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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Incident involving Undersheriff Tony Spurlock

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-814-7089 RELEASE DATE: 04/25/2013          RELEASE TIME:  4:30                                       CASE NUMBERS: WHAT: Incident involving Undersheriff Tony Spurlock   NARRATIVE: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office have completed their

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DEA National Medication Take-Back Day #6 April 27, 2013

Got Drugs? Rx DRUGS Not yours. Not Safe! RxDrugsNotYoursNotSafe.org For more information, visit www.dcsheriff.net or www.highlandsranch.org. Turn in your unused or expired household prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. ITEMS WHICH CANNOT BE ACCEPTED: Needles and sharps Mercury (thermometers)

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Reese Slade Sentenced to 108 years in prison for Assault on DCSO Officers

CASTLEROCK, Colorado-Yesterday, defendant Reese Slade was sentenced to 108 years in the Department of Corrections for Assault in the First Degree on Douglas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) Deputy Jason Jarrett, Attempted Assault in the First Degree on Castle Rock Police

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New Twists on Sweepstakes/Lottery Fraud

Law enforcement is beginning to see some new approaches to the old sweepstakes/lottery frauds. The typical sweepstakes/lottery fraud involved a telephone call or regular mail from the criminal telling the victim that they have won a large amount of money

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Letter to Citizens from Sheriff David A. Weaver

April 5th, 2013 Dear Citizens, As your Sheriff, I support the Second Amendment which protects the right to keep and bear arms. I also support any laws that strengthen that Constitutional right. I believe that more restrictive gun laws for

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Biting the bullet – DCSO's Honor Guard – Adventure into the Extraordinary: Inside this month's Briefing Room

Inside the Briefing Room, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office magazine: Honor with Dignity – DCSO’s Honor Guard Meet your new Wildland Fire Mitigation Crew Athletes show injured vet a Mammoth time Active Killer training – and more!!! http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/briefing_room_march_2013  

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Biting the bullet – DCSO’s Honor Guard – Adventure into the Extraordinary: Inside this month’s Briefing Room

Inside the Briefing Room, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office magazine: Honor with Dignity – DCSO’s Honor Guard Meet your new Wildland Fire Mitigation Crew Athletes show injured vet a Mammoth time Active Killer training – and more!!! http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/briefing_room_march_2013  

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Crime Trend for Highlands Ranch Area

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

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Pilot from New Mexico crashes thirty miles from Centennial Airport on Easter weekend, dies

FRANKTOWN -  A man piloting a plane from Sandia Airpark in Edgewood, New Mexico  to see his girlfriend in Colorado on Easter Day, crashed onto private property near Castlewood Canyon State Park in Franktown and died.  The Douglas County Sheriff’s

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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 many 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

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Four years of helping friends and preventing crimes; it’s the anniversary of Text-A-Tip!

DOUGLAS COUNTY – ^5 TEXT-A-TIP IS 4! PDH   Translation:  “High five! Text-A-Tip is four-years-old! And we’re Pretty Darn Happy about it.” The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) and the Douglas County School District (DCSD) are celebrating the four-year anniversary

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Douglas County Deputy Receives Prestigious William H. Spurgeon III Award

The Denver Area Council of Boy Scouts of America held its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on March 20, 2013. Deputy Ann Walton, who has been with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) since 1998 was one of two recipients chosen

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Now, THAT'S a haircut! Watch it all come off in this St. Baldrick's fundraiser video

Thank you for taking part in the St. Baldrick’s 7th annual Shave-A-Thon in Douglas County. The event raised nearly $30,000.  Also, four people joined the honorable “Knights of the Bald Table.” Here is a video of the event:    

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Now, THAT’S a haircut! Watch it all come off in this St. Baldrick’s fundraiser video

Thank you for taking part in the St. Baldrick’s 7th annual Shave-A-Thon in Douglas County. The event raised nearly $30,000.  Also, four people joined the honorable “Knights of the Bald Table.” Here is a video of the event:    

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Announces Scholarship to be awarded in 2013

APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE March 29, 2013. 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 ten ($500) and

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DCSO Reminds Senior Citizens to be Aware of Traveling Scams

DOUGLAS COUNTY – As our weather gets warmer criminals travel up from southern states to victimize older adults. These criminals specialize in financial exploitation scams against senior citizens. According to the National Association of Adult Protective Services Administrators, financial exploitation

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RAISING MONEY FOR STUDENTS WITH A BOWLATHON…THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Create a lucky strike and a lucky break for high school students by bowling with deputies in the Blue Thunder Bowling Tournament March 25th. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be bowling to give Ron King Student

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DCSO Warn Parents About the Dangers of Certain Smart Phone Apps

DENVER METRO AREA – Strangers are using smart phone apps with GPS to track down children and have sex with them, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Since the phone app can be downloaded by anyone, anywhere, anonymously, law

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St. Baldricks Event

Let it grow: Deputies go scruffy for a good cause Sheriff allows deputies to grow facial hair until St. Baldrick’s shave-a-thon March 15th Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies will look a little ragged in the week ahead as their hair grows

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Douglas County Pattern Crime Unit (PCU) Detectives make arrest on illegal distribution of marijuana

NARRATIVE:  On March 5, 2013 the Douglas County Pattern Crime Unit (PCU) Detectives investigated a listing on Craigslist offering to deliver marijuana to any location for a “donation.” Detectives from PCU, which consists of members from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the

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Guns and Hoses, a new art gallery for students and Deadman's Gulch

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Magazine, the Briefing Room, February 2013 http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/feb_2013_briefing_room_pdf

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Guns and Hoses, a new art gallery for students and Deadman’s Gulch

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Magazine, the Briefing Room, February 2013 http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/feb_2013_briefing_room_pdf

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Douglas County law enforcement agencies remind residents and businesses to sign up for CodeRED, emergency notifications

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office            Ron Hanavan                rhanavan@dcsheriff.net                         303-814-7089 Town of Castle Rock                                 Karen McGrath             kmcgrath@CRgov.com                         303-660-1685 Parker Police        

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JOINT NEWS RELEASE: Charges filed against three suspects in weekend chase through Castle Rock and Parker

Feb. 25, 2013              For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Parker Police Department Dawn Cashman          dcashman@parkeronline.org               303-435-1415              303.805.6527 Please share the below news with people in your area who do not have email. Thanks! Town of Castle Rock Karen McGrath           kmcgrath@CRgov.com                       

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Parker Police Looking for Shooting Suspects

**** Update*** All three suspects are now in custody. This is an ongoing and active investigation. No additional information is available at this time. **** On 02/23/13 just after midnight Law Enforcement Officers were attempting to contact a suspicious vehicle

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Police dogs practice tracking and catching criminals

CONTACT #1: Deborah Sherman, Public Information Officer, 303.814.7067 CONTACT #2:  Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303.814.7089 POLICE DOGS PRACTICE CATCHING CRIMINALS   Douglas County K-9 Unit partners with local sports team for training facility ****media photo opp*** 02/20/13 DOUGLASCOUNTY

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Douglas County Sheriff Office Investigators Arrest School Teacher of Sexual Exploitation of A child

NARRATIVE:   On 02/12/13 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Timothy Martini, 26 from Castle Rock, for Sexual Exploitation of A Child. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU) began investigating Martini in February 2013. Martini worked as a

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UPDATE: Douglas County Deputy Arrested

NARRATIVE:  On 02/08/13 Robert M. French was taken into custody and posted a $50,000 bond on the following charges: CRS 18-6-403(3)(a) Sexual Exploitation of a Child C3F CRS 18-6-403(3)(b.5) Sexual Exploitation of a Child C6F On 02/11/13 Robert French’s employment

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Douglas County Deputy Arrested

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received information earlier this week in reference to inappropriate text messages involving a juvenile. Through the investigation, it was uncovered that a Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy was alleged to be involved. On 02/08/13 the deputy

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Reese Slade Convicted of Multiple Crimes Against Law Enforcement Officers

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2013 Contact: Lisa Pinto Director of Communications Direct: 720.874.8556 Cell: 303.994.0454 Email:lpinto@da18.state.co.us Reese Slade Convicted of Multiple Crimes Against Law Enforcement Officers Douglas County, Colorado-Today, defendant Reese Slade was convicted of Assault in the First

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Upcoming Super Bowl Weekend DUI Saturation Patrol

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up our efforts to apprehend intoxicated and impaired drivers during the up-coming Super Bowl weekend, which takes place the weekend of February 1st.  Deputies will be providing extra enforcement from Friday, February

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Douglas County Sheriff Reminds Citizens of Wildfire Awareness and Threat

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver would like to prompt citizens to be aware of the unseasonably warm weather and the threat of Wildfire. Recently Douglas County has had three brush fires over the past several weeks. Fortunately, because of

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Someone you know talking about suicide? Learn what to do and what to say. Go to suicide intervention training.

PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO SEE WORKSHOPS ABOUT SUICIDE INTERVENTION TRAINING: http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/asist_flyer

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Free Child Car Seat Inspections in Douglas County March 9th

CLICK ON “OPEN PUBLICATION” TO SEE THE FLYER! Open publication http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/child_safety_seat_spring_2013

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Power and freedom: an overnight retreat for high school girls in Douglas County (NEW DATE AND TIME)

Teach your daughter, granddaughter or niece how to live a powerful and meaningful life. Send her on a free overnight retreat in Douglas County, held by the Douglas County School District and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. On this overnight

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Announces Scholarship to be awarded in 2013

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 ten ($500) and one ($750) scholarships.  The Sheriff’s

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Sheriff’s Office Helping to Host Fundraiser for National Peace Officers Memorial

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas County Deputy’s Association with cooperation of The Wildlife Experience, the Police Unity Tour and Colorado Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge, is hosting the screening of a new documentary film entitled “Heroes behind the

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Heroes and helpers, high tech tickets and the Knights of the Bald Table: all inside the January Briefing Room 2013

Open publication – Free publishing – More county IF YOU CAN’T OPEN THE PUBLICATION ABOVE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/0113_briefing_room

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Inverness Shooting

DOUGLAS COUNTY – On 01/09/13 at approximately 08:08AM, The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a shooting that occurred in the 300BLK of Inverness Pkwy. Officers responded to the scene and a perimeter has been set up. One female

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

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Locating a Missing Endangered Adult Male NARRATIVE: *** Update*** 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

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**UPDATE** RE: Sheriff's Deputies Looking for Endangered Runaway from Highlands Ranch

The Endangered Runaway from Highlands Ranch has been located. He is doing well and at an area hospital.

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**UPDATE** RE: Sheriff’s Deputies Looking for Endangered Runaway from Highlands Ranch

The Endangered Runaway from Highlands Ranch has been located. He is doing well and at an area hospital.

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Sheriff’s Deputies Looking for Endangered Runaway from Highlands Ranch

On 12/30/12 at 1230 hrs, deputies responded to the 9800 block of Spring Hill Lane in Highlands Ranch on a report of an endangered 16 year old runaway.  The male, Ethan Ryder (DOB 06/09/1996) left the residence wearing a red

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Suicidal Subject

On 12/28/12 at approximately 12:28 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 9000 Block of Windhaven Drive, Parker, CO 80134, in reference to a suicidal subject with a gun at a residence. Initial Deputies arrived on scene and secured

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A Christmas Day rescue

A Christmas Day Rescue Douglas County Search and Rescue   CONTACT    Name:  Paul J Miller Title:  PIO Contact phone, pager, etc.: 970 302 9461  Email address: dcsar799@gmail.com  Release Date: 12/26/2012                           What:  A Christmas Day Rescue  Narrative: At 4:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, Douglas

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Youth Education and Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) Program Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Youth Education and Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) Program Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant Grant to support safety education and training programs NARRATIVE: December 3, 2012 – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Youth Education and

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Crimes around your 'hood, a soldier's homecoming and meet our top guns in December's Briefing Room!

http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/december_2012_briefing_room

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Crimes around your ‘hood, a soldier’s homecoming and meet our top guns in December’s Briefing Room!

http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/december_2012_briefing_room

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Local Governments Unite with Launch of Safety Campaign

Douglas County, Colo — What do the Sheriff’s Office, the School District and Douglas County Government have in common?  With the production and release of a series of new public safety videos, their common ground is their mutual commitment to

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'Friendly Faces Fake Us Out' video gives new take on stranger danger

Douglas County Schools Team with Law Enforcement Agencies to create new safety video for elementary school children.  DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – In an effort to promote safety and educate kids about the dangers of child predators, Douglas County School District

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‘Friendly Faces Fake Us Out’ video gives new take on stranger danger

Douglas County Schools Team with Law Enforcement Agencies to create new safety video for elementary school children.  DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – In an effort to promote safety and educate kids about the dangers of child predators, Douglas County School District

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Multi-jurisdictional unit catches shooting spree suspects

RELEASE DATE: 12/08/2012 Members from the Douglas County Pattern Crimes Unit (PCU) have been working hard the last several weeks attempting to locate suspects who have been going around the County shooting out car and building windows as well as

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office among best in world. Accreditation agency calls office "incredible."

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office among best in world Accreditation agency calls Sheriff’s employees and programs “incredible.” The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office joined a highly regarded group of the best law enforcement agencies in the world when it was awarded international accreditation

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office among best in world. Accreditation agency calls office “incredible.”

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office among best in world Accreditation agency calls Sheriff’s employees and programs “incredible.” The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office joined a highly regarded group of the best law enforcement agencies in the world when it was awarded international accreditation

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Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees in Awards Ceremony to be Held on November 28th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Jury Assembly Room

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to recognize several employees at an awards ceremony on November 28th, 2012 at 6:00 pm at The Douglas Sheriff’s Office, located at 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO.  Awards to be presented

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Metro-Denver Crime Stoppers has officially launched it’s iPhone & Android App

Metro-Denver Crime Stoppers has officially launched it’s iPhone & Android App which allows users and witnesses of a crime to bypass the phone queue and instantly report a crime with specific details built-in to this first of its kind technology

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Former Youth Pastor for Sexual Assault

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Matt Capranelli on charges that he sexually assaulted a former female youth group attendee. Matt Capranelli is a former youth pastor at Mountain View Community Church in Highlands Ranch. The arrest stemmed

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Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Former School Teacher for Sexual Assault

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Richard “Rick” Johnson on charges that he sexually assaulted a former female student. Richard Johnson is a former 8th grade teacher at Rocky Heights Middle School and was a former basketball coach

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Douglas County Christmas for Kids 2012

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has coordinated the Christmas for Kids Program for the past 13 years and provided gifts to approximately 650 families in need. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing this tradition in 2012 by providing gift cards families

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Locating a Missing Endangered Adult Male

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating: Terry Anthony Le May 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

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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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