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Driver of pickup truck charged in vehicle versus cyclist crash that occurred in Superior

December 5, 2017 - After the completion of an investigation by the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Colorado State Patrol’s... read more →

Bicyclist Seriously Injured On Olde Stage Rd

December 1, 2017 48 Year Old Male Crashed While Riding Down a Steep Hill - On December 1, 2017 Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Structure Fire at 4713 Spine Road

November 22, 2017 Renter suffers minor burns after garage fire - At approximately 8:24 pm, on November 21st Boulder County Communications Center Dispatch received 911 calls in regards... read more →

Structure Fire

November 21, 2017 Structure Fire in the 7100 block of Oriole Lane - At approximately 12:45 a.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call from... read more →

Sheriff’s Office hold annual awards ceremony

November 20, 2017 Sheriff's Office hold annual awards ceremonySheriff's Office staff, volunteers, partner agencies, and community members honored - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office formally... read more →

Fatal accident on Highway 128 in Superior

November 15, 2017 Male driver was pronounced dead at the scene - At approximately 3:26 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a report of... read more →

Mountain Biker Injured at Hall Ranch Open Space

November 14, 2017 Mountain Biker Injured at Hall Ranch - On November 14, 2017 at approximately 4:00 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Boulder County... read more →

Structure fire in the 2,000 block of Caribou Road

November 13, 2017 A shed and residence caught fire west of Nederland - On Monday, November 13, at approximately 12:47 p.m., the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Death Investigation in the1900 Block of Stillwater Way

November 4, 2017 Death Investigation of 58-Year Old Male- BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF- On Friday, November 4th 2017 at approximately 10:25 am, deputies with the... read more →

Attempted Suicide at the Boulder County Jail

October 27, 2017 Inmate Found Hanging - On October 27th, 2017 a 37 year-old male jail inmate was found in his cell unresponsive and... read more →

Fallen climber on the first flatiron

October 26, 2017 Male climber deceased after sustaining injuries from a fall - On Thursday, October 26, at approximately 1:08 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County piloting new road signs to improve bicycle safety

October 25, 2017 Feedback from road users on the new signage is encouraged - To help improve safety for all roadway users in the plains/flatland... read more →

Plane makes emergency landing on Boulder County Open Space

October 25, 2017 Pilot did not sustain injuries - At approximately 9:40 a.m. this morning the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a small... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 25, 2017 Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events - On Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to... read more →

Prescribed Burn Planned at Hall Ranch (west of Lyons), Wednesday, Oct. 25

October 23, 2017 Parks & Open Space and the Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Hall Ranch Wed., Oct. 25, weather permitting. Hall Ranch will be closed completely during and smoke may be visible west of Lyons. read more →

Pickup vs. Bicyclist Crash at McCaslin & Indiana in Superior, CO

October 20, 2017 Bicyclist sustains serious injuries after collision with pickup truck - On Friday, October 20, 2017 at approximately 6:00pm, the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Indictments for major organized skimming group

October 19, 2017 Twelve suspects in police custody - On October 12, 2017, after a 16-month investigation, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of... read more →

Early Morning Structure Fire Niwot, Colorado

October 18, 2017 -On Wednesday morning at approximately 2:30 a.m., Boulder County Sheriff's Communications received a report of a commercial fire alarm... read more →

Stabbing in Nederland

October 16, 2017 19 year old Nederland man arrested. - On October 16, 2017 at approximately 12:36 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office was notified.... read more →

Injured Hiker on the Royal Arch Trail

October 15, 2017 - On October 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and the Boulder Fire... read more →

Family of 5 Rescued from 2nd Flatiron

October 15, 2017 - At approximately 2:00 pm on October 15, 2017, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue and the Boulder Fire... read more →

Update: Arson investigation near 95th Street/ Hills View Drive in Boulder County

October 11, 2017 Update: Suspect arrested and charged with multiple feloniesNiwot, Colo. - An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect in the arson investigation of... read more →

Injured Mountain Biker

October 8, 2017 Mountain biker sustains leg injury. - On October 8, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Left Hand Fire... read more →

ATV accident with injuries on Forrest Service Road 118A in Boulder County

October 7, 2017 ATV accident with injuries in the area of Forrest Service Road 118A - On Saturday, October 7, 2017 at approximately 3:21pm, Boulder County... read more →

Injured climber rescued after a fall from the Third Flatiron

October 7, 2017 Injured climber rescued after 35 foot fall from the Third Flatiron - Boulder County Communications Center received a call at approximately 5:30 p.m.,... read more →

Human remains found in Mud Lake Open Space near Nederland

October 2, 2017 A hiker located a human skull during an early morning walkNederland, Colo. - Just before 8:45 a.m. this morning, the Sheriff's Communications... read more →

Arson investigation near 95th Street/ Hills View Drive in Boulder County, Colorado

October 2, 2017 Structure fire near 95th Street/Hills View Drive in Boulder County, ColoradoThe cause of a barn fire near the intersection of 95th Street/Hills View... read more →

Injured mountain bicyclist

September 27, 2017 Mountain bicyclist injured at Betasso Preserve Open Space - On September 26th, at approximately 6:05pm, Boulder County Communications received a 911 call... read more →

Hiker rescued on Mount Sanitas Trail

September 18, 2017 - Boulder County Communications Center received a call at approximately 2:00 p.m., today, September 18, regarding a 59-year-old male hiking on... read more →

Boulder County will be in higher fire danger on Tuesday, no burning will be allowed

September 18, 2017 - We anticipate that the National Weather Service (NWS) will be issuing either a Fire Weather Watch, or a Red Flag... read more →

Injured Mountain Biker near Allenspark

September 14, 2017 60-year-old male airlifted following a mountian bike accident On Thursday, September 14, 2017 at approximately 12:50 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Police impersonator arrested

August 30, 2017 - On August 29, at approximately 5:43 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person impersonating a... read more →

Death Investigation Boulder County Fairgrounds

August 25, 2017 Death Investigation at the Boulder County Fairgrounds - At approximately 12:05 am on August 25, 2017 members of the Longmont Fire Department... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy Accepting Applications

August 16, 2017 The citizens' academy is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of what law enforcement does - The Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Jail inmate dies at local hospital

August 14, 2017 A 39-year-old inmate was found unresponsive overnight and later died at a local hospitalBoulder, Colo. - On Sunday, August 13, at 11:55... read more →

HWY 287 Closed Near Oxford due to Fatal Crash

August 11, 2017 HWY 287 Closed Near Oxford due to Fatal CrashHWY 287 closed in both directions just south of Longmont - On Friday, August 11,... read more →

Man found dead in Boulder Canyon just east of Nederland

August 9, 2017 The body of a 51-year-old Longmont man was found near Castle Rock by two fishermanNederland, Colo. - Just before noon today the... read more →

Fallen Climber First Flatiron

August 7, 2017 - On Sunday, August 6, 2017 at approximately 5:58 pm, Boulder County Communications received a report of a fallen... read more →

Structure Fire 5100 Block Williams Fork Trail

August 6, 2017 - On August 6, 2017 at approximately 1:22 am Boulder County Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Rocky Mountain, Boulder... read more →

Death Investigation Entrance to West Magnolia

August 6, 2017 -On Sunday, August 6, 2017 a 26-year-old male from Longmont was camping with two friends in the Winiger Ridge camping area... read more →

Fallen Climber at The Dome

August 5, 2017 27 Year Old Male Falls 50-60 Feet While Climbing - On August 5th, 2017 at 10:38 A.M. three friends, one male... read more →

Sexually violent predator paroles to unincorporated Boulder County

August 4, 2017 - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing the following information pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement... read more →

Human skeletal remains discovered east of Gross Reservoir

August 1, 2017 Human skeletal remains discovered east of Gross ReservoirA fisherman discovered the remains late Saturday afternoon near South Boulder Creek east of Gross Reservoir... read more →

Boulder County’s Emergency Alert Notification System now offering severe weather alerts

August 1, 2017 - Boulder County residents and guests now have the ability to sign-up for free severe weather alerts through a new Smart... read more →

Stage 1 fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

July 31, 2017 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased fire danger - On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., Sheriff Joe Pelle rescinded... read more →

Bank robbery in Lyons

July 27, 2017 An unidentified man robbed the Bank of the West just after 3 p.m., fleeing with an undetermined amount of money... read more →

Reports of paving scam occurring in Boulder County

July 25, 2017 Boulder County Sheriff's Office asks residents to be aware and report suspicious activity - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events on Tuesday, Aug. 1

July 25, 2017 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Hosting National Night Out Events Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on Tuesday, Aug.... read more →

Unattended Death 100 Block West William Street

July 19, 2017 - On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at approximately 12:15 am, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and members... read more →

Search and Rescue: Hessie Trail

July 17, 2017 Search and Rescue on the HessieTrail - On July 17, 2017, shortly after noon deputies of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, rescue... read more →

Wildland Fire

July 16, 2017 Accidently started by a generator. - On July 16, 2017 at 1:17 pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with fire crews... read more →

Residential Structure Fire in Lefthand Canyon

July 13, 2017 Home in 2000 block of Lefthand Canyon fully engulfed in flames - On Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at approximately 1:47am, the Boulder... read more →

Update: Small wildland fire near Gross Reservoir

July 12, 2017 - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has concluded an investigation into the cause of a that occurred on July 11. The investigation... read more →

Small Wildland Fire near Gross Reservoir

July 11, 2017 Wildland Fire - On July 11,2017 at approximately 7:33 pm the Boulder County Regional Communications Center started receiving 911 phone calls... read more →

Unattended death in the 2800 block of Gold Lake Road

July 5, 2017 - This morning at approximately 9:07 a.m., the Indian Peaks Fire Department was notified of a deceased individual in the 2800... read more →

Wildland Fire at 2100 Flagstaff Road

July 5, 2017 Small Fire on Flagstaff Road Contained- On July 5th, 2017 Fire crews along with Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to... read more →

Small Wildland Fire in the area of the 40 mile marker of Boulder Canyon

July 4, 2017 Wildland Fire in Boulder Canyon - On Tuesday July 4, 2017 at approximately 12:34am, the City of Boulder Police and Fire Dispatch... read more →

Structure Fire

July 2, 2017 Residential Attic FireAttic fan probable cause of fire in single family home. - On July 2, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Boulder... read more →

Sex offender, with felony warrants, taken into custody

June 30, 2017 Sex offender with felony warrants taken into custodyStephen Broussard was wanted out of Louisiana - On June 29, members of the Boulder... read more →

Boulder County enacting stage 1 fire restrictions

June 29, 2017 Forecast for hot temperatures and dry conditions has increased fire danger - Sheriff Joe Pelle will be enacting Stage 1... read more →

Unattended death of 59 year old male transient discovered in the 5000 block of 28th Street in unincorporated Boulder County, Colorado

June 25, 2017 Unattended death of 59 year old male transient in Boulder County On June 25th, 2017, just after 8:00 a.m., the Boulder... read more →

Injured Climber Rescued in Boulder Canyon

June 21, 2017 Climber fell 20-25 feet while climbing Bell Buttress' "Old School" Route - On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at approximately 7:37pm, the Boulder... read more →

Suspicious package in Lyons, Colorado

June 19, 2017 examined by the Boulder County Regional Bomb Squad and determined to be rendered safe On June 19th, 2017, at approximately... read more →

Local law enforcement partners with Boulder Valley School District to conduct tactical training at Douglass Elementary School

June 16, 2017 BVSD took advantage of the planned demolition of the school to allow first responders to engage in a live-fire weapons exercise... read more →

Water Rescue Operation in Nederland

June 15, 2017 False alarm after two inner tubes found floating in Barker Reservoir - On Thursday, June 15, 2017 at approximately 5:04pm, the Boulder... read more →

Sheriff has rescinded Saint Vrain River tubing ban

June 15, 2017 Sheriff rescinded Saint Vrain River tubing banWater flow rate has slowed to safer levels; tubing ban rescindedLyons, Colo. - Sheriff Joe Pelle, in... read more →

Update: Structure fire investigation in Gunbarrel

June 13, 2017 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office investigators and the Boulder County Multi-Agency Fire Investigation Team (MAFIT) have concluded an investigation into... read more →

Felony menacing suspect apprehended

June 9, 2017 Incident occurred at the Cemex Lyons Plant located in the 5000 block of Highway 66 - At approximately 3:45 p.m. this afternoon,... read more →

Tubing Ban Enacted for the Saint Vrain River

June 9, 2017 Tubing ban enacted for St. Vrain River - Sheriff Joe Pelle, in consultation with Victoria Simonsen, the Lyons Town Administrator, and Lyons... read more →

Water rescue of dog

June 8, 2017 in creek Technical rescue of dog stranded in the middle of the South Fork of Boulder Creek At approximately... read more →

Wildland fire within unincorporated Boulder County

June 3, 2017 Wildland fire near the Enchanted Mesa Trial within unincorporated Boulder CountyFirefighters in mop up mode from suspected human caused fire - At... read more →

Sheriff to rescind Saint Vrain River tubing ban

June 2, 2017 Water flow rate has slowed to safer levels; tubing ban to be rescinded at midnightLyons, Colo. - Sheriff Joe Pelle, in consultation with... read more →

Rock climber injured after 50 foot fall near Boulder Falls; 33,200 Boulder Canyon in Boulder County, CO

May 28, 2017 Rock climber injured after 50 foot fall near Boulder Falls; 33,200 Boulder Canyon, Boulder County, CO Injured climber rescued after 50... read more →

Sheriff implements tubing ban on the Saint Vrain River

May 27, 2017 The Saint Vrain River is currently flowing at over 1,300 CFSLyons, Colo. - Sheriff Joe Pelle, in consultation with Victoria Simonsen,... read more →

Update No. 4: Arrest made in Coal Creek Canyon homicide investigation

May 16, 2017 Garrett Matthew Coughlin, 24, was arrested this afternoon for the triple murder on Divide View Drive on April 15Golden, Colo. - This... read more →

Toddler nearly drowns in Hygiene

May 13, 2017 A 19-month-old child was found in a pool at a residence; the child was rescued and taken to a local hospitalHygiene,... read more →

Fallen Climber Rescued at Eldorado Canyon State Park

May 12, 2017 27-year-old male fell 50-60 feet while climbing Bastille route - On Friday, 12 May 2017 at approximately 2:40pm, the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Accident in Niwot claims the life of a Boulder County employee

May 2, 2017 A Boulder County Parks & Open Space employee was killed in an ATV accident near the Lobo Trail on the Bielens-Hock propertyNiwot,... read more →

UPDATE: Structure fire investigation in Gunbarrel

May 2, 2017 One of the residents of the involved apartment in the 4600 block of White Rock Circle has died; the investigation continuesBoulder,... read more →

Erie High School student is recipient of County Sheriffs of Colorado scholarship

April 28, 2017 - Sheriff Joe Pelle is pleased to announce that Jesi Buckley is the Boulder County recipient of the 2017/2018 County Sheriffs... read more →

Update No. 3: Homicide investigation in Coal Creek Canyon

April 28, 2017 The investigation into the murder of three people on Divide View Drive continues Golden, Colo. - Sheriff's detectives are continuing... read more →

Death Investigation

April 24, 2017 54 year old Superior woman found in garageSuperior, Colo. - At approximately 5:55 am on April 24, 2017 members of the Rocky... read more →

National prescription drug take-back day April 29

April 21, 2017 National prescription drug take-back day Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events - On Saturday,... read more →

Structure Fire 4600 Block White Rock Circle

April 21, 2017 - At approximately 3:37 AM the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call from a female reporting a domestic... read more →

Wildland fire near the 700 block of North Cedar Brook Road in Boulder County, CO

April 20, 2017 On April 19th, 2017, at approximately 6:38 p.m. Boulder County Communications received several reports of a wildland fire in the area... read more →

Boulder County to launch refreshed website on Wednesday, April 19

April 17, 2017 Boulder County to launch refreshed website on April 19The updated website will include a more mobile-friendly platform and a streamlined navigation... read more →

UPDATE No. 2: Homicide investigation in Coal Creek Canyon

April 16, 2017 Investigators have eliminated murder-suicide as a possibility in the on-going triple homicide investigationGolden, Colo. - Investigators have preliminarily identified the three victims in... read more →

UPDATE: Homicide investigation in Coal Creek Canyon

April 16, 2017 Investigators located the bodies of two men and one woman inside the residence; a triple homicide investigation underwayGolden, Colo. - Just before... read more →

Homicide investigation in Coal Creek Canyon

April 15, 2017 Detectives investigate suspicious deaths in Coal Creek Canyon as homicideAt least two deceased individuals were located in a home in the... read more →

Injured Mountain Biker Rescued from Walker Ranch Loop Trail

April 13, 2017 - On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at approximately 7:26pm, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from two mountain bikers... read more →

Paraglider crash in 100 block of Meadowlook Way

April 10, 2017 - At approximately 1:20 p.m. this afternoon, witnesses called the Boulder County Communications Center with a report of a downed... read more →

Sunshine fire declared extinguished

March 31, 2017 - The Boulder Rural Fire Protection District and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office are calling the Sunshine Fire extinguished. While active fire... read more →

Fire ban rescinded for western Boulder County

March 31, 2017 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased fire danger - On Friday, March 31st, 2017, Sheriff Joe Pelle rescinded the fire ban that... read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 3

March 30, 2017 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on... read more →

Climber Falls 60 Feet Eldorado State Canyon Park

March 28, 2017 Climber Falls 60 Feet - Eldorado State Canyon - On March 27, 2017 at 5:39 PM Boulder County Communication Center received... read more →

SWAT assists Longmont PD in taking wanted man into custody

March 23, 2017 Russell Ehrlich, 39, was wanted on felony charges when he eluded Longmont officers; he was taken into custody after a two-and-a-half... read more →

Detectives investigate man’s death along Coal Creek Trail in eastern Boulder County

March 23, 2017 Detectives investigate man's death along Coal Creek Trail in eastern Boulder CountyThe body of a 28-year-old man was discovered early Wednesday... read more →

Detectives investigate man’s death near Kossler Lake on Flagstaff Mountain

March 22, 2017 Detectives investigate man's death near Kossler Lake on Flagstaff MountainThe body of a 39-year-old man was discovered early this morning -... read more →

The cause of the Sunshine Fire determined to be from a campfire

March 21, 2017 Sunshine Fire determined to be human-caused and the result of a campfire The campfire appeared to be associated with a transient camp west of... read more →

Structure Fire in the 200 block of Main Street in Lyons Colorado

March 21, 2017 - On March 21, 2017 at approximately 12:40 am, the Boulder Regional Communications Center received 911 phone calls reporting a structure... read more →

Structure fire South Boulder Road

March 20, 2017 Structure fire 7100 block of South Boulder RoadStructure fire on private property damages garage - On Sunday, March 19, 2017 at... read more →

Wildfire in Sunshine Canyon

March 19, 2017 Firefighters battling a wildland fire near the Seven Hills subdivision; mandatory evacuation orders in placeBoulder, Colo. - At 1:40 a.m., Boulder Regional... read more →

Male rescued from the base of the First Flatiron in Chautauqua Park

March 15, 2017 On 03-15-17 at approximately 1:34 PM, Boulder County dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reference a male party that was scrambling at... read more →

Boulder County enacts fire ban

March 15, 2017 Warm winter temperatures and low moisture have increased the fire danger - This morning, just after 10:30 a.m., Sheriff Joe Pelle enacted... read more →

Unattended death at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort, in Boulder County, CO

March 7, 2017 23 year old male deceased in skiing accident On March 7th, 2017, at approximately 1035 hours, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office,... read more →

Male rescued from Brainard Lake area due to medical concerns

March 4, 2017 Male rescued from Brainard Lake area - On March 3, 2017 at approximately 3:30 pm, the Boulder County Communications Center received information... read more →

Booking photo of Adam Densmore

February 28, 2017 Boulder, Colo. - Adam Densmore, 32, was booked into the Boulder County Jail on Feb. 27, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. Densmore is... read more →

Injured snowboarder at Eldora Moutain Resort in Boulder County, CO

February 26, 2017 Injured snowboarder at Eldora Mountain Resort in Boulder County, CO25 year old male transported via helicopter after sustaining head injuries - On February 26th,... read more →

Unattended death near 7000 block of Ute Highway in Boulder County

February 26, 2017 Unattended death of 60 year old male in 7000 block of Ute Highway, Boulder County, CO On February 26th, 2017, at approximately... read more →

Rabbit Mountain Fire update

February 23, 2017 The cause of the Rabbit Mountain Fire was determined to be related to target shooters at the Round Mountain Ranch - Sheriff... read more →

Grassland Fire: Town of Superior

February 22, 2017 Grassland Fire: Fire SH 128 / McCaslin Blvd (Northwest Section) - On February 22, 2017 at around 02:30 AM, a grass fire... read more →

Sheriff Pelle reminds Boulder County residents and visitors of current high fire danger

February 21, 2017 - Sheriff Joe Pelle would like to remind Boulder County residents and visitors that the unseasonably warm and dry weather along... read more →

Grass fire north of Hygiene

February 21, 2017 (#RabbitMntFire)A fast-moving grass fire north of the 6300 blk of Ute Highway prompted the evacuation of 75 homes; suppression efforts... read more →

Rescue

February 19, 2017 Fallen Climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park --On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 3:35pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a 911... read more →

Unidentified body discovered near Ward, Boulder County, CO

February 12, 2017 Unidentified body discovered on second day of search near Ward, CO On February 11th, 2017, a hiker reported finding what appeared to... read more →

Update on wildfires

February 11, 2017 Update on Boulder County wildfiresBoth the Rogers Fire and Wagonwheel Gap Fire are fully contained; mop-up efforts continue - Firefighters continued to... read more →

Unattended Death at the 44.4 mile marker of the Peak to Peak Highway

February 8, 2017 Unattended Death - On February 7, 2017 at approximately 3:16 pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with members of... read more →

Wild land fire in the 500 block of Flagstaff Summit Road

February 6, 2017 Small wild land fire quickly extinguished near the Range View Trail On February 6th, 2017, at about 11:30 a.m., members with the Boulder... read more →

Sheriff’s Office recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to victims of crime, trauma

February 6, 2017 Deadline to apply is March 3 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteers to serve as victim advocates to provide... read more →

Medical assist in the 7000 block of Flagstaff Road, Boulder County, CO

February 5, 2017 56 year old male transported to a local hospital after sustaining injuries in a construction accident On February 5th, 2017, at about 10:30 a.m.,... read more →

Wildland fire near 500 block of Flagstaff Summit Road in Boulder County, CO

January 31, 2017 Wildland fire extinguished near 500 block of Flagstaff Summit Road less than 1/4 acre On January 30th, 2017, at about 4:25 p.m.,... read more →

Climber falls 20 ft. in Eldorado Canyon State Park

January 30, 2017 26 year old male , Boulder County, CO On January 29th, 2017, at about 3:00 p.m., members with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office,... read more →

Two men flee stolen vehicle after crashing in North Boulder; both men captured after three hour search

January 24, 2017 The driver of the stolen vehicle attempted to elude deputies near 28th / Broadway before crashingBoulder, Colo. - Just before 8:20 p.m.... read more →

Missing, Elderly Female with Dementia Found

January 14, 2017 Follow-up: Located in Jefferson County --Follow-up to previous press release: Donna Vermillion has been located. Donna (who is 84 years old), had been... read more →

Follow-up to Missing Elderly Female with Dementia

January 14, 2017 Missing from Gold Hill Area -- As a follow-up to the press release on the missing, elderly female, Donna Vermillion, from... read more →

Missing Elderly Female with Dementia

January 14, 2017 --The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing 84 year old female with dementia. ... read more →

Structure Fire at Ponderosa Mobile Home Park in North Boulder

January 13, 2017 The home at 4475 North Broadway is a total loss - On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at approximately 4:45pm, deputies with the Boulder... read more →

Robbery in the 1600 Block of Coalton Road, Town of Superior

January 10, 2017 Armed Robbery - On January 9, 2017 at approximately 7:46 pm a male party described as a Hispanic male entered a retail... read more →

Wildland Fire in the 400 block of Country Lane, Boulder County, CO

January 9, 2017 Small Wildland fire quickly contained in the 400 block of Country Lane On January 9th, 2017, at about 5:00 a.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Death Investigation

January 8, 2017 62 year old man found deceased in his front yard - On January 8, 2017 at approximately 4:45 am, deputies and fire... read more →

Man found dead in the Ponderosa Mobile Home Park in North Boulder

January 7, 2017 The body of a 67-year-old man was found in the snow by a passerbyBoulder, Colo. - This morning at 7:45 a.m., the... read more →

Search and Rescue

January 5, 2017 Couple Stranded in National Forest Near Gold Hill --On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at around 4:45pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office participates in scholarship program

January 3, 2017 Program awards $500 scholarships to part or full-time higher education students in Colorado - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Unattended Death

December 30, 2016 Saddlebrook Apartment Complex--Superior, CO --On December 29, 2016 at approximately 4:45pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a call from an out of... read more →

Structure Fire in the 200 block of Evans St. Lyons, Co.

December 28, 2016 - On December 28, 2016 at 4:05 am the Boulder County Communications Center received a call of a structure fire in the... read more →

Overnight wildland grass fire north of Boulder

December 26, 2016 A wind-driven, quick-moving wildland grassfire north of Boulder has been contained and is being mopped up - At 11:10 pm Christmas night,... read more →

High winds cause multiple issues across Boulder County

December 26, 2016 High winds cause multiple Christmas Day issues across Boulder CountyA small grass fire west of Hygiene was reignited and downed trees... read more →

Deputies arrest Alaskan man for attempted murder

December 26, 2016 Rodney David Burba was arrested on Christmas Eve after grabbing the steering wheel of a car multiple times in an attempt to... read more →

Hiker rescued from Chautauqua Park

December 25, 2016 60 year old Hiker rescued at Chautauqua Park after falling on ice. - On Saturday, December 24, 2016 at approximately 2:33 p.m., the... read more →

Arrests made in connection with marijuana dispensary burglaries

December 21, 2016 Arrests made in connection with marijuana dispensary burglariesFive juveniles arrested for six burglaries - Two 14-year-old males, one 15-year-old male, one 16-year-old male,... read more →

Two arrested for damage and trespass at a vacation rental property

December 17, 2016 Two arrested for damage and trespass at a vacation rental property - A 17-year-old female and an 18-year-old male, Coy Theodore Christ Jacky, were... read more →

County Officials Review Study on Jail Overcrowding in Boulder County

December 14, 2016 The study used evidenced-based practices to examine the best use of county resources to ensure public safety and reduce recidivism... read more →

Unattended Death in Southern Boulder County

December 10, 2016 60-year-old male found deceased in residence on Marshall Road - On December 9, 2016 at approximately 8:00pm, deputies from the Boulder County.... read more →

Structure Fire

December 2, 2016 Outbuilding in Riverside Area Burns Down --On Friday, December 2, 2016, at approximately 1:30am, Boulder County Dispatch received a 911 call... read more →

Structure Fire

December 2, 2016 Outbuilding Burns Down at 6054 Oxford Road -- On Thursday, December 1, 2016, at approximately 8:58 pm, members from the Boulder... read more →

Allenspark phone service impacted, 911 calls rerouted

December 1, 2016 Phone services for CenturyLink customers in Allenspark impacted911 calls are being rerouted to Fire Department - CenturyLink phone services in Allenspark have been impactedllenspark Fire Department, where we have a Boulder County Sheriff's Office reserve deputy there to answer them. CenturyLink technicians are working to restore service as soon as possible.

Crime Spree Ends

December 1, 2016 Crime Spree in Larimer and Boulder Counties is Over --On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at approximately 5:30 pm, Boulder County... read more →

Unattended Death in Northern Boulder County

November 26, 2016 87-year-old man found deceased under tractor. - On November 25, 2016 at approximately 2:20 pm the Boulder County Communications Center received a... read more →

Lost Hikers Jasper Lake Area

November 23, 2016 - On November 22, 2016 at about 8:39 am, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue (RMR), Front Range... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Nov. 28 – Dec. 14

November 22, 2016 Heil Valley Ranch will be closed during active ignition days - Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Boulder County.... read more →

Unattended Death

November 20, 2016 2000 block County Road 87J --On Saturday, November 19, 2016, at approximately 9:18pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a call about an... read more →

Fire ban rescinded for western Boulder County

November 17, 2016 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased fire danger - On Thursday, November 17, 2016, Sheriff Joe Pelle rescinded the fire ban that... read more →

Overnight pursuit ends in vehicle crash in east Boulder

November 14, 2016 A vehicle briefly fled from a deputy on 55th Street before crashingBoulder, Colo. - Just after midnight this morning, a sheriff's deputy... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

November 14, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Holds Annual Awards Ceremony - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office formally recognized team members, volunteers, partner agencies and... read more →

Unattended Death 15,000 Block of Parrish Road

November 13, 2016 Unattended Death in the 15,000 Block of Parrish Road - On November 12, 2016 at approximately 4:06 p.m., Boulder County deputies and... read more →

Deputies investigate early morning shooting on the Boulder Turnpike

November 11, 2016 Early this morning the driver's window of a vehicle was shot out by a passing motoristSuperior, Colo. - Just before 6:00 a.m.... read more →

Niwot High School teacher arrested for assaulting a student

November 4, 2016 Dylan Hollingsworth was arrested this morning for felony assault on a student over an in-class altercation that occurred last weekNiwot, Colo.... read more →

Structure fire near Eldorado Springs

November 1, 2016 Fire occurred in the 1800 block of Senda Rocosa Street - At 10:13 A.M. Boulder County Communications Center aired a confirmed structure... read more →

Burglary and Vehicle Trespasses

October 29, 2016 Niwot High School --On 10/29/2016, at around 1:40am, a lone individual broke through a set of glass doors at Niwot High School,... read more →

Structure Fire

October 29, 2016 722 Caribou Road, Boulder County --On 10/29/2016, at approximately 3:00am, Boulder County Communications received information of a possible in the... read more →

Stolen vehicle recovery in Superior

October 28, 2016 - At approximately 11:35 A.M. today, Boulder County Sheriff's Office deputies were notified of a stolen vehicle in the Superior. The... read more →

Unattended Death Bunce School Road

October 26, 2016 - Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Allenspark Fire and the Boulder County Coroner responded to a report of a deceased... read more →

Former deputy arrested for conspiring to introduce contraband into the Boulder County Jail

October 25, 2016 Tyler Mason was arrested this morning for attempting to smuggle chewing tobacco and marijuana edibles into the jailBoulder, Colo. - This morning... read more →

Possible Suicidal Person Saved on Hwy 36

October 25, 2016 Suicidal Person - On October 24th, 2016, at approximately 4:30pm, a person was reported on the outside of the pedestrian bridge... read more →

Grass fire west of Longmont is contained

October 22, 2016 A small two-acre grass fire that resulted from arcing power lines is being mopped up Longmont, Colo. - This afternoon,... read more →

Inmate death at the Boulder County Jail

October 22, 2016 A 45-year-old man was found hanging in his cell early this morning; no foul play is suspected Boulder, Colo. -... read more →

Boulder County fire ban to go into effect

October 21, 2016 High temperatures and low moisture have increased the fire danger - A fire ban will go into effect on Saturday,... read more →

Fatal single-vehicle accident on Highway 128 in Superior

October 20, 2016 A 35-year-old Thornton man dies after being run over by a semi truck early this morningSuperior, Colo. - Just before 6:30 a.m.... read more →

Structure Fire

October 19, 2016 3900 Block of Frailey Drive - On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at approximately 9:33 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received... read more →

Felony menacing suspect at large

October 18, 2016 Felony menacing suspect at-largeDavid Anthony Estes, 42, is wanted for felony menacing, third degree assault, and harassment, stemming from an altercation... read more →

U.S. Department of Justice announces arrest of man believed to have placed improvised explosive device in Nederland shopping complex

October 17, 2016 The defendant, 64-year-old David Michael Ansberry, was caught in Chicago after fleeing Colorado Nederland, Colo. - This afternoon the U.S. Department... read more →

No open burning allowed due to forecast

October 16, 2016 The National Weather Service has issued watches and warnings that preclude open burning throughout unincorporated Boulder County - The National Weather... read more →

Rescue on injured hiker on trail between the First and Second Flatiron

October 16, 2016 Rescue of injured Hiker in Chautauqua Park19-year old Hiker rescued with minor injuries - On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at approximately 8:55... read more →

Injured Hiker on the Saddle Rock Trail

October 16, 2016 Rescue in Gregory Canyon - On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at approximately 9:40 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911... read more →

Unattended Death

October 15, 2016 10,600 block Empire Road --On October 15, 2016, at approximately 1:50am, Boulder County Communications received a call of a deceased 74... read more →

Backpack bomb found in front of the Nederland Police Department and sheriff’s substation

October 13, 2016 Backpack bomb found in front of the Nederland Police Department and sheriff's substation The preliminary investigation indicates the active IED failed... read more →

Sexually violent predator to be placed on work release

October 7, 2016 - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing information pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to... read more →

Drug Take Back Event – Saturday, Oct. 22

October 7, 2016 For Immediate ReleaseOct. 7, 2016 Drug Take Back DayThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office and the DEA are teaming up for a... read more →

Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Oct. 12 – 31

October 6, 2016 Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Window Set for Oct. 12 - 31 First attempt Wednesday, Oct. 12, weather permitting – Boulder County... read more →

Officer Involved Shooting of Mr. Adrian Shaffer

October 6, 2016 Shooting occurred September 10, 2016 on Hwy. 287 - The Boulder County Investigative Team (BCIT), a multi-agency team which investigates... read more →

West Magnolia Fire

October 3, 2016 Subheading - At approximately 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2016, Boulder County Communications received a call for a small fire in the... read more →

Unattended Death

October 2, 2016 in the 11300 Block of Dillon Road On Saturday, October 1, 2016 around 9:00 a.m., the body of a 44-year old... read more →

Wildfire and Forestry Open House at Walker Ranch Oct. 1

September 28, 2016 Event Kicks Off October Wildfire Awareness Month - October Wildfire Awareness Month will kick off with a Connecting the Community to Public... read more →

Unattended Death

September 24, 2016 7500 block Overland Road --On Friday, September 23, 2016, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 7500 block of... read more →

Three arrested after a day of shooting out windows and eluding authorities

September 23, 2016 Three arrested after a day of shooting out windows and eluding Boulder County law enforcementSubheading - Three people were arrested after a... read more →

Attempted Homicide suspect taken into custody

September 23, 2016 - At approximately 8:10 pm detectives with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the US Marshalls Service and... read more →

Update: Attempted murder in Lefthand Canyon

September 21, 2016 Identifying information being released on juvenile suspect The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has received a court order allowing the release... read more →

Sexually violent predator paroles to the Reserve Neighborhood in east Boulder

September 20, 2016 Boulder, Colo. - The sheriff's office is releasing the following information pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement agencies... read more →

Attempted murder in Lefthand Canyon

September 20, 2016 A 71-year-old woman was assaulted by a 16-year-old man leaving her with critical injuries - At 8 p.m. last night, sheriff's deputies... read more →

Vehicle crashes into South Boulder Creek in Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 20, 2016 The driver of the vehicle was located after a short search.Eldorado Springs, Colo. - This morning at 8:30 a.m., sheriff's deputies and... read more →

Unattended Death

September 18, 2016 7400 block Mt. Sherman Road, Boulder County, Colorado --On Sunday, September 18, 2016, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office was sent on... read more →

Stolen vehicle recovered from Gross Reservoir

September 18, 2016 A vehicle stolen from Jefferson County in the spring of 2015 was located in Gross Reservoir during a training exercise last... read more →

Suspect in officer-involved shooting dies

September 18, 2016 Officer-involved shooting suspect dies The suspect who engaged Deputy Teri Javes in a gunfight on Highway 287 eight days ago died... read more →

Boulder County Partners with Airbnb to Strengthen Community Disaster Response Capacity

September 16, 2016 Collaborative effort will provide temporary housing options and enhance information-sharing during emergencies - Through a unique collaboration designed to strengthen our community’s... read more →

Fire ban rescinded in Boulder County

September 14, 2016 Fire ban in western Boulder County rescindedLower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased wildfire risk - This morning, September 13, 2016, Sheriff Joe... read more →

Vehicle Fire

September 13, 2016 in Boulder CanyonBoulder County Sheriff's Office case number 16-5625 - On September 12th, 2016 at approximately7:35pm the Boulder County Regional Communications... read more →

Suspect identified in weekend officer-involved shooting

September 12, 2016 Adrian Joseph Shaffer, 37, engaged Deputy Teri Javes in a gunfight in the 7500 block of N. 107th Street (Highway 287)... read more →

Deputy involved in weekend shooting identified

September 12, 2016 Deputy Teri Javes, a 19-year veteran, was involved in this weekend's shooting on Highway 287 south of Longmont. - The deputy involved... read more →

Structure Fire

September 12, 2016 at the Sugar MillBoulder County Case Number 16-5601 - On September 11th, 2016 at approximately 6:36pm the Boulder County Regional Communications... read more →

Officer involved shooting on North 107th Street

September 11, 2016 - At approximately 5:15 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received multiple phone calls from motorists driving on Highway... read more →

Technical Rescue

September 10, 2016 Person Rescued from Barker Dam --On September 10, 2016, at about 2:25 AM, Boulder Communications Dispatch was notified of a 22... read more →

Structure Fire

September 4, 2016 At approximately 9:30 a.m, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Indian Peaks Fire Protection, Gold Hill Fire Department, and Left Hand... read more →

Lost Hiker 7800 Overland Road

August 22, 2016 - On August 21, 2016 at about 6:57 PM, members of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services, Rocky Mountain... read more →

Rescue 3700 Gross Dam Road

August 22, 2016 - On August 21, 2016 at about 8:47 PM members of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue... read more →

Paraglider crashes west of Wonderland Lake in north Boulder

August 20, 2016 The pilot was critically injured and was airlifted from the crash site to a Denver area hospital. Boulder, Colo. - Just after 2:40 p.m. this afternoon,... read more →

Climber rescued from second flatiron

August 16, 2016 Climber stranded overnight - A rock climber, 36-year-old Jeremy Cadwell, from Lakewood, Colorado, was rescued this morning from the second flatiron.Cadwell was... read more →

Wildland Fire Near Logan Mill Ranch (1300 block Logan Mill Road)

August 16, 2016 Wildland Fire Near Logan Mill Ranch - On August 16, 2016 at about 12:20 AM, deputies of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, members... read more →

Attempted Suicide Boulder County Jail

August 16, 2016 - On August 15, 2016 at about 5:50 pm a 29-year old female inmate was discovered unconscious in her cell at the Boulder... read more →

Boulder County fire ban amended

August 11, 2016 Previously prohibited activities now allowed, but fire ban is still in place - On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, Sheriff Joe Pelle amended... read more →

Former CU Student Booked into the Boulder County Jail

August 11, 2016 Following his sentencing for sexual assaultThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing Austin James Wilkerson's mug shot via a media advisory, due to the number of requests received for the photo. All other case inquiries should be sent to the Boulder Police Department.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy Accepting Applications

August 8, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's Office hosting citizens' academyThe citizens' academy is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of what law enforcement... read more →

Hiker Rescued on Blue Lake Trail in Boulder County

August 4, 2016 - On Wednesday, 03 August 2016 at 2:00pm, rescue personnel were dispatched to the Blue Lake Trail in unincorporated Boulder County... read more →

Wild Land Fire

August 2, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number 16-4605 - On August 1st, 2016 at approximately 5:55pm the Boulder County Communication Center received phone calls... read more →

16yo Hiker Rescued From Trail by 2nd Flatiron

July 30, 2016 16yo Hiker Rescued From Trail by 2nd Flatiron - On Friday, 29 July 2016 at approximately 8:20pm, the Boulder County Communications Center received... read more →

Unattended Death 10000 Block of East County Line Road

July 27, 2016 Case Report 16-4447 - On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at approximately 8:45 pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Arrest made in Superior credit card skimming case

July 25, 2016 Detectives arrested one man, and have obtained an arrest warrant for a second, after credit card skimming devices were found at the... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events

July 25, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Hosting National Night Out Events Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on August 2... read more →

Rescue

July 24, 2016 Two hikers d at Chautaugua ParkBoulder County Sheriff's Office case number 16-4375 - On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at approximately 7:09pm, the... read more →

Death Investigation near Nederland

July 22, 2016 This afternoon searchers located the body of a 38-year-old man reported missing from Nederland. Nederland, Colo. - This afternoon at... read more →

Coroner rules on the cause and manner of Stephanie Anderson’s death

July 20, 2016 Coroner rules on the cause and manner of Stephanie Anderson's death Stephanie Anderson died of natural causes while incarcerated at the... read more →

Fire 900 Block Rudi Lane

July 20, 2016 BCSO Case Report 16-4725 - On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at approximately 5:52 pm, the Boulder County Regional Communications... read more →

Boulder County fire restrictions amended

July 18, 2016 The county-wide fire ban instituted on July 9th has been amended to only ban open-burning in the mountains. - Earlier... read more →

Skeletal remains discovered near Peterson Lake in Eldora

July 16, 2016 Skeletal remains discovered near Peterson Lake outside the Eldora Ski ResortThe human remains are believed to be related to the remains... read more →

Plane crashes after take-off west of Longmont; pilot suffers minor injuries

July 16, 2016 Plane crashes after take-off west of Longmont; pilot suffers minor injuries A single-engine airplane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a field... read more →

Cold Springs Fire reaches full containment

July 15, 2016 At 8:00 p.m. this evening all remaining mandatory evacuation orders and road closures were lifted. Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team... read more →

Deceased camper’s body discovered near the Sourdough Trailhead

July 14, 2016 Deceased camper's body discovered near the Sourdough TrailheadA man's body was found in a tent south of the parking lot at the... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Latest Update

July 14, 2016 Final Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Cold Springs Fire Report On Friday, July 15, at 7 am, Rocky Mountain... read more →

Progress continues at the Cold Springs Fire

July 14, 2016 Boulder Canyon Drive will reopen tonight at 8:00 pm; the remaining mandatory evacuation orders are expected to be lifted tomorrow night.... read more →

Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School

July 13, 2016 for Cold Springs Fire residents Residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire are encouraged to check-in to the DAC with... read more →

Additional Cold Springs Fire neighborhoods to open permanently to residents today at 3 p.m.

July 13, 2016 Additional Cold Springs Fireneighborhoods to open permanently to residents today at 3 p.m.Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Public Call... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Latest Update

July 13, 2016 Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black ... read more →

Longmont Dam Road Rescue

July 13, 2016 Boulder Sheriff Case Report: 16-4114 - On July 12, 2016 at about 9:48 PM, Boulder County Sheriff's Office, American Medical Response, Rocky... read more →

Evacuated residents from the Cold Springs Fire may start to return home

July 13, 2016 Residents may return home at the Cold Springs FireWith a change in mandatory evacuation areas some residents will be allowed to return... read more →

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 12, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The... read more →

Cold Springs Fire Update – Magnolia Road now Open

July 12, 2016 Cold Springs Fire update Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black Public Information: 303-413-7730 Email: coldspringsfire@gmail.com Website: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4848/ Twitter: #ColdSpringsFire ... read more →

Magnolia Area Evacuation Lifted – Residents Can Return Home Effective Immediately

July 12, 2016 Magnolia Area Evacuation Lifted Residents Can Return Home Effective Immediately - A dispatch notification was just sent to residents in the Magnolia area that the mandatory evacuation... read more →

Additional fire-affected structures identified

July 11, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The land... read more →

Mugshots of Cold Springs Fire arson arrestees

July 11, 2016 Mugshots of Cold Spring Fire arson arresteesNederland, Colo. - Below are the mugshots of the two men arrested for 4th Degree Arson,... read more →

Arrests made in Cold Springs Fire

July 10, 2016 Arrests made in the Cold Springs FireTwo campers from out-of-state have been arrested for arson.Nederland, Colo. - This afternoon at 4:40 p.m.,... read more →

Fire-affected structures identified after Damage Assessment

July 10, 2016 - A Damage Assessment Team was escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The land survey... read more →

Fire Ban Enacted for ALL of Boulder County

July 9, 2016 All open burning is currently prohibited in Boulder County - There is a Fire Ban in place for ALL of Boulder County. No openkend.Updates on the Cold Springs Wildfire near Nederland are available at: http://www.boulderoem.com/emergency-status/

Cold Springs Fire

July 9, 2016 Fire start at Peak to Peak Highway north of Nederland - Fire is currently at 100 acres, no containment. Mandatory evacuation orderDDITIONAL UPDATES WILL BE MADE ON THE BOULDER COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEBSITE, FACEBOOK, AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS.

Credit card skimming devices found at a Superior gas station

July 8, 2016 Two devices were located inside of pay-at-the-pump consoles at the Superior Conoco.Superior, Colo. - Last night, during routine pump maintenance at a... read more →

Vehicle Fire

July 5, 2016 in the 6700 Bock of Sunshine Canyon Boulder County, Colorado -On July 4th, 2016, at approximately at 1430 hours, the... read more →

Search and Rescue

July 4, 2016 Big Owl Road - At approximately 1702 hours, Deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with members of the Allenspark... read more →

Injured Hiker Rescue in Boulder County, Colorado

June 29, 2016 Boulder County Case Report #16-3777 On June 28th, 2016, at approximately 1040 hours, members with the Nederland Fire Department, American Medical... read more →

Structure Fire in the 4700 block of Eldorado Springs Drive Boulder County, Colorado

June 27, 2016 Structure Fire4700 block of Eldorado Springs Drive Boulder County, Colorado On June 26th, 2016, at approximately 1331 hours, Rocky Mountain Fire... read more →

Retirement and promotion celebrations at the sheriff’s office

June 24, 2016 Retirement and promotion celebrations at the sheriff's officeDivision Chief Bruce Haas retires after four decades of service at the Boulder County Jail.Boulder,... read more →

Update on the water rescue near Boulder Falls

June 20, 2016 Update on the swift water rescue near Boulder FallsThe injured party pulled from Boulder Creek yesterday evening is a 21-year-old resident.... read more →

Hiker Falls Into Creek Above Boulder Falls

June 20, 2016 - On June 19, 2016 at about 5:42 PM Boulder County Communications Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a person in... read more →

Unattended Death in Niwot, Boulder County, CO

June 19, 2016 Unattended Death in Niwot Condominium - On Saturday, June 18, 2016 at approximately 6:30pm, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and... read more →

Small wildfire on Flagstaff Mountain

June 18, 2016 A small wildfire near the base of Flagstaff Mountain is fully contained.Boulder, Colo. - This morning just before 7:00 a.m. the City of... read more →

Vehicle fire in Gordon Gulch

June 17, 2016 A vehicle fire on Forest Service Road 226 ignited two neighboring trees but was quickly extinguished. - Just before 2:30 p.m. this afternoon,... read more →

James E. Ross arrested for eight felonies

June 16, 2016 Ross was arrested for five burglaries along Jay Road in unincorporated Boulder County - On June 16, 2016, detectives with the Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Rescue

June 16, 2016 Chautauqua Park, Boulder County, Colorado MEDIA ADVISORYBoulder County Sheriff’s OfficeCONTACTMike Wagner303-441-1500MWagner@bouldercounty.org Wednesday, June 15, 2016 on the 1st/2nd Flatiron trailhead Case... read more →

Update on the death investigation at the Boulder County Jail

June 15, 2016 The completion of the investigation into the death of Stephanie Anderson awaits the determination of the cause and manner of... read more →

Update-Humane Remains Found at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort

June 8, 2016 Investigation continues into the still unidentified remains - UPDATE- The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office continues the investigation into human remains and the... read more →

Lost Hiker – South Mesa Trailhead

June 8, 2016 Lost Hiker - South Mesa Trailhead16-3290 - At about 1724 hours, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Boulder County Emergency Services, Boulder City Rangers... read more →

Rescue Eldorado State Canyon Park

June 8, 2016 - On June 7, 2016 at about 1721 hours Rocky Mountain Rescue, Rocky Mountain Fire Protection District and Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Family Missing in Western Boulder County Found Safe

June 7, 2016 UPDATE: The Hoyt family was found in Longmont - They Hoyt family, who was reported missing earlier today, has been found in... read more →

Family Missing in Western Boulder County

June 7, 2016 Missing Campers - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a family missing in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area in... read more →

Update on the death investigation at the Boulder County Jail

June 3, 2016 The investigation into the death of 29-year-old Stephanie Anderson continues Boulder, Colo. - Sheriff's detectives are continuing the investigation into.... read more →

Update on the human remains search at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort

June 2, 2016 The search for additional human remains at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort has concluded with no additional remains or evidence locatedEldora, Colo.... read more →

Update on the human remains search at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort

June 2, 2016 The search for additional human remains at the Eldora Mountain Ski Resort continues this morningEldora, Colo. - This morning at 8:00 a.m.,... read more →

Human remains discovered at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort

June 2, 2016 Earlier this afternoon an employee of the Eldora Mountain Ski Resort discovered a boot believed to contain human remains near... read more →

Update on the death investigation at the Boulder County Jail.

June 1, 2016 Update on the death investigation at the Boulder County JailThe investigation into the death of a 29-year-old female inmate at the Boulder County... read more →

Search and Rescue

May 31, 2016 at Chautauqua Park On May 30th, 2016, at approximately 1600 hours, members with the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMR), American... read more →

Unattended Death Investigation at the Boulder County Jail

May 28, 2016 A 29-year-old female inmate was found unresponsive in her cell and was unable to be resuscitated.Boulder, Colo. - Earlier this... read more →

Bomb Threat

May 23, 2016 at Nevin Platt Middle School - On May 23, 2016 at 11:39 a.m., Boulder County Sheriff's deputies and personnel from... read more →

Search and Rescue

May 21, 2016 Shanahan Ridge Open Space area--On Friday, May 20, 2016, at approximately 6:45 pm, members from American Medical Response, Rocky Mountain Rescue... read more →

Unattended Death at Bohn Park in Lyons, CO

May 19, 2016 On May 18, 2016 at approximately 1307 hours, Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputies, members of the Lyons Fire Department, American Medical Response... read more →

Fallen Climber

May 18, 2016 Climber in Eldorado Canyon State Park Fell Requiring RescueSubheading - On May 18, 2016, at approximately 4:30 pm Boulder County Communications received... read more →

Boulder Office of Emergency Management to participate in regional wildfire exercise

May 13, 2016 - On Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, a full-scale training exercise will be held in partnership with Boulder County... read more →

Climbers Rescued From Top of 1st Flatiron in Overnight Rescue

May 13, 2016 - On Thursday, 12 May 2016 at approximately 10:24pm, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from an individual who... read more →

Arrest Made in Gunbarrel Shooting

May 13, 2016 Jon Marc Barbour, 59, has been arrested for shooting his 46-year-old neighbor during a dispute earlier today.Boulder, Colo. - Sheriff's investigators... read more →

Neighborhood Disputed Ends in Shooting

May 12, 2016 Neighborhood Dispute Ends in ShootingA 46-year-old Gunbarrel man was shot following a dispute with a neighbor.Boulder, Colo. - On Thursday, May 12th,... read more →

Structure Fire Outside Lyons

May 8, 2016 Structure Fire Near Lyons - On Saturday May 7, 2016, at approximately 2:00pm, members of the Lyons Fire Department, Hygiene Fire Department, Pinewood... read more →

Assistance Requested in Identifying Burglary Suspects

May 6, 2016 Sheriff's investigators are requesting the public's assistance in trying to identify four burglary suspects observed trying to enter a home in... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 25, 2016 Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events - On Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office honors retiring undersheriff for 43 years of service

April 22, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff’s Office honors retiring Undersheriff for 43 years of serviceCelebrates the promotion of four employees - On Friday, April 22, the... read more →

Suspicious Incident

April 15, 2016 - On April 5, 2016, at approximately 5:30 pm, a 12 year old female was walking home in the 1800 block of.... read more →

Update: Owner of Timberline Lodge Assisted Living Arrested

April 15, 2016 Christopher Butler arrested for financial exploitation of elderly residents - The State of Colorado Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division is... read more →

Death Investigation in the 8000 Block of Kincross Way

April 15, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY Boulder County Sheriff’s Office CONTACTHeidi Prentup303-441-1500HPrentup@bouldercounty.org Friday, April 15, 2016 BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF- On Friday, April 15, 2016... read more →

Owner of Timberline Lodge Assisted Living Arrested

April 14, 2016 Christopher Butler arrested for financial exploitation of elderly residents - On Thursday, April 15, 2016, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Rescue of Fallen Climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park

April 9, 2016 Rescue of Fallen Climber in Eldorado Canyon State ParkA 24-year-old Boulder man fell approximately 70 feet while climbing the 'Anthill Direct'... read more →

Unattended Death in Southeast Boulder County

April 7, 2016 - On April 06, 2016 at approximately 4:00pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, officers from the Lafayette Police Department,... read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 4

April 2, 2016 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on... read more →

Unattended Death in Gunbarrel Apartment

April 2, 2016 - On April 01, 2016 at approximately 8:20pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and personnel from American Medical Response,... read more →

63 year old male found dead in Coal Creek Canyon

March 22, 2016 Investigation continuing, but death not believed suspicious - On March 22, 2016, deputies of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with first... read more →

Rescue at West Magnolia

March 13, 2016 An 18 year old female with leg injuries taken to Denver area hospital. - On March 13, 2016 at approximately 10 a.m.... read more →

Unattended Death Near Rainbow Lakes

March 10, 2016 - On March 9th, 2016 at approximately 4:23pm, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office were sent to the area of... read more →

Update: Robbery of Niwot gas station, photo now available

March 1, 2016 Update: Robbery of Niwot gas station - On February 28, 2016, around 7:15 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to the Conoco Gas... read more →

Robbery of Local Gas Station

February 29, 2016 - On February 28, 2016, around 7:15 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to the Conoco Gas Station, 7960 Niwot Road, in Niwot... read more →

Correction: Search Continues for Missing Denver Man

February 26, 2016 The Boulder Emergency Squad continues to support the search efforts - Seth Kienzle, 26, of Denver, was reported missing to the Denver police... read more →

Correction: Search Continues for Missing Denver Man

February 26, 2016 The Rocky Mountain Rescue continues to support the search efforts - Seth Kienzle, 26, of Denver, was reported missing to the Denver... read more →

Unattended Death

February 26, 2016 Niwot Area --On February 25, 2016, at approximately 7:40pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a call from an individual in the 6800... read more →

Unattended Death near the 10000 block of Gold Hill Road

February 24, 2016 - On Friday, February 19 at approximately 8:38 a.m., Boulder County Sheriff's Office Dispatch was notified of an unresponsive male in a... read more →

Update on Reported Animal Abuse

February 24, 2016 Update: Reported Animal Abuse at the FairgroundsThe investigation has been concluded and the abuse unfounded - On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, the... read more →

Sexually violent predator to be placed on work release

February 24, 2016 - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing information pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the... read more →

Grass fire in Superior

February 19, 2016 Grass fire, 27 acres in size, has been contained - At approximately 12:45 p.m. on February 19, 2016, a small grass fire... read more →

UPDATE: Prescribed Burn at Heil Valley Ranch Postponed

February 18, 2016 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Feb. 18, 2016 Media Contact: Erin Hartnett, Parks & Open... read more →

Missing Teen Found Dead

February 18, 2016 Missing Boulder Teen Found DeadSearch for missing teen ends in tragic discovery - On February 17, 2016, at approximately 9:50 a.m. the.... read more →

Animal abuse allegation

February 17, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff’s Office investigates possible animal welfare complaint at the Boulder County Fairgrounds - On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, the Boulder County... read more →

Search and Rescue

February 14, 2016 Chautauqua Park --On 02/13/2016, at approximately 645p.m., Boulder County Dispatch received a call about a lost hiker in Chautauqua Park (... read more →

MEDIA INVITATION: Award ceremony for national officer of the month

February 10, 2016 Deputy Jeff Brunkow selected as Officer of the Month from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial FundDeputy Brunkow being honored for... read more →

Home Destroyed by Fire in the Foothills Near Boulder

February 7, 2016 Click to edit this Subheading - ENTER TEXT HERE On Saturday, February 6, 2016 at approximately 8:44 pm, members from American Medical... read more →

Arrests made in shooting at 4475 North Broadway

February 6, 2016 Two people arrested in shooting that resulted in death - At 8:15 a.m. on February 5, 2016, Boulder County Communications received a 9-1-1.... read more →

Shooting at 4475 North Broadway

February 5, 2016 Update: Shooting at 4475 N. BroadwayOne person has been pronounced dead - At 8:15 a.m. Boulder County Communications received a phone call... read more →

Shooting in the 4400 block of Broadway

February 5, 2016 - At 8:15 a.m. Boulder County Communications received a phone call about shots heard in the 4400 block of Broadwayo remain inside their homes until further notice. We will release more information as soon as it is available.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office has new online appointment system for fingerprinting services

January 27, 2016 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is offering a new service to help Boulder County residents avoid wait times for fingerprinting.... read more →

Update: Suspicious male reported at Eldorado K-8 School

January 27, 2016 - Yesterday, at 12:48 p.m., the Eldorado K-8 School, located at 3351 South Indiana Street in Superior, was placed in... read more →

Suspicious male reported at Eldorado K-8 School

January 27, 2016 - Today at 12:48 p.m. the Eldorado K-8 School, located at 3351 South Indiana Street in Superior, was placed in "lockout"... read more →

Unattended Death

January 26, 2016 Boulder County --On January 25, 2016, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, along with Rocky Mountain Fire Authority, and Louisville Fire Protection... read more →

Sheriff’s Office recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to victims of crime, trauma

January 25, 2016 Deadline to apply is March 14 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteers to serve as victim advocates to provide... read more →

Unattended Death

January 20, 2016 Old Post Road -- - On 1-19-2016, at approximately 10:30pm, Boulder County Communications received a phone call about a deceased... read more →

Update on Search for Missing Lafayette Man

January 20, 2016 Ryder Johnson (20) missing since Sunday - UPDATEOn Tuesday the search continued for 20-year-old Ryder Johnson of Lafayette. Searchers utilized a boat,... read more →

Ongoing Search for Missing Person

January 19, 2016 Ryder Johnson (20), missing since 3 pm on Sunday - Ryder Johnson, a 20 year old Lafayette man was reported missing... read more →

Rescue of Two Backcountry Skiers Near Caribou Townsite

January 14, 2016 - On Wednesday, 13 January 2016 at approximately 8:30pm personnel from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Nederland Fire Department, Nederland... read more →

Death Investigation at Hall Ranch Open Space

January 13, 2016 Male Found Deceased in Parking Lot of Bitterbrush Trailhead - On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at approximately 1:00 pm, deputies with... read more →

Unattended Death

January 13, 2016 Boulder County Sheriff's case number 16-247 - On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at approximately 5:50pm, the Boulder County Regional Communications Center received... read more →

Unattended Death

January 13, 2016 Click to edit this Heading - On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at approximately 5:50pm, the Boulder County Regional Communications Center received a... read more →

Hikers Rescued

January 6, 2016 Hikers Lost in the Dark - On January 5, 2016, at approximately 5:42pm, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to... read more →

Shoplifter Apprehended After Crash

December 30, 2015 The male was reported taking items from Walmart - At approximately 9:15 a.m. Boulder Communications received a call from Loss Prevention at... read more →

Search Ends for a Lost Cross-Country Skier in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area

December 29, 2015 Search Ends for a Lost Cross-Country Skier in the Indian Peaks Wilderness AreaRescue personnel have located a missing 22-year-old cross-country skier near Camp... read more →

Unattended Death

December 22, 2015 100 block Old Post Office Road - On December 21, 2015 at approximately 11:40pm, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, firefighters... read more →

Car crashes into Barker Reservoir

December 17, 2015 Driver of red Chevrolet in Barker has not been located - At approximately 8:10 am. Boulder County Communications received a call to... read more →

Residential Structure Fire

December 17, 2015 Home under construction damaged in eastern Boulder County - On December 16, 2015 at approximately 5:15 pm. Boulder County Communications received a... read more →

Unattended Death Investigation

December 16, 2015 - LYONSOn Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2015 at approximately noon, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Lyons Fire and AMR ... read more →

Structure Fire

December 13, 2015 Damages HomeTwo people and their pet displaced after their home burns - At approximately 5:02 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2015... read more →

Third Person Arrested in November 10 Armed Robbery

December 1, 2015 in Sunshine CanyonFormer employee of the victim arrested as co-conspirator - On November 30, 2015, detectives of the Boulder County... read more →

Stron Arm Robbery in Longmont

November 26, 2015 Strong Arm Robbery SuspectPurse snatcher injures victim near Longmont - On Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at approximately 9:00 a.m. a 24 year-old... read more →

UPDATE: Armed Robbery in Sunshine Canyon

November 19, 2015 Second Suspect arrested - On November 18, 2015, detectives with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for 28 year-old... read more →

UPDATE: Armed Robbery in Sunshine Canyon

November 11, 2015 Suspect deceased after second pursuit - On November 10, 2015, detectives from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office obtained an arrest warrant for... read more →

Drug Collection Box Available at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office

November 10, 2015 Drug Collection Box Available at the Boulder County Sheriff's OfficeCollection box is for individuals to safely dispose of unwanted medication - The... read more →

Armed Robbery Suspect Pursued

November 10, 2015 Suspect in an armed robbery and assault pursued through Boulder County. - At approximately 9:33 a.m. on November 10, 2015 Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

November 10, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Holds Annual Awards Ceremony Recipients of awards included staff, volunteers and community members - This year... read more →

Unattended Death North of Longmont

November 8, 2015 - On Saturday, November 07, 2015 at approximately 4:35pm, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and medical personnel with Mountain... read more →

Unattended Death

November 2, 2015 4600 block Chatham Street, Boulder County, Colorado - On November 2, 2015, at approximately 0310am, Boulder County Dispatch received a 911 call... read more →

Prescribed burn completed at Heil Valley Ranch

October 29, 2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Oct. 29, 2015 Media Contact: Erin Hartnett, Parks & Open Space... read more →

Missing Elderly Man

October 19, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Search for Missing 83 Year Old--UPDATE, Man Found - On 10-18-2015, at approximately 1100am, Louis Bova left his... read more →

Missing Elderly Man

October 19, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 83 year old Niwot man - This afternoon Boulder County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to... read more →

Missing Elderly Man

October 19, 2015 Click to edit this HeadingClick to edit this Subheading--This afternoon Boulder County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the 7300 block of... read more →

Missing Elderly Man

October 18, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 83 year old Niwot man - This afternoon Boulder County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to... read more →

Rescue

October 18, 2015 Chautauqua Park - On 10-17-2015, at approximately 6:50pm, Boulder County Dispatch received a call about a fallen hiker in Chautauqua Park (a... read more →

Unattended Death

October 18, 2015 Sugarloaf Road - On 10-17-2015, at approximately 6:50pm, Boulder County Communications received a phone call about a deceased individual inside his house in... read more →

Search and Rescue

October 16, 2015 Pawnee Pass Teams Locates Hiker with Altitude Sickness - On October 15 members from the Indian Peaks Fire Protection District, American... read more →

Public invited to comment on 2016 Boulder County budget requests

October 13, 2015 2016 Budget Request Hearings are underwayOpportunities still exist for members of the public to hear and comment on budget requests by... read more →

Unattended Death in Northern Boulder County

October 11, 2015 On Saturday, October 10, 2015, at approximately 6:02am, the Boulder County Regional Communications Center received a report of a male party... read more →

Drowning at Marshall Lake in Boulder County

October 11, 2015 - On Saturday, October 10th, 2015, at approximately 4:55pm, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report that a... read more →

Boulder County residents now have access to Text-to-9-1-1 service

October 8, 2015 All dispatch centers throughout the county are enabled for this serviceBoulder, Colorado - Boulder County has introduced Text-to-9-1-1 service in all communities... read more →

Unattended Death in Coal Creek Canyon

October 6, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseOctober 5th, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number 15-5777 - On Sunday, October 5th, 2015, at approximately 7:05pm,... read more →

Unattended Death Ruby Gulch

October 6, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseOctober, 05, 2015 Unattended Death at Ruby GulchBoulder County Sheriff's Office Case Number 15-5776 -- On Sunday, October 5th, 2015, at... read more →

Fire Ban for Western Boulder County Rescinded

October 5, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseOctober 5, 2015 Moisture and a favorable forecast bring relief -- At 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October... read more →

Unattended Death in Indian Peaks Wilderness

October 1, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 30, 2015 -- On Wednesday September 30, 2015 at approximately 12:11pm, the Boulder County Regional Communications Center received... read more →

Fallen Climber in Flagstaff Mountain Area

September 27, 2015 For Immediate Release27 September 2015 Fallen climber found deceased -- Today at approximately 1130 hours Boulder County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to... read more →

Drug Take Back Event

September 23, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 23, 2015 Drug Take Back DayThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office and the DEA are teaming up for a... read more →

Sheriff Pelle Orders Fire Ban

September 22, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 22, 2015 Fire ban enacted for western Boulder County -- On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, Sheriff... read more →

Update on the Hazardous Materials Investigation in Eldora

September 22, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, September 21, 2015 The orange-tinged water was found to be non-toxic mine seepage from the historic Swathmore Mine.Eldora,... read more →

Hazardouns Materials Investigation in Eldora

September 21, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, September 21, 2015 Hazardous Materials Investigation in Eldora Emergency personnel are investigating the report of discolored water... read more →

It is Hot and Dry Out There

September 21, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 21, 2015 What is Boulder County doing about the fire danger? -- Many county residents are worried about the... read more →

Fire managers are keeping a close watch on wildfire conditions

September 15, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 15, 2015 -- Boulder County Sheriff, Joe Pelle, reminds community members and those visiting our county to be... read more →

Grass Fire 4300 Block Hygiene Road

September 14, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 14, 2015 Small Boulder County Sheriff's Office Case Number 15-5263 BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF- On Monday September 14, 2015... read more →

Sexually Violent Predator Update

September 10, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 10, 2015 !Kerry Whitfield will not be participating in the Work Release Program and will be in... read more →

Deputy Injured Participating in Handgun Training

September 10, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 10,2015 -- At about 9:40 a.m. on September 10, 2015, a deputy with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Update on Search for Missing Hiker in Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 9, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 9, 2015 Update on Search for Missing HikerBody found, believed to be that of David Robles -- At approximately... read more →

Sexually Violent Predator to be Released

September 9, 2015 For Immediate Release: September 9, 2015 Whitfield will be on work release through the Boulder County Jail. -- The Boulder County... read more →

Update on the Search for a Missing Hiker in Eldorado Springs

September 8, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 8, 2015 The fourth day of searching for David Robles, 53, of Westminster, in Eldorado Canyon State Park... read more →

Evening Update on Search for Missing Hiker in Eldorado Canyon

September 8, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, September 7th, 2015, 6:00 p.m. Evening Update on the Search for a Missing Hiker in Eldorado SpringsThe third day... read more →

Update on the Search for a Missing Hiker in Eldorado Springs

September 7, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, September 7, 2015 The search continues into a third day for David Robles, 53, of Boulder, who failed... read more →

Missing Person Search

September 6, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 6, 2015M The case report number is 15-5092. -- On September 5, 2015 at approximately 1800 hours the Boulder... read more →

Unattended Death

September 6, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 5th, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number 15-5089 -- On Saturday, September 5, 2015 at approximately 5:43pm, the... read more →

Death Investigation at the Boulder County Jail

August 31, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 31, 2015 Update-Man who died is identified as Robert Wade Matthews -- At approximately 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August... read more →

Discharge of Firearms or Arrows Restricted in Sugarloaf Area

August 31, 2015 For Immediate Release: August 31, 2015 -- As the hunting season gets underway, we remind hunters that the discharge... read more →

Correction: Death Investigation at the Boulder County Jail

August 30, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 30, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number: 15-4937 -- Regarding the time stated in the previous release; should read 10:45 a.m., NOT 10:45 p.m. ###www.bouldersheriff.org Follow us on Twitter @BldrCoSheriff | Like us on Facebook

Death Investigation at the Boulder County Jail

August 30, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 30, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office case report number: 15-4937 -- At approximately 10:45 p.m. today the Boulder County... read more →

Christine Rangel Has Been Located

August 26, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 26, 2015 Missing Woman Located safe -- At approximately 1:20 p.m. today the Boulder County Sheriff's Office received information... read more →

Rescue of Injured Camper from Cal-Wood Education Center

August 26, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 25, 2015 Injured Hiker Rescued from Cal-Wood Education Center A 12 year-old girl was rescued after a fall... read more →

Lightning Strike Tree Fire

August 26, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 26, 2015 Fire just above Jamestown burns 2/10 of an acre -- On August 25, 2015, Boulder County Communications... read more →

Christine Rangle Missing from Superior, Colorado

August 26, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 25, 2015 Christine Rangle Missing from Superior, CO homeLast seen early Sunday morning driving a white company Astro... read more →

Death Investigation

August 25, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 25, 2015 in Town of SuperiorThis incident is documented in Boulder County Sheriff's Office report number 15-4821 --... read more →

Rescue

August 24, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 23rd, 2015 Bear Peak TrailBoulder County Case #15-4775 -- On Sunday August 23, 2015 at approximately 12:04pm, the.... read more →

Fire Destroys Home in Northern Boulder County

August 19, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 18, 2015 House Fire Photo -- MAFIT is currently on scene, their investigation will continue tomorrow. A firefighter pours Longmont Times Call) Used with permissionwww.bouldersheriff.org Follow us on Twitter @BldrCoSheriff | Like us on Facebook

Fire Destroys Home in Northern Boulder County

August 19, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 18, 2015 Three people are displaced when their home burns -- At approximately 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18,... read more →

Helicopter Rescues Fallen Climber Near Brainard Lake

August 16, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 15, 2015 Heading -- BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF - On Saturday August 15, 2015 at approximately 11:47 a.m., the Boulder... read more →

Hiker Rescued on the Diamond Lake Trail

August 16, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 15, 2015 -- MEDIA ADVISORY Boulder County Sheriff’s Office August 15, 2015 BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF-On Saturday, August 15th, 2015... read more →

Injured Hiker

August 15, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 15, 2015 -- MEDIA ADVISORY Boulder County Sheriff’s Office CONTACT Troy Wolf #526 303-441-4444 twolf@bouldercounty.org Saturday, August... read more →

Update-Search and Rescue in Allenspark

August 12, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 12, 2015 Three teens lost on fishing trip found safe, due to their preparation -- The three... read more →

Search and Rescue

August 12, 2015 For Immediate Release8-11-2015 BCSO case #15-4541 -- MEDIA ADVISORY Boulder County Sheriff’s Office CONTACT Heidi Prentup—P.I.O. 303-441-1500 HPrentup@bouldercounty.org CONTACT Tuesday, August... read more →

Injured Climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park

August 9, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 9, 2015 Injured Climber at Eldorado State Park -- On Sunday August 9, 2015 at 0930 a.m. a climbing... read more →

Unknown item at Boulder County Headquarters

August 7, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 7, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Headquarters reopened after bomb squad safely removes box of old explosive material... read more →

Hand Grenade Found at Stearns Lake

August 6, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 5, 2015 A second grenade has been disposed of in southern Boulder County -- At approximately 5:00 p.m. on... read more →

Hand Grenade found at Stearns Lake

August 5, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseAugust 5, 2015 Explosive Disposal Team Dispose of Grenade -- This is an update to this morning’s release of information... read more →

Explosive Device at Stearns Lake Open Space

August 5, 2015 For Immediate Release August 4, 2015 BCSO Case #15-4383 MEDIA ADVISORY Boulder County Sheriff’s Office CONTACT Heidi Prentup—P.I.O. 303-441-1500 HPrentup@bouldercounty.org... read more →

Release of a sexually violent predator into our community

August 3, 2015 For Immediate Release: August 3, 2015 Sexually Violent Predator to be ReleasedEhrlich is currently on work release through the Boulder County... read more →

Traffic Impacts in Unincorporated Boulder County for IRONMAN Triathlon

July 31, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 31, 2015 Traffic Impacts in Unincorporated Boulder County During the IRONMAN Boulder TriathlonThe IRONMAN Boulder triathlon is being... read more →

National Night Out – Corrected Version

July 29, 2015 For Immediate Release: July 29, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Hosting National Night Out Events Free, family-friendly events will take... read more →

Sexually Violent Predator To Be Released

July 28, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 28, 2015 Hein A. Tran is currently under probation supervision -- The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Recipient of State Award

July 28, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseDATE: July 28, 2015 Boulder County Sheriff's Office Deputy Recipient of State Award Deputy Mark George awarded the... read more →

Update on the Recovery of a Fallen Climber on Paiute Peak

July 27, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 27th, 2015 The recovery efforts for a 44-year-old Denver woman have been completed. -- This morning at approximately 11:30... read more →

Recovery of a Fallen Climber at Paiute Peak on the Continental Divide

July 27, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, July 27th, 2015 Search and rescue personnel are attempting to recover the body of a 44-year-old Denver woman... read more →

ATV accident involving injuries near Beaver Reservior

July 27, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 26, 2015 ATV accident involving injuries near Beaver ReservoirBoulder County Case Number 15-4183 -- On July 26, 2015, at approximately... read more →

Injured Hiker at the Boulder Flatirons

July 27, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 26, 2015 Boulder County Case Number 15-4177 -- On July 27, 2015 at 10:41 am, the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Longmont Man Arrested for First Degree Burglary

July 23, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 23, 2015 Christopher Lynn Graves arrested for breaking into his former girlfriend’s residence in Lyons -- On July.... read more →

Arrest for Animal Cruelty

July 21, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseJuly 21, 2015 Arrest of Suspect in Shooting of BeefcakesCommunity tips lead to arrest of suspect in animal cruelty... read more →

Inmate Attempts Suicide at the Boulder County Jail

July 20, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, July 20th, 2015 Case No. 15-4051 -- This afternoon, at approximately 12:30 pm, a 24-year-old male inmate housed in a... read more →

Injured Hiker Rescued from Fern Canyon in South Boulder

July 20, 2015 For Immediate ReleaseMonday, July 20th, 2015 Case No. 15-4055 -- On Monday, July 20th, 2015, at approximately 1:15pm, Boulder... read more →

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