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Large-scale attempt to get suspects out of home ends peacefully


Last updated 10/13/2021 at 10:48am

G. Connor Salter

Fountain Police Department officers surround a home while ordering suspects to get out on Monday.

An alleged illegal marijuana grow and a stolen vehicle reportedly were at the center of a an hours-long standoff in Fountain on Monday. The Fountain Police Department's Rapid Response Team surrounded a home in the High Gate neighborhood, alarming neighbors in the area. Area residents reported that a standoff had been underway for a few hours, and that they received an alert from El Paso County Sheriff's Office to stay inside. The neighborhood is east of Jimmy Camp Road, between East Ohio Avenue and Fountain-Fort Carson High School.

"We have a situation at a residence where people are refusi...

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