1. Sheriff News
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    Sheriff's Office Taking Applications for Communications Officer

    October 26, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for Communications Officer. Comm officers answer emergency (911) and other calls and dispatch law enforcement/fire/EMS. Apply by Nov. 7. Read on...
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    Sheriff's Office Hiring Detention Deputies

    October 26, 2021 -- The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Detention Deputy. Deadline to apply is Sunday, Nov. 28. Read on...
  3. National Drug Take Back

    Deputies Collecting Unwanted Prescription Drugs at Annual Take Back Event

    October 18, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office will host three locations for citizens to drop off their expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs on Saturday, Oct. 23 as part of the National Drug Take Back event. Read on...
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    Call Leads to Arrest of Man Attempting to Break into Vehicle

    October 12, 2021 - Swift response by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies to a Pueblo West resident’s call this morning about a suspicious person checking car doors led to the arrest of a 30-year-old man. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating After Body Found in Eastern Pueblo County

    September 22, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of man whose body was found Monday in Eastern Pueblo County. Deputies responded to the 1200 block of 33rd Lane after a property owner reported finding a body on his land. Read on...
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    CSU Pueblo Student Arrested After Cache of Weapons Found on Campus

    September 22, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Colorado State University Pueblo student Tuesday after he was found with a large cache of loaded weapons, including a semi-automatic rifle, and nearly 1,000 rounds of ammunition. Read on...
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    Juvenile Seriously Injured in Car Accident on Liberty Point

    September 17, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a one-vehicle accident at Liberty Point in Pueblo West that left a juvenile passenger with serious injuries but non-life threatening. Three others had minor injuries. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Investigating After Body Found Near Runyon Lake

    September 11, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Runyon Lake area this afternoon to investigate after a body was found. The Sheriff’s Office will work with the Pueblo County Coroner to determine the circumstances in the death. Read on...
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    Automated Weather Stations Installed in Two Pueblo County Communities

    September 8, 2021 - Fire agencies in two Pueblo County communities have a new tool to help them with observing potential wildland fire conditions, predicting fire behavior and monitoring fuels in their respective areas thanks to a federal grant program. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating Theft of ATM Machine from Avondale Store

    September 2, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a theft early this morning of an ATM machine that was inside an Avondale convenience store. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Outbreak Declared at Pueblo County Jail

    September 2, 2021 - Public health officials have notified the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office of a recent COVID-19 outbreak at the Pueblo County Jail. Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor was notified of the outbreak. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Provides New HazMat Trucks to Two Fire Agencies

    August 23, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor presented two new hazardous material response trucks to rural fire departments. The trucks were funded through an agreement with the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program. Read on...
  13. Investigation Update

    UPDATE: Suspicious Death Now Being Investigated as Homicide

    August 20, 2021 - Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the Pueblo Police Department, is investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found August 17, in rural eastern Pueblo County as a homicide. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death

    August 17, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in rural eastern Pueblo County. Sheriff’s deputies responded at about noon on a report of a dead body located near 62nd Lane. Read on...
  15. COVID OUTBREAK RESOLVED

    Pueblo County Jail No Longer COVID-19 Outbreak Facility

    July 21, 2021 - The Pueblo County Jail was cleared as a COVID-19 outbreak facility on Tuesday by the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment after reporting no new cases of COVID-19 among inmates or employees during the past 28 days. Read on...
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    Local Law Enforcement to Issue Citations for Expired License Plates

    July 9, 2021 - Law enforcement officials in Pueblo County soon will begin issuing citations to motorist who have not renewed their license plates and continue to drive with expired temporary registrations or tags. Enforcement is expected to begin July 15. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Comm Center Earns Award for Dispatch Excellence

    July 8, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office’s again successfully completed the 20-step process required to receive reaccreditation as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED). Read on...
  18. Jarika Otero

    Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Help in Locating Missing Pueblo West Girl

    UPDATE: Jarika Otero has been located and is safe. June 15, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a Pueblo West girl who left her home June 12 and is believed to be with her non-custodial mother. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death

    June 9, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon in a field in Pueblo West. Read on...
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    Deputies Responding to Call at Colorado City Home Find Illegal Marijuana Grow

    June 8, 2021 - A Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputy responding to a call at a Colorado City home this morning located an illegal marijuana grow containing more than 300 plants in the backyard of the residence. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Fire Outside Judicial Building

    June 8, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a small fire that was intentionally set on some bushes outside the Dennis Maes Judicial Building, 501 N. Elizabeth St., early Tuesday morning. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Vaccine Administered to Jail Inmates

    June 3, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment and FEMA, administered COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday to inmates housed in the Pueblo County Jail. The vaccinations were voluntary. Read on...
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    Sheriff Taylor Announces Three Promotions

    June 2, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor announced the promotions of three employees. Clifford Kindred was promoted to Captain, while Caitlin Garcia was promoted to Lieutenant and Bethany Solano was promoted to Sergeant. Read on...
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    Detention Deputies Find Heroin on Jail Inmate

    May 27, 2021-The persistent work of Pueblo County Sheriff’s detention deputies in investigating a report of possible drugs in the facility led to the recovery Tuesday of more than 14 grams of heroin that had been hidden in the body cavity of an inmate. Read on...
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    Detectives Find Large Illegal Marijuana Grow in St. Charles Mesa Home

    May 19, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s narcotics detectives seized 845 marijuana plants and 40 pounds of dried marijuana product worth an estimated $885,000 after finding an illegal grow operation in a St. Charles Mesa home. Read on...
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    Detectives Find Drugs, Weapons, Cash in Domestic Violence Suspect’s Home

    May 19, 2021 - Pueblo County Sheriff’s narcotics detectives found and seized drugs, thousands of dollars in cash, firearms and assorted jewelry after executing a search warrant at the Boone home of a man arrested for domestic violence Monday morning. Read on...
  27. Daniel M. Montano

    Man Arrested After Brief Standoff Following Domestic Violence Incident

    May 17, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a domestic violence incident that led to a brief standoff with law enforcement at a home in the city of Pueblo and resulted in the peaceful arrest of 41-year-old man this morning. Read on...
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    Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting

    May 15, 2021 - The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 14 on U.S. Highway 50 West just east of Pueblo Boulevard. Read on...
  29. 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...
  30. Jay Hemphill

    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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    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...
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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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