The Rescue of Two 18 Year Old Hikers and Their Dog on Sunday

Douglas County Search and Rescue FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT INFORMATION           Bruce Fosdick Title:  President Email Address: B_FOS@msn.com 303-688-2751 Release Date:  February 25th, 2014                                  Release Time: Immediately What:  The Rescue of Two 18 Year Old Hikers and Their Dog  Narrative:  Two

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Missing/ Endangered Person

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with locating Demirel “Damon” Levigne. Please see flyer: Levigne flyer

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Wildfire Mitigation & Prep Workshop

Wildfire Mitigation & Prep Workshop This no-cost Workshop will provide information to citizens regarding wildfire hazard reduction techniques, community wildfire mitigation and preparedness efforts, evacution planning and insurance needs. Douglas County Events Center 500 Fairgrounds Drive in Castle Rock, Colorado

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This message in intended to minimize public concern about police and fire personnel training on Saturday February 22nd !

On Saturday February 22nd between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM public safety training will be held in Castle Rock at: Douglas County High School (North and South) and at Douglas County Human Services building, 4400 Castleton Court This training is

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving a ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide GROUPON EVENT.

K9 Zoos will be receiving a ballistic vest. K9 Zoos and handler Deputy Todd Tucker are pictured below. Please see the below release from Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving a ballistic vest

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Castle Rock, Douglas County law enforcement work together to pursue rumored threats to schools

Media Contacts: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office            Ron Hanavan                rhanavan@dcsheriff.net                         303-814-7089 Town of Castle Rock                 Karen McGrath             kmcgrath@CRgov.com                         720-290-2827   Castle Rock, Douglas County law enforcement work together to pursue rumored threats to schools Community safety is of

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Train Derailment in Sedalia/Update

On 02/06/14, at approximately 1:30PM, a train derailment occurred at HWY 67 and HWY 85 in Sedalia.  17 cars derailed. All cars were empty and all cars that derailed remained upright and no other hazards exist and there are no

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Scammer Identifies Self as Douglas County Deputy on Fraudulent Phone Scheme

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) received a report of a fraudulent scheme where someone was representing themselves to be a DCSO Deputy.  The suspect called on the phone and told the citizen they had to immediately pay a $850 fee

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Fox Hunt Circle Shooting

On 01/31/14, at approximately 7:30PM, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500 Block of Fox Hunt Cir. to a report of a shooting inside a residence. Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies determined that four people were inside the residence.

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Douglas County Justice Center expansion proceeding on time and on budget

The Justice Center expansion started in August of 2012 which comprises the renovation and expansion of the County’s justice center to address serious concerns about facilities for inmates with mental illness, inmates with medical issues, ADA requirements, overall site security

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Missing Mans Remains Located

NARRATIVE: On November 6, 2012 at 1812 hours, Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center received a call of an abandoned vehicle on Platte River Road near the intersection of Highway 67. The vehicle was registered to Terry LeMay. The vehicle was

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Announces Scholarship to be awarded in 2014

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce our commitment to the education of the youth of Douglas County; Sheriff David A. Weaver has established a scholarship fund and will award nine ($500).  The Sheriff’s Office considers this an

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SKYVIEW ACADEMY INCIDENT UPDATE

On 01/14/14 just after 10am Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Littleton Fire Department and South Metro Fire Department responded to SkyView Academy on a call of a chemical device that ruptured. We are not at liberty to discuss the specifics of

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Skyview Academy Event

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Littleton Fire Department and South Metro Fire Department are on scene at SkyView Academy for some type of chemical device that went off. We are determining if this is a malicious or accidental event. All students

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Update: MISSING ENDANGERED PERSON LOCATED SAFE

Deanna Moreno has been located and is safe. We would like to thank everyone for your help! Please see  flier for request from the public to locate a missing and endangered adult female. SUBJECT:      Deanna Moreno, 72 year old female

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Important Considerations for Landlords/Tenants

Important Considerations for Landlords/Tenants As we begin the new calendar year 2014 in partnership with the Douglas County citizens, we are taking this opportunity to remind landlords and tenants of potential concerns.  To avoid future problems please take the time

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Undersheriff Tony Spurlock Announces New Technology added to “CodeRED”

CONTACT #1: Deputy Chad Teller, Public Information Officer, 303-660-7510 NARRATIVE: In October of 2012, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced its transition to a new mass notification system called “CodeRED”. CodeRED is a high-speed telephone emergency notification system that allows

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Mother on Attempted Murder

On December 9th, 2013 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suicidal subject, in the 4900 block of Laurelglen Lane in Highlands Ranch. Deputies arrived on scene and found two small children standing in front of the house and found

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U.S. FOREST SERVICE PREPARES FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS

NEWS RELEASE USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands South Platte Ranger District 19316 Goddard Ranch Ct. Morrison, CO  80465   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Alissa Roeder, District Fire

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Update: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest In Vehicular Assault on A Deputy Case

NARRATIVE: On 11/24/13 around midnight deputies were in the area of Pendleton Drive, in Highlands Ranch investigating an underage alcohol party. A deputy was conducting interviews related to the underage party near the roadway when an unknown vehicle, with their

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect(s) Related to a Vehicular Assault on A Deputy

On 11/24/13 around midnight deputies were in the area of Pendleton Drive, in Highlands Ranch investigating an underage alcohol party. A deputy was conducting interviews related to the underage party, near the roadway when an unknown vehicle with their headlights

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Undersheriff Tony Spurlock announces additional online services to the public

Earlier this year, Sheriff David A. Weaver unveiled an online ticket payment service to the public. This program has been very well received by the public for its convenience. Starting tomorrow, December 12th   2013, Undersheriff Tony Spurlock announces the unveiling

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Arrests one person involved in Pet Door Burglaries

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recently experienced pet door burglaries; a person had been crawling through a pet door to steal items of value from residences. On November 29th, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an in-progress burglary in Highlands

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Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees in Awards Ceremony to be Held on December 10th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Commissioner’s Hearing Room

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to recognize several employees at an awards ceremony on December 10th, 2013 at 6:00 pm at The Douglas County Commissioner’s Hearing Room, located at 100 Third Street, Castle Rock, Co.  Awards to

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Douglas Regional 911 Communication Center receives Initial Accreditation Award for Public Safety Communication

The Douglas Regional 911 Communication Center has received the Initial Accreditation Award for Public Safety Communications from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). On Saturday, November 16th, Sheriff David A. Weaver along with other members from the

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Employee Receives Lifetime Achievement

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Employee Receives Lifetime Achievement Award NARRATIVE: Long time Douglas County Sheriff’s Office employee receives “Exemplary Leadership Award” which recognizes outstanding service to the Victim Assistance movement presented to her by Undersheriff Tony Spurlock at the 2013

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What to do about common scams!

What to do about common Scams! Scammers target people from all age groups, but the age group they like to target most is the older adult group (seniors).  These criminals will act like your friend, but they will be more

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Sheriff Dave Weaver introduces updated pay plan for Douglas Counties Deputies

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, along with many other front range law enforcement agencies, has struggled over the last few years with the economic hardships placed on agencies as the economy declined.  Several years ago after the market crashed, a

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Douglas County Christmas for Kids 2013

Douglas County Christmas for Kids 2013 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has coordinated the Christmas for Kids Program for the past 14 years and provided gifts to approximately 650 families in need. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing this tradition in

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Crime Trend Information for Douglas County Residents

CRIME TREND INFORMATION FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY RESIDENTS Douglas County has recently been experiencing a trend of vehicle trespasses.  Some of these crimes involve a trespass to an unlocked vehicle. There have also been some cases of pet door burglaries in

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Living with Wildlife in Colorado

WHAT:  Living with Wildlife in Colorado Because Colorado is home to a wide variety of wildlife, encounters between humans and animals happen frequently.  Recently, moose have been spotted in several parts of Douglas County.  While observing moose in locally is

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Free Wildfire Mitigation Seminar for Homeowners and Property Owners on Nov. 9

Free Wildfire Mitigation Seminar for homeowners and property owners on Nov. 9 Are you a homeowner or property owner in rural Douglas County or one who lives near forested areas or on large acreage?  Please take advantage of a free

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Reminder: National Drug Take Back This Saturday October 26th

DrugTakeBackDay Oct 26 2013 Got Drugs? Drive through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. Saturday, Oct. 26 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos Drive

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Douglas County Sheriff Reminds Citizens Not to Leave Vehicles Unattended

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY:  As the temperature begins to fall across the metro area Sheriff David A. Weaver 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

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Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Foundation Receives Grant to Improve Officers Fitness

On October 7, 2013 the Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Foundation (HRLETF) was awarded a $10,000 grant from AT&T of Colorado. This grant will help pay for the development of instructors for the Law Fit Program. The Law Fit Program

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New DCSO deputy is Heaven Sent – inside the Fall 2013 Briefing Room

COVER STORY: HEAVEN SENT  The DCSO has a new Deputy – Chaplain  Also inside the Fall Briefing Room 2013: *The Parker Chamber’s 2013 Hero *Wal-Mart donates to the mounted patrol *The DCSO’s new Dragon Runner CLICK ON MAGAZINE TO READ

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

WHO: Special Olympics Colorado (SOCO), local Law Enforcement agencies and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin). WHAT: Local law enforcement officers will trade in their handcuffs and badges for aprons and gourmet burgers at Red Robin® restaurants in Colorado

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DCSO detectives investigating a case involving a possible attempted child abduction

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking people to be aware that a black sedan with a suspicious-acting driver approached a child in the area of Highlands Ranch by Poston Parkway and Griggs. On Tuesday

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Your child's bicycle—Lost and FOUND!

Think your child’s bike was stolen when they left it at the playground or in the neighborhood? That’s possible, but it could also have been found by a neighbor, a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy or a Community Safety Volunteer (CSV.)

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Your child’s bicycle—Lost and FOUND!

Think your child’s bike was stolen when they left it at the playground or in the neighborhood? That’s possible, but it could also have been found by a neighbor, a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy or a Community Safety Volunteer (CSV.)

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Missing and endangered woman found

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone for their assistance in locating the missing woman safe and sound.

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Missing and endangered woman

DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Douglas County Search & Rescue are looking for a woman who has been missing since 3:30pm Tuesday afternoon. Kara Bently, (DOB Jan. 8, 1972) told her kids that she was going

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Law enforcement looking for credit card thief

SUBJECT:                   Black male in his 40s, short black hair                                            Approx. 5’08”-5’10”/210-220 lbs. VEHICLE:            

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Castle Pines October Fest Safety Day

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

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RX Drug Take Back October 26th

DrugTakeBackDay Drive through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. Saturday, Oct. 26 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos Drive ITEMS WHICH CANNOT BE ACCEPTED:

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Fraud Alert 09/13/13

Once again, DCSO is receiving reports of fraudulent schemes being used to take people’s money!!  Fraudulent schemes may come to you through the mail, through the telephone, through the internet, in person or some other way.  Never underestimate the criminals’

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K9 Howling Good Night

Please see the attached flier for the upcoming Howling Good Time K9 event on October 10,2013. 2013 HGT flier

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to Host 5th Annual “One Day Citizen Academy”

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, is now accepting applications for its annual “One Day Citizen Academy”.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Sheriff’s Office in a short amount of time. The one day event will be held on

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Sheriff Weaver unveils new online system to pay citations

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver has unveiled a new system to make it easier and more convenient to pay citations. DocXchange, powered by OpenRecordsPortal.com, allows citizens to make payments for citations online, avoiding the need for cash, money orders,

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a burglary suspect(s) wanted for questioning in 2 separate burglary cases in the Roxborough Village sub-division of Douglas County. In June and August of this year,

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Douglas County Office of Emergency Management Invites you to a Citizen Preparedness Training

Citizen Training 2013

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Telephone scam alert

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) wants to warn residents about an on-going scam.  Residents have been receiving fraudulent telephone calls from people asking for bank account numbers and other information that can be used to steal their identities. A

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Hazmat with a gun.They're cops with chemicals. Read all about it inside the Briefing Room, August 2013

Also inside this issue: A new ambassador in the Justice Center Back-to-school safety tips How bad guys use social media to target you National Night Out parties around unincorporated Douglas County DCSO Explorers medal in competition Douglas County 911 Regional

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Hazmat with a gun.They’re cops with chemicals. Read all about it inside the Briefing Room, August 2013

Also inside this issue: A new ambassador in the Justice Center Back-to-school safety tips How bad guys use social media to target you National Night Out parties around unincorporated Douglas County DCSO Explorers medal in competition Douglas County 911 Regional

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Thank You from Sheriff David A. Weaver

August 9, 2013 Dear Douglas County Citizens, On behalf of all the men and women who serve the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, I would like to thank all citizens who participated in National Night Out 2013 in Douglas County.  Our

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14th annual Blue Thunder Motorcycle Run in memory of Deputy Ron King

On Sunday, August 18th, we will be kicking off the 14th annual Blue Thunder Motorcycle Run in memory of Deputy Ron King who was killed in the line of duty in 1999.  Ron served his community as a Deputy Sheriff

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Fatal Structure Fire

On 08/06/13 at around 5:00 am a neighbor (volunteer firefighter) reported to Metcom  of  a residential structure fire in the 2400 block of N. Highway 67, Sedalia, CO. Emergency responders from West Douglas, Franktown, Castle Rock, Jackson 105 and South

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 10-4 Open House August 27, 2013

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 10-4 Open House August 27th, 2013 6 pm to 8:30 pm 400 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO Open House Flyer 2013 8X14

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National Night Out Final Reminder/August 6th

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT IS 1 WEEK FROM TOMORROW – IT IS SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 6TH! If you intend to host a block party in your neighborhood for National Night Out (NNO), please complete the attached form and e-mail

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CRIME TREND INFORMATION/Fitness Clubs Locker Room Thefts

 Fitness Clubs in Douglas County have recently been experiencing a trend of locker room thefts from locked and unlocked lockers. Most of these crimes occur while the owners of the items are away from the locker room. Common items that

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105 Juveniles Recovered In Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                NATIONAL PRESS OFFICE July 29, 2013                                                                                          (202) 324-3691 www.fbi.gov 105 Juveniles Recovered In Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution During the past 72 hours, the FBI, its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, and the National Center

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Crime Prevention / Social Media Alert

In March of this year DCSO warned parents about the dangers of certain smart phone applications.  The apps are popular among children and they give all users the ability to find other users with a geolocator or GPS function.  The technology

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Sheriff David A. Weaver rescinds Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Douglas County

Effective at 2:30 P.M.  on July 26, 2013, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will lift the temporary fire restriction order for all areas of unincorporated Douglas County. Recent rainfall and cooler temperatures have reduced the danger of wildfire; however, people

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U.S. Marshals Capture Murder Suspect Jose Luis Aguilar after More Than 20 Years on the Run

U.S. Marshals Capture Murder Suspect Jose Luis Aguilar after More Than 20 Years on the Run. Contact:  Supervisory Deputy Charlie Ahmad District of Colorado, 720-264-7736 Hale County Assistant District Attorney Chris Brown, 806-296-2416 DENVER – Yesterday morning at approximately 0815

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Child Pornography Conviction For High School Student in Highlands Ranch

CASTLEROCK, July 25, 2013-Yesterday, Wilmer Hau Sosa was convicted on two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child, for possession of child pornography at his home in Highlands Ranch. The defendant was an 18 year old high school student at

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DCSO Explorers in multi-state law enforcement competition prove they’d be great cops

The Explorers take home six trophies, including coveted Spirit Award In a competition that tested their skills at hostage negotiations, high-risk entry maneuvers and identifying suspects, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Explorers won awards in six events at the 2013 Regional

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Suspicious White Van Reports Determined to be False

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) sent out a release late last week in reference to two separate suspicious circumstances. The nature of these reports triggered DCSO to inform and caution the general public about a safety concern. Through the investigation,

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Rocky Mountain Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (RMRCFL) commemorate the laboratory’s latest achievement — International Program accreditation

FBI Denver Press Release Federal Bureau of Investigation 8000 East 36th Avenue Denver, Colorado 80238 Main Phone: (303) 629-7171 Media Office: (303) 630-6060 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The FBI Denver Division and members of the Local Executive

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Inmate Convicted of Sex Assault on Child Committed Prior to Incarceration

CASTLEROCK-July23, 2013- Last Friday, James Brian Holzer, 51 years old, was convicted of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust. The abuse took place in Highlands Ranch between 1996 and 2010. The victim was known

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DCSO detectives investigating two cases involving suspicious white van in or around Highlands Ranch

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking people to be aware that a white van with a suspicious-acting driver has approached two women within the last four days. The DCSO is investigating both cases. The

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A new DCSO emergency website, saving pets in fire and email scams–inside the July 2013 Briefing Room

Just click to read this month’s edition of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Magazine, the Briefing Room. Inside, you’ll find lots of news and events like: *A new webpage to get information fast during emergencies *Meet a DCSO worker who

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HIGHLANDS RANCH TRASH CAN PUPPIES GETTING 8-WEEK CHECK-UP THIS THURSDAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gretchen Pressley Communications Specialist Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (719) 302-8738 gpressley@hsppr.org VIDEO/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: HIGHLANDS RANCH TRASH CAN PUPPIES GETTING 8-WEEK CHECK-UP THIS THURSDAY   – Media invited to film/photograph health check and spay/neuter surgeries

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Working Towards Public Safety Communications Accreditation

Sheriff David A Weaver is proud to announce the upcoming CALEA Public Safety Communications accreditation on-site assessment.  This program is a joint effort of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

CONTACT #1: Tim Johnson, Douglas County Emergency Management Director, 303-660-7589 CONTACT #2: Sergeant Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-814-7089 RELEASE DATE: 07/12/13               RELEASE TIME: 8:00 A.M                                               CASE NUMBER: N/A WHAT: Sheriff David A. Weaver enacts “Douglas County Open

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Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Stage 1 Fire Restriction

Posted forest orders can be found under “Alerts & Notices” on this web page: fs.usda.gov/goto/psicc/specialorders  PSICC2013-05Stage1order  Order13_05_Pike  Order13_05_SanCarlos

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DCSO lifts pre-evacuation order in Willow Bend Fire: US Forest Service says it's under control

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says people living in the Sugar Creek Road area are no longer under a pre-evacuation order.  That’s because the Willow Bend Fire, which was burning on federal land, is under control, according to the U.S.

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DCSO lifts pre-evacuation order in Willow Bend Fire: US Forest Service says it’s under control

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says people living in the Sugar Creek Road area are no longer under a pre-evacuation order.  That’s because the Willow Bend Fire, which was burning on federal land, is under control, according to the U.S.

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects in Numerous burglaries in Douglas County and Elbert County.

NARRATIVE: Between late March and late June of 2013 there have been several burglaries in the areas of Kiowa, Elbert County, Franktown and Castle Pines. The suspect and vehicle descriptions in these cases are the same. The descriptions of the

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America the beautiful….keep Colorado beautiful too: No fireworks in Douglas County this Fourth of July!

America the beautiful….keep Colorado beautiful too No fireworks in Douglas County this Fourth of July Lots of other fun activities happening! A reminder that fire danger is extreme right now and Douglas County and the Pike National Forest (District 8)

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Denver Police Department Amber Alert 07/3/2013

DOUGLAS COUNTY – At about 5:40am, the Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center received information from a motorist reporting they observed a suspect vehicle in reference to Denver Police Departments Amber Alert. The motorist was at HWY 83 and MM42 (South

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Emergency Preparedness Training Day- for People with disabilities, families and caregivers

Emergency Preparedness Training Day TRAINING DAY EVENT For those with disabilities, their families & support providers The Emergency Preparedness Training Day is a fun and interactive training day to teach people with disabilities basic emergency skills they can share with

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Pre Evac Notice for Sugar Creek Rd/4:30PM 07-01/13

In reference to the Willow Bend Fire (Jefferson County): The fire remains at 2 acres and not growing and is not in Douglas County. The USFS will remain on scene of the fire overnight. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the

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(Willow Bend Fire)Pre-Evacuation Order for Sugar Creek Rd/HWY 67 -2:50PM 07/01/13

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Operations Center has issued a pre-evacuation warning for the area: The Pre-evacuation warning includes the following boundaries: West Boundary- Platte River Rd from Sugar Creek Rd  to 1 mile north of Night Hawk. South

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Missing Child Found

Missing Child was located at a nearby park by a citizen about 5 ago and unharmed. Thank you very much for everyone’s assistance!

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MISSING PERSON

SUBJECT:      James Thomas, DOB/121802 PHYSICAL:     W/M/4’5/64/BRO/BRO LAST SEEN:   Walking south on Quebec St at Lincoln in District 3 SYNOPSIS:     Missing and endangered James Thomas was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue Angry Birds shirt with no shoes. James

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office wins Triple Crown

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) joined the top one-percent of excellent law enforcement agencies this week when the National Sheriff’s Association awarded Sheriff David A. Weaver the coveted Triple Crown Award. “For the public, this type of accreditation assures

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Have a little Chuck Norris in you? Then help rescue people in Douglas County

Douglas County Search and Rescue MEDIA PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPP: This Sunday (June 29,2013) at Rampart Range (weather permitting, there will be good photo ops with AirLife.) Contact Bill Clendenning for training  info at 303 748 9978.  Douglas County Search & Rescue

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Sparklers? Black cats? Smoke bombs? Yep, those are FIREWORKS and banned.

The definition of “fireworks” has changed over the years. So, the Douglas County Sheriff wants to be clear: All fireworks, including sparklers, black cats, smoke bombs, groundspinners, fountains are banned now. “If you have to light it with a match,

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Pike Forest Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

The USDA Forest Service has issued a Stage 2 Fire Restriction for the Pike and San Isabel National Forest. PLEASE READ THE ATTACHMENT BELOW TO FIND OUT THE CURRENT FIRE RESTRICTIONS.. Pike Forest Stage 2 Fire Restriction

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Indian Creek Trail "Loop 800" in Roxborough Park closed due to fires in area

West Metro Fire has just closed Loop 800 or “Indian Creek Trail” that ventures through Roxborough State Park and Pike National Forest.   All hikers, please stay out of the area.

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Indian Creek Trail “Loop 800″ in Roxborough Park closed due to fires in area

West Metro Fire has just closed Loop 800 or “Indian Creek Trail” that ventures through Roxborough State Park and Pike National Forest.   All hikers, please stay out of the area.

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Waterton Canyon re-closed

Due to a fire near Strontia Springs, Denver Water has closed Waterton Canyon.

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Waterton Canyon open

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — June 24, 2013, 8:35 a.m. — Thanks to the progress made in containing the Lime Gulch Fire over the weekend, Waterton Canyon has reopened. The canyon is open daily from a half-hour before sunrise to a

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Lime Gulch Fire Update- 9PM 06/22/13

Fire crews working on the Lime Gulch Fire were able to make significant progress Saturday getting the wildfire under control. Due to favorable weather and aggressive firefighting, crews were able to get the fire to 90 percent containment. Effective 9PM

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News Release – Lime Gulch Fire 06222013 AM Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lime Gulch Fire Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:00 a.m. Contact: Chris Barth, Public Information Officer Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Team B Fire Information: (720) 583-4733 Incident website: http://inciweb.org/incident/3441/ Incident email: limegulchfire@gmail.com Lime Gulch Fire Now 511

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Douglas County, Waterton Canyon and Lime Gulch Fire End of Week Update

While the Lime Gulch Fire remains outside the county, Douglas County Governments (County, Local and Municipalities) continue working proactively together for all hazards. In the interest of public safety, Waterton Canyon will remain closed to public access until further notice to

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Sheriff David A. Weaver enacts “Douglas County Open Fire and Open Burning Restriction Ordinance” Stage 2 for the unincorporated areas of Douglas County.

By Order of Sheriff David A. Weaver Stage 2 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 2

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Male Babysitter Hired off Care.com Molested 2 young boys

24-year-old Babysitter Justin Jefferson Convicted for 2nd Sex Assault on Young Boy CASTLEROCK, Last Friday, June 14, Justin Alexander Jefferson was convicted by a jury for the sexual assault of a young boy he was assigned to babysit in the

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Lime Gulch Fire 5-Percent Contained

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lime Gulch Fire Friday, June 21, 2013, 7:00 a.m. Contact: Chris Barth, Public Information Officer Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Team B Fire Information: (720) 583-4733 Incident website: http://inciweb.org/incident/3441/ Incident email: limegulchfire@gmail.com Conifer, Colo. – The Type

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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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