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1 week 3 days ago

Denver Sheriff's review gets update

DENVER (AP) - Denver's City Council is getting an update on a review of the embattled sheriff's department. The City Council was scheduled to get a briefing Tuesday on plans to investigate operations at the department. Earlier this month the city agreed to pay $3.3 million to a former inmate...

1 month 2 weeks ago

Maketa Recall Effort to Meet Saturday Deadline

As of Friday night, petitioners believe they probably have enough signatures to get a recall question surrounding Sheriff Terry Maketa on the November ballot. The deadline to turn in the 44,387 signatures needed is 1:00pm Saturday. This all stems from accusations of sexual favoritism and department mis-management by Sheriff...

6 months 3 weeks ago

Memorial for Deputy Killed in Head-On Crash

A public memorial is planned for a Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy who was killed when an SUV hit his motorcycle head-on. Friends, family and co-workers of Sgt. David Baldwin will gather at the 1stBANK Center in Broomfield at 10 a.m. Monday. Following the service, a formal vehicle procession will head...

1 year 1 month ago

Sheriff's Deputy arrested for embezzlement

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) - The former undersheriff for the Montezuma County Sheriff's Office has surrendered after a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of misusing county funds. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says Robin Cronk was jailed Wednesday on charges of embezzlement of public funds and misconduct. Officials...

2 years 4 weeks ago

New police and sheriff monitor named in Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has chosen commercial litigator Nicholas E. Mitchell to be the city's next independent monitor of its police and sheriff's departments, pending approval by the City Council. Mitchell was chosen after a previously named finalist declined the appointment to remain with the Los Angeles Office of Independent...

2 years 4 months ago

Pueblo West man charged with menacing

Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man after about a three hour standoff in the 600 block of Paradise Road last night in Pueblo West. Family members reported Michael Seedorf, 53, had threatened them and talked of suicide. Area homes were evacuated and just after midnight Seedorf was...

2 years 4 months ago

Buckle up or you could get a citation

It's a push to get rural folks to wear their seat belts. The Colorado State Patrol along with 29 other rural law enforcement agencies will be writing citations during their "Click It or Ticket" program. It started Monday and will run through Easter Sunday. Sixty percent of the...

2 years 5 months ago

Obama's birth certificate questions surface again

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona lawman who calls himself America's toughest sheriff is taking aim at President Obama's birth certificate issue. The controversy over the certificate has been widely debunked, but it remains alive in the eyes of some conservatives. On Thursday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he'll unveil...

2 years 6 months ago

Citizen's Academy offered in Pueblo

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office will offer a Citizen's Academy for Pueblo County residents over a period of 11 weeks. Participants will gain instruction on the inner workings of law enforcement on subjects including Narcotics, Tactical Teams, Firearm Safety and Crime Scene Techniques. Classes run three hours each...

2 years 7 months ago

Fremont County man missing

Fremont County law enforcement officers are investigating the disappearance of a local Fremont County man. Thirty two year old Richard Henry William Jones was reported missing by family members on January 20. The last contact with Jones was a phone message he left on January 22. Investigators report...

2 years 7 months ago

UPDATE: 911 caller says deputy shot himself

Woodland Park Police are investigating a Teller County Sheriff's Deputy found dead in his home Saturday evening. According to police, the 911 caller said the deputy shot himself. The deputy was off-duty at the time of his death. More information will be released by Woodland Park Police when the...

2 years 8 months ago

Jury acquits Denver sheriff's deputy

DENVER (AP) - Jurors have acquitted a Denver sheriff's deputy who was charged after she was accused of slapping a female inmate. KMGH-TV in Denver reports a jury acquitted Deputy Anne Kelly on Wednesday of misdemeanor harassment and assault. The inmate had been arrested March 25 on a drunken driving...

2 years 10 months ago

Police spend $365k on Occupy Denver work

DENVER (AP) - Denver has spent $365,000 in overtime expenses over five days for their work on the Wall Street protests. The Denver Post reports that the spending includes police, sheriff, public works and environmental health departments. That figure does not include costs for an all day concert at...

2 years 10 months ago

88 year old Penrose man reported missing

The Fremont County Sheriff's office is searching for missing 88 year old man who was last seen headed to the Wal-mart in Canon City. Theodore Matthews' daughter reported him missing this morning. She told deputies he went to the Wal-mart to get a hair cut at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday...

3 years 3 months ago

Woman dies after shooting in Pueblo West

Pueblo County Sheriff's Officers are investigating a shooting that killed a woman in Pueblo West yesterday. Deputies were called to the 1200 block of N. Ladonia Drive yesterday afternoon. There they found Sharonda Khrayza, 21, with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The woman was not conscious and...

3 years 5 months ago

Investigators converge on rural home

Investigators have converged on a home west of Monument that may offer clues as to the whereabouts of two boys missing for years. Linda and Edward Bryant are charged with fraud for collecting welfare checks for two adopted boys who haven't been seen in years. The Bryant family lived...

3 years 6 months ago

Ice dive scheduled this weekend

The annual Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Ice Dive will happen Saturday at 10 a.m. at Lake San Isabel. The Ice Dive normally happens each year on January 1. This year it was postponed because the ice hadn't gotten thick enough. Divers will cut a whole in the lake...

3 years 7 months ago

Teller County officer arrested

The Teller County Sheriff's Office reported today one of its officers was arrested in December in Park County. Teller County Sheriff's Corporal Kendal Klug was arrested on charges of prohibited use of a weapon, defective license plate light and driving while impaired. He was arrested by Park County...

3 years 8 months ago

Mobile home burns east of Pueblo

A mobile home burned this afternoon in eastern Pueblo County. It started as a grass fire started possible sparked by a cigarette, according to the Sheriff's Office. The fire started in the 3800 block of 44th Lane. At one point five homes were threatened. One mobile home was destroyed....

3 years 9 months ago

Man arrested on drug charges

Pueblo County Sheriff's Officers stopped a vehicle on a traffic violation on I-25 near 13th Street in Pueblo Wednesday and eventually discovered drugs in the car. The driver was identified as Mario Hernandez-Dominguez, 29. Officers found meth and cocaine and $1,100 in cash. Later at a search of his...

3 years 9 months ago

Prisoner dies in Pueblo County Jail

A woman died this morning at the Pueblo County Detention Facility, apparently from a medical problem. The Sheriff's Office reported the woman was 42 years old, but has not released her name. Initial investigation by the Critical Response Team indicates no foul play. She was on a suicide watch...

3 years 9 months ago

Dog rescued after 80 foot fall

Pueblo Sheriff's Office workers rescued a dog Friday morning that had fallen into a ravine near the Pueblo Reservoir. The dog, a Springer Spaniel, was training with its master when it fell off an 80 foot cliff. The dog was not injured but it was too dark to retrieve...

3 years 9 months ago

Arson suspect booked in jail

William Gooch was booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center Tuesday and is currently being held without bond on the charges of First Degree Arson, Felony Menacing, and Failure to leave premises upon request of a peace officer. The man accused of setting his house on fire during...

3 years 9 months ago

Human remains found in Teller County

The Teller County Sheriff's Office is investigating a grisly find close to the Teller County-Fremont County line south of Cripple Creek. On Sunday a hunter reported parts of a human skeleton had been found on County Road 88, commonly known as Shelf Road. News First 5 was on the...

3 years 9 months ago

Sheriff draws up hazard plan

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in drafting the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Comments from the public will be accepted through December 15. The policy will identify the natural hazards in Pueblo County and the risk they pose. The plan will also outline actins that may...

3 years 10 months ago

Pueblo jail allows video visits

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is now allowing prisoners to visit with relatives using an internet video link. Two years ago, the Pueblo County Jail installed a state of the art, internet based, video visitation system from a Texas company called VizVox. It became apparent the system could be...

3 years 10 months ago

Arson suspects sought

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding two men who may have started a fire on October 19, 2010 at 6245 Omaha Blvd. in Colorado Springs. Surveillance video shows them, according to deputies, igniting boxes outside the front of Omaha Liquors. The suspects are...

3 years 10 months ago

Crisis negotiation training brings agencies together

Law enforcement agencies teamed up in Pueblo Wednesday for training in crisis negotiations. The training took place at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. In one scenario SWAT teams and communication workers responded to a mock hostage situation. The training brought together the Colorado Department of Corrections, Pueblo Police and the Pueblo...

3 years 11 months ago

Suspect commits suicide in Otero County

A man from Texas committed suicide on an Otero County Road Monday after he was cornered by law enforcement officers according to the Otero County Sheriff's Office. The Otero County Sheriff's office reported a 911 call at about 4:45 p.m. from an address in the 28000 block of County...

4 years 3 days ago

Prosecutors get results of Gibson investigation

A sheriff's official says detectives have given prosecutors the results of their investigation into domestic violence allegations against Mel Gibson. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore says the results were turned over Wednesday for a decision on whether charges will be filed. Detectives investigated claims made against...

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