The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law agencies collaborated to halt impaired drivers over Halloween weekend, the latest high-visibility enforcement effort as part of CDOT's The Heat Is On campaign. From October 26 through November 1, officers arrested 349 drivers, a decrease from the 375 citations last year.
Friday, June 22, 2018, Deputies responded to a report of an incident in the 900 block of Maine Street. After investigating the matters, Deputies issued an arrest warrant for Tawny Garrett, charged with menacing in violation of Colorado Revised Statute 18-3-206(1)(a).
Deputies from the Elbert County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shooting Saturday night in northern Elbert County.
Between 1,000 and 1,500 people had gathered for a rodeo at a property in the 44000 block of Comanche Creek Road when a fight erupted. One person is said to have pulled out a gun and began shooting. It is not known if anyone was struck by bullets, however two people who were working the event were treated for minor injuries that occurred during the fight.
A photo of a salmon fillet held to a tree with black electrical tape made it obvious to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Bob Carochi that a poacher was illegally baiting and killing bears in his district.
The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office says a man found in a field southeast of Eads is facing numerous charges.
Deputies were summoned Wednesday to a location near County Roads E and 46.5 south of Nee Noshe Reservoir about a report of a man lying in a field. There they found Brian Mason of Lamar, who was transported by ambulance to Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads.