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Woman arrested in Widefield stabbing case

A man was stabbed in the neck in what authorities believe was a domestic violence incident at the Widefield Apartments on Tuesday afternoon. El Paso County Sheriff's Office said... — Updated 9/15/2021 Full story


Local firefighters join 9/11 Stairclimb

On Sept. 11, several firefighters from Security Fire Department and Fountain Fire Department participated in the 9/11 Stairclimb in Denver. Pictured is a group from Security Fire... — Updated 9/15/2021


Sheriff's Office looking for additional victims in sexual assault

Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of sexual assault after he allegedly lured juveniles on the internet. Officials say they are looking for possible additional victims.... — Updated 9/15/2021


Fire restrictions for county

Due to the continued dry conditions and the National Weather Service forecast for continued dry and warmer than normal weather resulting in very high to extreme fire danger ratings, Sheriff Bill Elder has ordered Stage I Fire... — Updated 9/15/2021


Police and fire chiefs end up behind bars - of dunk tank

Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer takes a turn 'behind bars' to bring joy to the children who eagerly aimed for the target at the dunk tank during the Fountain Fall Festival at... — Updated 9/8/2021


Man arrested after woman kidnapped at gunpoint

A 33-year-old man was arrested Aug. 25 after he allegedly kidnapped a woman at gunpoint from the Sonic on Main Street in Security, as well as additional assault and getting a small... — Updated 9/1/2021


Officer justified in deadly shooting of suspect

A Fountain police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect in April was justified in his actions, according to a decision by the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. The suspect, 38-year-old Robert Paul Garcia,... — Updated 9/1/2021


Man suspected in several auto trespass cases

Fountain Police believe the male suspect pictured here was involved in several automobile trespass cases in the Fountain area. FPD is asking the public to help identify him. The... — Updated 8/30/2021 Full story


Police request help ID'ing burglary suspects

Fountain Police Department reports that the pictured individuals were involved in two burglaries in Fountain on Sunday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 28. FPD is requesting the... — Updated 8/30/2021 Full story


Update on pedestrian hit by train

A woman was struck and killed by a train just south of the crossing at Hwy. 85/87 and Fontaine Boulevard on the afternoon of July 21. A month later, police confirm that the incident was “non-criminal and not a... — Updated 8/25/2021


Woman killed in I-25 crash

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle crash that resulted in one fatality early Friday morning. The crash occurred on I-25 southbound at exit 119, south of Fountain, around 3:30 a.m. A 2000 Pontiac Montana was... — Updated 8/25/2021


Roybal new undersheriff

This month, El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder announced the promotion of Bureau Chief Joe Roybal to Undersheriff effective Aug. 20. "Chief Roybal has over 25 years of dedicated,... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Karin Hill    News

Woman killed by train

UPDATE (Aug. 20, 2021): A month later, police confirm that the incident was “non-criminal and not accidental.” A woman was struck and killed by a train just south of the... — Updated 8/20/2021


Police work to ID suspect

The Fountain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a knife-wielding suspect who allegedly threatened several individuals. On Friday, July 23, at... — Updated 8/18/2021

 By Karin Hill    News

Security Fire: Ready to build new fire station, request mill increase

After circulating letters, fliers and surveys to residents over the last few months, Security Fire Department has decided to place a mill levy increase on the November ballot – bu... — Updated 8/18/2021 Full story


Crime Stoppers Seeks Fugitives

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued: RAEKWON MALIK-DEION FUTRELL is... — Updated 8/18/2021


Police ask for help in ID'ing suspect

The Fountain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a knife-wielding suspect who allegedly threatened several individuals. On Friday, July 23, at... — Updated 8/11/2021 Full story


El Paso County has high school-zone crash rate

School is in session, and that means added traffic volume in neighborhoods and around schools as buses and parents commute their students. The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is... — Updated 8/11/2021


Applications now open for Sheriff's Citizens Academy

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the 2021 Citizens Academy. The Academy will begin on Thursday, Sept. 9. This Academy consists of one night per... — Updated 8/4/2021


Fountain man arrested for sexual assault on a child

A 23-year-old man was arrested at his home on Southmoor Drive recently after police say he allegedly posed as a teenager and assaulted a 14-year-old he met online. In mid-July,... — Updated 8/4/2021


Update on Fountain PD's new behavioral health unit

According to Krysta Parker, the clinician assigned to Fountain Police Department’s BHCON Unit (Behavioral Health Connect), the team has been busy since hitting the streets more than a month ago. Parker is teamed up with Sgt. Ken... — Updated 8/4/2021


EPC Sheriff's Office seeks residents' opinions

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to participate in its upcoming survey. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of resident satisfaction with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office services and to make... — Updated 8/4/2021


Widefield man arrested after alleged road rage shooting

A Widefield man was arrested Thursday evening after authorities say he fired a weapon from his vehicle and then barricaded himself inside a home on Cornell Street. The incident... — Updated 7/28/2021


Fountain Fire plans reunion

For the first time ever, the Fountain Fire Department is holding a reunion for all current and former members in an effort to reconnect and honor those who dedicated much of their... — Updated 7/28/2021


Jail reduces visitation charges

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is reducing costs associated with phone calls and video visitation services at the El Paso County Jail. Previously, calls were charged at a rate of 44 cents per minute for local calls and 60... — Updated 7/28/2021


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