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Fatal Accident on I-25 at Tomah Rd.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – On November 25, 2016 at approximately 1:50 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received reports of an automobile accident involving a Colorado State Patrol Trooper on northbound I-25 at Tomah Rd, just south of the Town of Castle Rock. The Colorado State Patrol Trooper was struck and killed by a passing vehicle… Read On

Protecting Delivered Packages and Other Mail This Holiday Season

As the holiday season quickly approaches we’d like to remind citizens to take some proactive steps in protecting themselves from “Porch Pirates”, or thieves that steal packages and other mail parcels from the porches of unsuspecting residents. During this time of year many people order packages on the internet that will be delivered when the… Read On

Green Dot MoneyPak Scam

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) has received numerous reports of fraud schemes involving Green Dot MoneyPaks (reloadable debit cards). These pre-paid cards have become the money-moving method of choice for scammers and are readily available at many retail outlets including grocery and drug stores. The scammer convinces his victim to purchase Green Dot Moneypaks and… Read On

Increased DUI Enforcement for Halloween Weekend

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado State Patrol will be joining efforts this Saturday, October 29, 2016, to conduct increased DUI enforcement on the highways and roads of unincorporated Douglas County for Halloween weekend. Halloween is a particularly deadly night due to drunk drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in… Read On

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 1 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 1 restrictions follows below: Prohibited Activities: Open burning of any kind. Use of fireworks.  Allowable Activities: Fires… Read On