Law Enforcement

Ten-Day Winter Blitz DUI Enforcement Underway

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Colorado law enforcement agencies will be boosting DUI enforcement for the end of January with increased officers on duty and saturation patrols starting Friday. For 10 days, 119 law enforcement agencies statewide will dedicate additional resources to apprehending drivers who get behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. 

US Marshal Killed Serving Warrant on Fugitive

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A Deputy United States Marshall was killed Friday while serving an arrest warrant on a fugitive in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

According to the United States Marshals Service, Deputy US Marshal Christopher David Hill, 45, and two other officers were shot while attempting to arrest Shayla Lynette Towles Pierce at a home in Harrisburg. An unidentified man at the home began shooting at officers, who returned fire and killed the man.

Deputy Hill was taken to a local hospital where he died. The other officers had non-life-threatening injuries and were treated.

Kiowa County Arrest and Summons Report – November 2017

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As reported by the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office

Sunday, October 29 2017, Deputies received a report of a burglary on the 15000 block of county road 38. After investigation, Deputies issued a felony warrant for Therisa Brown (DOB 05/28/1988) for the charges of Second Degree Burglary (CRS 18-4-203), Theft Against at risk Adult (CRS 18-6.5-103) and Unlawful possession of a controlled substance (CRS 18-18-403.5). Later Brown turned herself into the Prowers County Sheriff's Office.

366 DUI Arrests for New Year Patrol, 10,000 Overall in 2017

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New Year's Eve represents a night of celebration and resolutions, but not all Coloradoans stuck to those resolutions while ringing in the new year. So, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies increased DUI patrols from December 29 to January 2 to keep impaired drivers off the roads. This enforcement period saw 366 impaired drivers cut their celebrations short with a DUI arrest, an increase from the 279 arrests made during the same enforcement period last year.