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Two Wildland Fires Extinguished

December 20, 2020 Wildland Fires Extinguished Boulder County, Colo. - Sheriff's Deputies responded to two wildland fires today during high wind conditions. Case Number 20-5566 was... read more →

Short pursuit of a stolen vehicle ends in crash near Ken Pratt Blvd./3rd Ave.

December 19, 2020 The driver and passenger were injured and transported to an area hospital Boulder County, Colo. - On December 17, 2020, Sheriff’s deputies... read more →

Package theft is on the rise

December 18, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - We have recently seen an increase in criminal activity associated with package theft around Boulder County, but especially recently... read more →

2021 Boulder County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update open to public comment

December 15, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has been working on revising and updating the Boulder County Multi-Hazard Mitigation... read more →

Technical Rescue on the Mount Sanitas Trail in Boulder County CO.

December 14, 2020 34-year-old female sustained non-life-threatening leg injury while hiking. Boulder County, Colo. - On December 14, 2020, at 5:30 PM, the Boulder County... read more →

Fires at the Abandoned Sugar Mill in Boulder County CO.

December 10, 2020 Fire investigators determine fires were suspicious and under investigation. Boulder County, Colo. - On December 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM the Boulder... read more →

49-year-old male arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

December 7, 2020 Male arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child Boulder County, Colo. - On November 18, 2020, members of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and... read more →

Fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

December 2, 2020 Increased relative humidity, cooler temperatures and shorter days have decreased fire danger Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, December 2 at 12:00 p.m.,... read more →

Fire Destroys Detached Garage Outside Nederland

December 1, 2020 Heading Subheading - On November 30th, 2020 at 8:30pm the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from a neighbor about... read more →

Missing Female From Boulder Located

December 1, 2020 Missing and Endangered Female from Boulder Located - On November 30th, 2020 at around 3:00pm a hiker in the area... read more →

Climber Escapes Serious Injury in Rock Fall Incident

November 27, 2020 - On Friday, November 27, 2020 at approximately 1:03 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a party who sustained... read more →

Hiker rescued from the Base of the Second Flatiron

November 26, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, November 26, 2020 at approximately 08:39 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a 16-year-old male... read more →

Deceased female found near South Boulder Peak

November 24, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On November 23, at approximately 1:45 p.m., first responders were notified that family members were in the area of... read more →

Two hikers assisted off the Royal Arch Trail

November 21, 2020 Boulder County, Colo - On Saturday, November 21st, 2020, at approximately 6:15 pm, the Boulder County Communications Center was notified... read more →

Injured Hiker rescued from Rabbit Mountain Open Space

November 21, 2020 Boulder County, Colo - On Saturday, November 21st, 2020, at approximately 3:15 pm, the Boulder County Communications Center was notified.... read more →

Auto Theft Suspects Abandon Vehicle

November 21, 2020 Auto Theft Suspects Flee on Foot Boulder County, Colo. - On November 11, 2020 at 11:26am, the Boulder County Communications Center received a... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office now has online reporting system available to the public

November 18, 2020 The system can be used to report non-emergencies and non-violent crimes which occurred within unincorporated Boulder County, Superior or Lyons... read more →

Hiker rescued from the Bluebell Spur Trail

November 17, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at approximately 11:54 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a 42-year-old female, from... read more →

Search for overdue hiker in the Johnny Park area

November 17, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, November 16, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an overdue.... read more →

Climber rescued after injury on second flatiron

November 14, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On November 13, 2020, at approximately 5:45 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a person who... read more →

Vehicular pursuit ends in Superior after originating in Westminster

November 14, 2020 Nobody injured and suspect is still at large Boulder County, Colo. - On November 13, 2020 at approximately 7:35 P.M. the... read more →

Fire restrictions amended in unincorporated Boulder County

November 10, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - Sheriff Joe Pelle has amended the fire restrictions for unincorporated Boulder County, effective immediately, Tuesday, November 10. The level... read more →

Female rescued after getting stranded on the Second Flatiron

November 9, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday, November 8, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a person... read more →

Technical Rescue at Mt Sanitas

November 8, 2020 Injured Rock Scrambler at Mt Sanitas - On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at approximately 2:02 p.m., the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Search and Rescue near Nederland, CO.

November 7, 2020 68 year old male rescued without injury - On November 6th, 2020, at approximately 9:50 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Male dies after falling from the Second Flatiron while scrambling

October 30, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, October 30, 2020 at approximately 8:45 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a call reporting that... read more →

Boulder County Community Justice Services receives two grants from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance to provide intensive case management and reentry services

October 30, 2020 Funding will aid individuals at the county jail with mental health disorders and expand services to address all substance use... read more →

Rescue from the NCAR-Bear Connector Trail

October 27, 2020 Male sustained injury while sledding Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, October 26, 2020, at approximately 3:10 p.m., the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Hiker assisted of Mount Sanitas Goat Trail

October 26, 2020 Hiker assisted off of Mount Sanitas Goat Trail Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, October 24, 2020, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Disaster Assistance Center opens for those affected by local wildfires

October 23, 2020 Assistance Center Opening for Boulder County Fire-Impacted Residents Virtual disaster assistance center can connect those who were evacuated with a range of services

Stuck Scrambler Rescued from the Second Flatiron

October 22, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, October 21, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriffs Communication Center received a call... read more →

Injured Climber Rescued from Second Flatiron

October 21, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at approximately 5:33 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriffs Communication Center received a 911.... read more →

House a Total Loss From Fire East of Boulder

October 17, 2020 - On October 17, 2020 at approximately 5:45 PM, Boulder County Communications received a call of a plume of smoke... read more →

Suspect arrested out-of-state on warrant for Sex Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust

October 16, 2020 Suspect arrested out-of-state on warrant for Attempted Sex Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust - The.... read more →

Minor Fire at the base of Boulder Canyon

October 15, 2020 Small Fire at the base of Boulder Canyon - On October 15, 2020 at approximately 3:36pm, the Boulder County Communications Center... read more →

Deceased Adult Male Found on Switzerland Trail

October 13, 2020 Hiker Found Deceased Male on Switzerland Trail Hiking Trail Boulder County, Colo. - On October 13, 2020 at 1:47 p.m., deputies with the... read more →

Former sheriff’s sergeant arrested for using excessive force

October 13, 2020 The 13-year veteran assaulted an in-custody inmate with a Taser Boulder County, Colo. - Earlier today, former sheriff’s sergeant Christopher Mecca, 51, was... read more →

Hiker evacuated from Anne U White Trail

October 12, 2020 Hiker evacuated from Anne U. White Trail Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, October 12, 2020, at approximately 9:59 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Communications... read more →

Level 2 fire restrictions are now in effect for all areas of unincorporated Boulder County

October 12, 2020 Sheriff Joe Pelle has amended the Level 2 Fire Restrictions, effective immediately, Monday, Oct. 12, to include all areas of unincorporated Boulder County. The inclusion of eastern Boulder County is due to high fire danger caused by very low humidity levels and above normal daytime temperatures, with no significant relief in the forecast. read more →

Female hiker evacuated from Skunk Canyon Trail

October 11, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, October 9, 2020, at approximately 2:23 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call requesting assistance for a 42-year-old... read more →

Scrambler rescued from Second Flatiron

October 11, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, October 10, 2020 at approximately 8:14 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an 18-year-old Longmont man... read more →

Hiker with Chest Pains walks out on own accord

October 3, 2020 Hiker With Chest Pain Rescued Boulder County, Colo. - On October 3, 2020, at 11:14 A.M., the Boulder County Communications Center received a... read more →

Garage Fire Resulting in Minor Damage

October 1, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On October 10, 2020, at approximately 5:13 A.M, the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call for... read more →

Injured rock climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 27, 2020 Climber Fell Approximately 40 Feet Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday, September 27, 2020 at approximately 11:55 a.m., the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Structure fire in the 4500 block of Ute Highway

September 27, 2020 One person transported with minor injuries Boulder County, Colo. - On September 26, 2020 around 8:55 P.M., Boulder County Communications Center received... read more →

Suicidal male rescued off the Royal Arch Trail

September 26, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On September 25th at approximately 11:58 P.M. the Boulder County Communications Center received a call of a suicidal... read more →

Lauren Gotthelf v. Boulder County, et al.

September 24, 2020 Civil Action No. 19-cv-3102-WJM-KLM Boulder County, Colo. - A settlement was reached on Sept. 21, 2020, in Lauren Gotthelf's lawsuit against the Boulder... read more →

Injured Rock Climber Rescued from Bastille Crack in Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 20, 2020 Header Subheader Boulder County, Colo. - On September 20, 2020, Boulder County Communications received a report of an injured rock climber at Bastille... read more →

Emergency Crews Extinguish Basement Fire

September 17, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On September 16, 2020 at approximately 5:00 pm, Boulder County Communications received reports of visible smoke and flames... read more →

Stolen vehicle eludes multiple agencies

September 14, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On September 14, 2020, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office were monitoring traffic for speeding violations in the... read more →

Injured mountain bike rider on the Doudy Draw Trail

September 14, 2020 - On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at approximately 9:52 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an . A... read more →

Rescuers assist stranded hiker off First Flatiron at Chautauqua Park

September 11, 2020 Rescuers assist stranded hiker off the First Flatiron at Chautauqua Park Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, September 11, 2020, at approximately 2:08... read more →

Injured skier rescued from Skyscraper Glacier

September 7, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, September 7, 2020 at approximately 11:08 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured backcountry... read more →

Illegal Fireworks Start Small Wildland Fire

September 6, 2020 Small Wildland Fire Extinguished by Passing Motorists Boulder County, Colo. - On September 6, 2020 at approximately 9:00 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Unattended Death

September 5, 2020 Boulder County Sheriff's Office investigating an unattended death in Gordon Gulch Campground located near Nederland Boulder County, Colo. - On September 5, the... read more →

Unoccupied structure fire in Superior, Colorado

September 4, 2020 Single family home fire under investigation Boulder County, Colo. - On September 4, 2020, at about 1:48 a.m., a sheriff's deputy observed... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office investigating an unattended death on Bosque Court

September 1, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On August 29, the Boulder County Sheriff’s responded to a request for a welfare check to check on an... read more →

Hiker evacuated after injuring ankle at Chautauqua Park

August 28, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, August 28, 2020, at approximately 2:17 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 37-year-old female hiker... read more →

Hiker assisted off Mount Sanitas

August 28, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, August 28, 2020, at approximately 10:23 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call requesting assistance for a 54-year-old... read more →

Lightning Strike causes small fire in the 3400 Block of Sunshine Canyon

August 28, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On August 27, 2020 at approximately 5:00 P.M. a lightning strike started a small fire in the 3400stimated at 30 feet by 10 feet. There were no structures threatened and no injuries reported. ### /s/Sgt. David Salaman

Climber rescued from the First Flatiron at Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado

August 22, 2020 Climbers rescued from the First Flatiron at Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, August 21, 2020, at approximately... read more →

Hiker injured near Flagstaff Road

August 20, 2020 Hiker injured near Flagstaff Road Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, August 20, 2020, at approximately 12:53 p.m. the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Injured hiker rescued on Rainbow Lakes Trail

August 20, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 3:10 p.m., a Boulder County Parks and Open Space ranger was notified... read more →

Injured Climber rescued near NCAR in Boulder County, Colorado

August 19, 2020 28 year old male injured while climbing at Der Circle Rock, NCAR Boulder County, Colo. - On August 19, 2020, at... read more →

Boulder County Parks and Open Space equipment vandalized

August 19, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Aug. 19, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a deputy was requested to respond to the Imel Open Space property,... read more →

Injured hiker rescued on the Bluebell-Baird Trail

August 19, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at approximately 9:07 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured... read more →

Search and Recovery at Blue Lake

August 19, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, August 17, 2020 at approximately 8:51 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of... read more →

Structure fire on Apple Valley Road

August 19, 2020 The fire was likely caused by discarded paint rags Boulder County, Colo. - At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 18, the... read more →

Apartment deck fire in Superior, Colorado

August 19, 2020 Planter catches fire and is quickly extinguished Boulder County, Colo. - On August 18, 2020, at about 10:52 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Arson suspect sought after two small grass fires

August 18, 2020 Arson suspect sought after two small grass fires Boulder County, Colo. - This morning at approximately 2:15 a.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Injured hiker rescued at Mount Sanitas

August 14, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, August 14, 2020 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker at Mount... read more →

Grass fire on Mountain View Egg Farm Open Space property

August 12, 2020 Three firefighters sustained minor injuries Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center... read more →

Two hikers stranded overnight near Little Pawnee Peak

August 10, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - Yesterday, Aug. 8, we received a report of shouts for help near Little Pawnee Peak, just south of Blue... read more →

Grass Fire Extinguished Overnight on Nelson Road

August 10, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On August 10th, 2020 at 1am Boulder County Dispatch received a report of a small grass fire... read more →

Female hiker rescued from Diamond Lake

August 5, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at approximately 13:31, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a radio report regarding a 55-year-old female hiker... read more →

Hiker rescued from above Boulder Falls

August 2, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday, August 2, 2020 at approximately 5:13 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a hiker who... read more →

Small fire near Button Rock Reservoir being monitored overnight

August 2, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On August 1, 2020 at approximately 8:50 PM the Sheriff's Office was made aware of a possible fire... read more →

Male rescued following tractor crash outside of Nederland

August 1, 2020 Non-life-threatening injuries sustained after rolling down 50-foot embankment Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, August 1, 2020 at approximately 12:24 p.m., Boulder... read more →

Two hikers rescued in Boulder County

August 1, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, July 31, 2020, Boulder County rescue teams were called to assist injured hikers in two separate incidents... read more →

Deceased male found near Buckingham Campground

July 30, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - At 4:22 p.m. on July 29, we were notified by park visitors in the area of Buckingham Campground, near... read more →

14 year old male injured while mountain biking on the Nelson Loop Trail

July 29, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On July 29, 2020 at approximately 4:25 PM, Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call about a... read more →

Hiker Assaulted on Walker Loop Trail

July 28, 2020 , suspect not yet identified Boulder County, Colo. - On the afternoon hours of July 28, 2020, an adult female reported that she... read more →

Injured teen rescued after mountain bike accident

July 28, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at approximately 2:18 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured mountain bike rider... read more →

Injured hiker rescued at Chatauqua Park in Boulder County

July 24, 2020 Injured hiker rescued from Chautauqua Park in Boulder COunty Female hiker rescued from Royal Arch Trail Boulder County, Colo. - On Friday, July... read more →

Small grass fire in the 30,000 block of Boulder Canyon Drive

July 24, 2020 Passers-by extinguish grass fire prior to first responder's arrival Boulder County, Colo. - On July 23, 2020, at about 9:40 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Small grass fire contained to 1/2 acre near the 7700 block of Hygiene Rd

July 23, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On July 22, 2020 at approximately 6:30 P.M. the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call of... read more →

Mountain biker rescued from the Button Rock Trail after getting separated from his riding partner

July 23, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On July 22, 2020 at approximately 6:35 PM the Boulder County Communications Center received a transferred 911 cal... read more →

Rescue on Flagstaff Mountain

July 23, 2020 Male assisted after a fall near the Ampitheater Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, July 23, 2020 at approximately 7:58 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Male party dies at Gross Reservoir

July 23, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On July 23, 2020 at approximately 12:27 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a male party... read more →

57 year old woman flown to Denver area hospital after falling approximately 300 feet

July 18, 2020 Rescue efforts take over 5 hours Boulder County, Colo - On Saturday, July 18th, 2020, at approximately 2:04 p.m., the... read more →

Injured hiker evacuated from the East Ridge Trail

July 18, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, July 18, 2020 at approximately 10:43 a.m. the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a hiker... read more →

Couple rescued after becoming benighted near Jasper Lake

July 15, 2020 - On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at approximately 7:33 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a couple hiking in... read more →

Hiker from Greeley evacuated from Long Lake

July 13, 2020 - On Monday, July 13, 2020, at approximately 11:49 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a hiker feeling ill... read more →

Fire crews quickly suppress overnight wildfire on Flagstaff

July 12, 2020 The cause of the fire is still under investigation but is suspected to be human-caused Boulder, Colo. - At 12:20... read more →

1/4 acre fire in Boulder County, Colorado

July 11, 2020 Grass fire believed to be caused by fireworks - On July 10, 2020, at about 11:57 p.m., members of the... read more →

Forecast for hot temperatures and low humidity has increased fire danger

July 10, 2020 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 2 Fire Restrictions, effective at noon on Friday, July 10, for western Boulder County. The increased fire restrictions are being implemented due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture and the forecast for hot temperatures. read more →

Forecast for hot temperatures and low humidity has increased fire danger

July 10, 2020 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 2 Fire Restrictions, effective at noon on Friday, July 10, for western Boulder County. The increased fire restrictions are being implemented due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture and the forecast for hot temperatures. read more →

Structure fire in the 600 block of Quartz Way

July 3, 2020 - On July 2, 2020 around 4:42 P.M. the Boulder County Communication Center received 911 calls of smoke in... read more →

Missing person search conducted near Peaceful Valley Campground

June 30, 2020 29-year-old male later located at a nearby residence - On Sunday evening, June 28, a camp host at the... read more →

Inmate at the Boulder County Jail charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

June 29, 2020 - Boulder County Sheriff’s Office detectives were called to the Boulder County Jail, located at 3200 Airport Road, Boulder, on... read more →

Mountain biker injured in crash in Lefthand Canyon

June 27, 2020 - On Saturday, June 27, 2020 at approximately 3:18 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a mountain bike rider... read more →

Female suffers medical issue on Fourth of July Trail

June 27, 2020 - On Saturday, June 27, 2020 at approximately 11:36 a.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a City of Boulder... read more →

Teenager rescued from First Flatiron after rain storm

June 27, 2020 - On Friday, June 26, 2020, at approximately 7:12 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a 17-year-old male who... read more →

Hiker dies after sustaining life-threatening injuries from fall near South Boulder Peak

June 25, 2020 - On June 24, shortly after 7:00 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of two hikers who were... read more →

Reminders about the use of fireworks

June 24, 2020 - As we approach the 4th of July holiday, we wanted to remind residents and visitors about fireworks safety as... read more →

St. Vrain Creek Water Rescue

June 18, 2020 - On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 11:48 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a person stranded on... read more →

Plan ahead before heading to the great outdoors

June 16, 2020 - People are out recreating in record numbers around Boulder County. This has resulted in an increased number of search... read more →

Broomfield family spends night out near summit of Meadow Mountain

June 14, 2020 - On Saturday, June 10, 2020 at approximately 8:26 p.m. the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family... read more →

Paraglider crashes into residence in eastern Boulder County

June 13, 2020 68-year-old paraglider sustains non-life-threatening injuries - On Saturday, June 13, 2020 at approximately 8:45 a.m. the Boulder County Communications Center... read more →

Injured hiker evacuated from the Anne U. White Trail

June 12, 2020 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a call shortly before 1:00 p.m. today regarding an injured hiker on the... read more →

Hiker assisted overnight after being unable to safely navigate back to the trail head

June 12, 2020 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a phone call on June 11, from a concerned friend who reported that... read more →

Hiker injured in fall on trail Eldorado Canyon Trail

June 12, 2020 Hiker injured in fall on Eldorado Canyon Trail Boulder County, Colo. - On Thursday, June 11, 2020 at approximately 3:26 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received... read more →

Fallen climber rescued near Mt. Neva

June 11, 2020 - Shortly after 8:00 a.m. this morning, the Boulder County Communications Center received notification from a family member that an... read more →

Injured hiker rescued off on Mount Sanitas Trail

June 9, 2020 - Shortly after 9:00 a.m. this morning, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from a female hiker... read more →

Road rage felony menacing suspects sought

June 9, 2020 - On May 30, 2020 at approximately 2:00 p.m., three motorcyclists were observed passing northbound traffic near the 38-mile-marker on... read more →

Climber injures ankle bouldering on Flagstaff Mountain

June 7, 2020 - On Sunday, June 7, 2020 at approximately 12:17 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a report via 911 of a... read more →

Lost dog rescued from North Saint Vrain Creek

June 6, 2020 Mowgly, a yellow lab, had been missing since Tuesday Lyons, Colo. - Yesterday afternoon, just after 7:00 p.m., three swift water... read more →

Dog is evacuated off the Royal Arch Trail due to heat exhaustion

June 6, 2020 - On Friday, June 5, 2020 at approximately 4:21 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 100-pound dog with heat... read more →

Structure fire in the 7500 block of Hygiene Road, Boulder County, Colorado

June 4, 2020 Unoccupied house sustained heavy fire damage - On June 4, 2020, at 6:03 p.m., an unoccupied house in the... read more →

Fire restrictions updated for unincorporated Boulder County

June 2, 2020 The change better aligns Boulder County with our partners at the USFS so that we have the same level of fire restrictions on their land as well as on land in unincorporated Boulder County. The main difference is the allowance of rec sport shooting. Camp fires are now also allowed in constructed, permanent fire pits or fire grates, within developed recreation sites on public land. read more →

Hiker suffers severe injuries in fall above Chautauqua Park

June 1, 2020 - On Monday, June 1, 2020 at approximately 8:40 a.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 22-year-old male who had... read more →

Search and rescue crews spend approximately six hours assisting a five family members

June 1, 2020 One family member was swept down North St. Vrain Creek, but was uninjured - At approximately 3:21 p.m. the Boulder... read more →

North Colorado Med Evac flies male to Denver hospital after climbing accident

May 28, 2020 34 year old male from Boulder falls 25 to 30 feet while climbing the Animal World rock formation -... read more →

14 year old female from Denver evacuated off Royal Arch Trail after experiencing medical problems

May 28, 2020 - On May 28, 2020 at approximately 1:25 in the afternoon the Boulder County Communications Center received a call... read more →

1970 rape and murder case of Betty Lee Jones has been solved

May 28, 2020 The suspect in the case died in 2019 - The 1970 case of the rape and murder of 23-year-old, mother... read more →

Overdue hiker rescued after sustaining injuries from fall on rock pile

May 26, 2020 - On May 25, 2020, Boulder County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding an overdue hiker in the 6000... read more →

Hiker injures knee on Royal Arch Trail

May 24, 2020 - On Sunday, May 24, 2020 at approximately 11:13 a.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 22-year-old female who had... read more →

Hiker dislocates shoulder off Saddle Rock Trail

May 23, 2020 Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, May 23, 2020, at approximately 11:52 a.m., the sheriff’s office was notified of a 22-year-old male who had... read more →

Paraglider injured in fall at Wonderland Lake

May 21, 2020 Paraglider rescued after falling 50-100 feet in northwest Boulder - On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m., the... read more →

Tactical rescue for two climbers at Castle Rock in Boulder Canyon

May 20, 2020 - On May 19, 2020 at approximately 9:40 p.m., Boulder County deputies responded to the area of "Castle Rock",... read more →

Woman rescued after getting leg stuck in rock crevice

May 5, 2020 - On Monday, May 4, 2020 at approximately 8:29 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office was notified of a woman who... read more →

Deputies pursue vehicle stolen during armed carjacking on Flagstaff

May 2, 2020 Suspects remain at large and last seen in the Greeley area - On Saturday, May 2, 2020 at approximately 3:30... read more →

Man heard yelling for help on the Mesa Trail rescued

May 1, 2020 Man heard yelling for help on the Mesa Trail The rescued party was a 27-year-old Boulder man previously reported missing Boulder,... read more →

Fall Sends Climber to Hospital

April 29, 2020 - On Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at approximately 3:56 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 24-year-old male who... read more →

Most Boulder County buildings to remain closed to the public through May 31

April 23, 2020 With limited exceptions, Boulder County buildings and facilities will remain closed to the public until June 1 in response to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ ‘Safer at Home’ guidelines. (Image: Downtown Boulder County Courthouse lit up in blue in support of healthcare workers #LightItBlue #HealthCareHeroes) read more →

Hiker injures ankle on Mallory Cave Trail

April 22, 2020 Boulder, Colo. - At approximately 12:16 p.m. today, the sheriff’s office was notified of a party who had fallen on the... read more →

Unoccupied structure fire in Boulder County, Colorado

April 18, 2020 Barn a total loss on City Of Boulder Open Space - On April 17th, 2020, at about 5:00 p.m.,... read more →

Elderly, At-risk male walks away from home in Superior, CO.

April 16, 2020 Elderly, At-risk male walks away from home in Superior, CO At-risk 85 year old male later located at an area hospital... read more →

Lost hiker at Brainard Lake

April 13, 2020 A 27-year-old Boulder man became lost after taking a wrong turn - On Sunday, April 12, at approximately 6:50 p.m.,... read more →

Short fall leads to minor injuries for hiker

April 11, 2020 A 23-year-old Longmont man fell approximately eight feet Boulder, Colo. - At approximately 2:13 p.m today, the sheriff’s office was notified... read more →

Climber Rescued From Chautauqua Park in Boulder

April 9, 2020 Climber Rescued from the 2nd Flatiron in Boulder - On Thursday, April 9th 2020 at approximately 4:26 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Boulder County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

April 8, 2020 The County Commissioners have enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions for western Boulder County. Restrictions apply to the unincorporated mountain areas of Boulder County and are being enacted while firefighting and law enforcement resources are limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more →

Fire Destroys Chicken Coop on North 67th in Boulder County

April 7, 2020 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a call at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon about a potential fire in the... read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 6

April 3, 2020 - Boulder County, City of Boulder, Layfette and Lyons will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10... read more →

Hiker rescued from the Mallory Cave Trail

March 26, 2020 Female - On March 26th at approximately 10:45 a.m., deputies and emergency personnel were called out to the Mallory Cave... read more →

Investigators seek tips in burglary investigation

March 26, 2020 Several items stolen from a storage unit were pawned in Longmont; witnesses sought to assist the investigation Longmont, Colo. - The... read more →

Climbers Rescued from Top of Redgarden Wall in Eldorado Canyon State Park

March 23, 2020 Climbers Rescued from Top of Redgarden Wall Boulder County, Colo. - On Sunday, March 22, 2020 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was... read more →

Hiker rescued from West Ridge Trail on Green Mountain

March 21, 2020 - On Saturday, March 21, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the sheriff’s office was notified of a hiker who had injured her... read more →

Apartment Fire on Williams Fork Trail

March 19, 2020 Apartment fire, 5100 block of Williams Fork Trail - On March 19th at approximately 5:12 am, Boulder County Dispatch... read more →

Boulder County declares local disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

March 14, 2020 “Just as we did in the 2013 Flood, we are looking for all available resources to help us address the growing community needs in Boulder County around this global health crisis,” said County Commissioners Chair, Deb Gardner. “Our teams of dedicated staff and public officials are working around the clock to meet our local needs for assistance and ensure that the concerns of our residents are being fully addressed." read more →

Brief pursuit results in vehicle crash

March 12, 2020 A stolen Volvo eluding a deputy crashes into another vehicle south of Longmont Niwot, Colo. - On March 12, just... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office seeking volunteer Victim Impact Facilitators

March 10, 2020 Help inmates learn to recognize the impact of their behavior on others - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is currently... read more →

Injured Hiker rescued at Brainard Lake

March 9, 2020 Injured Hiker rescued from Brainard Lake - On March 8, 2020 at approximately 7:57 p.m, Boulder County Sheriff's Office communications center... read more →

Deceased Male off of Flagstaff

March 9, 2020 Deceased Male Found off Flagstaff Road - On the afternoon of March 8th, 2020 a hiker discovered a Road near play is suspected. The incident is documented on Sheriff's Office Case #20-1273 Sergeant Sanderson, #525

Deceased male found in the Gregory Canyon area

March 5, 2020 - On March 4, just after 7:00 p.m., the City of Boulder Communications Center received a phone call regarding a... read more →

37-year-old skier dies after colliding with a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort

March 5, 2020 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a phone call shortly before 12:00 p.m. today regarding a skier who collided... read more →

59 year old male rescued from South Mesa Trail

February 27, 2020 - On February 27, 2020, at approximately 12:48 PM, a 59 year old male was out running on the... read more →

Back Country Skier Rescued At Meadow Mountain Trail in Boulder County

February 23, 2020 - On Sunday, February 23, 2020 about 1:22 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about an... read more →

51-year-old male arrested outside of Niwot High School

February 21, 2020 - On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., a male identified as 51-year-old Erik Hecht-Nielson went to Niwot... read more →

Structure Fire

February 4, 2020 20-627 - On February 3, 2020 at approximately 8:46 PM, a resident in the 11700 block of Quail Road called... read more →

Arrest warrant was issued for Michael David Aisner

February 3, 2020 Arrest warrant issued for Michael David Aisner - Last year, on August 12, 2019, Michael David Aisner, date of birth 08/20/49,... read more →

Man found dead in South St. Vrain Canyon after a brief search

January 22, 2020 The body of a missing 28-year-old Longmont man was found early this morning; no foul play is suspected Lyons, Colo.... read more →

Residential structure fire in the 7,000 block of Park Circle

January 7, 2020 One resident sustained minor injuries - Today at 8:22 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call... read more →

Hiker Rescued from Lion’s Lair Trail

January 2, 2020 - On Thursday, January 2, 2020, at approximately 11:26 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a hiker who had injured... read more →

Motor Vehicle Crash

December 17, 2019 Vehicle Crashes into James Creek - On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Female found deceased near Gross Reservoir in Boulder County

December 9, 2019 Missing Louisville woman found deceased - Early this morning, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Denver... read more →

Male found deceased in car by deputy at Peak to Peak Highway near Gold Hill Road

December 8, 2019 - On Saturday, December 7, 2019 at approximately 2:00 p.m., a patrol deputy with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was... read more →

Boulder County Communications Center updates phone system

November 19, 2019 Phone tree added to non-emergency line to help direct callers - The Boulder County Communications Center (dispatch) has updated the.... read more →

Male found deceased near southwest Boulder climbing area

November 16, 2019 Hikers find deceased male west of NCAR Mesa Laboratory - On Saturday, November 16 at around 8:07 a.m., the Boulder... read more →

Fire damages home in Boulder County

November 16, 2019 No injuries reported in fire that damaged a Boulder home - On Saturday, November 16 at around 10:16 a.m., the... read more →

Deceased Male Found Inside a Vehicle

November 12, 2019 A 37 Year-old Male Was Found Deceased Inside of His Vehicle in Niwot - On November 12, 2019 at... read more →

Deceased male found outside a vehicle on the Peak to Peak Highway

November 12, 2019 - At approximately 7:22 a.m. this morning, the Boulder County Communications Center received a phone call via OnStar reporting an.... read more →

Trailer fire in the 7400 Blk. of Valmont Road, One Deceased

November 3, 2019 Trailer Fire in Unincorporated Boulder County - The Boulder County Communications Center received a call at 10:09 a.m. this morning about... read more →

Body located in the 9000 block of Ute Highway

November 1, 2019 A deceased male was found lying next to the road - At approximately 11:45 a.m. this morning, emergency personnel from... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 22, 2019 Drop off unwanted prescription medication at DEA drug collection events on Saturday - Boulder County residents can drop off... read more →

RTD bus driver flags down a deputy after a distubance

October 22, 2019 RTD bus driver flags down a deputy after a disturbance. No one was injured in an altercation that occured on an... read more →

Stranded climber rescued in Chautauqua Park, BoulkderCounty, CO

October 20, 2019 Stranded climber rescued in Chautauqua Park, Boulder County, CO 24 year old climber rescued from the first Flatiron - On October... read more →

Cherryvale disturbance

October 19, 2019 Thirty year-old male dies from suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound. - On October 19, 2019, at approximately 08:30 am,... read more →

Rescue on Mt. Sanitas Summit

October 19, 2019 Injured Runner on Mt. Sanitas Summit Rescued - On Friday 10-18-2019 at approximately 2:42 p.m. members of Boulder Mountain Fire... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office seeks potential victims

October 18, 2019 - In July of this year, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for the arrest of Michael David... read more →

Suspect in multi-county crime spree arrested

October 10, 2019 Several law enforcement agencies joined forces to investigate - Since the beginning of October 2019, detectives from the Boulder County... read more →

Deceased male found in unincorporated Boulder County in Farmers Ditch

October 7, 2019 - Today, at 11:58 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a call regarding a body that was found... read more →

Wanted man rams sheriff’s vehicle in attempt to flee before being taken into custody

October 4, 2019 Wanted man rams sheriff's vehicle in attempt to flee before being taken into custody No one was injured in the altercation... read more →

Climbers stuck in Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 30, 2019 Stuck Climbers in Eldorado Canyon State Park Climbers stuck on the Bastille Wall - On Spetember 29, 2019, at approximately 8:10... read more →

Man injured after car crash/vehicle fire in the 47000 block of Peak to Peak Hwy

September 29, 2019 Crash appears intentional after investigation - On September 28, 2019 at approximately 5:15 p.m. Boulder County Communications Center received a... read more →

Lost Hiker Located

September 28, 2019 Hiker deviates from the Royal Arch Trail was located walked out - On Friday, September 27, 2019 at approximately... read more →

Ten year old boy dies in UTV accident

September 26, 2019 Ten year old dies while riding in a UTV with other children - On September 26th at approximately 4:42... read more →

Vehicle Crash on Flagstaff Rd.

September 26, 2019 Driver goes off Flagstaff Road and down a steep embankment - The Boulder County Communications Center received a 911... read more →

Mountain biker falls on High Plains trail

September 26, 2019 Male in his mid-50's injured while biking - On September 25, 2019 at about 5:55 p.m., Boulder County Communications... read more →

Outbuilding caught on fire in the 13,000 block of N. 115th St. in unincorporated Boulder County

September 16, 2019 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a call shortly before 3:00 p.m. this afternoon about smoke in the 13,000... read more →

Unattended death in Boulder County

September 15, 2019 - On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at approximately 11:10 a.m. a resident in the 2700 block of Lee Hill Drive... read more →

Male Arrested After Physical Altercation with Deputies

September 15, 2019 27 Year-old Male Arrested After Domestic Violence Stalking Complaint and Physical Altercation - On September 14th, 2019 at approximately... read more →

Stuck Climbers in Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 15, 2019 Climbers stuck on the Red Garden Wall - On Saturday, September 14, 2019, about 10:55 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Inmate tests positive for hepatitis A in the jail

September 14, 2019 ; Public Health seeks inmates released since August 20 The inmate has been in-custody since mid-August Boulder, Colo. - On Friday,... read more →

Injured Climber on the 2nd Flatiron

September 13, 2019 Man with prosthetic leg injured while scrambling near the 2nd Flatiron - On Friday, September 13, 2019, about 4:10 p.m.,... read more →

Level 1 fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

September 11, 2019 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased the fire danger - Today, just before 3 p.m., Sheriff Joe Pelle... read more →

18-year-old male arrested after evening crime spree

September 7, 2019 Male arrested after threatening others with handgun and eluding deputies - On Friday, September 6 at approximately 6:15 p.m., deputies... read more →

Stuck Climbers at Eldorado Canyon State Park

September 3, 2019 Stranded climbers rescued from the Bastille - On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, about 8:00 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Injured party rescued west of Camp Dick Trailhead

September 3, 2019 - On Monday, September 2, 2019 at approximately 1:37 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a female who had injured... read more →

Female with dislocated knee rescued from Winiger Ridge overnight

September 2, 2019 - On Sunday, September 1, at approximately 9:08 p.m., the Sheriff's Communications Center received a 911 call that a... read more →

Boulder County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

August 28, 2019 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions for western Boulder County. The fire restrictions are being implemented due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture, and the forecast for hot temperatures. read more →

Climber dies in 60-foot fall in Boulder Canyon

August 24, 2019 50-year-old male fell from top of cliff after completing route - On Saturday, August 24, a person driving through the... read more →

Two scramblers rescued off of the Second Flatiron

August 23, 2019 - Shortly after 10:00 a.m. this morning, the Bolder County Communications Center received a 911 call about two people... read more →

Technical Rescue

August 22, 2019 Juvenile Rescued at Fourth of July Trail 16 year old female rescued after becoming ill - At approximately 02:15 am on... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy accepting applications

August 19, 2019 The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a 24-week citizens’ academy for area residents. Applications must be turned into the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office by Sept. 18, 2019. read more →

Two Climbers Rescued

August 17, 2019 Brothers rescued in Eldorado Canyon State Park Two brothers rescued after 60 foot fall - On Saturday, August 17, 2019... read more →

Fallen Climber in Eldorado CanyonState Park

August 14, 2019 Fallen Climber in Eldorado Canyon State Park Man Falls 20 Feet on the Red Garden Wall - On Wednesday, August 14,... read more →

Injured dog rescued

August 14, 2019 Dog rescued from Royal Arch Trail Dog fell down a talus slope while chasing a squirrel - At approximately 3:15 pm,... read more →

Party rescued from the Second Flatiron

August 12, 2019 Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, August 12, 2019 at approximately 11:27 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a male party was stuck on... read more →

Hiker injured on Gregory Canyon Trail

August 12, 2019 Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, August 12, 2019 at approximately 3:08 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an 82 year old female hiker... read more →

Injured Hiker on the Mt. Sanitas Ridge Trail

August 8, 2019 - On Thursday, August 8, 2019, about 9:25 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about an... read more →

Drowning

August 7, 2019 32000 Boulder Canyon - At approximately 6:00 pm on August 7, 2019, Boulder County Deputies responded to the 32000 block... read more →

Inmate appears to commit suicide at the Boulder County Jail

August 4, 2019 The 44-year-old inmate had been in-custody for drug and weapon charges Boulder, Colo. - Just before 3:00 p.m. this afternoon,... read more →

Felony Menacing Suspect Apprehended

August 4, 2019 - On Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 4:52 p.m., Deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office and Louisville Police Department responded to... read more →

Hiker Rescued on Royal Arch Trail

August 4, 2019 72 Year Old Male Injured While Hiking - On Sunday, August 4, 2019 at approximately 9:05 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

Detectives investigating a homicide in Fourmile Canyon

July 31, 2019 Deputies discover a body during a missing person investigation - Just before noon on July 30, deputies were called... read more →

Residential burglary in the 1900 block of East Coalton, Superior

July 29, 2019 Suspect injured in altercation with resident - This morning, shortly after 3:00 a.m., two residents in the 1900 block of... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office hosting National Night Out events on Tuesday, Aug. 6

July 29, 2019 Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to join... read more →

Cyclist critically injured in crash along Sunshine Canyon

July 27, 2019 Cause of crash believed to be from collision with a deer - On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at approximately... read more →

Arrest of two suspects for 67 felony charges

July 25, 2019 - Last summer, detectives from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and Boulder Police Department joined forces to investigate a... read more →

Injured Hiker near Betty Lake

July 25, 2019 - On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at approximately 11:50 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about... read more →

Injured Hiker on the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail

July 24, 2019 at Eldorado Canyon State Park - On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, about 1:00 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was... read more →

Unattended death off of Ranger Trail

July 23, 2019 - Shortly after midnight, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from a reporting party stating that they were... read more →

Water rescue after single vehicle accident

July 22, 2019 - On Monday July 22, 2019 shortly before 11:00 a.m., deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and several other... read more →

Injured hiker near Cal-Wood Education Center

July 16, 2019 Injured hiker near Cal-Wood Ranch, Jamestown, CO - On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, around 2:40 p.m., the Boulder County Communications... read more →

Injured Mountain Biker on the Benjamin Loop Trail

July 14, 2019 at Betasso Preserve - On Sunday, July 14, 2019, about 10:00 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of... read more →

Lightning strike kills Denver man, injures his wife

July 14, 2019 The couple was hiking the Bear Creek Trail on Flagstaff Mountain when they were unexpectedly struck by lightning Boulder, Colo.... read more →

Injured Hiker at Walker Ranch Open Space

July 13, 2019 - On Saturday, July 13, 2019, about 3:30 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an injured... read more →

Overdue Climbers from the First Flatiron

July 13, 2019 - On Friday, July 12, 2019, about 11:40 p.m., The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a group... read more →

64 year old male dies while hiking in Boulder County, Colorado

July 11, 2019 64 year old hiker dies while hiking near Lazy Z Road and Winiger Ridge Trail - On July 10th, 2019,... read more →

Man’s death near Mud Lake on the Peak to Peak Highway under investigation

July 8, 2019 Death investigation near Mud Lake on the Peak to Peak Highway Investigators determined the decedent is related to Frederick's weekend homicide... read more →

Tubing bans have been rescinded

July 8, 2019 Water flow rate has slowed to safer levels - Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle and Boulder Police Chief Greg Testa... read more →

Backpacker Rescued From Beaver Reservoir Area

July 4, 2019 -On Thursday, July 4, 2019 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Boy Scout in the... read more →

Tubing ban enacted for Boulder Creek

July 3, 2019 The tubing ban becomes effective at 4 p.m. today Boulder, Colo. - Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle and Boulder Police Chief... read more →

Climbing Fatality at Boulder Falls

June 29, 2019 Rock - On Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 6:25 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a... read more →

Injured Hiker at Red Deer Lake

June 29, 2019 Injured Hiker at Red Deer Lake - On Friday, June 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified... read more →

Technical rescue of two parties near the 27000 block of South St. Vrain Dr near Lyons Colorado

June 24, 2019 Two parties rescued near the 27000 block of South Saint Vrain Drive near Lyons Technical rescue of two parties that found... read more →

Tubing ban enacted for the Saint Vrain River

June 21, 2019 - Sheriff Joe Pelle, after consultation with the Town of Lyons and the Lyons Fire Protection District, has concluded that,... read more →

Minor damage done to a house after accident

June 21, 2019 19 year old male drives vehicle off the road and into a house - On June 21, 2019 around... read more →

24 year old male accidentally shoots himself in the foot going up Boulder Canyon

June 21, 2019 - On June 20, 2019 around 7:00 p.m., deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a local... read more →

Structure fire in Niwot

June 18, 2019 A backyard shed caught fire in a Niwot nieghborhood On June 18, 2019, at 3:35 a.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Human Remains Found

June 15, 2019 in the 5,000 block of Magnolia Rd. west of Boulder. - On June 15, 2019 at approximately 12:20 p.m., the... read more →

Climber Rescued From Fourth of July Area

June 11, 2019 Climber Rescued from the Fourth of July area - On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at approximately 7:28 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was... read more →

Male located walking down Boulder Canyon after extensive search

June 9, 2019 - On June 8, 2019 at approximately 3:00 pm the Boulder County Communication Center received a call of a possible... read more →

Climbers rescued from 1st Flatiron

June 8, 2019 Climbers were stuck due to slick conditions from surprise thunderstorm - On Friday, June 7, 2019 at approximately 2:50... read more →

Fallen Climber rescued from 29,000 Block of Boulder Canyon in Boulder, Colorado

June 4, 2019 Heading Subheading On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at approximately 2:06 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a report of... read more →

Suicidal male located after searching with drones

May 30, 2019 24 year old male from Oregon located safely - Boulder Police Department received a call from a concerned mother in... read more →

Apparent suicide at the Jail

May 27, 2019 Apparent suicide at the Boulder County Jail Jail inmate apparently committed suicide, ongoing investigation with Sheriff's Office Detectives and Boulder County... read more →

Hiker Rescued on First/Second Flatiron Trail

May 26, 2019 58 year old female injures ankle while hiking on trail - On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at approximately 11:00.... read more →

SWAT assist for the Town of Nederland

May 26, 2019 Town of Nederland resident arrested on multiple charges. Town of Nederland resident arrested on multiple charges after extended SWAT callout. ... read more →

Hiker rescued near Royal Arch Trail

May 25, 2019 Fallen hiker rescued from Royal Arch Trail 22-year-old male fell approximately 30 feet while climbing along Royal Arch Trail -... read more →

Man dies from fall near Allenspark

May 25, 2019 A 70-year-old man appeared to have slipped near the edge of a 25-foot cliff Allenspark, Colo. - On May 24,... read more →

Fallen climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park

May 19, 2019 Male climber deceased after sustaining injuries from a fall - On Saturday, May 18, at approximately 7:49 p.m., the... read more →

Fallen climber rescue in Eldorado Canyon State Park

May 17, 2019 - On Thursday, May 16, 2019, at approximately 7:46 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a report... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office announces recipient of scholarship

May 16, 2019 Boulder County Sheriff's Office announces recipient of scholarship Giovanni Hernandez wins CSOC scholarship - Sheriff Joe Pelle is pleased to announce... read more →

2 Dogs Rescued from Northern Water Supply Canal

May 15, 2019 - On May 15, 2019 at approximately 12:00 P.M. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Lyons Fire were dispatched... read more →

Missing party in the area of the Betasso Loop

May 15, 2019 - On May 14, 2019 at approximately 9:05 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Four Mile Fire Protection District, Sugarloaf Fire... read more →

Armed bank robbery at the Bank of the West in Superior

May 9, 2019 - The Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 1:50 p.m. this afternoon regarding an armed bank.... read more →

Rescue of an injured cyclist at Betasso Preserve Case #19-2370

April 28, 2019 Heading - On April 28, 2019 at approximately 12:50 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with Boulder County Parks... read more →

Lockdown at Arapaho Ridge High School and Campus

April 24, 2019 Arapaho Ridge High School and Campus placed on Lockdown Lockdown lifted, threat found to be unsubstantiated - At approximately 12:49 p.m. this... read more →

Injured Hiker at Rabbit Mountain

April 21, 2019 Heading - On April 21, 2019 at approximately 12:25 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office along with Hygiene Fire Department, American... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 27

April 18, 2019 Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. read more →

Public asked for assistance with cold case

April 18, 2019 Skeletal remains found near Gregory Canyon in 1993 - On Nov. 11, 1993, skeletal remains were found near Gregory Canyon... read more →

Fallen scrambler rescued off the second flatiron

April 16, 2019 - On April 16, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to 101 Bluebell Rd. on the report... read more →

Lyons man suffers injuries in recreational vehicle fire

April 14, 2019 The motor home appears to have caught fire during work on a heater Lyons, Colo. - On April 13, 2019, at... read more →

Structure fire on County Road 100

April 9, 2019 - The Boulder County Communication Center received the report of a structure fire today shortly after 6:00 A.M. off of... read more →

Detectives investigating man’s death at the Rabbit Mountain open space trailhead

April 8, 2019 Detectives investigating man's death at the Rabbit Mountain open space trailhead The body of a 27-year-old man was discovered in a... read more →

Update: Human remains found in Mud Lake Open Space near Nederland

April 8, 2019 Facial reconstruction completed, public asked for their assistance - On October 2, 2017, a hiker discovered partial human remains... read more →

Hiker injured at Mount Sanitas

April 7, 2019 56 year-old female sustains injuries while hiking at Mount Sanitas. - On Sunday, April 7, 2019 at approximately 2:29... read more →

Grass fire burns approximately 100 acres.

April 6, 2019 Grass Fire Burns Approximately 100 Acres Wind Causes farmer to lose control of a ditch burn near 107th/Oxford Rd. - On.... read more →

Fallen Climber

April 5, 2019 Rescue on the 1st Flatiron - On Friday, April 5, 2019, about 9:25 AM, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, along... read more →

Deceased female found at Brainard Lake Recreation Area

April 4, 2019 - Today, shortly before 10:00 A.M. the Boulder County Communications Center received a call reporting a deceased female off a... read more →

Suicide investigation at 7250 Flagstaff in Boulder County, CO

April 2, 2019 Suicide occurred at the Myers Gulch Trail Head On April 2nd, 2019, at about 7:30 p.m., members with the... read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 1

March 29, 2019 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m.... read more →

Paraglider Crash in Boulder County

March 26, 2019 32 -year-old male uninjured in paragliding crash - On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019, at approximately 3:01 p.m. the Boulder... read more →

Sexually violent predator on work release from the Boulder County Jail

March 26, 2019 Boulder, Colo. - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing information pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement agencies... read more →

Lost hikers assisted down the Royal Arch Trail in Chautauqua Park, Boulder County, Colorado

March 13, 2019 Two Two lost hikers and their dog were escorted uninjured from the Royal Arch Trail On March 12th,... read more →

Fallen Climber at Gregory Canyon

March 6, 2019 Early 20's male falls 20-30 feet Boulder County, Colo - On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, about 1:48 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

A 6-Year-Old Falls 40 Feet From Ski Lift

February 24, 2019 Girl Falls From a Ski Lift at Eldora Mountain Resort - On February 24th, 2019 at approximately 1:00 p.m.... read more →

SHIELD616 to present life-protecting tactical gear to Boulder County Sheriff’s Office deputies

February 19, 2019 - On Thursday, February 21, the non-profit organization SHIELD616 will present a total of 53 armor packages to deputies from... read more →

Grass Fire in Lyons extinguished before damaging any structures

February 13, 2019 Subheading Lyons, Colo. - At 7:10 p.m, deputies along with Lyons Fire Department and Hygiene Fire Department responded to a... read more →

Lyons man arrested for attempted murder

February 13, 2019 A 65-year-old Lyons man intentionally ran down another man on a sidewalk with his car Lyons, Colo. - At 8:30... read more →

Outbuilding Burns on Nebo Rd

February 7, 2019 Fire Destroys Outbuilding on Nebo Road One Person Treated for Minor Smoke Inhalation - On February 6th, 2019 at approximately 9:40pm.... read more →

Recreational Vehicle fire in the 10,000 block of Isabelle Road in Boulder County

February 4, 2019 Recreational Vehicle catches fire on Isabelle Road in Boulder County. Case number #19-682 - On February 4, 2019 at approximately1:19 p.m.... read more →

UPDATE: Deputies charged in the death of man found unconscious during transport

February 4, 2019 UPDATE: Deputies charged in the death of a 23-year-old man found unconscious during transport The veteran deputies have been charged with... read more →

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteers to serve as victim advocates

January 31, 2019 Victim advocates provide assistance to victims of crime, accidents, trauma and other critical events. Working as a victim advocate offers the opportunity to touch the lives of others by providing a valuable source of support to those who have had their lives altered by traumatic events. The deadline to apply is March 15. read more →

County Sheriffs of Colorado scholarship program open to Boulder County students

January 30, 2019 - The County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state sheriffs’ association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving... read more →

Injured Hiker Rescued from the Royal Arch Trail Chautauqua Park

January 26, 2019 - On January 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open... read more →

Injured hiker rescued on Dakota Ridge Trail in Boulder County, Colorado

January 22, 2019 Boulder County, Colorado On January 22, 2019 at approximately 12:59 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's Office along with Rocky Mountain... read more →

Juvenile suspect arrested for a series of crimes in the Town of Superior

January 17, 2019 - A juvenile suspect was arrested for a series of crimes that took place in August and September of 2018... read more →

Male Found Deceased in Pine Brook Hill Area West of Boulder

January 16, 2019 59-year-old male found deceased near his vehicle on High View Drive - On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 1:52pm,... read more →

Inmate flees from the Boulder County Jail while on a work crew

January 15, 2019 Inmate flees from the Boulder County Jail The inmate was quickly located, taken into custody and faces additional charges Boulder, Colo.... read more →

MEDIA ADVISORY: Presentation by SHIELD616 of donated armor packages to law enforcement

January 14, 2019 Presentation of donated armor packages to law enforcement agencies Four law enforcement agencies receiving donation - The media is invited to... read more →

Hiker injured on the Eldorado Hiking Trail in Boulder County, CO

January 13, 2019 23 year old female hiker taken to hospital with a leg injury On January 13th, 2019, members with... read more →

Structure Fire

January 6, 2019 Residential west of Lyons Stove pipe from wood burning stove probable cause of fire in single family home. - On January... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office seeking volunteer victim impact facilitators

January 4, 2019 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting volunteer Victim Impact Facilitators who want to make a difference and... read more →

Small fire damages roof of Niwot business

January 2, 2019 No injuries and only minor damage reported - On Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 2:33pm deputies from the Boulder... read more →

Inmate dies in the Boulder County Jail

December 29, 2018 A 69-year-old inmate died after suffering from an apparent medical issue Boulder, Colo. - At 5:30 p.m. this evening, a deputy.... read more →

Male party falls through ice at Gross Reservoir

December 29, 2018 50 year old male falls through ice and then attempts to evade rescue personnel - On December 29, 2018... read more →

Update: Victims of reckless driver sought

December 28, 2018 The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the driver - The driver of the yellow... read more →

Hiker Rescued After Having Foot Pinned by Boulder

December 28, 2018 Rescue on the Eldorado Canyon Trail - On Thursday, December 27, 2018, about 1:48 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office,... read more →

Rescue at the Mt. Sanitas Valley Trail

December 21, 2018 Hiker with injured leg rescued from trail - On Friday, December 21, 2018, at about 12:15pm, the Boulder County... read more →

Victims of reckless driver sought

December 20, 2018 - Today, just after 12:30 P.M. the Boulder County Communications Center received numerous phone calls from drivers reporting a yellow... read more →

Stolen vehicle recovered, two suspects arrested, third suspect still at large.

December 17, 2018 Stolen vehicle recovered, two suspects arrested, third suspect still at large - On December 17, 2018, at approximately 10:47 A.M., the... read more →

Boulder County Jail inmate transported to local hospital

December 11, 2018 Inmate given medical aid and transported to local hospital due to choking on food. - On December 10th at... read more →

Fallen Climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park

December 9, 2018 A Boulder man suffered a lower leg injury after falling 15 feet Eldorado Springs, Colo. - On December 9, 2018, at... read more →

Man shoots self in front of deputies

December 7, 2018 A suspected DUI driver shot himself as deputies tried to negotiate with him Lyons, Colo. - Just after 7:30 p.m. this.... read more →

Inmate in critical condition after jail suicide attempt

December 7, 2018 A 40-year-old Boulder man in-custody for attempted murder hanged himself in a maximum security module late Thursday night Boulder, Colo.... read more →

Sledding accident requires search and rescue evacuation

November 20, 2018 - Today at approximately 2:00 P.M., search and rescue personnel were dispatched to Chautauqua Park, just west of Blue Bell... read more →

Suspect charged with four counts of Attempted 1st Degree Assault on a Peace Officer

November 19, 2018 - On November 18, 2018, at approximately 10:45 A.M., deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office and personnel from the... read more →

Fallen Climber on Second Flatiron Rescued

November 16, 2018 23 Year Old Falls 50 Feet With Minor Injuires On Friday November 16, 2018 at approximately 6:20pm, the Boulder... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office holds annual awards ceremony

November 15, 2018 Sheriff's Office holds annual awards ceremony Sheriff's Office staff, volunteers, partner agency and community members honored - The Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Structure Fire

November 10, 2018 Fully involved house fire northwest of Boulder - On November 10, 2018 at 3:35 p.m., the Boulder Regional Communications Center... read more →

Threatening politically related literature put up at Dawson School

November 6, 2018 Dawson School student charged with menacing for threatening literature on school grounds 14 year old student charged with menacing - On November... read more →

Deputy suffers serious injury in jail assault

November 4, 2018 A medium security inmate attacked a deputy over laundry service causing serious head and facial injuries Boulder, Colo. - This morning.... read more →

Update: Search & Rescue Near 4th of July Trailhead

November 1, 2018 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, along with search and rescue teams, resumed searching for the missing hiker that was... read more →

Search & Rescue Near 4th of July Trailhead

October 30, 2018 - On October 30, 2018 a male and female were hiking in the area of Arapahoe Pass Trail and... read more →

Rescuer Assaulted on Flagstaff Mountain

October 27, 2018 Rescuer Assaulted on Flagstaff - On October 26th just before midnight Boulder County Dispatch received a call about a person requiring... read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 24, 2018 - Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, October 27 from 10... read more →

Simultaneous Rescues in Eldorado Canyon

October 21, 2018 State Park Fallen Climber Rescued and Lost Hikers Located - Boulder County Dispatch received a call of a stranded... read more →

Structure Fire in Northeastern Boulder County

October 20, 2018 Detached Two-Car Garage Destroyed in Fire - On Saturday, October 20, 2018 at approximately 8:14am, the Boulder County Communications Center... read more →

Skydiver found dead west of Longmont airport

October 19, 2018 The 23-year-old Golden man was found during a search after he failed to return home as planned Longmont, Colo. - Last... read more →

Teen critically injured in fall in Gregory Canyon

October 16, 2018 A 19-year-old CU student fell while scrambling on a rock formation near the amphitheater and suffered a severe head injury ... read more →

Teens rescued near Mitchell Lake

October 15, 2018 The teens set out for an overnight camping trip Saturday but failed to return as planned - Just after 6:15... read more →

CU Students Stuck on Flatiron While Climbing

October 13, 2018 Two CU Students Rescued After Getting Stuck Climbing - On Friday, October 12th, 2018 at approximately 6:00pm, the Boulder... read more →

Level 1 fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

October 9, 2018 Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased fire danger - On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, just before 12:00 p.m., Sheriff... read more →

UPDATE: Man found unconscious by transport deputies dies

October 7, 2018 The 23-year-old man died Saturday evening at a Denver hospital Boulder, Colo. - Late yesterday evening, the sheriff's office was... read more →

Injured mountain biker rescued from Hall Ranch

October 1, 2018 The 63-year-old Boulder man sustained non-life-threatening injuries Lyons, Colo. - Just before 2:00 p.m. today, rescue personnel from the Lyons... read more →

Marriage Proposal Leads to Rescue

September 30, 2018 Couple with altitude sickness rescued west of Nederland - Joshua Mason, 27, and his girlfriend, Katie Davis, 28, flew from... read more →

Public fingerprinting services discontinued at the Sheriff’s Office on October 1st

September 24, 2018 Public fingerprinting services discontinued at the Sheriff's Office on October 1st CBI's CABS Program was implemented on September 24, which expands... read more →

Death Investigation: Bummer’s Rock Trailhead

September 23, 2018 Unattended Death at Bummer's Rock Trailhead - On September 23, 2018 at approximately 6 am, a County Park Ranger reported an... read more →

Parachutist gets tangled in power lines east of Vance Brand Airport

September 20, 2018 The 29-year-old Illinois man was later transported to a local hospital with a probable back injury Longmont, Colo. - At 11:15... read more →

Fire inside a Superior home the result of an arson

September 20, 2018 Homeowners in the 3100 block of Castle Peak Avenue awoke to a fire inside the home Superior, Colo. - Just after... read more →

Man transported by deputies found unconscious

September 19, 2018 Intoxicated Deputies and medical personnel revived a 23-year-old New York man after finding him unconscious; he remains in critical condition... read more →

Residence fully engulfed in flames on Peak to Peak

September 17, 2018 Residence in the 47000 block of Peak to Peak Highway engulfed in flames - Today at approximately 3:28 hours, the... read more →

Grass fires along Diagonal between Boulder and Longmont

September 17, 2018 Train starts multiple grass fires along Diagonal Highway between Longmont and Boulder - On September 17th, 2018 at approximately 12:24 PM,... read more →

Two hikers and their dog rescued from Shoshoni Peak

September 16, 2018 Two hikers and their dog rescued from Shoshoni Peak in the Indian Peaks Wilderness area - On September 15, 2018, around 5:30... read more →

Vehicular Eluding Suspect Arrested

September 13, 2018 Driver eludes Boulder County Sheriff’s Office deputy, crashes vehicle into fence - Shortly before noon today, a Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Two lost hikers found near Button Rock Mountain

September 13, 2018 - The Boulder County Communication Center received a phone call shortly before 5:30 p.m. on September 12, from two hikers... read more →

34-year-old male rescued at Chautauqua Park

September 11, 2018 - Today at approximately, 12:50 P.M., the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from the Chautauqua Ranger Cottage about... read more →

Human Remains found near Lefthand Reservoir in the Brainard Lake Recreation Area

September 7, 2018 Two people find a human skull while hiking - On Monday, September 3 shortly after 1:00 p.m., the Boulder County... read more →

Fallen Climber on the 2nd Flatiron

September 5, 2018 - On September 5, 2018 at approximately 2:10 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue, American Medical Response... read more →

Woman found dead in Niwot

September 5, 2018 A 57-year-old Firestone woman was found deceased in her vehicle outside of a friend's home Niwot, Colo. - Just after 9:00... read more →

Male Found Deceased in Cabin Outside of Allenspark

August 31, 2018 50 year old male found deceased - On Friday September 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office... read more →

24 year old man air lifted after ATV accident in Boulder County, Colorado

August 26, 2018 24 year old man air lifted after ATV accident in Boulder County, CO. 24 year old man air lifted after ATV... read more →

Unattended Death Investigation

August 24, 2018 Female found deceased in her vehicle in the 600 block of County Road 103 - On Friday, August 24,... read more →

ATV Accident in Johnny Park

August 24, 2018 59 Year Old Male Injured While Riding ATV - On Friday, August 24, 2018 the Boulder County Regional Communications... read more →

Hikers lost over night found near Brainard Lake

August 22, 2018 Two - On Wednesday August 22, 2018 at approximately 8:08 a.m., the Boulder County Regional Dispatch Center received a 911... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy Accepting Applications

August 6, 2018 The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a 24-week citizens’ academy for area residents. Applications must be turned into the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office by Sept. 13, 2018. read more →

40 year old male injured while hiking on Hessie Trail

August 5, 2018 - This evening around 8:05 p.m. the Sheriff's Communication Center received a call of a 40 year old male that... read more →

Unattended death in Southern Boulder County

August 5, 2018 - On August 4, 2018, around 6:18 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call of a 46 year... read more →

Mailbox destroyed and small fire started due to explosive device

August 2, 2018 Suspected firework destroys mailbox and starts a small fire. - On July 31, 2018 around 8:15 p.m., the Sheriff's Communication Center... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Hosting National Night Out Events on Tuesday, Aug. 7

July 30, 2018 Free, family-friendly events will take place around the county on Tuesday, Aug. 7 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office invites... read more →

25 year old injured hiker rescued in Chautauqua Park, Boulder County

July 29, 2018 Hiker rescued on the Royal Arch Trail with an ankle injury On July 29th, 2018, the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Inmate dies days after attempting suicide at the Boulder County Jail

July 28, 2018 A 29-year-old Denver man had been in-custody on a warrant from Garfield County and for local trespass charges Boulder, Colo.... read more →

Injured Hiker Rescued West of Brainard Lake

July 26, 2018 Hiker sustained broken ankle; evacuated with aid of Air Ambulance - On Thursday, July 26, 2018 at approximately 11:12am,.... read more →

Level 1 Fire restrictions still in effect for western Boulder County

July 25, 2018 While we received some rainfall in Boulder County, and the moisture did help lower the fire danger, it was not enough to completely remove the fire danger, which is why we will continue to have fire restrictions in place. read more →

58 year old male sustains severe injuries after 400 foot fall while climbing in the area of Isabelle Glacier Lake

July 22, 2018 - This afternoon around 3:20 p.m., the Sheriff's Communication Center received a call of a 58 year old male that... read more →

Injured Hiker on Bear Canyon Trail

July 22, 2018 - On July 21, 2018 at approximately 8:50 p.m. The Sheriff's Communication Center received a call about a male that fell... read more →

Fallen Climber at Monkey Skull

July 19, 2018 30 Year Old Male Transported with Minor Injuries - On July 19th, 2018 members of Lyons Fire Rescue, Rocky Mountain... read more →

Altitude Sickness Leads to Midnight Rescue of Hiker

July 19, 2018 A hiker had to be rescued after getting sick at Buchanan Pass Trail - Early this morning at approximately... read more →

Suspect arrested for auto theft and multiple other charges

July 16, 2018 - At approximately 11:42 a.m. this morning, the Boulder County Communication Center received a 911 call from a woman stating... read more →

19 Year Old Female Injured While Hiking at Fourth of July Trail

July 16, 2018 - This afternoon around 2:00 p.m. , the Sheriff's Communications Center received a call about a 19 year old female... read more →

Male found decease by the First Flatiron on Boulder OSMP

July 12, 2018 Male found deceased near the First Flatiron - Just before 7:00 a.m. this morning, the Boulder County Communications Center received a... read more →

49 Year Old Male Injured in Hang Glider Crash

July 11, 2018 Male falls 200 feet in glider crash - Just after 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, the Sheriff's Communications Center received... read more →

73 year old Broomfield resident injured while hiking at Blue Lake Trail has to get carried out after getting injured

July 11, 2018 - This afternoon around 4:00 p.m., the Sheriff's Communications Center received a 911 call from the camp host at the... read more →

Boulder County enacting Level 2 Fire Restrictions

July 9, 2018 Anyone found in violation of the fire ban may be convicted of a class two petty offense, and may be subject to up to a $1,000 fine, in addition to any possible civil penalties. read more →

Unresponsive person found on the trail by hikers

July 8, 2018 62-year-old local man dies while hiking - This afternoon at 1:00 p.m., Boulder County Sheriff’s deputies, Allenspark Fire, and... read more →

Body found after vehicle fire is extinguished

July 8, 2018 The body is believed to be a 64-year-old Boulder man Boulder, Colo. - Just before 9:00 a.m. this morning, the... read more →

Structure Fire in 400 Block of Lake Shore Drive

July 8, 2018 - On July 7, 2018 at approximately 10:55 p.m. Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 phone call about a... read more →

31-year-old Denver man dies after fall at the base of Navajo Peak

July 7, 2018 The man and his girlfriend had been on a day hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area when he slipped,... read more →

Lightning strikes 19-year-old man camping in Ruby Gulch

July 7, 2018 The man was resuscitated on scene and later transported to a local hospital for treatment Nederland, Colo. - Just before 2:30.... read more →

Fallen Climber at the First Flatiron

July 4, 2018 - On Tuesday July 3, 2018 at approximately 7:07 pm, Boulder County Communications received a report of a fallen climber... read more →

Sexually violent predator on work release from the Boulder County Jail

June 29, 2018 - The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is releasing information pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to... read more →

Unattended death investigation in Allenspark

June 28, 2018 It was initially reported that a male party was found laying down by his pick up truck; no foul play is... read more →

Fallen Climber at Boulder Falls

June 26, 2018 - On Monday June 25, 2018 at approximately 8:11 pm, Boulder County Communications received a report of a fallen climber near... read more →

Fallen Climber North Shanahan Trail

June 24, 2018 - On Saturday June 23, 2018 at approximately 5:08 pm, Boulder County Communications received a report of a fallen climber... read more →

Fallen Climber Eldorado Canyon State Park

June 20, 2018 - On June 20, 2018 at approximately 6:15 pm, Boulder County Sheriff's Office Communication Center received a report of a... read more →

Suspicious death investigation in North Boulder results in arrest

June 19, 2018 Scott Jones, 47, was arrested and charged with murder Boulder, Colo. - On June 18, 2018, just before 8:00 p.m., deputies... read more →

Wildland Fire near the 15000 block of Moss Rock Court in Northern Boulder County

June 15, 2018 - On June 15, 2018 at approximately 4:41 p.m. the Boulder County Regional Communications Center received a 9-1-1 telephone call... read more →

Small Wildland Fire near trail on Betasso Preserve Property

June 13, 2018 Small Wildfire near trail on Betasso Preserve - On June 13, 2018 at approximately 6:43 p.m., a Boulder County Parks and... read more →

Boulder County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

June 12, 2018 Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions for western Boulder County. The fire restrictions are in place due to increasing fire danger, lack of moisture, and forecasts for hot temperatures. read more →

Structure Fire in the 7500 Block of N. 67th Street

June 11, 2018 No animals were harmed after barn receives significant structural damage from fire - On June 10, 2018 shortly after 9:00... read more →

Water Rescue in Boulder Canyon

June 10, 2018 Denver man rescued after tubing down Boulder Creek - Just after 7:35 p.m., Boulder County Communications Center received a 911... read more →

Man found dead near the Mallory Cave Trail

June 10, 2018 The initial investigation suggests the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound; no foul play is suspected - Just... read more →

Storage Facility Butane Explosion

June 1, 2018 Storage Facility Butane Fire One Male Burned During Fire - BOULDER COUNTY SHERIFF- On Friday, June 1st, 2018 at approximately... read more →

Male found deceased in South St. Vrain Creek

May 31, 2018 - At approximately 10:14 a.m. today, the Boulder County Communications Center received a report from a passerby of a body... read more →

Hiker rescued in Dream Canyon, Boulder County, Colorado

May 28, 2018 Hiker with knee injury rescued On May 28th, 2018, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Boulder County Emergency Services, Rocky... read more →

Boulder man found dead near Marshall Lake

May 27, 2018 The initial investigation suggests the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound; no foul play is suspected Superior, Colo. -... read more →

Boulder County is working to become the first in Colorado to pilot a mental health program in the criminal justice system

May 24, 2018 - District Attorney, Michael Dougherty, Boulder County Sheriff, Joe Pelle, and the Boulder Public Defender’s Office are leading an effort to... read more →

Structure Fire

May 22, 2018 in 100 Block of Goatbarn Ln - On May 21, 2018 at approximately 10:21 p.m. the Boulder County Regional... read more →

Climbers Rescued from 1st Flatiron

May 18, 2018 Two climbers stuck on the 1st Flatiron - Rescue in progress. - On May 17, 2018, around 7:45 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Rescue in progress on 1st Flatiron

May 17, 2018 Two climbers stuck on the 1st Flatiron - Rescue in progress. - On May 17, 2018, around 7:45 pm, the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Injured hiker rescued near NCAR

May 17, 2018 A 54-year-old Denver woman was rescued from the Front Porch rock formation after sustaining injuries from a fall Boulder, Colo. -... read more →

Armed robbery and carjacking in Erie and unincorporated Boulder County

May 11, 2018 - Erie Police Department responded today at 10:01 a.m. to Starbucks, in the 3300 block of Arapahoe Road, on report... read more →

Structure Fire at Cabin in Allenspark

May 11, 2018 Residents uninjured in overnight fire at mountain cabin - Just after 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018, the Boulder... read more →

29-year-old male dies while working at Heil Valley

May 10, 2018 Ranch open space - At approximately 11:06 A.M. today, the Boulder County Communications Center received a call reporting that a... read more →

Fallen Hiker on 2nd Flatiron

May 8, 2018 - On May 8, 2018 at approximately 6:50 pm, Boulder County Sheriff’s communications received a report of a fallen climber on... read more →

61-year-old female rescued at Chautauqua Park

May 4, 2018 - Today at approximately, 1:03 P.M. the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call about a female needing medical... read more →

Early morning vehicle fire east of Boulder

April 30, 2018 A cargo truck containing used cooking oil caught fire; the cause of the fire is unknown Boulder, Colo. - Just... read more →

Structure Fire

April 29, 2018 in Orange Orchard Residential home sustains substantial damage from fire - On April 29, 2018 at approximately 3 p.m., Sheriff's... read more →

Grass Fire

April 29, 2018 Agricultural burn spreads to Open Space - On April 29, 2018 at approximately 9:10 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office... read more →

Unattended death at Bell Flatirons apartment complex

April 23, 2018 Elderly male found deceased in his apartment no foul play suspected -On April 22, 2018 at approximately 7:50 pm, Boulder County... read more →

69-year-old male rescued in Eldorado Canyon State Park

April 16, 2018 - At 12:13 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a call from an Eldorado Canyon State Park ranger stating... read more →

Unattended Death

April 14, 2018 Heading April 14, 2018 - On Saturday, April 14, 2018 at approximately 12:50 pm, a person snowshoeing in the... read more →

Wildland Fire

April 14, 2018 Heading April 14, 2018 - On April 14, 2018 at approximately 10:17am, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was advised... read more →

Sanitas Ridge Trail Rescue

April 13, 2018 Man Falls And Has To Be Rescued On Trail - On Thursday, April 12, at approximately 7:13 p.m., the... read more →

Unattended Death in the 4500 Block of Starboard Court.

April 11, 2018 -On April 10, 2018 at approximately 7:06 p.m., Boulder County Deputies along with members of the Boulder Rural Fire... read more →

Rescue on the Bluebell-Baird Trail

April 10, 2018 - On Tuesday, April 10, at approximately 10:49 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, along with personnel from Boulder Fire-Rescue,... read more →

Male found deceased near Switzerland Trail in unincorporated Boulder County

April 10, 2018 - On April 9, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report that hikers... read more →

Haystack Fire: 10300 Ute Highway

April 8, 2018 Grass Fire at Lifebridge Christian Church A haystack and 1/2 acre of prairie were accidently set afire. - On Sunday, April... read more →

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 2

April 2, 2018 - Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10... read more →

Structure Fire 7200 Block of Valtec Court

March 29, 2018 - On Thursday, March 29, 2018 at approximately 4:19 pm, Boulder County Communication received a 9-1-1 call reference a structure fire... read more →

Fraudulent activity attempted on a Boulder County Sheriff’s Office social media site

March 28, 2018 - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the social media site Nextdoor.com that a person(s) had contacted them... read more →

Unattended Death 4800 Block North 26th Street

March 28, 2018 - On March 27, 2018 at about 5:44 pm, Boulder Police Department was dispatched to the area of 1700... read more →

Injured hiker rescued from the Royal Arch Trail near the Third Flatiron

March 25, 2018 A 28-year-old man suffered a knee injury while hiking and was evacuated by wheeled litter Boulder, Colo. - At approximately... read more →

UPDATE: Horse accident on the lower Walker Ranch Loop Trail

March 25, 2018 UPDATE: Horse rescue on the lower Walker Ranch Loop Trail The horse was unable to be saved and was euthanized late... read more →

Horse trapping in rocks on Walker Ranch Loop Trail at the Cliffs

March 24, 2018 Horse Trapped in Rocks on Walker Ranch Loop Trail - Rescue in Progress - On March 24, 2018, around 5:24 p.m., Boulder... read more →

Death investigation near the Boulder Flatirons

March 22, 2018 A 61-year-old Boulder man was found unconscious near the Mesa Trail and was unable to be revived Boulder, Colo. - At... read more →

Joint Statement on Law Enforcement Contract with the Town of Nederland

March 21, 2018 The Sheriff's Office will provide nighttime policing service from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., seven days a week Nederland, Colo.... read more →

Structure Fire 100 Block Sky Trail

March 20, 2018 - On Sunday, April 18, 2018 at approximately 5:21 pm, Boulder County Sheriff’s deputies, American Medical Response, Boulder Emergency... read more →

Hiker Injured After 60-80ft Fall on “The Goat Trail”

March 17, 2018 Hiker Injured After 60-80ft Fall on "The Goat Trail" 59-year-old female taken to BCH with severe injuries - On Saturday, March... read more →

Niwot High School students investigated for threats against the school

March 16, 2018 Arrest warrants issued for two 16-year-old students today Niwot, Colo. - On February 16, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a... read more →

Update on the investigation into the Gregory Fire near the Boulder Flatirons

March 15, 2018 Investigators concluded the fire was human-caused Boulder, Colo. - Investigators spent today continuing their investigation into the cause and origin... read more →

Arrest of two people from stolen vehicle located in a field

March 14, 2018 Two people arrested after lengthy search - On march 14th at approximately 1120 hours, a deputy with the Boulder County Sheriff’s.... read more →

Wildland Fire on County Open Space

March 11, 2018 - On March 11, 2018 at approximately 3:20 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office received a report of smoke and... read more →

Wildland Fire near 63rd Street/Monarch Road in Boulder County, Colorado

February 18, 2018 10 acre wildland fire near 63rd/Monarch Rd. On February 18th, 2018, at about 12:20 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's... read more →

Residential Structure Fire on Isabelle Road

February 8, 2018 Fire contained to several rooms on the second floor of the single-family residence - On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at... read more →

UPDATE: Human remains found in Mud Lake Open Space near Nederland

February 6, 2018 - Investigators from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Boulder County Coroner’s Office have received the results of an anthropological... read more →

Residential Structure Fire in Niwot

January 18, 2018 Fire contained to attached garage of single-family residence - On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 9:24pm, Boulder County Communications... read more →

Death investigation on the Woods Quarry Trail near the Boulder Flatirons

January 16, 2018 A hiker located a man's body on the trail early this morning; foul play is not suspected Boulder, Colo. - This morning,... read more →

Structure Fire

January 15, 2018 damages home Homeowner and five dogs escape unharmed - On 15 January 2018 at approximately 8:09 p.m. the Boulder... read more →

UPDATE No. 1: Overnight structure fire claims the life of a Gunbarrel woman

January 13, 2018 UPDATE No.1: The fire department has ruled the fire originated in the deceased woman's condo, but the cause of the... read more →

Overnight structure fire claims the life of a Gunbarrel woman

January 13, 2018 A 57-year-old woman dies as a result of a fire at a condominium complex involving at least two units - Just... read more →

Unattended death in Superior

January 12, 2018 A 31-year-old female was found unresponsive after possibly huffing from a can of compressed air. Superior, Colo. - This morning, just... read more →

Death Investigation 5000 Sunshine Canyon

January 11, 2018 19-year-old Found Deceased - On Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at approximately 0858 am, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance with a missing person case

January 2, 2018 Robert Racansky has not been seen since November 26 and his credit card was used fraudulently on December 18 ... read more →

Unattended Death 5505 Valmont Road

January 1, 2018 - On Sunday, December 31, 2017, at approximately 7:19 pm, deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, members of... read more →

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office arrests man wanted for assault on Boulder Police Department officers

December 29, 2017 Boulder County Sheriff's Office arrests man wanted for assault on Boulder Police Department officers - On December 28, at approximately 6:50... read more →

Structure Fire Sugar Mill – Longmont

December 25, 2017 Structure Fire Sugar Mill - Longmont - On Monday at approximately 2:54 am, Boulder County Sheriff’s deputies, Longmont Fire and... read more →

Prairie Fire in Northern Boulder County Extinguished

December 20, 2017 Controlled burn blown out of control by gust of wind - On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at approximately 2:54pm, Boulder... read more →

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 →

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