Two men have been found shot to death at a home near Simla in Elbert County.
The Pueblo Police Department, the Colorado U.S. Attorney's Office, and the FBI Denver Division, all partners of the Southern Colorado Safe Streets Task Force, announced the seizure of historic amounts of heroin from two homes and a business located in Pueblo. Following the seizure, the U.S. Attorney's Office obtained grand jury indictments charging five people with distribution of drug charges. Four of the five were also charged with federal firearms violations. All five are in federal custody with charges pending.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and law enforcement agencies throughout the state have increased DUI enforcement for the Halloween weekend, arresting drivers impaired by alcohol, cannabis or other drugs as part of CDOT's The Heat Is On campaign. The enforcement aims to eliminate impaired driving related injuries and fatalities over Halloween weekend and could include sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and additional law enforcement on duty dedicated to DUI enforcement.
Three defendants were sentenced this week for unrelated child pornography crimes, Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer announced. The three cases were investigated by the FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
John Camper, who currently serves as the Grand Junction Police Chief, has been selected to become the new head of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation starting January 1.
Colorado Department of Public Safety Executive Director Stan Hilkey made the announcement Monday at the conclusion of a nation-wide effort to hire a new director to replace Michael Rankin. Rankin stepped down in early September in favor of a private sector opportunity.
Saturday, August 05, 2017, Deputies contacted a vehicle for speeding, 95 miles per hour, in a posted 65 miles per hour zone, on Highway 287, North of Eads. Deputies Issued the driver, Jeffrey Iding (DOB 05-12-1972), a summons, for violation of Colorado Revised Statutes: 42-4-1101(1) Speeding 95 miles per hour in a posted 65 miles per hour zone, and CRS 42-4-1005(3) Passed on left when Prohibited
A former Elbert County Sheriff's deputy, who was the subject of a nation-wide arrest warrant earlier this year, pled guilty to a number of charges this week according to Vikki Migoya, Director of Communications for the Office of the District Attorney in Colorado's 18th Judicial District.
The Elbert County Sheriff's Office announced that three people have been arrested in a sexual assault case that occurred in the unincorporated Elizabeth area.
The Weld County SWAT team has capture a man in Evans who had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.
Thursday morning, the Evans Police Department had been searching for Fernando Vasquez-Corral, 25, who was located at a home in the 2900 block of Glendale in Evans. Vasquez-Corral ran when he saw police, and barricaded himself inside his apartment. He refused to communicate with officers.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at approximately 8:30 am, Deputies contacted Amelia Miller at the Kiowa County Courthouse. Miller was arrested for an outstanding warrant and transported to Prowers County Jail.