1. Sheriff News
  1. 2021 Scholarship Recipients

    Sheriff Taylor Awards Scholarships to Two Outstanding High School Seniors

    May 12, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor awarded two high school seniors with a 2021 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship. Pueblo West's Brooklyn Phillips and Centennial's Richard Lane were awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Sheriff Taylor. Read on...
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    Deputies Arrest Man in Connection with Attempted Robbery in Pueblo West

    April 20, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with an attempted armed robbery of the Pueblo West Dairy Queen Monday afternoon. Read on...
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    Deputies Collecting Unwanted Prescription Drugs at Annual Take-Back Event

    April 19, 2021 - Have you been wanting to dispose of outdated or unwanted prescription drugs? Then the annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day hosted by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, April 24, is an event you won’t want to miss. Read on...
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    911 Professionals Celebrated During National Telecommunicators Week

    April 12, 2021 - They are the first to answer the emergency calls. They are the calm in critical moment and the reassuring voice during a crisis. They are the Heroes in the Headset or better known as Communication Officers. Read on...
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    K9s Assist Deputies in Locating Burglary Suspect

    April 6, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s K9 unit assisted deputies in quickly finding and apprehending a suspect late Monday night in the burglary of a business located just east of the City of Pueblo. Read on...
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    Off-Road Vehicle Enthusiasts Urged to Know Laws Before Riding

    April 5, 2021 - With a recent increase in complaints of individuals using off-road vehicles in prohibited areas, particularly in rural areas, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office urges drivers of off-highway vehicles to know the law before going on a ride. Read on...
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    FedEx Trailer Catches Fire on Interstate 25 South of Pueblo

    March 31, 2021 - Firefighters from several agencies, including the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, extinguished a fire that broke out in a FedEx trailer early this morning. The fire caused extensive damage to the trailer and packages inside of it. Read on...
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    Man Arrested After Breaking into Dennis Maes Judicial Building

    March 31, 2021 - A 41-year-old Pueblo man was arrested by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies after he broke into the Dennis Maes Judicial Building late Tuesday night and was found to have written on a hallway wall. Read on...
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    Unified Vaccination Program Taking Vaccines Out into Community

    March 29, 2021 – Pueblo County’s COVID-19 community vaccination program, organized by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office & Pueblo Department of Public Health, continues to administer vaccines & is expected to dispense hundreds this week. Read on...
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    Pueblo County Unified Clinic Winds Down at Pueblo Mall as State Opens Mass Vaccination Site at Stat

    March 17, 2021 - After months of planning and operating the Pueblo County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, the Pueblo Department of Public Health and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office will transition the vaccination clinic to the state on March 22. Read on...
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    Community Clinic Continues With Second Dose Vaccines This Week

    March 15, 2021 - Pueblo County remains on pace to get more people fully vaccinated as organizers of the Pueblo County community COVID-19 clinic at the Pueblo Mall expect to provide more than 3,000 second-dose vaccines this week. Read on...
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    More People Soon Eligible For Vaccine and Larger Vaccine Clinic Coming to Pueblo

    March 12, 2021- Planners of the Pueblo County COVID-19 vaccination clinic are preparing to vaccinate more of the population this month following the announcement by Gov. Jared Polis to open registration for individuals in Phase 1B.4 beginning March 19. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Volunteer Dive Team Jumps in to Help Colorado Parks and Wildlife

    March 11, 2021 - When Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials recently sought help in replacing underwater cables of the fishery boat house at Lake Pueblo, members of the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office volunteer dive team dove right in to help. Read on...
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    Sheriff Hiring for Seasonal Firefighter Positions

    March 8, 2021- Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for the position of seasonal firefighter crew lead and seasonal firefighter. The application deadline is March 21. To apply go to county.pueblo.org Read on...
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    Eligible Individuals Urged to Sign-Up for Vaccine Today

    March 8, 2021 - PUEBLO, CO – With more than 3,000 vaccines expected to be administered at the Pueblo County Unified COVID-19 Vaccination clinic this week, organizers are encouraging anyone who is eligible for the vaccine to sign up for it today. Read on...
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    Pueblo Opens Sign Up for Largest Phase of Vaccine Distribution To Date

    March 4, 2021 - Organizers of Pueblo’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic at the Pueblo Mall will begin the sign-up process Friday for what is expected to be the largest group of community members eligible for the vaccine to date. Read on...
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    Sheriff Urges Residents to Notify Authorities of Controlled Burns

    March 1, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor reminds residents living outside the city limits who plan to do a controlled burn to notify authorities before conducting the burn. Read on...
  18. HIRING DETENTION

    Sheriff's Office Hiring Detention Deputies

    February 26, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified candidates to establish an eligibility list for the position of Detention Deputy. All applications must be submitted online. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Sunday, March 21. Read on...
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    Pueblo Prepares for Next Phase of Vaccinations

    February 26, 2021- Planners of the Pueblo County COVID-19 vaccination clinic are moving forward with vaccinating more of the population in March, including individuals who fall under the newly created Phases 1B.3 and 1B.4 announced by Gov. Jared Polis. Read on...
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    Residents 65+ Urged to Register for COVID Vaccine Today

    February 22, 2021 - After administering more than 3,400 second-dose vaccines to residents over age 70 last week, Pueblo County community COVID-19 vaccination clinic planners are focusing on providing first doses to 3,000 residents over 65. Read on...
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    Pueblo COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Stays the Course over Weekend

    February 16, 2021- Pueblo County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic planners remained dedicated to their mission over the weekend, vaccinating more than 1,600 educators at clinics held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds Southwest Motors Events Center. Read on...
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    Suspicious 9-1-1 Call Leads to Deputies Finding Illegal Marijuana Grow Worth $300,000

    February 13, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies responding to an abandoned 9-1-1 call Saturday afternoon found an illegal marijuana grow operation worth an estimated $300,000 in a Pueblo West home. One man with ties to China was arrested. Read on...
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    Weekly Update: Pueblo’s Mass Vaccination Clinic

    February 8, 2021 - Pueblo County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic continued administering vaccine the first week of February, dispensing an additional 2,800 COVID-19 vaccines in just two days. Read on...
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    Governor Moves Pueblo to Level Blue on COVID Dial Effective Saturday

    February 5, 2021 - Pueblo County will move to the Level Blue on the new Dial 2.0 effective 9 a.m. Saturday. Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment and Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office are excited about the unexpected positive change. Read on...
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    Community Vaccine Clinic Begins Second Doses for 70+ Residents

    February 3, 2021 – The Pueblo County community COVID-19 vaccination clinic will take a short pause next week from giving first-dose vaccines, as it shifts to providing second doses for those due the booster. Second-dose clinics will be Feb. 8-11. Read on...
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    Residents 70+ Encouraged to Register for COVID Vaccine

    Feb. 1, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office & the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, along with first responder agencies and volunteers administered more than 8,600 COVID-19 vaccines to residents age 70-and-older in January. Read on...
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    Pueblo’s 70+ COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Moves into Week 3

    January 25, 2021 - Pueblo’s Unified COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic administered more than 1,300 first-dose vaccines and 600 second-dose vaccines last week. Clinic organizers coordinated nearly a full week of vaccination clinics to close out the month. Read on...
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    Two Arrested for Thefts at Legal Marijuana Businesses in Pueblo County

    January 21, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two Colorado Springs men Tuesday for theft of marijuana product valued at more than $269,000 from two legal marijuana operations in Pueblo County. Read on...
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    Pueblo Unified COVID Clinic Moves into Second Doses

    January 20, 2021 - The community’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will begin administering the second doses to Pueblo’s first responders and medical professionals on Saturday. Second dose clinics will be scheduled regularly. Read on...
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    Pueblo Waits for Additional Vaccine to Provide More COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Jan. 15, 2021-As the number of 70+ residents registered for COVID vaccine hit 66% and first responders/medical staff celebrated 1,000 doses given in a day, Pueblo Dept. of Public Health and Environment said the clinic will be closed until mid-next week. Read on...
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    COVID Vaccine Site Set to Administer Record 1,000 Vaccines on Thursday

    January 13, 2021 - Pueblo County has worked hard the past 72 hours to streamline the vaccination clinic. Today, Pueblo Department of Health and Environment confirmed the highest number of doses to date in Pueblo County will be available tomorrow. Read on...
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    Pueblo’s #70+ COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Rolls Smoothly into Day 2

    January 12, 2021 - What a difference a day makes! That was the clear to the workers, citizens, and emergency responders as Pueblo County rolled smoothly into 70+ Vaccination Clinic Day 2. Read on...
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    Deputies Arrest Three in Theft, Shots Fired Call at Marijuana Grow

    January 7, 2021- Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies quickly apprehended and arrested three people who burglarized a legal marijuana grow in east of Pueblo Wednesday morning. Read on...
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    Sheriff Taylor Announces Scholarship Program for High School Seniors

    January 8, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor announced today the County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving local high school senior. Read on...
  35. Investigation Update

    Overnight Investigation Reveals Little

    January 2, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Detectives worked into the early morning hours executing a search warrant at a home on Tenderfoot Lane in Pueblo West. The search yielded no improvised explosives devices (IED) or similar items. Read on...
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    Emergency Medical Personnel Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

    December 23, 2020 - Select first responders in Pueblo County began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine today as the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, working with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, continue to roll out the vaccine. Read on...
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    Sheriff Taylor Donates Life-Saving Equipment to Rural Fire Departments

    December 18, 2020 - In true holiday spirit, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor visited Pueblo’s rural fire departments Thursday delivering a “gift”. Each agency received the latest in portable medical technology, a LifePak 15 Monitor/Defibrillator. Read on...
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    Fire Restrictions Lifted for Pueblo County

    December 16, 2020 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor announced today that Pueblo County is no longer under fire restrictions. Effective immediately, Stage 1 fire restrictions have been lifted. Read on...
  39. Fatal Accident (1)

    Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death at St. Charles Mesa Area Home

    December 9, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found Monday night at a home on 27th Lane. Deputies went to the home in the 1600 block of 27th Ln on a welfare check of the 46-year-old resident. Read on...
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    Another Illegal Marijuana Grow Found at South Pueblo County Home

    November 19, 2020 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives arrested one man after finding an illegal marijuana grow today worth an estimated $216,000 at a home in south Pueblo County. Detectives seized more than 200 marijuana plants. Read on...
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    Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Field in Eastern Pueblo County

    November 17, 2020 - No one was injured after a single-engine plane made an emergency landing earlier today in a field in East Pueblo County. Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to the area of DOT Rd, north of United Rd on the emergency landing. Read on...
  42. SCAM ALERT

    Sheriff’s Office Warns of Traffic Citation Scam

    November 17, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of an online scam involving scammers seeking payment for traffic infractions. Residents reported receiving a message alerting them of an outstanding ticket on a traffic violation. Read on...
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    Man Arrested in Shooting Death at Pueblo County Campground

    November 12, 2020 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 30-year-old Texas man in connection with the shooting death of another man late Wednesday night at a campground north of Pueblo. Read on...
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    North Pueblo County Home Destroyed by Fire

    November 9, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office fire team, with mutual aid from Pueblo West Fire and Pueblo City Fire, responded to an early morning fire that a home in north Pueblo County. Two residents were able to safely evacuate the residence. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Outbreak at Pueblo County Jail

    November 3, 2020 - Public health officials have notified the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office that there is an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Pueblo County Jail. Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor was notified of the outbreak on Monday. Read on...
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    Tense Standoff at Colorado City Home Ends With Arrest

    October 24, 2020 - A 33-year-old man was arrested early this morning following a tense hours-long standoff with Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office SWAT members after they responded to his Colorado City home when it was reported he stabbed his girlfriend. Read on...
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    Second Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Found in Pueblo West Home

    October 23, 2020 - Alterations to a Pueblo West home’s electrical system tipped off Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday to an illegal marijuana grow at the home, also the site of a 2016 bust. Detectives seized 76 plants worth an estimated $76,000. Read on...
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    Narcotics Detectives Find Illegal Marijuana Grow in Rural Avondale

    October 9, 2020 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, acting on a tip from a citizen, discovered an illegal marijuana grow in rural Avondale this morning. One person was arrested and 36 marijuana plants worth an estimated $36,000 were seized. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Inducted into Special Olympics Hall of Fame

    October 8, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office was inducted into the Special Olympics Colorado Hall of Fame Wednesday during a virtual ceremony. PCSO was honored as the Law Enforcement Agency inductee into the 2020 Hall of Fame. Read on...
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    Two Arrested in Connection with Child Abuse Death

    September 30, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people in connection with the September 18 death of a 15-month-old child, who was in foster care at a Pueblo West home. Read on...
  51. Fatal Accident (1)

    Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death After Body Found in Eastern Pueblo County

    September 27, 2020 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a field in rural eastern Pueblo County this morning. Read on...
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