Second Arrest Made in the Cressey Homicide

El Paso County, Colorado Through a cooperative effort between the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Police Department and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, a second arrest has been made in the Daniel Cressey homicide. Mr. Cressey was murdered at a home in the 5000 block of Hopkins Drive in Security and his body…

CPW TO OFFER BOATING SAFETY COURSES IN COLORADO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Each year Colorado waters are home to dozens of boating accidents. In an effort to help bring these numbers down, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hosting several boating safety courses across the southeast region. In Colorado, operators of motorboats must be at least 16 years old, however 14 and 15 year…

Attempted Abduction at Venetucci Elementary

Widefield School District 3 is alerting parents about a reported incident that occurred Monday morning, May 19, as students were arriving to school. A student was walking to Venetucci Elementary and was approached by an older model red car with two adult males inside. The passenger attempted to grab the student through the passenger window.…

Two Colorado State Patrol Officers Hit

Colorado State Patrol Press Release – Two Law Enforcement Vehicles were struck on May 11, 2014 within one hour just after 7 p.m. two law enforcement vehicles were struck while aiding motorists. The first happened at 7:02 p.m. when a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle was struck by a Dodge Durango.  The second happened at 7:38…

Drug Take Back Day is Here

Fountain, Colorado SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014 from 10am to 2pm is NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY. Do you have any expired or unused prescription medications cluttering up your medicine cabinet? You can get rid of them safely and quickly. This free and anonymous service is available right here at your Fountain Police Department’s lobby…

Fountain Auto Theft Prevention

Fountain, Colorado by FOUNTAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 2012 and 2013 there was a 34% decrease in Motor Vehicle theft in the Fountain Valley. According to the FBI, there was an increase nationally of 5.7%. There was a 19% decrease in vehicle break-ins as well. Citizens of Fountain deserve all the credit for the decrease in…

First Aid & CPR Certification Class

This class is for students 11 years and older who want or need first aid, CPR and AED training. The class will cover how to recognize and care for injuries or sudden illness until emergency services arrive. Also covered in the session will be handling emergency situations, breathing and cardiac emergencies, adult, child & infant…

Wanted Suspect Apprehended

Fountain, Colorado – The Fountain Police Department received several tips this morning relaying the possible whereabouts of Robert Wesley Fortner Jr on outstanding warrants for the charges of Retaliation Against a Witness, Obstructing Justice, and… Menacing. At approximately 1130 this morning, Mr. Fortner was apprehended by the Colorado Springs Police in Colorado Springs, CO. Mr.…

Domestic Violence Suspect Wanted

 Fountain, Colorado – The Fountain Police Department is asking for help in locating a Domestic Violence suspect currently wanted on outstanding warrants for the charges of Retaliation Against a Witness, Obstructing Justice, and Menacing. The wanted party is Robert Wesley Fortner Jr., a 19 year old white male, 5’11”, 153 lbs., with brown hair and…

Mesa Ridge High School Teacher Resigns After Being Charged With Sexual Assault

Mr. French has tendered his resignation effective January 9, 2014 following an investigation by the Colorado Springs Police Department. Respecting due process for all parties involved Widefield School District 3 will continue to follow district policy and prodecure. Widefield School District 3 is cooperating with law enforcement during this on-going investigation. Detectives believe this is…