Fatal Crash on Southbound I-25

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 25 near milepost 134.5.  This location is about three miles south of the Colorado Springs city limits. A 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 28-year-old Shara Cardenas, of Colorado Springs, was southbound on Interstate 25 in the left hand lane.  The vehicle…

Rabid Skunk Found South of Colorado Springs Airport

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to take steps to protect themselves, pets, and livestock from rabies after a skunk found south of the Colorado Springs Airport has tested positive for rabies.  This is the fifteenth confirmed rabid animal (8 skunks, 7 bats) in El Paso County in 2017…

Colorado CBI Director Leaving Office

Denver, CO—Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Mike Rankin is left the Bureau to pursue a career in the private sector on September 11, 2017. Following two years of service with the Bureau, Director Rankin oversaw the opening of a new forensic science laboratory in the Denver metro area, a new regional office in Pueblo to…

Cheyenne Mountain Park Ranger Rescues 4 children

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A nationwide search for a New Hampshire man suspected of kidnapping his four children in an apparent custody dispute was apprehended Saturday afternoon by an alert Cheyenne Mountain State Park ranger. Ranger Jason Hagan, a five-year veteran of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, was getting gas in his patrol vehicle at a…

Curious About What Happens Inside a Police Car?

The Colorado Springs Police Department is now accepting application for its Citizens’ Academy. The Citizens’ Academy educates citizens about the duties and responsibilities of its police officers, policies and procedures of the department, and the citizen’s role in the interaction of citizens and police through a series of classes. In addition to helping the citizens…

Robbery Suspect Arrested

Colorado Springs, CO – On July 10, 2017, the CSPD Robbery Unit arrested 18-year-old Marcus Elliott for Criminal Attempt Murder in the Second Degree. Marcus Elliot and a 16-year-old juvenile male were also charged with numerous counts of Aggravated Robbery. These are both Class Three Felonies. The arrests were associated with a number CSPD criminal…

New Fire Engines for Wildfires in Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control will unveil their newest fire engines on Thursday, July 13th in Denver, Colorado.  Equipped with a 600-gallon water tank and 500-gallon-per-minute pump, four-wheel drive, and the ability to seat 4 firefighters, these new engines are one of many tools that DFPC can deploy to help…

Most Wanted in Colorado Springs: July 10

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued CARLA ANITA BALTAZAR is a Hispanic Female, 29 years old, 5’3” tall, and 140 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.   BALTAZAR is wanted for Second Degree Assault. STEVEN RICHARD CISZEWSKI…

Colorado “Move Over” Law Enforcement Day

Colorado – Despite Colorado Revised Statute 42-4- 705, Colorado’s “Move Over” law, we continue to see needless crashes across the state. Every year, several first responders and other road safety personnel are seriously injured, some fatally, because motorists simply refuse to move over. To improve the motoring public’s awareness of this law, several law enforcement…

Missing Fisherman in Lake Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. – Officials from several area agencies were searching Lake Pueblo on Sunday for a man who went missing while fishing from the north shore in the State Wildlife Area. Witnesses called 9-1-1 at 7:11 a.m., Sunday, after reportedly seeing a 65-year-old Pueblo West man enter the water in an effort to retrieve his fishing…