Update on Officer Involved Shooting on 8/31/18

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – On August 31, 2018, at approximately 4:41 p.m., two deputies initiated a traffic stop after a vehicle made an unsafe turn right in front of them on Highway 85 just North of Delva Way. The vehicle was occupied by four people, two adult females and two adult males. Upon identifying… Read On

Sheriff Spurlock Promotes a Deputy Chief and Captain Assigned to Highlands Ranch

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – Last week, Lieutenant Troy McCarty was promoted to Captain and will be assigned specifically to serve the Highlands Ranch community. He will be stationed at the Highlands Ranch Substation providing the approximately 100,000 citizens in Highlands Ranch direct access to leadership which hasn’t previously been available. McCarty graduated from Metropolitan State… Read On

Fire Restrictions Lifted for Unincorporated Douglas County

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – Effective immediately, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is lifting all fire restrictions for all areas of unincorporated Douglas County. Recent rainfall and cooler temperatures have reduced the danger of wildfire; however, people are encouraged to be vigilant as the danger of fire is always present. Citizens should be reminded to… Read On

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