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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Board of County Commissioners Enacts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

The Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution Thursday morning to enact Stage 1 fire restrictions, in recognition of warm, dry weather that has elevated fire danger to "High" in Summit County.

Board of County Commissioners Enacts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Warm, dry weather has elevated fire danger in Summit County

Contact: Thomas Davidson, County Commissioner, 970-333-9817

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Board of County Commissioners adopted a resol...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Sheriff's Office Recovers Body From River

On July 22, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Breckenridge Police Officers responded to a report of a found body in the Blue River, north of Coyne Valley Road in Breckenridge.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  July 22, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECOVERS BODY FROM RIVER

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On July 22, 2019 at approxima...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Sheriff's Office Responds to Report of Missing Person

John Scott Still

On July 17, 2019 at approximately 11:33 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a missing person.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  July 19, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDS TO REPORT OF MISSING PERSON

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On July 17, 2019 ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Summit County Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

With river flows on the rise, Summit County encourages residents and visitors to be mindful of high water levels and potential flooding throughout the area.

Summit County Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

High water levels can pose hazards for property owners, boaters, children and pets

Contacts: 

Brian Bovaird, Emergency Management Director: 970-423-8912

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff's Office: 970...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 4, 2019

State Veterinarian Recommendation Followed to Euthanize Seized Roosters

On May 15, 2019 Colorado State Patrol requested the assistance of Summit County Animal Control (SCAC) to impound 33 roosters that were in the back of a vehicle that they were impounding.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 4, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

STATE VETERINARIAN RECOMMENDATION FOLLOWED TO 

EUTHANIZE SEIZED ROOSTERS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – O...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Bullet Found at Dillon Valley Elementary School

On May 22, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that a .40 caliber bullet was found in the cafeteria at Dillon Valley Elementary School in unincorporated Summit County.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 22, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

BULLET FOUND AT DILLON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On May 22, 2019, at appr...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Threat at Summit Middle School Results in Juvenile Arrest

On May 10, 2019, at approximately 9:40 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a threatening note posted on a bathroom wall at Summit Middle School in Frisco.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 10, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

THREAT AT SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULTS IN JUVENILE ARREST

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On May 10, 2019, at appr...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Summit County Animal Control & Shelter Announces 2019 Film Contest Winners

Film Contest Winners 2019

On March 8, 2019, Summit County Animal Control and Shelter announced the winners of the 2019 Film Contest at the Bow Wow Film Festival at Warren Station in Keystone as being Nature Currey and Ella Williams.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 4, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL AND SHELTER ANNOUNCES 

2019 FILM CONTEST WINNERS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO &nd...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Summit County Animal Control & Shelter Receives $2,500 Grant From The Petco Foundation

Summit County Animal Control Receives Petco Grant March 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Summit County Animal Control and Shelter (SCAC) received a $2,500 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its lifesaving work.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 25, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL AND SHELTER RECEIVES $2,500 GRANT FROM THE PETCO FOUNDATION

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO &am...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Sheriff Investigates Skier Death at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On March 21, 2019 at approximately 11:04 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a juvenile skier that collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 10.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 21, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES SKIER DEATH AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On March 21, 2019 at...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Sheriff Investigates Skier Death at Copper Mountain

On March 13, 2019 at approximately 4:45 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-three year old male skier that was found unconscious in the trees on the edge of a ski run at Copper Mountain.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 14, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES SKIER DEATH AT COPPER MOUNTAIN

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On March 13, 2019 at approxi...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Pink Patch Project Donations Presented to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Presents a check to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center CEO Lee

On Monday, January 7, 2019, Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons presented a check for $895.00 to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center CEO Lee Boyles for the donations received from the Pink Patch Project for the hospital’s Breast Cancer Services.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 15, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

PINK PATCH PROJECT DONATIONS PRESENTED TO ST. ANTHONY SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO &...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Skier Death at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On January 7, 2019 at approximately 1:04 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a seventy-one year old male skier that was found unconscious on a ski run at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 7, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SKIER DEATH AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On January 7, 2019 at approximately 1:04...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Sheriff's Office Seeks the Public's Assistance in Skier Collision

On Saturday, January 5, 2019 at approximately 7:12 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a victim of a skier collision that had taken place earlier that day at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 7, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SKIER COLLISION

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Saturday, January 5,...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 26, 2018

Off-Duty Breckenridge Police Officer Arrested for Driving Under The Influence

On December 21, 2018 at approximately 11:50 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a request to assist the Breckenridge Police Department on South French Street in Breckenridge.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 26, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

OFF-DUTY BRECKENRIDGE POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 25, 2018

Skier Death at Keystone Resort

On December 25, 2018 at approximately 12:26 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-six year old male skier that was found unconscious on a ski run at Keystone Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 25, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SKIER DEATH AT KEYSTONE RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 25, 2018 at approximately 12:26 p....

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 22, 2018

Skier Death at Keystone Resort

On December 22, 2018 at approximately 12:26 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-two year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing at the bottom of a ski run at the Keystone Resort.

OFFICE OF THE SUMMIT COUNTY

SHERIFF

                                      

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Skier Fatality at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On December 16, 2018 at approximately 3:54 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a twenty-one year old male skier that collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 17, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SKIER FATALITY AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 16, 2018 at approximate...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Summit County Sheriff's Office Responds to Safe2Tell Tips

At approximately 6:10 p.m. on December 12, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District received several 911 and Safe2Tell tips regarding a concern for school safety at Summit High School.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 13, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDS TO SAFE2TELL TIPS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – At approx...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Deceased Body Found at Vail Pass

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 10:52 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Vail Pass Rest Area in response to a report of a dead body.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 6, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

DECEASED BODY FOUND AT VAIL PASS 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 6, 2018 at approximatel...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Summit County School Fights Result in Arrests

On November 13, 2018, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of three separate fights at Summit High School in unincorporated Summit County outside of Breckenridge.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  November 16, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SCHOOL FIGHTS RESULT IN ARRESTS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On November 13, 2018, the Summi...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Fingerprint Services Available

New Fingerprint Services Available

On Monday, October 29, 2018, The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce new improvements to fingerprint services that are available at the Summit County Justice Center, 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 29, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

NEW FINGERPRINT SERVICES AVAILABLE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Monday, October 29, 2018, The Summit Cou...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Summit County Justice Center Emergency Drill

Summit County Justice Center

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, The Summit County Justice Center will be closed all-day for a combination of training and emergency drills.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 29, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER EMERGENCY DRILL

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Thursday, November 1, 2018, Th...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Summit County Sheriff's Office Reminds Public to be Aware of Phone Scams

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public to be vigilant in recognizing fraud schemes. Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams. The amount lost can vary from a few dollars to a considerable sum of money.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 25, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REMINDS PUBLIC TO BE AWARE OF PHONE SCAMS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Deputies and First Responders Awarded for Saving a Life

On Friday, October 26, 2018, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Mariah Kroschel and Ryan Hosier will be the recipients of Life Saving Medals for the immediate actions they performed on September 20, 2018.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 24, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

DEPUTIES AND FIRST RESPONDERS AWARDED FOR SAVING A LIFE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Friday, October 26,...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 21, 2018

Sheriff Responds to Political Sign Vandalism

Vandalized Campaign Banner

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office was notified at approximately 8:20 a.m. on Sunday, October 21, 2018 by a concerned citizen via email of vandalism to “FitzSimons for Sheriff” political signs in the Lakeview Meadows neighborhood, outside of Breckenridge.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 21, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF RESPONDS TO POLITICAL SIGN VANDALISM

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff&rsq...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Factual Summary of Sheriff's Office Retention, Investigation Case Closure Stats & Response Times

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Issues an Oath of Office

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons responds to accusations and questions that have been made in the past weeks. Inaccurate information is being circulated in regards to the Sheriff’s Office turnover rate, investigation case closures, & response times.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 11, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

FACTUAL SUMMARY OF SHERIFF’S OFFICE RETENTION, INVESTIGATION CASE CLOSURE STATISTICS AND RESPONSE TIMES

    SUM...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Deputies Wear Pink Patches During October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Summit County Sheriff Deputies Wear Pink Patches on Uniforms

During the month of October, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies will wear uniforms with pink patches to support breast cancer awareness.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 1, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Photo Credit: Beaton Photography 

DEPUTIES WEAR PINK PATCHES DURING OCTOBER TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS 

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Dog Bite on Peaks Trail Near Breckenridge

On September 14, 2018 at approximately 6 p.m. Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Summit County Animal Control Officers responded to a report of a woman seriously bitten by a leashed dog on the Peaks Trail in unincorporated Summit County.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  September 20, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

DOG BITE ON PEAKS TRAIL NEAR BRECKENRIDGE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On September 14, 2018 at approxima...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Search and Rescue End-of-Year Award Received by Sheriff's Office

Summit County Search & Rescue

On September 10, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was honored to learn the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), with recommendations from program staff and the Search and Rescue Advisory Council, was awarded with $12,435.00.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  September 19, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SEARCH AND RESCUE END-OF-YEAR AWARD RECEIVED BY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – O...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 8, 2018

Cattle Drive Down State Hwy 9

Cattle Drive in Summit County

As a chill begins to creep into the air and seasons look towards change, there is often an acute awareness one feels of the rhythmic and cyclical nature that surrounds us.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  September 8, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

CATTLE DRIVE DOWN STATE HWY 9

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – As a chill begins to creep into the air and sea...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Announces Mike Schilling as New Operations Commander

Operations Commander Mike Schilling

On August 22, 2018, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mike Schilling was selected for the position of Commander of the Operations Division.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  August 23, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSHERIFF JAIME FITZSIMONS ANNOUNCES MIKE SCHILLING AS NEW OPERATIONS COMMANDERSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On August 22, 2018, Summit Count...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 21, 2018

New Mexico Dog Reunited with Owner After Missing For Two Months

Rainey, a dog from New Mexico was reunited with it's owner after being missing for two months.

On August 11, 2018, a six-year-old malamute mix named Rainey, was happily reunited with her owner at the Summit County Animal Shelter after going missing for two months from New Mexico.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  August 21, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Photo Credit- Summit County Animal ShelterNEW MEXICO DOG REUNITED WITH OWNER AFTER MISSING FOR TWO MONTHSSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On A...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 18, 2018

Bike Thefts Increase in Summit County

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has seen a recent increase in high-end bicycle thefts in unincorporated Summit County. The bikes have been stolen from areas located near the areas of Summit Cove and Keystone.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  August 18, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovBIKE THEFTS INCREASE IN SUMMIT COUNTYSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has seen a recent increase ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Unexploded Avalanche Control Device Found

Avalanche Control Device

On June 26, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an unexploded avalanche control device found in the area of Peak 7 on National Forest land.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  June 27, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovUNEXPLODED AVALANCHE CONTROL DEVICE FOUNDSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On June 26, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was noti...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Sheriff's Office Seeks Children's Help to Name Speed Trailer at Safe Summer Kickoff

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons invites children to help name speed trailer

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking our community’s children’s assistance with naming our much beloved patrol speed trailer.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  June 6, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS CHILDREN’S HELP TO NAME SPEED TRAILER AT SAFE SUMMER KICKOFFSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summi...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Summit County Animal Shelter Celebrates Adopt-A-Cat Month

June is Adopt-A-Cat Month at the Animal Shelter

The Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is excited to announce that the month of June is Adopt-A-Cat Month.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  May 31, 2018Contact: Lesley Hall(970) 668-3230Lesley.Hall@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Photo Courtesy of Michael Yearout Photography

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER CELEBRATES ADOPT-A-CAT MONTHSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Sheriff's Office Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

With local river flows at or near their peak, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents and visitors to be mindful of high water levels throughout the area.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  May 25, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSHERIFF’S OFFICE URGES CAUTION DURING SPRING RUNOFFSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – With local river flows at or near their peak, the S...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 24, 2018

County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Winner Announced in Summit County

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Awards Donovan Rubio Sheriff's Office Leadership Scholarship

Jaime FitzSimons, Summit County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Donovan Rubio is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Summit County.

Date:  May 24, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Photo Courtesy of Joe Kusumoto Photography COUNTY SHERIFF’S OF COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP WINNER IN SUMMIT COUNTY ANNOUNCEDSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Jaime ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Summit County Animal Control Shelter Hosts Bow Wow Film Festival

Bow Wow Film Festival 2018

Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is excited to host the Bow Wow Film Festival. The Bow Wow Film Festival is a Boulder, CO based traveling film fest that celebrates, educates and inspires all things dog, through the art of short film.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  May 4, 2018Contact: Lesley Hall(970) 668-3230Lesley.Hall@SummitCountyCO.GovSUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTER HOSTS BOW WOW FILM FESTIVALSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is excited to host...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Summit County Sheriff's Office Reminds Public to be Aware of Phone Scams

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public to be vigilant in recognizing fraud schemes.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  April 27, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REMINDS PUBLIC TO BE AWARE OF PHONE SCAMSSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff&am...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Charges Filed in Copper Mountain Skier Assault

In connection with the April 14, 2018 incident at Copper Mountain Ski Resort the 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has concluded their review of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office investigation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  April 26, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovCHARGES FILED IN COPPER MOUNTAIN SKIER ASSAULTSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – In connection with the April 14, 2018 incident at Copper Mountai...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Sheriff's Office Conducts Criminal Investigation at Copper Mountain Special Event

On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Copper Mountain Ski Resort was hosting the Red Bull Slope Soakers 2018 special event.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Copper Mountain Ski Resort was hosting the Red Bull Slope Soakers 2018 special event. At approximately 2:20 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Copper Mountain ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 7, 2018

Sheriff's Office Secures Area While Communicating With Reported Suicidal Male

On April 6, 2018 at approximately 7:04 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wildflower condominium complex at 306 Illinois Gulch Road in unincorporated Summit County for the report of a 36 year-old male suicidal subject.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  April 7, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSHERIFF’S OFFICE SECURES AREA WHILE COMMUNICATING WITH REPORTED SUICIDAL MALE  SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On April 6, 2...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Summit County School Threat Results in Juvenile Arrest

At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 4, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District received a school threat at Summit High School.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  April 4, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSUMMIT COUNTY SCHOOL THREAT RESULTS IN JUVENILE ARREST  SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 4, 2018 th...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Skier Fatality at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On March 23, 2018 at approximately 3:55 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier that collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 9.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  March 28, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSKIER FATALITY AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORTSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On March 23, 2018 at approximately 3:55 p.m. the Summit County Sherif...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Skier Fatality at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On March 8, 2018 at approximately 9:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier that collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 8.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  March 8, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSKIER FATALITY AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORTSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On March 8, 2018 at approximately 9:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff&...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 25, 2018

Skier Fatality at Keystone Resort

On February 25, 2018 at approximately 12:50 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier that collided with a tree.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  February 25, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSKIER FATALITY AT KEYSTONE RESORTSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On February 25, 2018 at approximately 12:50 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Summit County Sheriff's Office Responds to Facebook Post

At approximately 11 p.m. on February 21, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District were notified of a threat of violence planned on February 22, 2018.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – At approximately 11 p.m. on February 21, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District were notified of a threat of violence planned on February 22, 2018. It has been determined that the thr...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

SCSO Welcomes Detentions Commander Bertling and Emergency Management Director Bovaird

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons is pleased to welcome Detentions Commander David Bertling and Emergency Management Director Brian Bovaird to the Command Staff at the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  January 30, 2018Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WELCOMESDETENTIONS COMMANDER BERTLING ANDEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR BOVAIRDSUMMIT COUNTY, CO &...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

County Sheriff's of Colorado Scholarship Program

2017 Summit County Sheriff's Office Leadership Award Winner, Samuel Hull being presented his awar

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons announced today that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Summit County student next spring.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons announced today that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Summit County student next spring. CSOC established the scholarship pr...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Commander Erik Bourgerie Honored for 20 Years of Service

Photo of Commander Bourgerie

On November 3, 2017, Detentions Division Commander, Erik Bourgerie, will retire from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office after 20 years of loyal and dedicated service.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  November 2, 2017Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovCOMMANDER ERIK BOURGERIE HONORED FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICESUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On November 3, 2017, Detentions Division Commander, Erik Bourg...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Coroner Seeks Information Related to Human Remains Investigation

A clay reconstruction of a man's head.

Identity of decedent remains unknown after yearlong investigation

Contact:

Regan Wood, Summit County Coroner

970-668-2964

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Coroner’s Office is seeking information that could assist in determining the identity of a white male whose remains were discovered in July 2016 in ...

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