Crime Alert Vehicle Trespasses

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Parker Police Department is asking for the public’s help related to vehicle trespasses. Since late July there have been 80 -100 reported vehicle trespasses in the Parker area that appear to be related. It most

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The Reported Attempted Abduction from Friday has been determined to be a Case of False

Detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continued to investigate this alleged incident throughout the weekend and have determined this to be a case of False Reporting. False reporting charges will be forwarded to the district attorney’s office and the

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DCSO is Requesting the Public’s Help with Additional Information Related to a Reported Attempted Abduction

UPDATE: Detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continued to investigate this alleged incident throughout the weekend and have determined this to be a case of False Reporting. False reporting charges will be forwarded to the district attorney’s office and

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Douglas County Sheriff deputies get medical devices to help save residents’ lives

Leadership Douglas County donates three defibrillators to deputies on patrol DOUGLAS COUNTY – When someone’s having a heart attack, seconds count. Usually, the first responders on the scene are Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) deputies. Now, they’re armed with a

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to Hold Third Annual “Christmas for Kids”

  DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Highlands Ranch Wal-Mart, is sponsoring the 3rd annual ”Christmas for Kids” event. The event will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the  Store located at

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Bring Christmas to kids

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has coordinated the Christmas for Kids Program for the past 15 years and provided gifts to over 650 families in need. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing this tradition in 2014 by providing gift cards to

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Mind and body – new law enforcement training facility all encompassing

Inside the November issue of the Briefing Room: Aiming for Excellence – The DCSO and ACSO team up to provide some of the best law enforcement training in the nation Christmas for Kids – A couple of bucks will get

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Steps Up DUI Enforcement for the Holidays

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be out in force in an effort to reduce the number of DUI related car crashes.  The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Douglas County, will start November 26th and will run until

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to reunite the rightful owner of a substantial amount of cash

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to reunite the rightful owner of a substantial amount of cash. The cash was in an envelope and was found at a restaurant in Highlands Ranch (Westridge vicinity) in September 2014. In order to

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Friends of Douglas County K-9 to Purchase New Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9’s

Through the generosity of the Friends of Douglas County K-9 and their fundraising efforts, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) will be able to expand the K-9 unit with two additional K-9’s. Friends of Douglas County K-9 will purchase two

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9 Tips to Prevent Package Theft:

 The holidays are just about here, which means that you might be expecting packages to arrive. Here are 9 tips that will help prevent package theft: 1) Choose a shipping option so you have to sign for delivery (and tell

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Wednesday Night Closure (11/19/14) for Bridge Work on C-470 at I-25

Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9 p.m. to Thursday, Nov. 20 at 5 a.m.: Crews will close the bridge connecting northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 to finalize expansion joint repairs. TRAVEL IMPACTS: Northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 Detour: To detour around this closure, northbound

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Conducts Death Investigation South Hwy 67 @ MM89

On 11/17/14 at about 3:00pm The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office along with Douglas County Search and Rescue were in the area of South Hwy 67 @ MM89 (near rainbow falls) looking for a missing person. The missing person was associated

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search’s for Missing Person after Locating Abandoned Crashed Vehicle

On 11/17/14 2014 at 0818 am, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to an agency assist to Teller County Sheriff’s Office in the area of South Hwy 67 MM89 (near rainbow falls) to look for a missing person. The missing

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Safety Tips Be sure to carry plenty of windshield wiper fluid as liquid de-icers used to treat the roadways may stick to your windshield. Let the snowplow drivers do their jobs by giving them extra room. Slow down! Even roads

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Douglas County Sheriff Tony G. Spurlock Reminds Residents Not to Leave Vehicles Running and Unattended

As the temperature begins to fall across the metro area, Sheriff Tony Spurlock would like to remind citizens not to leave their vehicles running and unattended, also known as “Puffing”. Colorado Revised Statute, 42-4-1206, essentially addresses the fact that it

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November Consumer Alert/ Common Veteran Scams to Avoid

Common Veteran Scams to Avoid As we celebrate our veterans this Veterans Day, another way of showing honor is by recognizing and preventing fraudulent and unscrupulous tactics that are done in their good name. There are many ways in which

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USDOJ: Harold Henthorn arrested for first degree murder related to death of wife at Rocky Mountain National Park

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NEWS RELEASE John F. Walsh United States Attorney, District of Colorado For Immediate Release November 6, 2014 HAROLD HENTHORN ARRESTED FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER RELATED TO DEATH OF WIFE AT ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK DENVER – Harold

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Douglas County Christmas for Kids 2014

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has coordinated the Christmas for Kids Program for the past 15 years and provided gifts to over 650 families in need. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing this tradition in 2014 by providing gift cards to

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Halloween Safety Tips from Sheriff Tony Spurlock

Halloween is an enjoyable holiday for kids and parents alike. It is important though, to take every precaution possible when it comes to your night of fun. Start at home: Turn on your exterior lights, welcoming trick-or-treaters. Remove objects from

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1st Community Impact awards for suicide prevention

Douglas Arapahoe Suicide Prevention Alliance’s (DASPA) Community Impact Awards Nov. 5, 2014 | 7am at Pegasus On the Square Restaurant in Castle Rock, CO Sponsored by Pegasus Restaurant Officers: Chair – Phyllis Harvey; Douglas County Sheriff’s Office – YESS Program

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U.S. 85 to be temporarily closed; I-25 realigned as construction moves forward on new roadway

U.S. 85 to be temporarily closed; I-25 realigned as construction moves forward on new roadway A new route to Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 85 from the west side of Town will come with the completion of the North Meadows

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DCSO Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects Breaking Vehicle Windows and Using Stolen Credit Card

Vehicle windows broken at churches, parks, pools, trailheads, fitness centers, etc. and purses and wallets stolen.  Stolen credit cards have been used at various metro area locations. This has occurred throughout the south metro area. You can remain anonymous and

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Upcoming Overnight Closures for Bridge Work on C-470 at I-25

Information Courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Ramps connecting northbound I-25 to westbound C-470 and eastbound C-470 to northbound I-25 impacted Crews performing maintenance activities to two bridges at the C-470 and I-25 interchange will require overnight closures of

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Update on: Indecent exposure Metro Crime Stoppers Alert

UDPATE 10/23/14 @11:30 a.m. A 23-year-old male from Highlands Ranch was taken into custody last night for indecent exposure in reference to the Metro Area Crime Stoppers Alert that was sent out yesterday. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock thanks the

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Members Trade in Their Handcuffs and Badges for Aprons at Another Special Event!

Local law enforcement officers will trade in their handcuffs and badges for aprons and gourmet burgers at Red Robin® restaurants in Colorado and across the country as part of the national Tip-A-Cop® event with Special Olympics. During the event, law

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Sheriff Tony Spurlock Announces Up Coming Community Safety Volunteer Academy

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the dates for the 10th Community Safety Volunteer Academy – March 3 – May 7, 2015. The Community Safety Volunteer Program began in April, 2006. More than 100 from 4 agencies

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U.S. FOREST SERVICE TO BEGIN BURNING NEAR WOODLAND PARK

NEWS RELEASE USDA Forest ServiceRocky Mountain Region Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands Pikes Peak Ranger District 601 South Weber Colorado Springs, CO 80903 http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/pp FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Zanotto, Pikes Peak District Fire

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Please help SkyView Academy promote safe driving and win a $100,000 grant!

SkyView Academy(SVA) is a PK-12 grade public charter school in Douglas County.  With nearly all SVA families driving their students to school every day, in addition to teenage high school drivers, they are participating in a safe driving promotion and contest

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Crime Stoppers Cops and Robbers 5K

3rd Annual Cops and Robber 5k Fun Run is quickly approaching. This is a great event and fun for all. We have added a Dunk Tank and courageously Douglas County Sheriff Spurlock, Arapahoe County Sheriff Walcher and Lakewood Police Chief Paletta

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Upcoming I-25 Northbound Traffic Shift, Lincoln to County Line

Information Courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) I-25 widening project from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road will shift northbound traffic to the west beginning Sunday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. until

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Agencies Team Up to Test Response to Mass Casualty

News Advisory   Exercise Media Contacts: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine: Julie Rosenthal 720-875-2804 South Metro Fire Rescue Authority: Becky O’Guin 303-906-8189 Agencies Team Up to Test Response to Mass Casualty On Oct. 15, Rocky Vista University (RVU)

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Escaped prisoner committing crimes Travis Sandlin stealing cars and credit cards

Jefferson County, CO. – Travis Sandlin (dob 011382), the inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County Jail on October 5th, is still on the loose and has been stealing cars and credit cards in Highlands Ranch and the Castle Pines

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Crime Stoppers Alert for 10/7/14

You can remain anonymous and earn up to TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000) CAN YOU HELP SOLVE THESE CRIMES? The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an individual who robbed a convenience store located in Castle Pines in the early

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Seeks Publics Help Identifying Owner/Photo on Recovered Stolen Camera

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the attached picture. The picture, a house under construction, was taken on a recovered stolen Go Pro Camera.  It is unknown where the house is located, but the

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Metro Denver Crime Stoppers and DCSO Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Two Suspects

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two individuals responsible for a vehicle trespass and using stolen credit cards at a Wal-Mart and carwash located in Parker.  The trespass to the vehicle occurred in the early morning hours on

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The Briefing Room, Autumn 2014 – The magazine of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Read about the people who go all in for the Douglas County Sheriff’s office, catching criminals with computers and the winner of a friendly showdown at the shooting range. It’s all inside The Briefing Room, Autumn 2014 CLICK ON MAGAZINE TO

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Determining Circumstances Related to a Death Investigation

On 09/20/14 at about 11:30 am the Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call from two hikers who discovered a body in the area of mile marker 9 on Rampart Range Road (close proximity of the radio towers

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Upcoming I-25 Traffic Shifts, Lincoln to County Line

Information courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) In an effort to reach a major milestone on the I-25 widening project from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, nightly lane closures will be performed until the northbound traffic shift is

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Home Invasion Burglary Over the Weekend, Arrests Four Involved

On September 26, 2014, about 11:40 P.M. Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to an assault that had just occurred at a residence located in the 12000 block of Lost Canyon Trail, Parker, CO At

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International group of crime analysts awards DCSO’s computer sleuth

Sheriff’s analyst helps catch criminals from her desk with powerful tools and technology When Michele Kennedy at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) looked at the hits on her computer screen last year, she spotted a pattern. Each hit was

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Castle Pines Octoberfest Safety Day

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has been invited to participate in the ‘Castle Pines Octoberfest’ event that is being put on by the Castle Pines North Businesses and the Castle Pines Community. This event will occur on Saturday, September 27th,

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day

Got Drugs? Drive through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. ITEMS WHICH CANNOT BE ACCEPTED: Needles and sharps Mercury (thermometers) Oxygen containers Chemotherapy/Radioactive substances Pressurized canisters Illicit Drugs Saturday, Sept. 27 10

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to Host 6th Annual One Day Citizen Academy

2014 Citizens Day Application The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its annual Citizen Academy.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Sheriff’s Office, in a short amount of time. The one-day class will

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First annual James J. Peters Memorial Award given to Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Deputy for helping troubled youth

Deputy Jason Presley will receive the award at Juvenile Assessment Center fundraiser Wednesday  The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) has chosen an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Deputy to receive the first annual James J. Peters Memorial Award in honor of the former

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Upcoming Nighttime Closures on I-25 between Lincoln to County Line

Sept. 3, 2014 Contact: Amy Ford, CDOT Communications Director (303) 514-4913 / amy.ford@state.co.us Emily Wilfong, CDOT Communications Manager (720) 541-0529 / emily.wilfong@state.co.us Upcoming Nighttime Closures on I-25 between Lincoln to County Line As part of an effort to widen I-25 from Lincoln Avenue to County

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DCSO Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects Using Stolen Credit Card

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vehicle trespass case involving three subjects. The white male and the white female in the attached photos used a credit card at a 7-11 in Colorado Springs that was stolen from an

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month Are you ready should a local emergency occur? Make it a priority – prepare yourself and your family – including your pets and livestock. Stock your home with food, water, medicines, and other ongoing needs

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Free Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)

The CERT class is designed to teach volunteers how to help in any emergency situation, man-made or natural. CERT also teaches volunteers what their roles are in an emergency situation and how to be prepared at all times. The Classes

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Fraudulent Scheme Returns to Douglas County and Front Range

NARRATIVE:  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is receiving reports of a fraudulent scheme where someone is representing themselves to be a DCSO Deputy.  This is not the first time this has happened.  We were advised earlier this year of

Posted in 2014 News

Over-Night Weekend Lane Closures on Lincoln Ave

Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures Lone Tree, CO – The City of Lone Tree has scheduled concrete repairs on the Lincoln Avenue bridge over I-25 beginning August 15, 2014 through September 15, 2014 (weather dependent). The construction activity will require the

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CDOT to install temporary ramp metering on Southbound County Line Road I-25 on-ramp

On Tuesday, August 12 the Colorado Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) will install temporary ramp metering at the I-25 / County Line Road Interchange for the southbound on-ramp only.  The temporary ramp metering will remain in place for approximately two weeks

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Change of the guard – National Night Out – and watch our Wildland Fire Hand Crew in action

The Briefing Room is a magazine of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Inside: Changing of the Guard Meet Sheriff Spurlock’s new command staff Leaving a Legacy – Former Sheriff David A. Weaver Pictures of National Night Out in Douglas County

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Participates in National Night Out This Evening

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for the 2014 Annual National Night Out celebration, scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The purpose of this event is to reduce property crime, through

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Sheriff Tony Spurlock Appoints CBI Deputy Director to Chief Deputy

Sheriff Spurlock will appoint Steve Johnson to Chief Deputy at a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) promotion ceremony on August 4, 2014. Steve Johnson will be leaving his current position as Deputy Director of Investigations for the Colorado Bureau of

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DCSO Explorer Post 10-4 Hosts Open House

The DCSO Explorers will be having their annual open house on August 26, 2014 at 6:00-8:00 pm. The location will be at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in the Patrol/Detention Briefing rooms: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO 80109 Open

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DCSO Exploreres Competed in 2014 Explorer Regional Conference

The DCSO Explorer Post 10-4 traveled to Gunnison Colorado for this year’s annual LEEPAAC (Law Enforcement Advisor Association of Colorado) Regional Conference. DCSO had eleven of our explorers and five of our explorer advisors attended this year’s conference. Our explorers

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help in Identifying Theft Suspect(s)

The Colorado Lottery Investigations Office and The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating 2 person(s) of interest wanted for questioning in several separate theft cases in the Denver Metro Area. In July of

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In his first act as Sheriff, Tony Spurlock names new command staff

Sheriff makes DCSO history by appointing first female Undersheriff Moments after 18th Judicial District Judge Paul A. King swore in Tony Spurlock as the 33rd Sheriff of Douglas County, Spurlock got down to business. He announced his new undersheriff would

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Open Public Meeting Announced for FEMA-approved Hazard Mitigation Plans

Local jurisdictions are required to have FEMA-approved Hazard Mitigation Plans to better position resources in advance of a disaster and to qualify for mitigation funding from FEMA. Douglas County is the lead agency for updating the multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Tony Spurlock Appointed Sheriff of Douglas County

Today, Undersheriff Tony Spurlock was unanimously appointed as the 33rd Sheriff of Douglas County by the Board of County Commissioners to fill the recent vacancy left by former Sheriff David A. Weaver.  Earlier this week, Weaver was appointed to the

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Highlands Ranch ECCV Water Well Update

Dear Highlands Ranch resident, We wanted to let you know about some construction work that is beginning this summer near Highlands Ranch High School. The East Cherry Creek Valley (ECCV) Water and Sanitation District will be working over the next

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Sheriff David A. Weaver Wants Citizens to be Smart and Safe during 4th of July Weekend

Sheriff David A.  Weaver wants to remind citizens even though we are not currently under fire restrictions in Douglas County, we all need to do our part to be smart and safe during the upcoming 4th of July weekend. If

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The Medina Alert announces FREE App for Hit & Run witness communications!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24th, 2014 Contact: Larry L. Stevenson (720) 854-8896, larry@themedinaalert.com The Medina Alert Program officially released its Hit & Run Notification App Available on iPhone, Andriod & Blackberry… Denver, CO. (June 24, 2014) – The Medina Alert

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Receives K9 Protective Vest from Nationwide Groupon Campaign

Nationwide Groupon Campaign raises over $335,000 for law enforcement K9 protective vests The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K9 Zoos has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide GROUPON EVENT that raised over $335,000.00. Sheriff David A. Weaver said he

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Female Crime Fighters – the mental, physical and tactical challenges of being a female cop

Read about female enforcers in the DCSO –and other cool stuff around Douglas County in the June, 2014 issue of The Briefing Room.  Click on the magazine to read. http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/june_briefing_room_2014?e=6481174/8309604

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Heavy Smoke in Douglas County From Out of State Fires

Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center Is experiencing a high volume of calls related to smoke from fires out of state. Heavy smell of smoke and some haze is reported throughout Douglas County. At this time we ask that you only

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Taking it to the streets – Residents take oath to help protect Douglas County

Nineteen people held up their right hands on May 8, and swore to Sheriff David A. Weaver to uphold the law and protect their families and neighbors. With that, they became the 9th class of Community Safety Volunteers (CSV) to

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Douglas County CodeRed – Are You Registered to Receive Free Emergency Notifications

CodeRED is the phone emergency notification system that allows public safety personnel to send messages directly to residents.     Home phone numbers, cellular  numbers or an email address may be entered so citizens can be contacted even if not at home. 

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DCSO’s Honor Guard posts colors during CO Avalanche game

The DCSO’s Honor Guard presented the Colors for the Colorado Avalanche Hockey team on April 6, 2014 while the Star Spangled Banner was sung to the crowd. The Color Guard includes Detective Christine Brite, Deputy Ian Hutcheon, Deputy Daniel Potter,

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recommends online system to help citizens keep track of valuables

                                  Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recommends online system to help  citizens keep track of valuables Douglas County- Sheriff David A. Weaver encourages all residents to use a free online system that will help keep track of valuable — and invaluable

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Third and Final Dog Recovered

The third and final dog was located this morning in the area of Palmer Divide. The dog was returned to the kennel and the investigation continues. We continue to thank the public for the leads that have stemmed from those

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2013 Annual Report Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Click on the report to read it–or you can cut and paste this link into an open browser to view the report. http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/dcso_annual_report_2013_issuu?e=6481174/8192108

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Cheesman Dam valve testing Flows in South Platte River will increase June 10–11

Cheesman Dam valve testing Flows in South Platte River will increase June 10–11 DECKERS, Colo. — June 3, 2014 — Denver Water will be testing a new valve system at Cheesman Dam, located about five miles southwest of Deckers, Colo.,

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Second Dog Recovered

A second dog was recovered late this morning. The dog was in close proximity to the kennel tethered to a fence.  The dog was returned to the kennel and the investigation continues. We continue to thank the public for the

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ROXBOROUGH RESIDENTS: BEARPROOFING SAVES BEARS

June 2014 Colorado Parks and Wildlife has received several reports of bears in Roxborough Village. Most of these reports involve bears getting into bird feeders and trash, as well as entering open, occupied garages. These calls are a weekly occurrence

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Seeks Publics Help Locating Stolen Military/ Police Trained Dogs

On 05/31/14 at about 0600 am DCSO responded to a private kennel, Gunbil German Shepherds located at 14360 Arfsten Rd. in reference to three police / military dogs that were stolen. It is believed the theft/ burglary occurred sometime between

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Injured Hiker Rescued Near Devils Head

20 members of Douglas County Search and Rescue assisted with the rescue of an injured 60 year old hiker Sunday evening. The hiker was ¾ of a mile up the Devils Head Trail from the parking area where his injury

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Arrests two in Connection with Graffiti Vandalism in Highlands Ranch

On 05/19/14 DCSO took a report of Criminal Mischief (graffiti) in the area of Foothills Park in Highlands Ranch, CO. Several locations were spray painted within this area to include sidewalks, a playground and signs around the park with profanity

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Victim Assistance Volunteers Honored for 10 Years of Service

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recognized two long time volunteers with a 10 year award on May 12, 2014.  Joanne Witowski and Shelley Browning have both dedicated themselves to assisting victims of crime for the last 10 years.  Both women

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Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees at an Awards Ceremony to be Held on May 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Cherry Hills Community Church

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to recognize several employees as well as citizens at an awards ceremony on May 12, 2014, 7:00 pm at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 E. Grave Blvd. Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 Awards

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Update on Wanted Person, Joshua David Evans is in custody

Joshua David Evans is in custody. An alert citizen called a tip into the Douglas Regional Dispatch center this evening. Evans was concealed in his residence in Highlands Ranch (an address Law Enforcement checked multiple times without success). Through the

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Publics Help Locating Wanted Person

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is seeking the public’s help in locating Joshua David Evans. DCSO has been investigating a case involving Joshua David Evans since January 2014. A warrant was issued on 04/25/2014 for alleged charges of Sex

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Missing Endangered Adult

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing and endangered adult. Please see link: Langrell_14SIS15_PublicVersion

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DCSO seeks Publics Help with Identifying Suspect in Credit Card Fraud

Please see the attached Crime alert. We are asking for help in identifying the suspect pictured in the attached flyer. crime alert 14-29677

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Victim Assistance Volunteers

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Victim Assistance Program is seeking volunteers to be trained during September 2014 – October 2014.  This program assists victims of crime and surviving families in cases of death by providing immediate crisis intervention, referrals, and

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Metro Denver Crime Stoppers Tip Lead to Arrest of Wanted Person

The U.S. Marshals Service Violent Offender Task Force of which the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is affiliated with arrested Deshawn Flores at a Motel 6 in Lakewood on 04/30/14. Flores was wanted out of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for

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Douglas County Emergency Personnel Conduct Interagency Wildland/ Evacuation Drill

Douglas County is conducting an exercise designed to prepare firefighters, law enforcement officers and the public to respond to a wildland fire. The wildland fire exercise I-Drill (Interagency Drill) is this Saturday May 3, 2014 from 7:00 am thru 6:00pm

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Reminder…..National Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 26th, 2014

DCSO Drug Take back 2014 Got Drugs? Drive through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. Saturday, April 26 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos

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Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit

Please click on th Summit Registration Flyer – final (3) link for the May 15th Fraud Summit registration information. Please share with anyone you think might be interested and be sure to sign up yourself! There is no cost for registration

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Invitation to Prepare for the first National Day of Action

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) We invite you to register your participation in America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide campaign to improve the Nation’s resilience. This National Day of Action takes place on April 30, 2014. By registering your participation in the

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Crime Trend Alert/Daytime and Evening Residential Burglaries in Highlands Ranch

      CRIME TREND INFORMATION FOR HIGHLANDS RANCH RESIDENTS The area of Highlands Ranch has recently been experiencing a trend of daytime Residential Burglaries.  Most of these crimes involve the criminal entering thru a back sliding glass door, a

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Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Luring 14-Year-Old for Sex on Craigslist

Douglas County Internet Crimes Detective Posed as Child CASTLE ROCK – On Wednesday, April 16, Ronald Laroy Lewis, 34-years-old of Lakewood, was found guilty of one count of Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child and one count of Internet Luring

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DCSO Does Not Use Third Party Vendors to Make Fingerprinting Appointments

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that you do not need to make an appointment for fingerprinting.  Customers are handled on a first-come, first-served basis only, no appointment is necessary.  Recently, there have been several

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Douglas County Sheriff Reminds Citizens of Wildfire Threat in Turkey Tracks Recreational Area

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver and the U.S. Forest Service would like to remind visitors to the Turkey Tracks area (U.S. Forest Service road 343, near HWY 67 and Mile Marker 89, west side of road) of the threat

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Reminder…..National Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 26th 2014

DCSO Drug Take back 2014 Got Drugs? Drive through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. Saturday, April 26 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos

Posted in 2014 News

DCSO Continues to Receive Reports of Scammer Identifying Self as Douglas County Deputy on Fraudulent Phone Scheme

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) continues to receive reports of a fraudulent scheme where someone is representing themselves to be a DCSO Deputy.  The suspect calls on the phone and tells the citizen they have to immediately pay a fee

Posted in 2013 News, 2014 News

John Swietlicki Located in Wisconsin

John Swietlicki was just located in Neenah Wisconsin by the USMS without incident.  He will be booked into the Winnebago County Jail in Oshkosh WI. Thanks to everyone for your assistance!

Posted in 2013 News, 2014 News

Third Annual Cycle Against Violence

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Pursues Kidnapper / Carjacker

A multi-jurisdictional police investigation involving a man who stole a car with a four-year-old boy in it outside a gas station in Longmont this morning, carjacked two other cars, crashed into a vehicle, then fled until Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies

Posted in 2013 News, 2014 News

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Douglas County Sheriff

Justice Center

4000 Justice Way
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone: 303.660.7505

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Highlands Ranch Substation

9250 Zotos Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone: 303.784.7800

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


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