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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Investigation Continues into Weekend Vandalism in Pueblo West

Graphic - showing investigation

 Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a string of vandalism that occurred over the weekend in Pueblo West that caused thousands of dollars in damage to mailboxes, homes, vehicles and property.

Investiga...

Investigation Continues into Weekend Vandalism

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Posted on: February 12, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 8, 2019

Now Hiring Case Manager for Jail Based Behavioral Services

Job posting for Jail Based Behavioral Services Case Manager

Pueblo, Co. - We are looking for energetic individuals looking for a reward job helping prepare inmates for re-entry into the community. We're now hiring a case manager for the Jail Based Behavioral Services Program. Application deadline...

Job Description for Jail Based Behavioral Services

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Pueblo County Residents Graduate from Citizen’s Academy

Photos of participants in Citizens Academy

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the 10 Pueblo County residents who recently graduated from our 2024 Citizen’s Academy. The Citizen’s Academy provides an opportunity for Pueblo County residents to get a b...

Ten Graduate Citizen's Academy

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Found in Pueblo West Commercial Building

Photo Marijuana Plants Found in Pueblo West Commercial Building

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Special Investigations detectives, responding to a citizen’s tip of a possible illegal marijuana grow at a Pueblo West commercial building, found a grow consisting of 74 marijuana plants worth an estimated $51...

Illegal Marijuana Grow Found in Pueblo West

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Deputies Arrest Three in Two Separate Incidents Thursday Afternoon

Toniley Perez and Chad Cortez -- arrested booking photos

Pueblo, CO:  Quick response by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies to two separate criminal incidents that occurred just over an hour apart, one in the west sector and the other in the east sector, led to the arrest of three individuals Th...

Deputies Arrest Three in Two Separate Incidents

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Posted on: January 21, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 8, 2019

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Help Identifying Menacing Suspect

Photo of unidentified male suspect in menacing incident

Pueblo, CO:   Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man involved in a menacing incident earlier today at a fishing game business in Blende.

Seeking identification of menacing suspect

Seeking identification of menacing suspect

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Sheriff Lucero Announces Scholarship for High School Seniors

Announcement of 2024 Sheriffs Scholarship Program

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff David J. Lucero announced the County Sheriffs of Colorado Inc. (CSOC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving local high school senior in Pueblo County.

Sheriff Announces Scholarship Program

Sheriff Announces Scholarship Program

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Detectives Arrest Former Middle School Teacher in Child Sex Assault Case

Russell Davis - arrested booking photo

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigations detectives arrested a former Pueblo West area middle school teacher today on a no-bond felony warrant for sexual assault on a child.

Former Middle School Teacher Arrested

Former Middle School Teacher Arrested

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Sheriff’s Office Has Busy Day Arresting Fugitives, Conducting Jail Operation

Jordan Dazzio and Bandy Nipps - arrested - booking photo

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest of three wanted fugitives and conducted a day-long operation at the Pueblo County Jail as part of a busy day of law enforcement activity today.

Sheriff's Office Arrests Three, Conduct Ja...

Sheriff's Office arrests three

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Man Arrested in Double Stabbing at Pueblo West Tavern

David Baloun -arrested - booking photo

Pueblo, CO:   Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with a double stabbing early this morning at a Pueblo West tavern. David Baloun was arrested for first-degree assault and second-degree ass...

Man Arrested in Double Stabbing

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Investigators Seek Help Locating Man Missing Since 2017

photo of missing person Ian Willcoxon

Pueblo, CO: It’s been seven years since Ian Willcoxon was reported missing and Pueblo County Sheriff’s Cold Case Investigators are hoping someone has information that will lead to his location.

Investigators seek help locating missing man

Investigators seek help locating missing man

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Detectives Arrest Man in Campground Shooting

Steven Hollingsworth arrest photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with the December 29, 2023, shooting at the KOA Campground located north of Pueblo.

Shooting Suspect Arrested

Shooting Suspect Arrested

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

Shooting at Campground Under Investigation

KOA Campground sign

Pueblo, CO:   The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred this morning at campground located in north Pueblo County. Deputies responded to the KOA campground, 4131 N. Interstate 25, at about 11 ...

Shooting Investigation at KOA Campground

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Detectives Investigating Middle School Teacher for Sexual Assault

General Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a Pueblo West area middle school teacher for sexual assault on a student. No arrests have been made.

Middle School Teacher Under Investigation

Middle School Teacher Under Investigation

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Remembering Families of Fallen Officers During the Holiday Season

Photo of Christmas card for Fallen Officers and their families

Pueblo, CO: With the holiday season upon us, our thoughts turn to family, food, fun and celebration. But for the families of fallen law enforcement officers, the holidays can be a difficult reminder of the loss of their loved one.

Remembering Families of F...

Remembering Families of Fallen During Holiday Seas

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Investigation Continues into Fatal Accident in Pueblo West

ACCIDENT

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a fatal head-on collision that occurred Saturday afternoon in Pueblo West. Sheriff’s deputies responded near the intersection of W. Locoweed Drive and W. Carrizo Springs at a...

Fatal Traffic Accident in Pueblo West

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Detectives Arrest Man in November Home Invasion

William Gonzales

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation detectives arrested a 50-year-old man Thursday evening in connection with the November home invasion and theft at a St. Charles Mesa home.

Arrest made in home invasion

Arrest made in home invasion

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Detectives Quickly Arrest Four Teens in Armed Robbery

Robbery Suspect Vehicle

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies quickly arrested four suspects who were wanted in an armed robbery at a St. Charles Mesa gas station this morning.

Arrests Made in Armed Robbery

Arrests Made in Armed Robbery

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Arrest Made in Death of Elderly Woman at Pueblo West Assisted Living Home

Tyshae Carbajal Arrested - booking photo

Pueblo, CO: A 32-year-old woman was arrested this morning on a warrant in connection with the June 29 death of an elderly woman at an assisted living home in Pueblo West.

Arrest made in elderly woman's death

Arrest made in elderly woman's death

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Three Wanted Fugitives Arrested; Drugs, Gun and Cash Seized

Three arrested

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation Detectives, in coordination with several multijurisdictional law enforcement agencies, participated in an operation Thursday afternoon that led to the arrest of three wanted fugiti...

Three arrested; Huge amount of drugs recovered

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Posted on: November 24, 2023

Responders Rescue Family Stranded on Greenhorn Mountain

Search and Rescue members leading stranded hikers on Greenhorn Mountain

Pueblo, Co. - The incredible teamwork and tenacity of several Pueblo County Sheriff’s units, Rye Fire and Flight for Life led to the successful rescue of a Chicago family of five after they became fatigued and stranded in the Greenhorn ...

Responders Rescue Family Stranded on Mountain

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Pedestrian Killed After Struck by Vehicle in Pueblo West

Fatal Accident Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Thursday night in Pueblo West. Deputies responded to the intersection of Joe Martinez and Purcell boulevards at around 8:15 p.m. on the report...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Detectives Arrest Woman in Carjacking

Amber Keeney

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigation Detectives arrested a 41-year-old woman Friday evening after she carjacked her elderly neighbor and stole his vehicle after he had given her a ride to her St. Charles Mesa home.  ...

Detectives Arrest Woman in Carjacking

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Man Arrested in August Triple-Fatal Traffic Accident in Pueblo West

Photo of Kyle Kohen was Arrested

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 32-year-old man this afternoon on a warrant for several felony charges, including three counts of first-degree murder, in the August 26, 2023, triple-fatal traffic accident in P...

Man Arrested in Triple-Fatal Traffic Accide

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

PCSO Warns of Sextortion Scammers

sextortion scam

 Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is warning community members of a “sextortion” scam involving impersonation of law enforcement.

PCSO Warns of Sextortion Scammers

PCSO Warns of Sextortion Scammers

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Man Arrested in June Shooting of Juvenile Riding ATV in Pueblo West

John Kosovich Arrested - Booking photo

 Pueblo, CO:  A 63-year-old Pueblo West man has been arrested on a warrant in connection with the June shooting of a juvenile riding an ATV in Pueblo West. 

Man Arrested in June Shooting of Juvenile Riding ATV in Pueblo West

Man Arrested in June Shooting of Juvenile Riding A

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft After K9/Handler Find Him Hiding in Ditch

Nathan Maxwell Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: A 41-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon for vehicle theft after K9 Edo and his handler, Master Deputy Benito Martinez found him hiding in a ditch in Pueblo West. Deputies responded at about noon Sunday to a report of an auto theft from...

Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft After K9/Handler Fi

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Celebrating Our CSI Detectives for National Forensic Science Week

National Forensic Week

Pueblo, Co. - It’s National Forensic Science Week and we want to take the opportunity to recognize our awesome Crime Scene Investigations (CSI) Detectives Vanessa Simpson and Dominic Montoya. PCSO CSI Detectives Simpson and Montoya are responsibl...

Celebrating Our CSI Detectives for National Forens

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder for Assault on Wife

Jose Espinoza-Espinoza Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 38-year-old man Monday for attempted murder after he tried to strangle his wife Saturday at a Pueblo West home. Jose Espinoza-Espinoza was arrested on a warrant for attempted murder, first-...

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder for Assault on W

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Man Found Guilty in Assault on Detention Deputy

Brandon Medina - Found Guilty of Assault - Booking photo

Pueblo, Co. - A jury found a 34-year-old Brandon Medina guilty today of assault on a peace officer for the brutal assault of a Pueblo County Sheriff’s detention deputy in the Pueblo County Jail.  Medina was an inmate in the Pueblo County Jail in ...

Man Found Guilty in Assault on Detention Deputy

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Investigation Leads to Arrest of Man in Assault/Robbery

Carl Crowder Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: Following a month-long investigation into a late July assault and robbery by a Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigation and Narcotics detective led to the arrest Wednesday of a 23-year-old man. Carl D. Crowder was arrested on a ...

Investigation Leads to Arrest of Man in Assault/Ro

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Three Take Pleas in 2022 Carjacking; Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Bryce Ming & Elisa Montoya & Juan Aguilar plead guilty - Booking photos

Pueblo, Co. -  Bryce Dillon Ming, 25, pled guilty in Federal Court to three charges, including attempted homicide of a peace officer, and faces 25 years in federal prison when he’s sentenced later this month. Ming was one of three suspec...

Three Take Pleas in 2022 Carjacking; Officer-Invol

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Elimination of Chemical Weapons Brings End to Preparedness Program

Thank you CSEPP

PUEBLO, CO – A federally funded program that brought nearly $100 million dollars into Pueblo County and greatly enhanced the community’s emergency preparedness and response for more than 30 years will be sunsetting soon. The Chemical S...

Elimination of Chemical Weapons Brings End to Prep

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Posted on: August 27, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Triple-Fatal Accident in Pueblo West

Fatal Accident Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a triple-fatal traffic accident that occurred Saturday night in Pueblo West. Deputies responded to the 800 block N. Purcell Blvd. at about 8 p.m. on the report of a two-vehi...

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Triple-Fatal Accide

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Suspect in Two Local Bank Robberies Arrested in Canon City

3 photos of James Cain Arrested for Bank Robbery

 Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives, assisted by Canon City Police and Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a 46-year-old man Tuesday night, who was wanted in connection with two bank robberies in Pu...

Suspect in Two Local Bank Robberies Arrested in Ca

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Vehicle After Found Hiding in Field

Albert Ayala Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  A 42-year-old Pueblo man who eluded Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies after they attempted to contact him regarding a suspicious vehicle call was arrested late Tuesday night for auto theft after he was discovered hiding in a...

Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Vehicle After Foun

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Detective obtains arrest warrant after assault on Deputies

Laramie Fields Arrested - Booking photo

An arrest warrant was obtained for Laramie Fields following an incident on Friday August 4, 2023 in the Grease Monkey Parking lot in Pueblo West.  A Deputy with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office recognized Fields’ vehicle and...

Detective obtains arrest warrant after assault on

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Deputies Arrest Man in Home Burglary

Bobby Eldridge Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies’ quick response to a burglary in progress call Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of a 21-year-old man who was already wanted on several outstanding warrants. Deputies were dispatc...

Deputies Arrest Man in Home Burglary

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Man Sentenced to 60 days in jail after taking plea in child sex assault case

Gabe Geringer

Pueblo, Co. - Gabe Geringer, 46, was sentenced today to the maximum 60 days in the Pueblo County Jail after he pled guilty in April to unlawful sexual contact without consent (a misdemeanor). Geringer had originally been charged with felony sexual assault...

Man Sentenced in sex assault case

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Juveniles Face Charges in Robbery, Assault at Pueblo West Convenience Store

Robbery investigation

Pueblo, CO:  Two juveniles will be facing felony charges after Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies quickly identified them as suspects in the early Thursday morning robbery and assault of an employee at a Pueblo West convenience store.

Juve...

Juveniles Face Robbery, Assault Charges

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Man Nearly Hits Sheriff’s Deputy Vehicle; Arrested on DUI, Other Charges

Josiah Luna Arrested - Booking photo

 Pueblo, CO:  A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday night (August 5) for several offenses after driving recklessly and nearly hitting a Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputy’s vehicle head-on. The deputy was driving in the...

Man Arrested on DUI, Other Charges

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Deputies Arrest Three in Pueblo West Burglary

Roger Arellano & Amanda Grace & Charles L Smith Arrested - Booking photos

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people early this morning in connection with a burglary at a Pueblo West business. At about 4:45 a.m., a security company notified the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Commun...

Deputies Arrest Three in Pueblo West Burglary

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Two Sheriff’s Deputies Injured Apprehending Wanted Man

Deputies injured in arrest - image of sheriff patrol vehicle at scene

Pueblo, CO:   Two Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies were injured and two patrol vehicles moderately damaged Friday morning as deputies apprehended a 33-year-old man wanted on several outstanding warrants. The suspect was also injured in t...

Two Deputies Injured Apprehending Wanted Man

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Missing/Endangered Infant Found Safe in Denver

Baby Elsy copy

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives, working with law enforcement partners in the Denver Metro area, safely located 2-month-old Elsy Ardolino this morning after an intensive 24-hour search for the infant who was the subject ...

Missing/Endangered Infant Found Safe in Denver

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Father of Missing/Endangered Child Arrested in Denver

Seeking Information on Missing Endangered Child 2

Pueblo, Co. - Luis Novelo-Rojas, 35, father of missing/endangered 2-month-old Elsy Ardolino, was arrested overnight in Denver. Elsy and her mother, Ashley Ardolino, 39, have not been located. Multiple law enforcement agencies continue to search for the in...

Father of Missing/Endangered Child Arrested

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Posted on: July 26, 2007

Seeking Information on Missing/Endangered Infant

Seeking Information on Missing Endangered Child

Pueblo, Co. -UPDATE: As of 2:20 p.m. -- The GMC Yukon has been located. Law enforcement continue to look for 2-month old Elsy Ardolino and her parents, Luis Novelo-Rojas and Ashley Ardolino, who are believed to be in the Denver area. 
ORIGINAL POS...
Seeking Information on Missing/Endangered Infant

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Wanted Felon Arrested, Found with 9,000 Fentanyl Pills, Two Guns

Jose Barron Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, Co. - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Detective in handling the recent arrest and investigation of wanted felon Jose Barron, 30, who was found in the possession of two handguns and more than 9,000 Fentanyl ...

Wanted Felon Arrested, Found with Fentanyl, Guns

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Sheriff's Office Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Suspect

Seeking Information - Suspect Aaron Brown Arrested

 Pueblo, Co. - UPDATE: UPDATE: Aaron Brown is now in custody. The trailer in the photo has still not been located. Any information on the location of the trailer call (719) 583-6250 or Crime Stoppers (719) 542-STOP (7867).

Aaron Brown is wanted on...

Sheriff's Office Seeking Wanted Suspect

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

Detectives Obtain Warrants for Burglary Suspects

Shannelle Bobian Wanted for Burglary

After a lengthy investigation Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives obtained arrest warrants for two individuals involved in a string of burglaries in Rye, CO 

Detectives Obtain Warrants for Burglary Suspects

Detectives Obtain Warrants for Burglary Suspects

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Posted on: July 4, 2023

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting

Shooting Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday evening at a home in the Salt Creek neighborhood. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Tampico Stre...

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting

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Posted on: June 16, 2023

Detectives Arrest Two Fugitives in Stolen Vehicle

A Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detective, who was assisting Colorado Parole Officers, located two fugitives (and another female) in a stolen vehicle in the 800 block of East 5th Street in Pueblo. 

Detectives Arrest Two ...

Detectives Arrest Two Fugitives in Stolen Vehicle

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Deputies Arrest Man After Assault and Robbery of Two Citizens

Jerome Kalanquin Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 40-year-old Jerome Kalanquin Wednesday in eastern Pueblo County, after Kalanquin assaulted a female acquaintance in the afternoon and later assaulted a male when he refused to give Kalanquin money.

Deputi...

Deputies Arrest Man After Assault/Robbery

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Posted on: June 10, 2023

Deputies Arrest Three Wanted Felons

Zachary Schworer Jose Segura and Jennifer Redfern Arrested - Booking photos

Pueblo, CO: A citizen’s tip regarding a suspicious vehicle led to the arrests Friday morning of three individuals wanted on felony warrants. Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Loaf N Jug in the 0-100 block of W. Spaulding Av...

Deputies Arrest Three Wanted Felons

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Sheriff Lucero Awards Scholarships to Two Local High School Students

2023 Scholarship Awards

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff David J. Lucero today awarded two local high school seniors with the 2023 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship. Rye High School’s Cole Cooper and Pueblo County High School’s Trevor Hadaway...

Sheriff Lucero Awards College Scholarships

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scam Involving Callers Impersonating Deputies

Dont be scammed Flyer

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is again warning residents of a telephone scam in which callers are representing themselves as Sheriff’s deputies and are requesting payment for alleged outstanding warrants. The...

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scam Impersonating Deput

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Sheriff Lucero Lifts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Pueblo County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff David J. Lucero announced today that effective immediately, Pueblo County is no longer under Stage 1 fire restrictions. Pueblo County had been under Stage 1 restrictions since April 21. Sheriff Lucero and county...

Sheriff Lifts Fire Restrictions

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Notified of Sexually Violent Predator Moving into Pueblo West

Sexually Violent Predator Paul Roque Herrera

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has been notified, per Colorado law, that Paul Roque Herrera, 55, is relocating May 8 from Denver and will live in Pueblo West. Herrera was convicted of sexual exploitation/child-induce/en...

Sheriff’s Office Notified of SVP Moving to Pueblo

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Posted on: April 28, 2023

Nearly 2,000 to Participate in May 3 Emergency Preparedness Exercise

CSEPP Exercise 2023

PUEBLO, CO –The Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) annual exercise will be held Wednesday, May 3, 2023.  The exercise is scheduled to start at approximately 9 a.m. and conclude in the early afternoon. This annual event has ...

Thousands Participate in Emergency Preparedness Ex

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Local Law Enforcement Conducting Countywide Traffic Missions

Law Enforcement Team Conducting Traffic Safety Missions in 2023

Pueblo, CO:   The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is joining with the Pueblo Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol in conducting countywide traffic missions aimed at making roads, streets and highways throughout Pueblo...

Law Enforcement Doing Countywide Traffic Missions

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

ACOVA Collecting Old Cell Phones to Aid Domestic Violence Victims

Donate your old devices to help victims of violence

Pueblo, CO: Turn your old cell phone and certain other electronic devices into a potentially life-saving tool for victims of violence. ACOVA (A Community Organization for Victim Assistance) is partnering with 911 Cell Phone Bank to collect cell phones and...

ACOVA Collecting Old Cell Phones

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Pueblo County Placed on Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff David J. Lucero, in consultation with county fire chiefs, is implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions effective at 12:01 a.m. today. The restrictions were implemented due to ongoing dry conditions and the high fire danger t...

Pueblo County Placed on Fire Restrictions

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Deputies Collecting Unwanted Prescription Drugs at Saturday’s Take Back Event

Drug Take Back

 Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is once again teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to collect unwanted, unused and expired prescription medications this Saturday, April 22 for the National Drug Take Back e...

Deputies Collecting Unwanted Prescription Drugs

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Law Enforcement Agencies Team with U.S. Marshals to Locate Missing Children, Wanted Sex Offenders

Operation Steel City Rescue

Pueblo, Co. - Local law enforcement agencies in partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service, located 15 missing children and arrested or cleared 13 warrants for wanted fugitives, including sex offenders as part of a three-day operation in Pueblo County. Wo...

Law Enforcement/U.S. Marshals to Locate Missing Ch

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Prescribed Burn Scheduled Friday at Desert Hawk Golf Course

Prescribed Burn at Desert Hawk

PUEBLO, CO. – The Pueblo West Fire Department and Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Bureau fire teams are planning to burn several slash piles on Friday, April 7 on the Desert Hawk Golf Course in Pueblo West. The burn wil...

Prescribed Burn Scheduled Friday at Desert Hawk Go

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Man Arrested in September 2022 Homicide of His 90-year-old Father

Paul Sandoval Arrested - Booking photo

 Pueblo, CO:  A 42-year-old man was arrested Thursday on a warrant for second-degree murder in the September 2022 death of his 90-year-old father. Paul Benjamin Sandoval was arrested after a months-long investigation by Pueblo County She...

Man Arrested in September 2022 Homicide of His 90-

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

Detectives Solve April 2022 Homicide; Learn Suspect Was Killed Days Later

homicide solved

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives identified a suspect in a 2022 homicide of a 46-year-old Pueblo man whose body was found in southwest Pueblo County, just outside the Pueblo City limits. Based on an extensive investigation, detecti...

Detectives Solve April 2022 Homicide

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

UPDATE: Sexually Violent Predator Scheduled to Move to Pueblo West this Week

Sexually Violent Predator Justin Collins

 Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has been notified by the Colorado Department of Corrections, per Colorado law, that Justin R. Collins, 29, who has been deemed a sexually violent predator, will now be released W...

Sexually Violent Predator Moving to Pueblo West

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Deputies Arrest Armed Man After Shots Fired in Pueblo West Neighborhood

William Ray Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  A 37-year-old man, who was prohibited from having a weapon, was arrested by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies after he fired several gunshots, entered one home and attempted to enter another home in a Pueblo West neighborhoo...

Deputies Arrest Armed Man After Shots Fired

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Help in Identifying Man Whose Remains Were Found in 2022

Do You Recognize me?  Seeking information on this person

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man whose skeletal remains were found in Pueblo County in 2022.  After months of intensive investigative work trying to det...

Seeking Help Identifying human Remains Found in 20

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Sheriff's Detectives Arrest Wanted Fugitive from New Mexico

Thomas McPherson Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations detectives assisted with the arrest of a 27-year-old man wanted in New Mexico on a no-bond felony warrant. PCSO detectives located and arrested Thomas McPherson of Farmington, N....

Detectives Arrest New Mexico Fugitive

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in 2020 House Explosion

Jeremiah Bryant pleads guilty to federal charges

Pueblo, CO:  Jeremiah Bo Bryant, 42, pleaded guilty last week to four federal felony counts in connection with a May 2020 explosion and fire at a Pueblo West home caused by a butane hash oil operation. Bryant was arrested April 2022 on a federal ...

Man Pleads Guilty in 2020 House Explosion

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Sheriff’s Office Notified of Sexually Violent Predator Moving into Pueblo West

Sexually Violent Predator Justin Collins

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has been notified by the Colorado Department of Corrections, per Colorado law, that Justin R. Collins, 29, will be released March 3 and live in Pueblo West. Collins was convicted of sexual ass...

Sexually Violent Predator Moving into Pueblo West

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Critical Incident Response Team Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

offIcer involved shooting

Pueblo, CO:  The 10th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team has been activated to investigate a fatal officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning involving Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputies responded to North ...

Critical Incident Response Team Investigating Offi

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

Two sentenced in death of 14-month-old boy

Ramondo Jones sentenced to Life without parole

Ramondo Jones, 38, was found guilty Feb. 21 of first-degree murder of a child under the age of 12 in a position of trust in the September 18, 2020, death of 14-month-old Aiden Seeley, who was in foster care at the time. The guilty verdict came following a...

Two sentenced in death of 14-month-old boy

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Posted on: February 20, 2023

One Killed in Traffic Accident in Pueblo West

Fatal Accident Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a one-vehicle accident in Pueblo West early Sunday morning that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman. Deputies responded to the area of S. McCulloch Blvd and S....

One Killed in Traffic Accident in Pueblo West

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Pueblo Man Sentenced to 10 Years in DOC for Two Separate Robberies

Dennis Triggs sentenced to 10 years for Robberies

Pueblo, CO:  A 34-year-old Pueblo man recently was sentenced to 10 years in the Department of Corrections for his involvement in two separate robberies in September 2022, including one at a Pueblo West bank. Dennis Triggs pleaded guilty last mont...

?Pueblo Man Sentenced to 10 Years

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Pueblo County’s Concealed Carry Permit Process Goes Online

Concealed Gun Permit process now online

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is making the process for applying for and renewing a concealed carry gun permit easier by going to an online format. Effective immediately, all renewal applications for concealed carry permits will...

Concealed Carry Permit Process Goes Online

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

Deputies, Detectives Recover Stolen Vehicles Found on Property Near Avondale

Recovered Stolen trucks and a trailer pictured

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigation Detectives along with Patrol Deputies executed a search warrant late Monday night on property in eastern Pueblo County near the Town of Avondale and recovered numerous stolen ve...

Stolen Vehicles Recovered on Avondale Property

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

Deputies Recover Items from Several Pueblo West Burglaries; Suspect Identified

Map showing areas of interest from recent burglaries

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies recovered numerous items recently reported stolen from Pueblo West homes and businesses after executing a search warrant this morning at a Pueblo West home. Deputies, who have ...

Deputies Recover Items from Pueblo West Burglaries

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

New Emergency Alert System Requires Residents to Re-Register Cell Phones

How to register for RAVE Emergency Alerts

Pueblo, CO:   The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a change to the county’s emergency alert system, which does not affect messaging but will require those currently registered for the service to re-registe...

Re-Register Cell Phones for New Emergency Alert Sy

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Detectives Investigating Sexual Misconduct Involving Middle School Coach

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Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a former middle school volleyball coach and paraprofessional for sexual assault of a student and detectives believe there could be additional victims. No arrests have been...

Detectives Investigating Sexual Misconduct of Midd

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Posted on: January 28, 2023

Detention Bureau Earns ACA Re-Accreditation

Detention Center Team receives accreditation certificate

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Detention Bureau continues to meet safe and high standards of operations as demonstrated by earning a fifth consecutive American Correctional Association accreditation.  The Puebl...

Detention Bureau Earns ACA Re-Accreditation

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Sheriff Lucero Announces First Promotions of His Tenure

Promotions Pictured: Undersheriff Steve Bryant, Capt Jeremy Bacor, LT John Romo, Sgt. Aleah Hawkins,

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff elect David J. Lucero recently announced the permanent appointment of Steve Bryant as Undersheriff and the promotions of four other employees as well as some organizational changes. “This is a proud mo...

Sheriff Announces First Promotions of His T

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Posted on: December 31, 2022

Man Arrested After Shooting His Wife in the Leg

Eric Bramschreiber Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 55-year-old Pueblo man late Friday night after he shot his wife in the leg as she sat in a vehicle outside a residence just east of the Pueblo City limits. Deputies responded to a...

Man Arrested After Shooting His Wife in the Leg

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

UPDATE: Search of Wanted Fugitive’s Vehicle Yields Large Amount of Drugs

Image depicting seized drugs from vehicle of arrestee

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives found and seized a large amount of Fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, suboxone and marijuana in the vehicle of wanted man arrested Friday, Dec. 16 on a federal warrant. This week,...

Search of Vehicle Yields Large Amount of Drugs

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Narcotics Detectives Assist in Arresting Wanted Fugitive

Richard J. Herrera Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: Working with several other agencies, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Detective arrested a 41-year-old Pueblo man, wanted on a federal warrant. Detectives also recovered thousands of dollars in cash and Fentanyl pills. At about 11:4...

Narcotics Detectives Assist in Arresting Fugitive

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Posted on: December 4, 2022

Deputies Arrest Man in Pueblo West Burglary; Theft of Auto

Theodore Koen Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 41-year-old man early this morning in connection with a burglary of Pueblo West business and theft of a vehicle reported stolen in the City of Pueblo. Deputies believe the suspect...

Deputies Arrest Man in Burglary; Theft of Auto

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Old San Isabel Fire 100% Contained; Smoke May Still be Visible for Days

Image of brush on fire at the Old San Isabel Fire

Pueblo, CO:  The Old San Isabel Fire has been declared 100% contained, however, the public may still see smoke coming from the center of the burn area for several days. The fire, which started at around 11 a.m. Monday, spread by about 10 acres ov...

Old San Isabel Fire 100% Contained

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Fire Teams Working Large Brush Fire Near Town of Rye

Image of brush on fire at the Old San Isabel Fire with wildland fire personnel

Pueblo, CO:  Multiple fire agencies responded today to assist Rye Fire in working a large brush fire northeast of the Town of Rye in the area of Old San Isabel Road. One outbuilding was destroyed. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire ...

Fire Teams Working Brush Fire Near Rye

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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Large Illegal Marijuana Grow Found in Rural Southwest Pueblo County

Photo of part of a large illegal marijuana grow

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigations and Narcotics Detectives seized more than 950 marijuana plants and approximately 10 pounds of dried marijuana product worth an estimated value of $969,000, and arrested a 57-ye...

Illegal Marijuana Grow Found in Southwest Pueblo C

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Arrest Made in Recent String of Thefts

Lynette A. Baca-Maldonado Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s investigations unit made an arrest Monday in connection with a string of thefts that have occurred during the past 10 days and had spanned from Pueblo West to east Pueblo County. A detective arre...

Arrest Made in Recent Thefts

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Deputies Arrest Man in Stolen Vehicle; Find He’s Wanted on Felony Warrants

Wesley A. Braden Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies, responding to a report of a stranded motorist on Interstate 25 south of Pueblo early this morning, arrested a Colorado Springs man in a stolen vehicle and wanted on several felony warrants,...

Deputies Arrest Man in Stolen Vehicle

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Deputies on Routine Patrol Make Three Arrests, Seize Drugs

Joseph Saunders & Amber Jester & Abby Martinez-Torres Arrested

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies conducting recent nighttime patrols have made three arrests and seized fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine during these routine traffic stops. At about 3 a.m. Sunday, November 13, deputies ...

Deputies Make Three Arrests, Seize Drugs

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Detectives Arrest Man for First-Degree Murder in October Shooting

Max Struck Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Detectives with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Special Investigation’s Unit arrested a 35-year-old man on a warrant for first-degree murder in connection with the October 21, 2022, shooting death of Patti Magby, 73, ...

Detectives Arrest Man in October Shooting Death

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Deputies Quick Actions Thwarts Possible Armed Robbery in Pueblo West

Matthew Arnette Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: Quick response by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday afternoon likely thwarted an armed robbery attempt and led to the swift arrest of a 26-year-old man who was already wanted for several outstanding warrants. A deputy said he h...

Deputies Quick Actions Thwarts Possible Armed Robb

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Three Colorado Springs Men Sentenced in 2021 Assault

Nicholas Prater & Noah Hamilton & Dee Dallas Vaughn Sentenced

Pueblo, CO: Three Colorado Springs men have been sentenced in the brutal 2021 assault of a 24-year-old man who was left on the side of the road in rural north Pueblo County. The victim continues to recover from serious and life-altering injuries he incurr...

Three Colorado Springs Men Sentenced in 2021 Assau

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Posted on: October 22, 2022

Deputies Investigating Shooting at Rural Southwest Pueblo County Home

Shooting Investigation

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at a home in rural southwest Pueblo County Friday night. Deputies responded to a residence in the 4700 block of Bergemann Road at about 7 p.m. on a report of possi...

Deputies Investigate Shooting at Pueblo County Hom

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Elderly; Sentenced to DOC

Thomas Cosgrove Pleads Guilty

Pueblo, CO: A 53-year-old man arrested in March for the armed robbery of an elderly Pueblo West woman was sentenced to 10 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections with three years of parole. Thomas Cosgrove pled guilty to aggravated robbery and was...

Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Elderly

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Deputies Investigate Fatal Traffic Accident in Pueblo West

Fatal Accident Investigation

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a Wednesday night traffic accident that claimed the life of a Pueblo West teenager. Deputies responded to the area of Avenida del Oro and W. Camino Pablo Drive in P...

Deputies Investigate Fatal Traffic Accident in Pue

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Critical Incident Response Team Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

offIcer involved shooting

Pueblo, CO: The 10th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team has been activated to investigate a fatal officer-involved shooting late Wednesday night in Colorado City involving Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputies responded to a ...

Critical Incident Response Team Investigating Offi

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Suspect in Pueblo West Bank Robbery

Dennis Triggs Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Detectives with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit arrested a 34-year-old man Thursday in the robbery of the U.S. Bank in Pueblo West. He also was identified as a suspect in a separate r...

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Pueblo West Bank Robb

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Detectives Investigating After Human Remains Found in Avondale Field

Death Investigation Tahoe

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues an investigation after human remains were found Sunday morning in a field in the Avondale area of Eastern Pueblo County. Sheriff’s deputies responded at about 11:15 a.m...

Detectives Investigate After Human Remains Found i

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Pueblo West Man Arrested Following Hours Long Standoff with Deputies

SWAT Rescue Vehicle

Pueblo, CO:  A 51-year-old Pueblo West man was arrested on several felony charges after an hours-long standoff with Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies. Erin Kemling was arrested September 8, after Sheriff’s SWAT team members uti...

Man Arrested Following Long Standoff with Deputies

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Man Sentenced to DOC in JR Country Store Burglaries

Donovan Duran Sentenced

Pueblo, CO:  A 23-year-old Pueblo man has been sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections for his role in two burglaries that occurred at the JR’s Country Store in east Pueblo County. Donovan Duran accepted a plea agreeme...

Man Sentenced to DOC in JR Country Store Burglarie

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Lamar Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Child Prostitution

Robert J. Smith Pleads Guilty Soliciting Child Prostitution

Pueblo, CO:  A 72-year-old Lamar man recently pleaded guilty to soliciting for child prostitution in connection with his June 12, 2021, arrest in Pueblo. Robert James Smith of Lamar was one of seven men arrested June 2021, as part of Operation Pr...

Lamar Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Child Prosti

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Death in Pueblo County Jail

Death Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating circumstances surrounding the death today of a 40-year-old woman while she was in custody at the Pueblo County Jail. The inmate was found unresponsive in her assigned cell...

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Pueblo County Jail D

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Posted on: August 7, 2022

Woman Found in Possession of Suspected Fentanyl While Being Booked into Pueblo County Jail

Photo of suspected Fentanyl pills found on arrestee

Pueblo, CO: A keenly aware Pueblo County Sheriff’s detention deputy found more than 300 suspected fentanyl pills on a woman as she was being booked into Pueblo County Jail Saturday night on a traffic warrant. A Sheriff’s Patrol deputy ...

Woman Found in Possession of Fentanyl

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Residents Urged to Take Steps to Prevent Heavy Equipment Thefts

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Pueblo, CO: With a growing trend in heavy equipment and semi-truck thefts, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to take precautions to prevent their equipment from becoming a target for thieves. The rash of thefts locally mirr...

Residents Urged to Take Steps to Prevent Equipment

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Man Arrested After Returning to Scene of Previous Crime

Robert James Martinez Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: The quick response by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies, along with assistance from watchful Pueblo West business owners and residents, led to the arrest Thursday of a 26-year-old man after he returned to a business where he had earli...

Man Arrested After Returning to Scene of Previous

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Wanted Men Arrested After Eluding Deputies

Jared Berckefeldt Arrested - booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 25-year-old Pueblo man who was being sought on several warrants including two counts of felony eluding after he twice drove away from deputy’s attempting to stop him, ...

Wanted Men Arrested After Eluding Deputies

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Pueblo West Man Arrested for Child Sex Assault

William Plymell - Arrested - Booking Photo

Pueblo, CO:  After several months of investigation, Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 75-year-old Pueblo West man on Tuesday on several felony charges related to sexual assault and sexual exploitation of child.  William Plyme...

Pueblo West Man Arrested for Child Sex Assault

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

UPDATE: Pueblo West Suspicious Death Investigation Now Homicide Investigation

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

Pueblo, CO:  The suspicious death investigation of a 13-year-old girl who was body was found in her home in Pueblo West Monday morning is now being investigated as a homicide. Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the home in the 600 bloc...

Suspicious Death Investigation Now Homicide Invest

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Water Main Break Impacting Dormitory, Kitchen at Pueblo County Jail

Water Main Break

Pueblo, CO:  A water main break at the Pueblo County Jail Tuesday afternoon has left the dormitory and kitchen area of the facility temporarily without water service. However, measures have been put in place to provide bathroom facilities and dri...

Water Main Break Impacting Dormitory, Kitchen at J

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Pueblo West Home

Sheriff's Vehicle pictured with crime scene tape

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a female was found deceased in a Pueblo West home this morning. Sheriff’s deputies responded at about 10:45 a.m. to the 600 block of E. Clarion Drive on a r...

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Pueblo Wes

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

CIRT Investigating Inmate Death at Pueblo County Jail

Death Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has enlisted the help of the 10th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team to assist in investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old female while she was in custod...

CIRT Investigating Inmate Death at Pueblo County J

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Two Men Arrested for Burglary at Pueblo West Storage Facility

Nathaniel Crouch & Paul Bess Arrested - Booking photos

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men early this morning in the burglary at a Pueblo West storage facility after quickly responding to a call of the crime in progress. Deputies responded to Freedom Self Storage, 469 E. Spaulding Av...

Two Arrested for Burglary at Storage Facility

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Sheriff’s Captain Dawn Ballas Among FBI National Academy Graduates

Captain Dawn Ballas pictured at the FBI National Academy

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Administrative Captain Dawn Ballas is a 20-year veteran of the agency and perhaps best known as a champion of causes.  From Special Olympics to Peer Support, her compassion, civic engagement, a...

Captain Ballas Among FBI National Academy Graduate

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Nicholas Wayne Tumblin Charged with Homicide in Raymond Ray Death

Nicholas Tumblin Booking Photo

HOMICIDE WARRANT SERVED IN 2021 CASE

 Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office announces a Homicide Warrant in the October 2021 Homicide of Raymond “Terry” Ray Jr has been served.

 Nicholas Wayne Tumblin, 31 was already...

Nicholas Tumblin Charged with Homicide in Raymond

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Deputies Quickly Arrest Two in Pueblo West Armed Robbery

Ramon Aguirres Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  The quick response by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies to an armed robbery call in Pueblo West late Monday night, led to the arrest of a man and a woman following a short vehicle pursuit that ended in a prairie on the west side in th...

Deputies Arrest Two in Pueblo West Armed Robbery

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Woman Arrested for Embezzling Thousands from Former Employer

Lisa Baker Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 52-year-old woman today on a felony warrant in connection with the embezzlement of more than $240,000 from a Pueblo West business where she had been employed. Detectives arrested Lisa Bak...

Woman Arrested for Embezzling from Former Employer

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Residents Urged to Be Aware of High Fire Danger; Adhere to Restrictions

Fire Danger in Pueblo County - Stage 1 fire Restrictions

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents that the county remains in Stage 1 fire restrictions, which prohibits most types of open burning, the sale and use of fireworks without a permit and restrictions on outdoor smoking...

Residents Urged to Be Aware of High Fire Danger

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Sheriff Taylor Awards Scholarships to Two Local High School Students

Sheriff Taylor with Scholarship Kids

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor today awarded the 2022 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship to two local students, Central High School’s Kaitlyn Jesik and Pueblo County High School’s Aaron Krinsky. The County Sheriffs of Colo...

Sheriff Awards Scholarships to High School Student

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

New Process for Sending Mail to Pueblo County Jail Inmates

Change of Address for Inmate Mail announcement

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new digital format for how incarcerated individuals receive mail. The format changes the process for those sending personal mail to the Pueblo County Jail. Legal mail and parcels s...

New Process for Sending Mail to Jail Inmates

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

UPDATE: Body Found in Southwest Pueblo County Identified

Body found in Pueblo County identified as Fred Giron - pictured

Pueblo, CO:  The man whose body was found early Sunday morning on Little Burnt Mill Road just south of Starlite Drive has been identified as Fred Joseph Giron, 46, of Pueblo. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident as a s...

Body Found in Southwest Pueblo County Identified

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Investigating After Body Found in Southwest Pueblo County

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Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found early this morning on a road in southwest Pueblo County. Deputies responded to the area of Little Burnt Mill Road about a half mile from Starlite Drive at abo...

Sheriff’s Office Investigating After Body Found

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Man Arrested on Federal Charges in 2020 Home Explosion in Pueblo West

Jeremiah Bryant Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 41-year-old man Monday afternoon on a federal warrant related to a May 2020 explosion and fire at a Pueblo West home caused by a butane hash operation. Jeremiah Bo Bryant, 41, was arreste...

Man Arrested for 2020 Home Explosion

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Detectives Arrest Man Wanted for Crimes Against Elderly Woman

Thomas Cosgrove Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 53-year-old man today on a warrant for several felony charges in connection with the armed robbery of an elderly Pueblo West woman earlier this month. On March 18, deputies responded to t...

Detectives Arrest Man Wanted for Crimes Against El

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Deputy’s Quick Response Leads to Arrest of Pueblo West Man

Michael Marquez Arrested - Booking Photo

Pueblo, CO:  The quick response and keen awareness by a Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputy to a theft from auto call early this morning in Pueblo West led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man, who was later found to have methamphetamine in his possessi...

Deputy’s Quick Response Leads to Arrest

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Suspect Arrested Peacefully After Barricading Himself Following Crime Spree

Erik Hannula Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies, with assistance from the Colorado State Patrol, arrested a 40-year-old man peacefully Thursday night after a brief crime spree in which he stole items from a hardware store, menaced two men and then ...

Barricaded Suspect Arrested Following Crime Spree

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Deputies Arrest Sex Assault Suspect; Seek Information on Separate Case

Alvin Lark Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: A 38-year-old Pueblo West man was arrested Sunday by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for sexual assault after an off-duty deputy recognized him at a convenience store. Alvin Lark was arrested on the warrant at a residenc...

Deputies Arrest Sex Assault Suspect

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

West Park Man Arrested After Threatening Neighbors with Knife and Gun

Israel Masimer Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37-year-old man for felony menacing Tuesday afternoon after he threatened several neighbors with a knife and a gun in a West Park neighborhood. No one was injured. Deputies responded to the...

West Park Man Arrested After Threatening Neighbors

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Man Arrested After Commanding Dog to Attack Deputies While They Checked His Welfare

Burnest Johnson Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO: A 45-year-old convicted felon who commanded his dog to attack Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies as they were checking on his welfare early Sunday morning was arrested for assault and felony arson after deputies learned he also tried to...

Man Arrested After Commanding Dog to Attack Deputi

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Detectives Conducting Compliance Check Finds Illegal Marijuana Grow in Pueblo West Home

Image of marijuana grow found at Caliente Dr

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives with the Special Investigations and Narcotics unit found an illegal marijuana grow at a Pueblo West home today while conducting marijuana compliance investigations. The grow contained 36 mature plants worth a...

Detectives Doing Compliance Check Finds Illegal Ma

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Donates Equipment to Ukraine

Tactical Vest

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has stepped up to help the people of Ukraine by donating more than 80 ballistic vests that will be used to assist the Ukrainian military in their war with Russia. “These vests have been replaced and were plan...

Sheriff’s Office Donates Equipment to Ukraine

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Pueblo West Man Arrested for Theft After Failing to Complete Project

Garland Waldroop Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, COFollowing an extensive and thorough months-long investigation, Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 55-year-old man today at his Pueblo West home on a warrant for theft and bait advertising. Detectives arrested Garland Lee Wa...

Man Arrested for Theft After Failing to Complete P

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Warning of Cash App Thefts Using Borrowed Cell Phones

Image showing cell phones - warning to avoid phone app scam

Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a brazen trend involving an unsuspecting act where an individual borrows a cell phone and then uses it to transfer money out of the victim’s banking or cash apps to their own. “The su...

Sheriff’s Office Warning of Cash App Thefts

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Detectives Find Drugs, Gun After Arresting Felon for Auto Theft

Samuel J. Rivera Arrested - Booking photo

Pueblo, CO:  A 36-year-old convicted felon, who was tracked down in a stolen vehicle Monday afternoon as part of special operation by members of a BATTLE (Beating Auto Theft Through Law Enforcement) team, was also found to be in possession of a h...

Detectives Find Drugs, Gun After Arresting Felon

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Shooting in Pueblo West

Shooting Investigation

Pueblo, CO:  The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting this morning in Pueblo West that seriously injured a 29-year-old man. A possible suspect has been identified but no arrests have been made. There is no threat to the publ...

Deputies Investigating Pueblo West Shooting

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