2018

Carjacking Suspect Shot Near Devil’s Head Campground

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – At approximately 2:09 p.m., on July 2nd, 2018, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a carjacking that had taken place in El Paso County. The suspect, a 29-year-old male, drove the stolen vehicle into the Pike National Forest shooting at passing vehicles. He ultimately stopped the vehicle at… Read On

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Douglas County

By order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place.  Ordinance No. O-012-004 restricts open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. Prohibited Activities: Open burning of any kind. Use of Fireworks Allowable Activities: Fires within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, fireplaces within buildings,… Read On

ALERT – Decker’s Area Residents down phone lines

CenturyLink is reporting a complete phone outage in Deckers for an unknown amount of time.  If you have an emergency and cannot get through to us via cell phone or text to 9-1-1, a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and dispatcher are available at the Decker’s store to assist you.

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Place for Unincorporated Douglas County

By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 1 fire restrictions, are now in place. Ordinance No. O-012-004, restricting open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. General Guidance on Stage 1 restrictions follows below: Prohibited Activities: Open burning of any kind. Use of fireworks.  Allowable Activities: Fires within liquid-fueled or… Read On