Press Releases

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:

Sheriff's Office Looking for Assistance in Identifying Identity Theft Suspect

April 3, 2017 - 11:45am

On Friday, 3/03/17 at approximately 9:03 AM and 1132 AM, there were two transactions made with a School District 3 debit card, both for exactly $70 at the Fountain Walmart located at 6310 South Highway 85/87. The suspect attempted to purchase Walmart gift cards using several different credit cards.

Wanted Suspect in Double Homicide Turns Himself In

April 1, 2017 - 9:30pm

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, at approximately 7:10 PM, Endo Velarde aka Sleepy, DOB: 07/03/98, turned himself in to the Criminal Justice Center.

He is being charged with Attempt to Influence a Public Official in the double murder of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida.  He was also booked in on an outstanding warrant unrelated to the homicides.

A mug shot of Velarde is attached to this Media Release.

Sheriff's Office Arrests Ninth Suspect In Double Homicide

March 31, 2017 - 7:40pm

On Friday, March 31, 2017, members of the Sheriff's Office Crime Reduction Unit located Carlos Meza aka Tink along Fountain Creek's bank hiding under a log.  Meza was taken into custody without incident and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender.  The charge stems from the investigation of the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer.   

Sheriff's Office Makes Eighth Arrest In Double Homicide

March 31, 2017 - 4:15pm

On March 31, 2017, Breeana Eloise Dahlbert DOB: 9/2/96, was taken into custody and will be booked into the Criminal Justice Center on the charge of Second Degree Kidnapping. 

The charges stem from the investigation of the double murder of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 

Dalhbert's mug shot is attached to this Media Release. 

Sheriff's Office Warns of New Phone Scam

March 31, 2017 - 3:28pm

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, and Friday, March 31,2017, the Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of a caller identifying as himself as Lieutenant Brad Jordan with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.  The suspect informs the victims he has to serve them with legal papers, ie. summons or warrants, and they need to report to the Sheriff's Office at 27 E. Vermijo Avenue to receive these papers.

Sheriff's Office Makes Eight Arrests While Executing Search Warrant

March 30, 2017 - 9:00pm

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, multiple units and members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation in the 600 block of Yellowstone Road in Colorado Springs with regard to the double homicide of Natalie Partida and Derek Greer. 
 

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