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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Lime Gulch Fire: Live in the Roxborough area? PLEASE STAY ALERT

ATTENTION: Roxborough Village, Roxborough State Park, Roxborough Park subdivision, Waterton Canyon, Ravenna subdivision and parts of Pike National Forest north of Highway 67 and west to Rampart Range Road. (SEE THE MAP BELOW) The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is making plans

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Crime Stoppers’ Tips Provide Leads to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Broken Windows Case

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received multiple tips through Metro Denver Crime Stoppers and through the investigation has been able to identify possible subjects involved in the incident. This is an extensive, on-going investigation and at the conclusion of the investigation,

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Heavy Smoke in Douglas County From Lime Gulch Fire

Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center Is experiencing a high volume of calls related to smoke from the Lime Gulch Fire. Heavy smoke is reported throughout Douglas County (South and East of the Lime Gulch Fire in Jefferson County). At this

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Lime Gulch Fire PRE-EVACUATION near Night Hawk Hill and Platte River South

 IMMEDIATE – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a pre-evacuation order in the area near Night Hawk Hill or Pine Creek Road to the South and South Platte River because of the Lime Gulch Fire. A pre-evacuation notice means

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FIRE RESTRICTIONS BEGIN FOR THE PIKE AND SAN ISABEL NATIONAL FORESTS

NEWS RELEASE USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands Forest Supervisors Office 2480 Kachina Dr. Pueblo, CO81008 http://www.fs.usda.gov/psicc/ Contact: Barb Timock, Public Affairs Officer USFS, 719-553-1415 – btimock@fs.fed.us FIRE RESTRICTIONS

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Douglas County Fire Update 6.14.13 5:00 pm

All pre-evacuation notices for Douglas County have been lifted at this time.  This only applies to Douglas County Pre-evacuations. We still ask that all employees, citizens and business owners remain at a high awareness with a focus on preparedness, as

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Douglas County Fire Update 6.14.13 10:20 am

Although we’ve been very fortunate that the Black Forest Fire has not entered Douglas County,  we ask that all employees, citizens and business owners remain at a high awareness with a focus on preparedness, as conditions remain hot, dry and

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Douglas County Fire Update 6.13.13 6:15pm

While the Black Forest Fire remains outside the county, Douglas County Governments are working proactively together on this event and have stationed a strike team at a Franktown Fire Station near the Douglas and Elbert county lines. The team includes

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Public Health Air Quality Advisory – Wildland Fire Smoke

Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider limiting outdoor activity

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Carelessly Discarded Cigarettes Responsible for Fires

Due to the extreme dry conditions and fire danger, Douglas County has had 2 fires within the last 3 days that were started from discarded cigarettes.  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to please put out cigarettes

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REMINDER: Location of Black Forest Fire Updates

As the Black Forest Fire continues to be a threat to Douglas County, we would like to remind citizens that information regarding the fire will be posted at  www.douglas.co.us and www.dcsheriff.net, as soon as information becomes available. Also, if you have

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Pre-Evacuation Warning for Southeast Douglas County 2:15PM

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 area: North of Black Forest which includes South County Line Rd (Douglas/El Paso Counties)north to Gillian Rd west

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Douglas County Wild Fires: Update for 06.11.13 at 8:30 P.M

Currently there are 2 fires in Douglas County, updates are as follows:  Bergen Rock Fire is 100% contained (near Devils Head). The approximate fire was 2 acres. All 602 contacts for pre-evacuation notices have been lifted related to this fire

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Bergen Rock Fire 75-percent contained. Residents on pre-evacuation notice

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Operations Center has issued a pre-evacuation warning in the area of Bergen Rock in Pike National Forest. At 4:40pm, the fire is 1 to 2 acres and is 75% contained. The Pre-evacuation warning is north

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Update…. Mr. Owens has been found…. Missing Hiker: Have you seen this man?

Mr. Owens has been located and is safe. Thanks to everyone for your assistance! Owens Missing Person CASE NUMBER: 2013-00054380 SUBJECT:             Thomas “Tom” Spencer Owens PHYSICAL:          W/M. 5’10”, 175, brown hair, brown eyes LAST HEARD FROM:   6-8-13, received

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Sheriff David A. Weaver enacts “Douglas County Open Fire and Open Burning Restriction Ordinance” Stage 1 for the unincorporated areas of Douglas County.

RELEASE DATE: 06/10/13               RELEASE TIME: 3:00 P.M                                                CASE NUMBER: N/A WHAT: Sheriff David A. Weaver enacts “Douglas County Open Fire and Open Burning Restriction Ordinance” Stage 1 for the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. NARRATIVE: By Order of

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects that Vandalized Vehicles and Homes

NARRATIVE: On 06/07/13 around 12  A.M. Douglas County deputies responded to multiple calls involving Criminal Mischief (rocks being thrown through car and house windows) in the area of Redhaven Way in Highlands Ranch. Neighbors were awakened to the sounds of

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Kindergarten cops, heroes among us and much more inside June’s Briefing Room

June Briefing Room 2013 INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Wag your tail dog walk Wildland Fire Handcrew Go Grease Lightening Behind the scenes with Undersheriff Spurlock Lucky strike or bowling for dollars CSVgrads of 2013! Flame of Hope and more! http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/briefing_room_june_2013

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WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE!

News From The Colorado Department of Transportation DATE:  June 7, 2013 MEDIA CONTACT:  Nancy Shanks, CDOT Public Relations (970) 385-1428/749-3579 mobile WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE! Spring migration may be winding down, but wildlife are still present near highways, particularly from

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking Publics assistance with locating Terry Anthony LeMay

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating: Terry Anthony LeMay DOB 12/24/1958. On November 6, 2012 at 1812 hours, Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center received a call of an abandoned vehicle on Platte River Road

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Friends of Douglas County K-9 Launches First Annual “Wag Your Tail” Dog Walk and BBQ

Friends of Douglas County K-9 Launches First Annual “Wag Your Tail” Dog Walk and BBQ Family friendly event to increase community awareness of Douglas County K-9 Unit Franktown, Colo. – May 31, 2013- On June 22, the first annual “Wag

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‘Layered Approach’ to School Safety Includes School Marshal Program and Building Enhancements

News Release 620 Wilcox St.  | Castle Rock, CO 80104 303.387.0107 fax  |  www.dcsdk12.org Date:           May 30, 2013 Contact:     Cinamon Watson, Community Relations Officer Phone: 303-387-0033 | cinamon.watson@dcsdk12.org Douglas County Law Enforcement Joins School District to Announce Safety Plan ‘Layered Approach’ to School Safety Includes School Marshal Program and Building

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Law Enforcement Joins Douglas County School District to Announce School Safety Plan

Press Advisory 620 Wilcox St.  |  Castle Rock, CO 80104 303.387.0107 fax  |  www.dcsdk12.org Date:           May 29, 2013 Contact:     Cinamon Watson, Community Relations Officer Phone: 303-387-0033 | cinamon.watson@dcsdk12.org Law Enforcement Joins Douglas County School District to Announce School Safety Plan ‘Layered Approach’ to School Safety Includes School Marshall Program and

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Members Gear up for Another Special Event!

DOUGLAS COUNTY – On Thursday, May 30th, 2013 starting at 8:00am, deputies and others within Douglas County will carry the Flame of Hope, in support of a group of very special athletes associated with Special Olympics Colorado. Deputies, civilian personnel,

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DCSO APPLAUDS NEW LAW THAT LETS CRIME VICTIMS TRACK INMATES Law provides taxpayer funds to pay for high-tech, statewide victim notification system

DCSO APPLAUDS NEW LAW THAT LETS CRIME VICTIMS TRACK INMATES Law provides taxpayer funds to pay for high-tech victim notification system  After years of fighting for crime victims’ rights, Douglas County Sheriff’s officials and other advocates witnessed the Governor sign

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US 85 Paving Operations

On May 29, 2013, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin concrete roadway paving operations for the US 85 widening project between Cook Ranch to just north of Louviers in Douglas County. Paving operations will continue until mid-September. The

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DCSO graduates eighth Community Safety Volunteer Academy with husband and wife team

On Thursday, May 16, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office held their 8th Community Safety Volunteer Academy graduation.  There were 18 volunteers from this year’s academy representing four agencies to include the DCSO, Lone Tree Police Department, Castle Rock Police Department

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Completes Unintentional Shooting Investigation

NARRATIVE: On 05/03/13 at about 6:50 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to the 400 block of Spring Grove Avenue, Highlands Ranch, CO, in reference to an adult male that sustained a gun-shot wound (GSW). Through the investigation it

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7 Day Old Puppies Dumped in Highlands Ranch

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2013               7 Day Old Puppies Dumped in Highlands Ranch Douglas County, Colo. – Douglas County Animal Law Enforcement is asking for help in finding those responsible for abandoning five 3 to 7-day-old

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Douglas County officials call for citizens to register for CODERED Notifications

Douglas County, Colo – For many, the approaching Memorial Day weekend is the official beginning of summer – yet for the Douglas County Office of Emergency Management, Sheriff’s Office and County Commissioners, a long holiday weekend brings heightened awareness that

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Douglas Regional Dispatch Center Survey

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is focused on meeting or exceeding the most current, accepted standards of the law enforcement profession in order to provide high value services to the citizens and businesses of Douglas County. In this effort, the

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Public Notification for Concealed Handgun Permits (CHP's) at Highlands Ranch Substation

Effective May 22, 2013, the Highlands Ranch Substation will be accepting applications for new and renewal concealed handgun permits.  The substation is located at 9250 Zotos Drive Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.  We will be accepting applications on WEDNESDAYS ONLY at

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Public Notification for Concealed Handgun Permits (CHP’s) at Highlands Ranch Substation

Effective May 22, 2013, the Highlands Ranch Substation will be accepting applications for new and renewal concealed handgun permits.  The substation is located at 9250 Zotos Drive Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.  We will be accepting applications on WEDNESDAYS ONLY at

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Douglas County Search and Rescue saves injured mountain bike rider hurt in extreme endurance bike race

A 41 year old mountain bike rider participating in the Indian Creek Rocky Mountain Endurance Series was injured on Saturday which required transport by AirLife Medical. The lengthy rescue was a unified effort by Douglas County Search and Rescue, West

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First Annual "Wag Your Tail" Dog Walk & Barbeque

Join the Sheriff’s Office for the First Annual “Wag Your Tail” Dog Walk and Barbeque that includes food, fun, fitness, booths & K-9 demonstrations to benefit the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit on: Saturday, June 22 11:00 a.m. – 2:oo

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First Annual “Wag Your Tail” Dog Walk & Barbeque

Join the Sheriff’s Office for the First Annual “Wag Your Tail” Dog Walk and Barbeque that includes food, fun, fitness, booths & K-9 demonstrations to benefit the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit on: Saturday, June 22 11:00 a.m. – 2:oo

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CRIME TREND INFORMATION/HIGHLANDS RANCH

The area of Highlands Ranch has recently been experiencing a trend of vehicle trespasses and criminal mischiefs to vehicles. Most of these crimes involve a trespass to an unlocked vehicle or to a garage where the garage door is left

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Participates in Inaugural Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit

Douglas County- The first annual Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit was held at the Lone Tree Arts Center on May 8th. The event was put together by a group of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, along with private

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Castle Rock Police Department to honor residents, employees at 2013 Joint Awards Ceremony

May 7, 2013 For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Town of Castle Rock Karen McGrath Community Relations          kmcgrath@CRgov.com         303-660-1685              720-290-2827 Douglas County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Hanavan Public Information Officer   rhanavan@dcsheriff.net         303-814-7089              303-435-5539 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Castle Rock Police

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Reminder Crime Trend Alert: Bicycle Thefts and Burglaries

Bicycle thefts have increased dramatically in recent months. Apartment complexes, townhome areas, and other high occupancy dwelling areas are especially targeted by thieves. When bikes are stolen from inside a garage, home, or other structure, the crime is classified as

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Safety Alert Update to a Sensitive Law Enforcement Bulletin

DOUGLAS COUNTY – On April 24th, 2013, a sensitive law enforcement bulletin was inadvertently sent to the public in error about an individual who had made homicidal and suicidal statements. That individual is now seeking help for his statements. It

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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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