baby — made it out safely. At approximately 3:38 a.m., the Fountain Fire Department (FFD)... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

Hwy. 24 murder arrest made

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the death of a young woman with ties to Fountain. On July 31, at approximately 6 a.m., the El Paso County Sheriff's Office... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

Woman arrested in homicide

On Saturday, Sept. 12, at approximately 10:52 a.m., the Sheriff's Office Communications Center received a call indicating a shooting occurred in the 1600 block of Maxwell Street... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

September is National Preparedness Month

The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management for the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County kicked off September as National Preparedness Month (NPM). Sponsored by... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

El Paso County detective receives international award

El Paso County detective receives international award   El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has announced that its very own Detective Trey White was named as one of the 40 Under 40 award recipients presented by The International... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Swift water rescue in action

The Fountain Fire Department was dispatched the evening of Aug. 29 to a swift water rescue in Fountain Creek... — Updated 9/2/2020

 

EPCSO plans Citizens' Academy

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and will be held virtually on Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. The Academy will be conducted over a 10-week period, culminating in a virtual... — Updated 9/2/2020

 

First-ever female officer at Fountain Fire

The Fountain Fire Department announced a promotion that's the first of its kind in the organization's 107-year history. Veronica Garrett was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. She... — Updated 8/31/2020

 

Extra traffic enforcement coming to area roadways

Security Boulevard, Main Street, Bradley Road from Powers Boulevard to South Meridian, and Fontaine Boulevard from Hwy. 85/87 to Marksheffel Road are among the roads that will get... — Updated 8/19/2020

 

Soldier, motorcycle passenger killed in crash, others injured

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash at I-25 and South Academy Boulevard just after 12 a.m. Sunday. The crash resulted in two fatalities. A 2017 Harley Davidson driven by a 42-year-old male was traveling... — Updated 8/19/2020

 
 By G. Conner Salter    News

No suspects yet in drive-by

Evidence in last month’s drive-by shooting in Fountain links weapons to other unsolved cases in Colorado Springs, police say. However, no arrests have been made yet. Just before 7 p.m. on July 7, a shootout between two vehicles... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

Hwy. 24 homicide victim ID'd

On July 31, at approximately 6 a.m., the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a party who reported seeing a person lying on the side of the road on Highway 24 in Cascade. Deputies responded to the area and... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

Person of interest sought in death

On May 13, at approximately 1:36 p.m., our Communications Center dispatched Manitou Springs Police officers to El Paso Boulevard in Manitou Springs on a Check the Welfare call.... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
 By G. Connor Salter    News

Illegal pot grow investigation ongoing in Lorson Ranch

On July 22, residents on Seawolf Drive and Thunderbolt Trail in Lorson Ranch were startled when federal agents, a SWAT team and members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and the Security Fire Department came through their... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

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