Law Enforcement

Kiowa County Arrest and Summons Report – November 2017

PROMO 660 x 440 Crime - Police Light Bar Law Enforcement - Wikimedia - By Highway Patrol Images - Code 3 combination LED & rotating beacons, CC BY 2.0,

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

PROMO 660 x 440 Law - The Heat Is On - iStock CDOT

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. 

Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Underway

PROMO 660 x 440 Law - The Heat Is On - iStock CDOT

As Thanksgiving motorists flock to Colorado roads to celebrate with friends and family, CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies will ramp up DUI enforcement efforts to keep Colorado roads safe from impaired drivers.

Through Monday, November 27, 111 agencies will participate in the campaign, which could include checkpoints, saturation patrols or an increased number of patrols. During the long 2016 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, there were six fatalities on Colorado roads, one of which involved an impaired driver.

$8 Million in Heroin Seized in Pueblo – 5 Charged

PROMO 660 x 440 Drugs - High quality Asian Heroin - Wikimedia

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.