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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery of a Pueblo West liquor store late Sunday night. Deputies responded to Cheers Liquor, 316 S. McCulloch Blvd. at about 9:45 p.m. on ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Reminds Public Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Still in Place

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor reminds the public that Pueblo County remains under Stage 1 fire restrictions. “As people prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, I want to remind everyone the fire danger remains high in Pueblo Cou...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest After a Shot Was Fired in Pueblo West Home

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Pueblo, CO: A Pueblo West man was arrested on several felony charges late Wednesday night following a domestic disturbance that ended with a shot being fired inside a Pueblo West home. No one was injured in the incident. Sheriff’s deputies respo...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Second Illegal Marijuana Grow Found in Avondale Home; Operation is related to May 1 Grow Bust

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Pueblo, CO: For the second time in less than three weeks, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives found an illegal marijuana grow in an Avondale home that had been the site of a previous illegal grow operation. One person was arrested and 3...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Name of Former Sheriff Killed in Plane Crash to be Added to National Memorial

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Pueblo, CO: Former Pueblo County Sheriff Joe E. Tucker’s devotion to duty, dedication to service and compassion for others was a trademark of his short tenure as Sheriff. Those traits also were factors that contributed to Tucker’s unfo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Former Sheriff McKee to be Recognized for Line of Duty Death 100 Years Later

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Pueblo, CO: Former Pueblo County Sheriff John M. McKee was known throughout the state as being an exceptional lawman who proudly served his community. So, it was no surprise that when McKee died in 1918 from health complications brought on by an assault, ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident at St. Charles Mesa Home

John J. Ortega

Pueblo, CO: A 37-year-old man was arrested on several felony charges this afternoon in connection with a stabbing at a home on the St. Charles Mesa. Deputies responded to a home in the 2000 block of South Road at about 1:45 p.m. on a report of a stabbing....

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Butane Hash Oil Operation Cause of Pueblo West Home Explosion

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Pueblo, CO: An explosion at a Pueblo West home Tuesday afternoon was caused by a butane hash oil operation, according to Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives. Deputies responded to a home at 994 S. Tierra Buena Drive in Pueblo West at about 1:50 p...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Explosion at Pueblo West Home

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of an explosion and fire at a home in Pueblo West this afternoon. Deputies responded on a report of an explosion at a home in the 900 block of S. Tierra Buena Drive at 1:5...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Second Illegal Marijuana Grow Found in Avondale Home

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives seized 69 marijuana plants, worth an estimated street value of $70,000, after finding an illegal grow operation at an Avondale home. The home also was the site of another unrelated illegal...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Law Enforcement Bureau, Communications Center Receive CALEA Re-Accreditation

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Bureau and Communications Center continue to demonstrate a commitment to excellence after both units recently obtained re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enf...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Pueblo COVID-19 Testing Site Opens to Anyone with Symptoms

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Pueblo, CO. – Local public health officials announced today the drive-up community testing site at the Colorado State Fairgrounds is now open to anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19.

The testing site initially was opened for first responders, heal...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Pueblo County to Operate Drive-Up Testing Site for COVID-19

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Pueblo, CO - Pueblo County will open a drive-up testing site in Pueblo from Wednesday, April 22 through May 30 to test certain qualifying members of the public who have symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, difficulty breathing, and fever over 100.4). This testing...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Pueblo West Walmart Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

William Cooke

Pueblo, CO:  A 46-year-old man was arrested this afternoon in connection with an armed robbery at the Walmart store in Pueblo West on Thursday night.

Deputies responded to Walmart, 78 N. McCulloch Blvd., at about 7 p.m. Thursday after an employee ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

House Explodes in Colorado City; Surrounding Homes Sustain Damage

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Pueblo, CO: An explosion at a vacant house in Colorado City early this morning caused significant damage to  that residence and damaged several homes in the neighborhood. No one was injured. Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Pueblo County Sheriff’s K9 Edo and Mondy to get donation of body armor

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Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office K9 Edo and Mondy will receive bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Edo and Mondy’s vest are sponsored by NaturVet a...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Implements Mandatory Health Screenings Before Entering Buildings

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is mandating a health screening for all employees, vendors and official visitors entering any Sheriff’s Office buildings due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The mandate is effective imme...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Places Pueblo County on Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor, in consultation with county fire chiefs, is implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions effective at 4 p.m. today for Pueblo County due to the ongoing dry conditions and high fire danger that persists in the re...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Pueblo Leaders Consider Stay-At-Home

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Pueblo community leaders met today to review local COVID-19 cases, and specifically discuss if it is time to move to a more aggressive approach in Pueblo County’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. They agreed delays in test processing at t...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Strategic National Stockpile Supplies Arrive in Pueblo County

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PUEBLO, CO. – Pueblo County, along with its South Region partners, received a shipment of supplies Monday afternoon from the National Strategic Stockpile to help the community’s response to COVID-19.

The supplies were shipped from the C...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigated by CIT

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Pueblo, CO:  The pursuit of an armed carjacking suspect in the City of Pueblo this morning ended with a fatal officer-involved shooting. No law enforcement officers were injured. Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Pueblo ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Man Arrested After Making Threats to Law Enforcement, Government Officials

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives in cooperation with the FBI, Pueblo Police and Fort Carson Military Police arrested a Pueblo man Monday night after he made threats to kill law enforcement and government officials. Detectives also ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Sheriff’s Detectives Solve 23-year-old “Baby Hope” Cold Case

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Pueblo, CO: Dedicated and persistent work by Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigations has led to solving and closing the cold case homicide involving an infant girl whose body was found in the...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Inmate Death at Hospital

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 40-year-old woman Tuesday morning at a local hospital. Dawn Castro, who was booked into the Pueblo County Jail late Sunday night, compla...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Suspect Barricaded in St. Charles Mesa Home Surrenders Peacefully

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies successfully persuaded a 51-year-old man to surrender peacefully Tuesday night after he threatened family members with a knife and then barricaded them inside their St. Charles Mesa area home. No one ...

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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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