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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Sewer Pipe Break Temporarily Affects Some Jail Operations

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A corroded sewer line that recently collapsed and spewed sewage into areas of the aging Pueblo County Jail is much larger than originally anticipated, requiring some operations in the tower building to be re-located and other areas to be closed temporaril...

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Posted on: February 22, 2020

Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads to Arrests, Recovery of Stolen Property, Drugs

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Pueblo, CO: A tip from an observant citizen about a suspicious vehicle at a Pueblo West home followed by solid police work by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies led to the arrest of three people Thursday night, the recovery of a stolen vehicle and...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Pueblo Metro Bomb Unit Unveils New Hi-Tech Robot

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo Police Department and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office announced today the Pueblo Metro Bomb Unit has a new tool to assist in safely locating, identifying and rendering safe explosives and explosive hazardous materials.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Missing Pueblo West Teenager

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating a 15-year-old Pueblo West girl, who was reported as a runaway by her family on January 27. Jewelieanna Muniz left the family home in the 900 block of S. Honeysuckle Drive...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Recognizes Employees, Citizens at Annual Awards Banquet

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor honored several employees, two special units and several citizens for outstanding services and dedication to the Sheriff’s Office at the 14th annual Awards Banquet Friday night at Colorado State U...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Deputy Awarded Medal of Valor

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor awarded Patrol Deputy Jason Hanratty with the Medal of Valor at the 14th annual Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Awards Banquet held Friday at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Sheriff’s Office to Host Annual Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics

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It’s that time of year to feel the chill and get Freezin for a Reason at the 5th Annual Pueblo County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking teams of brave individuals who are willing to take o...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Deputies Investigating Separate & Unrelated Threats at Two Pueblo West Schools

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 The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Pueblo County School District 70, is investigating unrelated reported threats made at two Pueblo West schools late Wednesday night to determine the validity of the reports. The re...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Announces Scholarship Program for High School Seniors

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Pueblo County Sheriff’ Kirk M. Taylor announced today the County Sheriff’s of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Pueblo County student this spring. CSOC, the state Sheriff’s Association, esta...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Suspicious Death Turned Homicide Investigation

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At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31st, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an apartment at the 200 block of South McCulloch Blvd in Pueblo West.  The 911 caller reported a neighbor lying on the floor of an adjacent ap...

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Posted on: December 21, 2019

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Detectives Make Arrest in Pueblo County Shooting

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UPDATE: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 17-year-old male this afternoon in connection with the Friday night shooting in Eastern Pueblo County.

Detectives identified a suspect earlier today and by mid-afternoon had located the suspect. The sus...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Broken Valve Leaves Jail Tower Without Water for Hours

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A broken water valve at the Pueblo County Jail left the jail tower without water service for more than eight hours today. The break did not affect the jail’s kitchen or dormitory area.

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Serial Bank Robber Found Guilty of Robbing Four Banks in Pueblo County

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A Pueblo West man was found guilty Thursday of committing a series of bank robberies in 2018, thanks to a solid investigation led by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives, in conjunction with Pueblo Police, Colorado Springs Police, the Safe Streets Task ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Pueblo West Standoff Ends Peacefully; One Man Arrested

Jarrod Wright

Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies and SWAT team members brought a tense standoff to a peaceful conclusion early this morning after arresting a 35-year-old armed man who was holding a woman against her will in a Pueblo West home.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Grant Allows Sheriff's Office to Expand Jail Substance Abuse Program

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The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is expanding and enhancing its substance abuse prevention program in the Pueblo County Jail, thanks to a $165,000 state grant aimed at combating opiate use.

The Sheriff’s Office was awarded a two-year ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Shoe Prints in the Snow Lead to Arrest of Motor Vehicle Theft Suspect

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Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an 18-year-old Colorado Springs man today after finding him walking on a Pueblo West road near a parked vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Colorado Springs.

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Deputies Arrest Pueblo West Man After Finding Illegal Marijuana Grow in Home

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Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies, following up on a citizen’s tip of a possible marijuana grow at a Pueblo West home, arrested a 54-year-old man today and seized 24 mature marijuana plants worth an estimated street value of $72,000.

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Sheriff's Office Launches New Website

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The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office launched a new user-friendly website that offers a contemporary look and provides easier public access to Sheriff’s Office information and forms. The new website is courtesy of the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedne...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Man Arrested After Trying to Break into Ex-Girlfriend's Home

Carlos Zupancic

Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an 18-year-old man early this morning after he attempted to break into his ex-girlfriend’s Pueblo West home and threatened to kill her new boyfriend. Carlos Santiago Zupancic was arrested after a brief...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Traffic Accident Leads to Multiple Felony Charges for Car-Jacking Suspect

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At 8:00 PM this evening reports of a truck hitting a fence in the mountain community of Beulah were called into the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center. A first responder in the area spoke to a man in a 2019 Dodge Ram who said he saw the a...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Seeks Applicants for Detention Deputy and Detention Specialists

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The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Detention Deputy and Detention Specialist. All applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. Friday, November 15. Please visit the Pueblo ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for October 26

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Do you have outdated or unwanted prescription drugs in your home? Have you been wanting to dispose of them but weren’t sure how to do so safely? Then the annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2019, i...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Sheriff's Captain Elected to Board of Rocky Mountain FBI National Academy Association

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Pueblo County Sheriff’s Captain Leroy Mora recently was elected to the board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of FBI National Academy Associates at their annual conference held recently in Colorado Springs.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office Looking for Attempted Murder Suspect

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The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating a 39-year-old man wanted on an arrest warrant after assaulting two males late Thursday night in Pueblo West.

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