Douglas County Fairgrounds is no longer accepting animals as an evacuation shelter

Douglas County Fairgrounds is no longer accepting animals as an evacuation shelter. All animals that are currently at the DC Fairgrounds must be picked up by 5pm on Monday July 2nd.    If circumstances surrounding fire events change, this decision will

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Two Plead Guilty in False Reporting Case

 On 6/21/12, Aimee Whitchurch (37 YOF) and Christel Conklin (29 YOF) appeared in Douglas County Court and plead guilty to the charge of False Reporting in relation to the October 28, 2011 incident. Whitchurch and Conklin received 12 months supervised

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Pre-Evacuation warnings for all of Douglas County have now been cancelled.

This is Douglas Regional 9-1-1 with an important message: Pre-Evacuation warnings for all of Douglas County have now been cancelled. Residents must still maintain situational awareness.  If you are in danger, DO NOT WAIT for an evacuation order.  Take the

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Updated Douglas County Pre-Evacuation Maps are now available

Douglas County Emergency Services has provided a more detailed description of the pre-evacuation zones.  To view the maps please visit www.douglas.co.us   Please monitor local news channels for fire updates. If the fire comes dangerously close to your area, an evacuation

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Pike National Forrest Goes to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

The Pike National Forrest has gone to Stage 2 fire restrictions. Please see the attached document for details regarding probited activities. http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/psicc/alerts-notices/?aid=12592 Order 12-09

Posted in 2012 News

Update on Animal Pre-Evacuation Location

The Douglas County Fairgrounds is receiving large and small animals for those individuals in the pre-evacuation zone in Douglas County.  The shelter currently has taken in 74 large animals and 3 dogs and there are open stalls still available.  The

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Sheriff David A. Weaver Enacts County Wide Fireworks Ban

CONTACT #1: Lieutenant Glenn Peitzmeier, PIO, 303-663-7755 CONTACT #2: Sergeant Ron Hanavan, PIO, 303-663-7755  RELEASE DATE: 06/28/2012        RELEASE TIME: 8:50 am   CASE NUMBER: N/A  WHAT: Sheriff David A. Weaver Enacts County Wide Fireworks Ban NARRATIVE: On June 28, 2012, Douglas

Posted in 2012 News

Sheriff Orders Professional Fire Works Displays Prohibited

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Sheriff Orders Professional Fire Works Displays Prohibited

Governor Hickenlooper’s Executive Order D2012-015 imposes a statewide ban on open burning, including a statewide prohibition on the use of fireworks. Included in the order is the authority for the sheriff of each county to grant exception to this prohibition

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

PRE-EVACUATION NOTICE ONLY! THIS IS ONLY TO BE AWARE AND TO PREPARE

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-663-7755 CONTACT #2:            Lt. Glenn Peitzmeier, Public Information Officer, 303-663-7755 RELEASE DATE: 06/27/2012            RELEASE TIME: 12:30 am                CASE NUMBER:   WHAT: PRE-EVACUATION NOTICE ONLY!  THIS IS ONLY TO BE AWARE AND TO

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Sheriff David A. Weaver would like to remind all Douglas County Residents how they can receive information when an emergency event is taking place within the county.

Sheriff David A. Weaver would like to remind all Douglas County Residents how they can receive information when an emergency event is taking place within the county. During emergencies the Sheriff’s Office does its best to post the most recent

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Pre-Evacuation Orders for Southwestern Douglas County Residents

Area of Interest:   S. County Line to Noe Rd. – Spruce Mountain Rd to Rampart Range Rd.  This is Douglas Regional 9-1-1 with a pre-evacuation warning.  The Waldo Canyon fire burning in El Paso County is expanding and poses a

Posted in 2012 News

Update on Douglas County Evacuation Location

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-663-7732  RELEASE DATE: 06/26/2012            RELEASE TIME: 9:30 pm                  CASE NUMBER:   WHAT: Update on Douglas County Evacuation Location   NARRATIVE: The Shelter located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Kirk Hall has been

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Douglas County Regional Communication Center is being inundated with 911 calls related to smoke

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-663-7732 RELEASE DATE: 06/26/2012          RELEASE TIME: 7:45 pm                                CASE NUMBER:  WHAT: Douglas County Regional Communication Center is being inundated with 911 calls related to smoke NARRATIVE:   Douglas County Regional Communication

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office graduates seventh Community Safety Volunteer Academy

DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – Residents who care deeply about helping keep their families and neighbors safe and secure endured more than 150 hours of law enforcement classes and on-the-job training to graduate from the 2012 Community Safety Volunteer Academy in

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Trout Creek Fire Update: 19:00 (7pm)

  The fire is at about 25 acres The Fire is estimated to have 100% containment between 8:00 and 9:30 pm USFS crews continue containment efforts on this fire No structures were lost No reported injuries Cause of fire is

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Trout Creek Fire Update at 14:40 PM

2:10 PM Patrol on scene of a forest fire half mile east of Hwy 67 MM 89.5. The fire area of Hwy 67 MM 89.5 is now called the Trout Creek Fire per Forest Service. It is approx 20 acres,

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff Encourages Emergency Preparedness

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver and the Office of Emergency Management would like all residents of Douglas County to think about their needs in the event that you would need to leave your home in an emergency.  With the

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Fun 4th of July actvities at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Highlands Ranch Substation

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is offering an open house from 11am – 3pm on the 4th of July, at the substation located at 9250 Zotos Drive, in Highlands Ranch. Tour the Sheriff’s substation in Highlands Ranch. Get a “Child Safety ID

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Fun 4th of July actvities at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is offering an open house from 11am – 3pm on the 4th of July, at the substation located at 9250 Zotos Drive, in Highlands Ranch. Tour the Sheriff’s substation in Highlands Ranch. Get a “Child Safety ID

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June 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached June 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter. http://issuu.com/douglassheriff/docs/0612_briefing_room  

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Sheriff Weaver Signs Executive Order Regarding Public Fireworks Displays

On June 19, 2012, Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver signed an Executive Order regarding the approval process for public fireworks displays on July 4th. The Executive Order delegates to the chief of each fire district operating within Douglas County

Posted in 2012 News

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Reinstated in Douglas County

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Reinstated in Douglas County On June 18, 2012, The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Reinstated Ordinance No. O-003-001, an ordinance restricting open fires and open burning in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County including the National Forest.

Posted in 2012 News

Donuts to Dollars: Local bakery raises dough for slain officer’s kids

ENGLEWOOD – Lora’s Donuts and Bakery Shop sold more than 20,000 donuts Saturday to raise money for the children of Englewood Officer Jeremy Bitner, who was killed in the line of duty last month. Bakery shop owners Jim and Lora

Posted in 2012 News

4th of July Safety

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA!! There’s no better way to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 than with family and friends, barbeques, parades, fairs, picnics and, yes, fireworks. But before you light up those sparklers and

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

FRAUD ALERT – Malware Installed on Travelers’ Laptops Through Software Updates on Hotel Internet Connections

Recent analysis from the FBI and other government agencies demonstrates that malicious actors are targeting travelers abroad through pop-up windows while they are establishing an Internet connection in their hotel rooms. Recently, there have been instances of travelers’ laptops being

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New 12am to 5am curfew—Teens must be home before midnight

DOUGLAS COUNTY – On May 23rdth, The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a new 12am to 5am curfew every day of the week, year-round, for teenagers across unincorporated Douglas County.  The new curfew, which applies to anyone

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver congratulates all 2012 graduates!

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver congratulates all 2012 graduates!   He offers this advice: Life is about making a difference, finding solutions and leadership. It’s about integrity, honor and creating possibilities. You are in control of your life, so

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff's Office creates on-line search for inmates

Dear Douglas County residents,   The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office introduces a quick, efficient way for you to find out who is being held in the county jail. Just log onto the Douglas County Sheriff’s website at www.dcsheriff.net  to conduct

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office creates on-line search for inmates

Dear Douglas County residents,   The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office introduces a quick, efficient way for you to find out who is being held in the county jail. Just log onto the Douglas County Sheriff’s website at www.dcsheriff.net  to conduct

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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Chaparral Incident

On May 7, 2012, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) was contacted by the Parker Police Department (PPD) School Resource Officer (SRO) for Legend High School in reference to information about a vehicle on school property (Chaparral High School) that

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Chaparral Incident

On May 7, 2012, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) was contacted by the Parker Police Department (PPD) School Resource Officer (SRO) for Legend High School in reference to information about a vehicle on school property (Chaparral High School) that

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Arrest Warrants Issued for False Reporting in an Alleged 2011 Hate Crime Incident

Arrest warrants were issued for two women, formerly from Parker, in relation to a reported hate crime incident that occurred in October of 2011. On October 28, 2011, patrol responded to an incident that occurred on Lark Water Lane in

Posted in 2012 News

Douglas County Law Enforcement Agencies Graduate Command Staff from Northwestern University Center for Public Safety “SCHOOL OF POLICE STAFF AND COMMAND”

NARRATIVE: Supervisors from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Lone Tree and Castle Rock Police Departments join the ranks of the prestigious graduates from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety “School of Police Staff and Command” (SPSC) Douglas County Law

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***UPDATE*** Fatal Multi-Vehicle Car Crash in Highlands Ranch Involving Jogger

WHAT: ***UPDATE*** Fatal Multi-Vehicle Car Crash in Highlands Ranch Involving Jogger NARRATIVE: On April 28th, 2012 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Crash Investigators were called out to investigate a fatal, multi-vehicle car crash at the intersection of Broadway and

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DRCOG HONORS COMMUNITY SAFETY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

DRCOG HONORS COMMUNITY SAFETY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM   May 8, 2012 (Denver, Colorado) – Douglas County, the Town of Castle Rock and the City of Lone Tree were honored with a Local Government Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments

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05/11/12 UPDATE: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Executes Search Warrant At Larkspur Residence

NARRATIVE: On 05/10/12 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) executed a Search warrant at Christopher C. Andersen (33 YOM) residence in Larkspur CO.  Do to the number of media requests we are receiving, we are sending

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Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees in Awards Ceremony to be Held on May 16, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Miller Building

Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to recognize several employees as well as citizens at an awards ceremony on May 16, 2012  6:00 pm at Douglas County Miller Building, 100 third street Castle Rock, CO  80104 in the

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Executes Search Warrant At Larkspur Residence

WHAT: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Executes Search Warrant At Larkspur Residence  NARRATIVE: On 05/10/12 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) executed a Search warrant at Christopher C. Andersen (33 YO) residence in Larkspur CO.  The Douglas

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, have been Rescinded. Stage One Fire Restrictions are still in effect.

NARRATIVE:   On May 08, 2012, The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Reinstated Ordinance No. O-003-001, an ordinance restricting open fires and open burning in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. By Order of Sheriff David A Weaver Stage 2 fire

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Douglas County Deputies Arrest Kidnapping Suspect

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-660-7500 CONTACT #2:              RELEASE DATE: 05/04/2012            RELEASE TIME: 6:30pm               CASE NUMBERS: 2012-38097                                                                                                                                                        Douglas County Deputies Arrest Kidnapping Suspect NARRATIVE: On 05/04/12 at about 12:20 pm, The Douglas County Regional Dispatch Center

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As Spring Weather Revs Up, Stay Alert and Watch for Motorcycles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                           Contacts: May 1, 2012                                                     Heather Halpape, CDOT                                                                 303-757-9484 or 303-888-6319 (cell)                                                                 CSP PIO, 303-239-4583 As Spring Weather Revs Up, Stay Alert and Watch for Motorcycles May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month DENVER—  With Colorado’s

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Emergency Ser Presents Weather Spotter Training

View Weather Training PDF   View Weather Spotter PDF

Posted in 2012 News

May 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached May 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter 0512 BriefingRoom

Posted in 2012 Briefing Room

Bicycle Safety

As I sat down to write this month’s letter for the Briefing Room I thought of all the bicycles that I have seen on our roads this early spring. They’re everywhere. Last spring I wrote an article on bicycle safety and reminded

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

Douglas County Liquor Compliance Checks Conducted at Area Businesses

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY: The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office conducted liquor compliance checks on April 25, 2012. Of the thirty five businesses checked in unincorporated Douglas County, thirty two passed and three failed. The three

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Household Chemical Roundups

2012 Douglas HCR

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DCSO and Mike Ward Infiniti YOUTH ROAD SAFETY EVENT

YOUTH ROAD SAFETY EVENT May 2nd, 2012 6 pm – 7 pm At Mike Ward Infiniti 1800 Lucent Court Highlands Ranch, CO  80129 (Northwest Corner of C470 and Lucent Blvd) The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Mike Ward Infiniti are

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The Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council Presents Emergency Preparedness Clinic

For Immediate Release:  April 12, 2012 Contact: Fred Wehrli, Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council, 303.688.0553     The Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council Presents “Emergency Preparedness Clinic’   The Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council (DECHC) and the Douglas County Animal Response Team (CART)

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting Liquor Compliance Checks at Area Businesses

NARRATIVE: Prom season is upon us and graduation is right around the corner. Sheriff David A. Weaver wants to remind everyone of the consequences to those under the age of 21 who consume alcohol, or those older than 21 that

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

The People of the State of Colorado vs. Richard Heeringa

The People of the State of Colorado vs. Richard Heeringa Case Number: 2008CR000080 For Immediate Release: April 12, 2012 Contact: Casimir Spencer Public Information Officer Direct: 720.874.8556 Email: cspencer@da18.state.co.us   Man sentenced to 576 years to life in prison for

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Fourth DEA National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day April 28, 2012

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NOAA to test tornado warning systems in Colorado

Contact:          Robert Glancy                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         303-494-4479                                   April 10, 2012   NOAA to test tornado warning systems in Colorado during Severe Weather Awareness Week  NOAA’s National Weather Service will conduct a statewide test of the tornado warning system

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Sexting Awareness class for Parents

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Presents: Sexting Awareness for Parents Presented by: Detective Christine Brite Y.E.S.S. Instructor Deputy Ann Walton   Tuesday May 8th 6:30 pm Douglas County Sheriff’s Office 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock   Thursday May 10 th 6:30

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COALITION OF DOUGLAS COUNTY ORGANIZES “TAKE BACK 420” DAY

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COALITION OF DOUGLAS COUNTY Contact Information:  Take Back 420 Coordinator Carla Turner 303-681-3208  720 854 8548  carlajturner@gmail.com   LOCAL COALITION ORGANIZES  “TAKE BACK 420” DAY  CASTLE ROCK – The Substance Abuse Coalition of Douglas County (SAC-DC) is encouraging students

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Summer Time Traffic Safety

Springtime in the Rockies, Isn’t this a great time of year! A record high one day, followed 12 hours later by below freezing temperatures and snow. Don’t you just love it! The earth is renewing itself, trees are leafing out,

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

Douglas County Commissioners and Sheriff David Weaver Approve Fire Restrictions

CONTACT #1:Fran Santagata, Douglas County Emergency Management Director, 303-660-7589 CONTACT #2:Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-814-7089 RELEASE DATE: 03/30/2012          RELEASE TIME: 10:30 am               CASE NUMBER:  WHAT: Douglas County Commissioners and Sheriff David Weaver Approve Fire Restrictions NARRATIVE: On March

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Sheriff David A. Weaver would like to remind all Douglas County Residents how they can receive information when an emergency event is taking place within the county.

Sheriff David A. Weaver would like to remind all Douglas County Residents how they can receive information when an emergency event is taking place within the county. During emergencies the Sheriff’s Office does its best to post the most recent

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Staff are Shaving Heads to Help Find a Cure for Kids’ Cancer

NARRATIVE: March 30th, 2012 will mark the sixth St. Baldrick’s event sponsored by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Through the personnel within the Sheriff’s Office, friends, family, and the community at large, we have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriffs Office Current Fire Update on the Jefferson County North Fork Fire: 03/28/12 10:00 A.M.

 Douglas County Sheriffs Office Current Fire Update on the Jefferson County North Fork Fire:    03/28/12   10:00 A.M. (most likely this will be the only update today) **** Information Update Only****   The Fire has not grown Many Fire Crews and

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Douglas County Sheriffs Office Current Fire Update on the Jefferson County North Fork Fire: 03/27/12 3:00 P.M.

Douglas County Sheriffs Office Current Fire Update on the Jefferson County North Fork Fire:    03/27/12   2:45 P.M.   **** Information Update Only****   Location of the North Fork fire: Near Conifer, Aspen Park and Reynolds Park in SW Jefferson County

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

HEALTH THREAT FROM WILDFIRE SMOKE

The below is from Jefferson County Public Health www.jeffco.us/health   FACT SHEEt:   Health Threat from Wildfire Smoke  Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Smoke can hurt your eyes,

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff's Office Burglary Alert

Please be advised of the following alert: Douglas County Sheriff’s would like to remind you to report suspicious activity and call 911 immediately if you believe a burglary is occurring.  Please pass along to your neighbors and continue to be

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Burglary Alert

Please be advised of the following alert: Douglas County Sheriff’s would like to remind you to report suspicious activity and call 911 immediately if you believe a burglary is occurring.  Please pass along to your neighbors and continue to be

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FRAUD ALERT – Tax Scam Warning

Please see the following tax scam warning from the IRS. IR-2012-29 Refund Scheme

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship: This is a reminder that All applications must be filed no later than March 30, 2012

This is a reminder that All applications must be filed with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office no later than March 30, 2012. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce our commitment to the education of the youth of

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Man Sentenced to 111 years in prison for the 2010 Attempted Murder of Douglas County Sheriff Deputy

Office of the District Attorney Carol Chambers, District Attorney 18th Judicial District Serving Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln Counties 6450 S. Revere Parkway Centennial, CO 80111 (720) 874-8500 Fax (720) 874-8501 874-8501 The people of the State of Colorado vs. Richard

Posted in 2012 News

Douglas County Sheriff Makes Arrest In ThunderRidge High School Incident

Douglas County Sheriff Makes Arrest In ThunderRidge High School Incident NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), along with the Douglas County School District (DCSD), received information in reference to a threat against ThunderRidge High School

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

National Consumer Protection Week 2012

The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Joins Federal and Nonprofit Partners for National Consumer Protection Week 2012 Article submitted by John Skoglund, Director of Consumer Protection for the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Colorado. The Office of the District

Posted in 2012 News, Fraud Alerts

March 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached March 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter. 0312 BriefingRoom

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Can You Prevent Identity Theft?

The Answer is Both Yes and No. I like to compare identity theft with someone trying to break into your house. Can you prevent someone from breaking into your house? Well, you can do things to make it hard for

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

FRAUD ALERT – VARIATION ON TELEPHONE COLLECTION SCAM RELATED TO DELINQUENT PAYDAY LOANS

The IC3 continues to receive complaints from victims of payday loan telephone collection scams. As previously reported in the IC3 Alert posted December 1, 2010, the typical payday loan scam involves a caller who claims the victim is delinquent on a

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FRAUD ALERT – SMARTPHONE RISKS AND SECURITY

Recently there have been news articles regarding the safety and security of smartphones.  A smartphone basically is a small, portable computer capable of making telephone calls, surfing the Internet, making purchases, managing accounts and more.  Consumers are turning more and

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FRAUD ALERT – TIMESHARE MARKETING SCAMS

Timeshare owners across the country are being scammed out of millions of dollars by unscrupulous companies that promise to sell or rent the unsuspecting victims’ timeshares. In the typical scam, timeshare owners receive unexpected or uninvited telephone calls or e-mails

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Keeping your child safe

The AMBER Alert™ Program is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases. The goal of an AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

February 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached February 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter. 0212 BriefingRoom

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Announces 10 ($750) Scholarship to be awarded in 2012

 This is a reminder that All applications must be filed with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office no later than March 30, 2012.   The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce our commitment to the education of the youth

Posted in 2012 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: Pay it Forward for Our Freedom

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY:  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is honored to have numerous men and women who have proudly and honorably served, or are serving in the United States Military. We are dedicated to helping those that serve our

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Mock Child Abduction Field Exercise

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY:  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is partnering with Safeway and several other local businesses to conduct a Mock Child Abduction Field Exercise in the Castle Pines Area on February 1, 2012 between 9am and 2pm.  This

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Sheriff Weaver Elected to Board of Directors for County Sheriffs of Colorado

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY:  Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver has been elected to a third consecutive term to serve on the Board of Directors for the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC). Sheriff David A. Weaver has been involved with CSOC

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Come In Out Of The Cold

Please see attached flyer reference help for people struggling with housing or finances. Come In Out of the Cold II – Second Flyer

Posted in 2012 News

FRAUD ALERT – Xcel Energy Senior Scam

DENVER – Xcel Energy wishes to alert its customers to an illegal customer contact effort that may target senior citizens in Colorado, particularly in the Denver Metro area. As part of the scam, a phony customer service agent may contact

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Udall, Bennet, Coffman Award Congressional Badge of Bravery to Douglas County Deputy Sheriff

  U.S. Senate U.S. House of Representatives Douglas County Sheriff     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2012 CONTACTS:    Tara Trujillo (Udall) – 202-224-4334      Michael Amodeo (Bennet) – 303-249-5286                   Joe Megyesy (Coffman) – 202-226-2161 Sgt. Ron Hanavan (DougCo

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Douglas County Sheriff Participates In 2012 “Puffer Week”.

RELEASE DATE: 01/12/2012                          RELEASE TIME: 3:15 PM                 CASE NUMBER:  NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY:  Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives from the Special Investigations Section will be out in force during the week of January 15-21st, looking for “Puffers”; those that

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January 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached January 2012 Briefing Room Newsletter. 0112 BriefingRoom

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Say YESS to Douglas County Kids

2012 marks the beginning of the fourth year of our Youth Education Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) program and I am proud to say that the program has been an overwhelming success. In 2011 our Y.E.S.S. deputies reached out to 10

Posted in 2012 Monthly Messages

POPULAR PASSWORDS

An Internet site who manages passwords recently posted an article pertaining to the lack of secure passwords being utilized which may be a factor in data breaches — past, present, and future. One reason for the lack of security is

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The people of the State of Colorado vs. Richard Wesley Anderson

The people of the State of Colorado vs. Richard Wesley Anderson  Case Number – 2010CR454 For Immediate Release: December 15, 2011 Contact: Casimir Spencer Public Information Officer 720.874.8556- Direct cspencer@da18.state.co.us   Man Found Guilty of 2010 Attempted Murder on Douglas County

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Douglas County Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

CONTACT #1: Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Public Information Officer, 303-814-7089                                                                                                                                                                                                      WHAT: Douglas County Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography NARRATIVE: On 12/07/11 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Zachary Zelenak 19 YO from Highlands Ranch, for Sexual

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

DISTRICT ATTORNEY CAROL CHAMBERS’ HOLIDAY SAFETY REMINDERS

1. CHECK YOUR CREDIT CARD/BANK STATEMENTS FOR UNAUTHORIZED CHARGES AS SOON AS THEY ARRIVE.  BETTER YET, CHECK THEM ON LINE FREQUENTLY. With more activity in credit card and bank accounts during the holidays, criminals have an excellent opportunity to sneak

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Seasons Greetings

In my September letter in the Briefing Room I took the opportunity to reflect on my 30 years in law enforcement and to give credit where credit is due – to the men and women of my office. This month,

Posted in 2011 Monthly Messages

December 2011 Briefing Room Newsletter

Please see attached December 2011 Briefing Room Newsletter. 1211BriefingRoom

Posted in 2011 Briefing Room

Christmas for Kids Alert! We need your help!!

Christmas for Kids Alert! We need your help!! In the past week we have received over 70 family nominations and we currently have over 100 children without a sponsor. How can you help? You can sponsor one of the families. 

Posted in 2011 News

HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIPS FROM IC3

Intelligence Note Prepared by theInternet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) November 21, 2011 HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIPS In advance of the holiday season, the FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal

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Society of Jesus Chicago-Detroit Province Catholic Priest Arrested on Sexual Assault on a Child In Douglas County

 Society of Jesus Chicago-Detroit Province Catholic Priest Arrested on Sexual Assault on a Child In Douglas County NARRATIVE: Douglas County Sheriff Office (DCSO) Special Victims Unit investigated Father Richard James Kurtz, S.J. (Society of Jesus) (67 YOM) on charges of

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees in Awards Ceremony to be Held on November 30th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Phillip S. Miller Building

Douglas County Sheriff Will Honor Citizens and Employees in Awards Ceremony to be Held on   November 30th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Phillip S. Miller Building  NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY: Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff's Office Quality Survey

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for more and better ways to provide law enforcement services to the residents of  Douglas County.  To do so, they need feedback from the community on such topics as how residents view

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Quality Survey

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for more and better ways to provide law enforcement services to the residents of  Douglas County.  To do so, they need feedback from the community on such topics as how residents view

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FREE SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAININGS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

CONTACT #1: Phyllis Harvey, YESS Coordinator, 303-814-7033 CONTACT #2: Michael Arnold, Ed.D. Project Safety Net Suicide Prevention Coordinator 303-387-0122 RELEASE DATE: 11/15/2011            RELEASE TIME: 8:45 a.m.                CASE NUMBER: 2011- WHAT: FREE SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAININGS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY NARRATIVE: The Douglas

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

Douglas County Sheriff's Office Changes in Concealed Handgun Permit Training Requirements

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has changed its training requirements for Concealed Handgun Permits.  We will accept Internet-based handgun safety courses as long as the instructor has met and worked with the student, face-to-face, to evaluate whether they can safely

Posted in 2011 News, Archives

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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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