Press Releases

Sheriff's Office Honors 10 Year Old with 911 Hero Award

June 27, 2017 - 4:25pm

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 1:00 PM, the Sheriff's Office will present a 911 Hero Award to 10 year old Katelyn Clibon.  The presentation will be held at the El Paso/Teller County 911 building, located at 2350 Airport Road.

Brave. Trusting. Smart.  These are all words that have been used to describe 10 year old Katelyn Clibon for her actions on April 26th, 2017. 

Firework Information for the 2017 Fourth of July Holiday

June 27, 2017 - 9:30am

We would like to wish every citizen in El Paso County a safe and happy Fourth of July. Hopefully this holiday will pass without any serious injuries or incidents tainting its enjoyment.  Since fireworks are traditionally a major part of our Independence Day celebrations the following information is intended to help clarify which fireworks are legal and illegal in El Paso County.

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying 7-11 Robbery Suspect

June 23, 2017 - 3:50pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a suspect in connection with an Aggravated Robbery. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at approximately 4:14 AM, a suspect approached the counter of the 7-Eleven located at 1475 B Street in Colorado Springs.

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Now Offering Online Inmate Visitation

June 21, 2017 - 4:40pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce a new way for friends, family, and professionals to visit an inmate. As of June 1, 2017, visitors can use a personal computer to visit from home or the office.

Online Public Visits cost $6.00 per 30-minute visit.  Online Professional visits cost $6.00 but are not limited in duration.  On-site visits will continue to be available free of charge.

Suspect in Road Rage Incident on Old Stage Road Arrested

June 15, 2017 - 4:10pm

On June 12, 2017, at about 1:15 PM, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a road rage and assault incident that occurred at the 2100 block of Old Stage Road on June 11, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office is asking for Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Check Fraud Case

June 9, 2017 - 2:48pm

On March 9, 2017, a victim’s residence in El Paso County was burglarized and several items including a checkbook were stolen.  On three separate occasions, the suspect made unauthorized transactions using the stolen checks at the King Soopers located at 500 E Bromley Lane, in Brighton, Colorado. 

Sheriff’s Office Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Locating a Missing and Endangered Teen

June 8, 2017 - 3:17pm

Precious Naomi Myers DOB: 06/02/02, was last seen on foot leaving her residence in the 2400 Block of Piros Dr., in Colorado Springs on April 20, 2017. She was possibly in the company of her friend, Tulane Dersno DOB: 08/04/00.

Precious is 15 years old, 5’1 and weighs approximately 102 lbs.  She was last seen wearing black crop top and white pants with holes in them.  She also has an earring in her nose.

Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Assistance in Identifying Fraud Suspect

June 7, 2017 - 3:46pm

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, between approximately 3:00 PM-4:00 PM, a victim accidentally left their wallet in a shopping cart at one of the cart return areas in the WalMart parking lot located at 6310 S. Hwy 85/87 in Fountain. 

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Video Visitation Center Will Be Temporary Closed Due to Maintenance

June 6, 2017 - 2:29pm

El Paso County Sheriff's Office Video Visitation Center Will Be Temporary Closed Due to Maintenance

In order to complete several necessary maintenance projects, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Video Visitation Center will be closed on Monday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 13.  During this time, there will be no on-site or online visitation scheduled or allowed. 

Sheriff's Office Responds to Bomb Threat Involving Extortion in the Monument Area

May 30, 2017 - 2:51pm

On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at approximately 10:27AM, Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a bomb threat involving extortion at the U. S. Brokers Inc, located at 1832 Woodmoor Dr. in Monument. An unknown suspect sent a computer typed note to a printer in the business, demanding a large amount of money to be wired to an account via Western Union. 

Update - Arrested - Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect Involved in Robbery / Assault Case

May 24, 2017 - 10:46am

Update - Arrested - Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect Involved in Robbery / Assault Case 

The suspect has been identified as Arthur Fisher, DOB 01/30/71.  He has been booked into the Criminal Justice Center on an unrelated outstanding warrant and faces charges related to the Robbery/Assault Case.

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect in Connection with Counterfeit Money and Possession of a Forged Instrument

May 24, 2017 - 8:58am

On Friday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 5:32 PM, a suspect entered the Kwik Way Convenience Store located at 6910 Palmer Park Blvd. The suspect purchased items with a $100 bill.  The cashier checked the bill for a watermark and security strip and it appeared legitimate, however it was later determined to be counterfeit. The serial number on the bill was LK95475799A. The associated vehicle in this case was a black two door hatchback, unknown make.

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect Involved in Robbery / Assault Case

May 23, 2017 - 3:25pm

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect Involved in Robbery / Assault Case 

On Thursday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 12:00 pm, a male suspect picked up a female victim on his motorcycle in the parking lot of the Citadel Mall.  They rode together to Pikes Peak Brewing Company located at 1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr, Colorado Springs, CO.

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrests In Forgery and ID Theft Case

May 15, 2017 - 10:29am

The Sheriff’s Office made arrests in a highly sophisticated operation involving forgery and identity theft.  The suspect was making counterfeit bills and stealing identities using high quality bills with holographic markings that passed the marker test.

Arrest Made in Stabbing Case

May 9, 2017 - 12:20pm

On Monday, May 8, 2017, at approximately 6:30 PM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center  received a 911 call regarding a stabbing in the 7900 block of Weatherstone Drive. Deputies arrived on scene and located a male lying on the floor in the lower level of the residence with multiple stab wounds.             

During the subsequent interviews Detectives learned there was a physical altercation inside the residence which resulted in a stabbing.

Sheriff's Office Responds to Parachute Accident

May 7, 2017 - 9:24pm

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, at approximately 1244 PM, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a parachute accident which occurred approximately a quarter mile south of the 22500 block of Jones Road.

Medical personnel responded and began life-saving efforts, which were unsuccessful. 

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit Seeking Volunteers

May 4, 2017 - 8:30am

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit is seeking motivated individuals to join the ranks of this highly dedicated all-volunteer Unit.  Reserve Deputies are certified peace officers and provide vital support to the Sheriff’s Office by working in Patrol, Detentions, and special events throughout the county.  

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

May 2, 2017 - 10:00am

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a suspect in connection with an Aggravated Robbery. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at approximately 4:14 AM, a suspect approached the counter of the 7-Eleven located at 1475 B Street in Colorado Springs.

Sheriff's Office Makes Third Arrest in Highway 24 Homicide

April 28, 2017 - 8:25pm

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Israel Jimenez-Roldan, DOB:  9/26/1969, AKA Puerto-Rico  AKA Rico was booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender related Sheriff’s Office investigation of the murder of Lawrence Gloster who was found deceased in eastern El Paso County on April 8, 2017.  He also has a charge of Driving Under Restraint.

A mug shot of Jimenez-Roldan is attached to this Media Release.

This is still an ongoing investigation and we will release additional information as the investigation allows.

We would like to extend our thanks to members of the community for their tips, as this is what lead to the arrest of Jimenez-Roldan.

Sheriff's Office Looking for Suspect In Highway 24 Homicide

April 27, 2017 - 5:44pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Israel Jimenez-Roldan, DOB:  9/26/1969, AKA Puerto-Rico  AKA Rico.  He is wanted on charges of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender related Sheriff’s Office investigation of the murder of Lawrence Gloster who was found deceased in eastern El Paso County on April 8, 2017.

Victim in Monument Shooting Identified

April 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 6:15 PM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call regarding a shooting in the 19800 block of Alexandria Drive.

When deputies arrived on scene they found a deceased adult male.

The victim has been positively identified 35 year old Brian J. Mattyasovsky.

We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Brian’s family and friends.

Arrest Made in Monument Shooting

April 24, 2017 - 10:45am

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 6:15 PM, the Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call regarding a shooting.  When deputies arrived on scene they found a deceased adult male.

Deputies contacted the suspect who admitted he had shot his brother while they were practicing defensive techniques.

The victims name will be released, once the autopsy is complete.

Sheriff's Office Makes Two Arrests in Highway 24 Homicide

April 20, 2017 - 9:15pm

On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, at approximately 4:52 PM, Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body.
 
When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male. Detectives arrived on scene and, through the course of their investigation, the suspicious death was determined to be a homicide.
 
The victim was identified as 23 year old Lawrence D. Gloster II.
 

Sheriff's Office Looking for Possible Additional Victims in Sexual Assault Case

April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

In early April, 2017, the Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit began an investigation on a Sexual Assault case.  The suspect in this case has been identified as Glenn Allan Lainfiesta DOB: 04/02/1973.

Lainfiesta has an outstanding warrant for Sexual Assault on a Child by one in a Position of Trust a class 4 Felony, Criminal Attempt to Commit Sexual Assault on a Child by one in a Position of Trust a class 5 Felony, and Unlawful Sexual Contact a class 1 Misdemeanor.

Juvenile Suspect in Motor Vehicle Theft Taken Into Custody

April 18, 2017 - 12:45pm

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 4:00 AM Deputies responded to Avocet Loop and Tierra Drive in reference to Criminal Trespass Auto and Burglary calls.  Victims reported an unknown number of suspects had broken into vehicles and used garage door openers to gain entrance into both residences.  Garage door openers and five sets of vehicle keys were stolen. 

Highway 24 Homicide Victim Identified

April 12, 2017 - 2:30pm

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 4:52 PM, Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body.  When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male. 

The victim has been identified at 23 year old Lawrence D. Gloster II.

We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the friend and family of Mr. Gloster.

Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies to Participate in Mental Health Training

April 11, 2017 - 2:15pm

Members of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division will be participating in Mental Health First Aid Training, which is being provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).  This training will take place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, at the Office of the Sheriff, located at 27 E. Vermijo Avenue.

Suspicious Death Upgraded to Homicide

April 10, 2017 - 3:50pm

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 4:52 PM, Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body.  When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male. 

Detectives arrived on scene and through the course of their investigation and processing the scene; the suspicious death has been upgraded to a homicide investigation. 

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Notification of Sexually Violent Predator

April 10, 2017 - 9:20am

In accordance with Colorado law, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the community that Juan Carlos Sanchez has moved to an address in the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction.  Sanchez is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a “Sexually Violent Predator” (SVP) by the court.  Accordingly, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has made “community notification” as required by law and undertaken the following tasks, among others:

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