Arrest Made in Recent Thefts in Fountain Area

Fountain, Colorado – Press Release  The Fountain Police Department made an arrest today in the recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Fountain Valley Area.  The investigation began in March and included more than sixty cases in the following neighborhoods:  Cross Creek, Heritage, Tuscany Ridge, Wild Oak Farms and Countryside.  The cases involved thefts from unlocked vehicles during…

Got Drugs? Fountain Valley Prespription Drug Take Back Day is April 28th

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a great time to safely dispose of unused  or unwanted prescription drugs.  Last year Americans turned in more than 377,086 pounds (188.5 tons) of unwanted or expired medications…

Fatal Accident on Marksheffel and Fontaine Boulevard

There was a two vehicle accident on Marksheffel and Fontaine Boulevard on Tuesday evening.  The driver received fatal injuries and three passengers were transported to Memorial Hospital. With the new Larson Ranch development and new growth in the Fountain Valley there is an increase in traffic on Marksheffel.  Drivers turning onto Marksheffel Blvd from Fontaine Blvd…

17 Year Old Peyton Girl Dies in Car Crash

PEYTON, CO – Colorado State Patrol The Colorado State Patrol said a 17 year old girl from Peyton died Saturday after her car went off the road near Curtis Road and Garrett Road in El Paso County.  As the girl neared the intersection, the girl steered to the left, which caused the Saturn to begin…

Dougherty Suspects may be in Colorado Springs

By COLORADO SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT Press Release 4:30 PM At about 1:30pm today the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) received a report that three people spotted near Woodmen and I-25  matched the description of the Dougherty siblings that began a crime spree in Florida last week. The trio has been connected to crimes in Florida and…

Soldier Arrested for Craigslist Robberies in Fountain

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Fountain Police arrested the accused Craigslist Robber for two armed robberies in Fountain. The Police Department received a 911 call reporting the suspect wanted for the Craigslist robberies was at an apartment at 7145 Alegre Circle. The caller reported seeing the suspect entering an apartment through a window. Officers went to the home,…

Prescription Drug Disposal Day

by LIZ ALEXANDER On April 30, 2011 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  and local law enforcement agencies will have a one day Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. The statewide event will give the public an opportunity to dispose of pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement for destruction.   The event will be from…

Police Looking for Missing Fountain Woman

The Fountain Police need your help in finding Jamie M Essig who has been missing for nearly a month. On April 14, 2011, the Fountain Police Department was contacted by a family member of Jamie M. Essig, who said Jamie had not telephoned as expected and missed an appointment. Her family said this is unusual behavior…

Teens Arrested for Shooting Car Windows with BB Guns

 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls from residents reporting their car windows had been shot out by a BB gun in the Security, Widefield, and Stratmoor Valley area.   One caller reported seeing a silver 1990’s model Chevy Impala in the Stratmoor Valley where several vehicles had been damaged. Deputies stopped a silver Chevy Impala…

Sheriff’s Office Searches for Missing Children

Austin Bryant 1999 – 3 yrs Edward Bryant 1999 – 7 yrs On January 22, 2011 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a suspicious incident involving the alleged disappearance of a child identified as Austin Bryant. Investigation into this matter revealed Austin was last seen sometime between 2003 and 2005. Detectives…