The first of 16 enhanced DUI enforcement periods starts Friday in Colorado.
Law enforcement agencies across Colorado made 348 arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the final days of 2019.
The Colorado State Patrol, Department of Transportation, and local agencies begin the annual DUI enforcement period Friday.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has issued pardons for five people and commuted the sentences of three more.
The Bent County Sheriff's Office is investigating following a fire Saturday in the 1700 block of 8th Street in Las Animas.
One person was found dead at the home, and BCSO has termed the location as "an active crime scene" in a social media post. The person's identity has not been released.
Eighth Street between Park and McAfee Avenues, as well as the intersection of 8th Street and McBride Avenue are closed and not expected to reopen until at least Monday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, deputies contacted a vehicle for speeding 95 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone. Eric Jacobs was issued a summons in Violation of Colorado Revised Statues 42-4-1101(1) speeding.
After an interesting detour to last Friday's basketball games, I would like to thank the Kiowa County Sheriffs Office, along with the CBI and HIS, for helping to make our county and state safer for our youth.
In my own youth, it was nothing for my brother, sister, and I to walk into town to the pool or a friend's house. Heck, the trip even took us across the busy Highway 287.
I hate to say it, but times have changed. Our little towns in Kiowa County may be smaller, and we may know most everyone, but we still need to be aware if something is out of place.
The people have been arrested in Kiowa County, Colorado, for attempts at human trafficing and soliciting child prostitution.
Thursday, October 1, 2019, Deputies contacted a vehicle for speeding 78 miles per hour in a posted 65 mile per hour zone. Alvaro Bernal was taken into custody for Violation of Colorado Revised Statutes 42-2-138(1)(a) Drove motor/off highway vehicle when license Revoked and 42-4-1101(1) speeding 78 mph in a 65 mph zone. Lopez Bernal was held on a $2,500 bond.