Press Releases

June 4th Officer Involved Shooting Update

Jun 10, 2024 - 2:30pm

On June 4, 2024, at approximately 10:00 am, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call reporting an ongoing disturbance between several adults in the 4300 block of Chamberlin S, in unincorporated El Paso County.

MR 24-035

Conviction in Jail Fentanyl Distribution Case

Jun 3, 2024 - 1:10pm


On December 31, 2023, deputies received information of the potential presence of Fentanyl at the El Paso County Jail.  Deputies located and recovered the drugs before it could be ingested.  El Paso County Sheriff’s Office detectives responded and continued the investigation.

MR 24-033

Abrams Drive Shooting Investigation

May 29, 2024 - 2:05pm

At approximately 7:33 p.m., a 911 call came into the El Paso County regional communications center where the reporting party stated there had been shots fired in a residence in the 10000 block of Abrams Drive in Lorson Ranch.

MR 24-031

Cottonwood Drive Death Investigation

May 22, 2024 - 1:25pm

On May 16, 2024, at about 9:07 a.m., the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check request in the 500 block of Cottonwood Dr. in unincorporated El Paso County. Upon arrival, deputies located two deceased adults, one male and one female.

MR 24-028

Chantilly Place Shooting Investigation

May 20, 2024 - 4:10pm

On May 16, 2024, at 10:28 a.m., the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a shooting had occurred in the 6000 block of Chantilly Pl, in unincorporated El Paso County.  Multiple callers reported 6-10 shots fired in the area.

MR 24-027

Celebrating a Win for Law Enforcement Animals

Apr 17, 2024 - 4:03pm

Today, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ronnie Hancock and Sheriff Joseph Roybal joined law enforcement partners from across Colorado, House Majority Leader Duran, Representative Armagost, Senators Ginal and Gardner, and Governor Jared Polis, for the signing of House Bill 24-1074, Aggravate

MR 24-023

Former El Paso County Deputy Arrested

Apr 3, 2024 - 12:00pm

On April 2, 2024, 57-year-old Kevin Sypher was arrested after an in-depth investigation by members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division. 

He was booked into the Teller County Jail following his arrest and is charged with:

MR 24-019

Sheriff's Office Arrests Two Suspects for 2019 Murder

Mar 26, 2024 - 4:00pm

On September 17, 2019, at 09:25 PM, deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots fired in the 1900 block of Shawnee Drive in the Cimarron Hills area of unincorporated El Paso County.   When deputies arrived on scene, they located a deceased male lying

MR 24-017

Prolific Offender Sentenced for over 140 Counts

Mar 8, 2024 - 9:30am

Beginning in May of 2022, a series of residential and business burglaries were reported in unincorporated El Paso County and the City of Colorado Springs.  Items stolen during these burglaries included identification documents, heirloom quality goods, guns, electronics, and home items.

MR 24-016

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