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…

Text Crime Tips to Colorado Springs Police

The Colorado Springs Police Department is introducing a new service called TIP411 through CitizenObserver.com which is a web based crime tip program where citizens can send crime tips to the Colorado Springs Police Department via text message or e-mail.  The tipster will remain anonymous as TIP411 assigns the tipster a generic number and that is all CSPD sees.  Tipsters…