Sheriff News

Tips in the Timothy Watkins Homicide and Biking/Hiking Safety Tips

September 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

The Sheriff's Office is aggressively investigating the homicide of Timothy Watkins.  To date we have received over 150 messages.  We will be following up on every tip that comes in, whether through our Dispatch Center, Tip Line or through our external website. 

Update on Mount Herman Road Homicide

September 18, 2017 - 9:45pm

Update on Mount Herman Road Homicide

Sheriff's Office Asking for Assistance in Locating Missing Man

September 14, 2017 - 11:35am

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Timothy DeHerrera, DOB: 5/24/58. He was last heard from this morning when he walked away from an assisted living facility in the area of Main and Security. 

Press Conference to be held on Operation Pikes Peak Round-Up

September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, a Press Conference will be held at 1:00 PM, at the Office of the Sheriff, located at 27 E. Vermijo Avenue, to highlight the efforts of law enforcement this past weekend during Operation Pikes Peak Round-Up.

Shining Star Drive Homicide Victim Identified

September 6, 2017 - 4:22pm

On September 5, 2017, at approximately 2:00 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Shining Star Drive in reference to a shooting.  When deputies arrived on scene, they found a deceased male.

Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide

September 5, 2017 - 3:30pm

On September 5, 2017, at approximately 2:00 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Shining Star Drive in reference to a shooting.  When deputies arrived on scene, they found a deceased male.

Detectives arrived and have just completed processing the crime scene.

Sheriff’s Office Asks for Assistance Identifying Suspect in Criminal Trespass Auto / Identify Theft Case

September 2, 2017 - 6:20pm

On August 3, 2017, at approximately 2:08 PM, a male suspect broke into a vehicle at Fox Run Regional Park in El Paso County.  The suspect entered the vehicle by breaking out the rear driver’s side window.  The victim’s purse including several credit cards and ID’s were taken.