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29 12, 2014

Now text emergency 911

December 29th, 2014|Breaking News|

The Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority, which manages emergency services dispatch for all first responders in the county, unveiled the new technology over the summer. It’s as simple as filling out “911” in the recipient field. “People do prefer (texting), so we’re glad to have that extra lifeline,” LETA Executive Director Kimberly Culp said. It’s more than just good for those more used to hitting send than talking on their phones. It makes emergency reporting easier for those with hearing and speech impairment, for those in situations where they might not be able to talk and for those with limited cellphone service. Culp shared stories of it already helping people the way it was designed: A hiker without voice call service [...]

12 12, 2014

Fort Collins 7-11 Store Robbery

December 12th, 2014|Breaking News, Robberies|

Fort Collins police on Friday continued to search for a man who brandished a handgun and demanded cash during an early morning heist at a 7-Eleven. Officers were called at 2:31 a.m. Thursday to 7-Eleven, 970 W. Horsetooth Road, in Fort Collins on a report of a robbery in progress. An unknown suspect entered the convenience store, displayed a gun and demanded cash, police said Friday. The man, captured on security footage, wore a black hoodie, had his face covered and was described as being 6-feet-1-inch tall. A photo released shows the suspect standing near the entrance, looking in the window with a gun at his side. Additional descriptions were not immediately available, though video surveillance is being processed. The [...]

12 12, 2014

Arrest/charges filed on series of Assaults!

December 12th, 2014|Assaults, Breaking News, serial criminals, Sex Crimes|

Charges Filed in Series of Assaults As part of a joint investigation, investigators from Fort Collins Police Services and the Larimer County Sheriff's Office met with the Larimer County District Attorney's Office regarding the series of physical assaults against women which have occurred in the City of Fort Collins and Larimer County since late September. The following charges have been filed against Jose Alderette-Gomez related to the assault cases which occurred in Larimer County and Fort Collins: Count I - Assault in the Second Degree Count II - Unlawful Sexual Contact Count III - Harassment Count IV - Assault in the Third Degree Count V - Assault in the Third Degree Count VI - Habitual Criminal Count VII - Habitual [...]

26 11, 2014

Preventing Auto Thefts

November 26th, 2014|Breaking News|

The Loveland Police Department would like to warn the citizens of Loveland about the dangers of leaving your vehicle unattended with the motor running. When people do this, they increase the chances that they may be the victim of motor vehicle theft. Although experience has taught us that thefts of unattended and running motor vehicles occurs with much greater frequency in the winter months and early morning hours, these types of thefts can happen at any time of the year and any time of the day. Several vehicles have been stolen while people warm them up. Vehicles have also been stolen when the drivers have left them running while they go into a convenience store or business. There have been [...]

25 11, 2014

Assault Arrest-may lead to solving 8 other cases!

November 25th, 2014|Breaking News|

On November 21, 2014, at 10:59 am, as the result of a joint investigation with Fort Collins Police Services, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office arrested Fort Collins resident Jose Angel Alderete-Gomez (07/08/1987) on allegations of 2nd Degree Assault. This arrest is related to the assault reported to LCSO on October 8, 2014 during which a woman was attacked by a male while riding her bicycle along the Highway 1 corridor just north of Fort Collins. Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have been and continue to work with Fort Collins Police Services investigators concerning incidents that occurred within the city limits of Fort Collins related to similar assaults in the months of September, October, and November. Fort Collins Police Services is [...]

12 11, 2014

Loveland Police Department Community Assistance Request

November 12th, 2014|Breaking News|

The Loveland Police Department is reaching out to the community for assistance identifying suspects possibly involved in a burglary which occurred between 10/09/14 - 10/10/14. The below photos were taken from a store surveillance camera showing the suspects using the victims debit card. Please contact Detective Musselman if you have any information regarding the identity of the two suspects pictured here. Thank you for your assistance. Contact: Det. Musselman PHONE NUMBER: 970-962-2274                        

11 11, 2014

Update: Police Investigate Suspicious Incidents/Physical Assaults

November 11th, 2014|Breaking News|

Fort Collins Police Services is investigating two additional incidents which may be related to the series of physical assaults perpetrated against women in Fort Collins and unincorporated Larimer County in the past several months. On October 24, 2014 at approximately 10:30pm, Fort Collins Police responded to the 3000 block of West Elizabeth Street in Fort Collins to the report of a female victim who had been jogging in the area and was physically assaulted by a single male suspect. On October 24, 2014 at approximately 10:50pm, Fort Collins Police responded to the area of City Park Avenue and Baystone Drive in Fort Collins to the report of a female victim who was walking in the area and was physically assaulted [...]

8 12, 2012

Bomb Found / Ft Collins Police

December 8th, 2012|Breaking News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Larimer County Sheriff’s Office John Schulz, Public Information Officer Public Information Office – 970-980-2501 Subject:Death Investigation Reward Increased Date:12/03/2012 The reward for information leading to the successful prosecution of the individual(s) responsible for the 2008 death of Donald Decker has been increased to $5,000. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking the public’s help with the on-going investigation of the death which occurred in the early morning hours of July 6, 2008. Donald Decker, 22, was found deceased in a residence in south Loveland, Colorado.  The circumstances surrounding his death aresuspicious and the case remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Sergeant John Feyen at the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office at [...]

20 03, 2012

Felony Warrants-Sheriff’s Office

March 20th, 2012|Breaking News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Larimer County Sheriff’s Office John Schulz, Public Information Officer Public Information Office – 970-980-2501 Subject: Public’s Help Sought to Find Felony Suspects Date: 3/20/2012 Two suspects who led several law enforcement agencies on a chase throughout Northern Colorado yesterday, and believed to be involved in the area mail and identity thefts, are being sought on felony warrants by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office deputies are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspects. The pursuit originated at Westgate Drive and Highway 392 yesterday morning after a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted Donald Rheubottom and Jessica Hornback driving away from the area and was discontinued a short time later due to public [...]