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Weld County Sheriff - 2020 News

Fort Morgan man arrested after pulling gun, trying to kidnap Weld woman
10/22/2020
A 50-year-old Fort Morgan man was arrested last weekend after pulling a gun on a Weld woman and trying to kidnap her during a first date.
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Second suspect arrested in Aristocrat Acres attempted murder investigation
10/22/2020
Weld County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a second suspect wanted in connection to a nonfatal shooting earlier this month at a home in a rural Weld County subdivision.
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Attempted murder suspect in the Weld County Jail
10/13/2020
Coltin Clark, the Fort Lupton resident wanted in a connection to an attempted murder investigation, is behind bars in the Weld County Jail.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in Saturday shooting
10/12/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Fort Lupton man involved in a shooting over the weekend in a subdivision in rural Weld County.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office asks community to keep eyes open for stolen pickup
10/05/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to be on the lookout for a pickup stolen over the weekend from a business near Firestone.
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Sheriff’s Office warns public about thefts at construction sites, oil facilities
10/02/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about an uptick in thefts at construction sites and oil and gas facilities throughout the county.
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Sheriff’s Office warning residents about rash of wheel, rim, tire thefts
09/25/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a recent rash of auto thefts in which the suspects removed wheels, rims and tires before dumping the vehicles in remote locations.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office seeking information about suspects trespassing on dairy farms
09/25/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help identifying at least three people suspected of trespassing on two dairy farms with the intention of stealing gasoline.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office K9 team assists Brighton PD with drug bust
09/18/2020
A Weld County Sheriff’s Office K9 handler and his partner responded last week to a call to assist Brighton police officers with a traffic stop that ended with the seizure of close to 10 pounds of narcotics.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office K9 team finds $500K in methamphetamine
09/16/2020
A Weld County Sheriff’s Office K9 team recently participated in a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of more than $500,000 in illegal drugs.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office hosting active shooter training course
09/02/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is hosting in October an active shooter training instructor course designed to not only teach participants the skills and strategies to survive, but to also certify them as instructors to pass on those skills to their coworkers.
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Weld County deputies save man from overdose, call captured on bodycam
08/21/2020
A Weld County man suffering last week from a drug overdose is alive thanks to two deputies who responded to the family’s 911 call for help.
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Weld Animal Control Officers save cat, litter of kittens from drain
08/10/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit saved last week a cat and her litter of kittens from a drain at the agency’s southeast substation in Fort Lupton.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office searching for people connected to stolen vehicle investigation
08/06/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is searching for people connected to a stolen vehicle investigation that launched over the weekend following a mobile home fire south of Dacono.
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Weld County Strike Team releases stats from high-crime area operation
08/06/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office Strike Team recently engaged in a high-crime area saturation operation aimed at reducing criminal activity and removing wanted persons from the streets in Del Camino.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office seeking information about a stabbing near Platteville
08/06/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a stabbing that occurred at a home in unincorporated Weld County near Platteville.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office, Coroner seeking information about John Doe cold case
07/23/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office and the Weld County Coroner’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance identifying a John Doe discovered in December 2018 near Fort Lupton.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office stance on face mask mandate
07/22/2020
We understand sometimes a message can get lost in translation in a 60-second newscast or a 10-inch news story, so the Weld County Sheriff’s Office would like to make clear where we stand on Gov. Jared Polis’ executive order mandating the wearing of face masks in public.
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Weld County Animal Control, CPW team up to free tangled fox
07/22/2020
Earlier this week, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit responded to a local high school to help free a trapped fox kit.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office releases mid-year K9 stats
07/20/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit has been active so far in 2020, locating more people and seizing significantly more narcotics than it did by the middle of 2019.
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Greeley man arrested for dumping puppies on Weld County road
07/20/2020
A Greeley man was arrested earlier this week after he was caught on camera abandoning two puppies on the side of a county road.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office seeking information on Sherry Parker cold case
07/17/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from the public as it takes a fresh look at the Sheryl Hahn Parker cold case.
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Sheriff’s Office informing public about rash of thefts at Weld County business
07/16/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a rash of thefts at CoPart, an online vehicle auction house with a salvage lot in Weld County.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office seeking tips on 9th anniversary of cold case
07/09/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information in an unsolved, 9-year-old homicide investigation.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office receives revolutionary body scanner for jail
07/09/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office received this week a first-of-its-kind body scanner, which was installed at the Weld County Jail to greatly reduce the risk of contraband entering the facility.
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Weld County Jail resumes inmate visitation
07/06/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday it is resuming inmate visitation at the Weld County Jail.
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Weld County man cited with animal cruelty after horse discovered with severe founder
06/30/2020
A Weld County man was cited Tuesday with one count of misdemeanor animal cruelty after a horse was discovered suffering from a severe case of founder.
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Weld Sheriff Reams: Wearing face mask doesn’t invalidate CCW permit
06/29/2020
Wearing a face mask in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t invalidate a person’s concealed handgun permit, Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams said on Tuesday.
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Sheriff’s Office reminds residents about what’s legal ahead of July 4th
06/29/2020
The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents what fireworks are legal as they prepare for their Independence Day celebrations.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office warns public about police impersonation scam
06/29/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a scam involving at least two men impersonating police.
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Weld County Sheriff, County Commissioners agree to reduce CCW fees
06/25/2020
Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams is pleased to announce he has reached an agreement with the Weld County Board of County Commissioners to reduce the fee for a concealed carry weapon permit.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about influx of liquid Codeine
06/19/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about the recent arrival of a new controlled substance. Earlier this month, deputies performed a traffic stop outside of Frederick. During a search of the vehicle, deputies found 12 pints of liquid Codeine.
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Weld County Jail suspends inmate visitation due to COVID-19 test results
06/10/2020
The Weld County Jail has suspended all personal visitation for inmates, including remote and lobby visits, until further notice.
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23 Weld County inmates test positive for Coronavirus following jail-wide testing
06/08/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office received Monday the results of COVID-19 testing of all inmates at the Weld County Jail.
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Prairie High School graduate awarded County Sheriffs of Colorado scholarship
06/04/2020
A Prairie High School graduate was recognized earlier this week as the Weld County winner of the annual County Sheriffs of Colorado college scholarship.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office begins COVID-19 testing of all jail inmates
06/03/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office began testing on Wednesday all inmates of the Weld County Jail for the respiratory illness COVID-19.
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All three suspects from February Brighton shooting captured
05/22/2020
All three suspects wanted in connection to a February shooting at a house party in Brighton have been captured following an almost three months long investigation by law enforcement agencies in Colorado and Massachusetts.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest suspected police impersonator
05/22/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Friday on suspicion of impersonating a police officer.
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Highlands Ranch teen booked on felony charge 1 hour after release from Weld County Jail
05/21/2020
An 18-year-old Highlands Ranch teenager was booked Thursday morning into the Weld County Jail less than one hour after he was released following an arrest on suspicion of speeding.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office submits ‘medically vulnerable’ list to court
05/19/2020
Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams issues statement about ACLU lawsuit a day after submitting medically vulnerable inmate list to the U.S. District Court of Colorado.
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Fingerprinting services suspended next week for software upgrades
05/13/2020
Fingerprinting services will be suspended for two days next week at two Weld County Sheriff’s Office locations to update systems and train staff on the new equipment and software.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office response to U.S. District Court order
05/12/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office has received the order issued Monday afternoon by Philip Brimmer, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court of Colorado, regarding the civil rights lawsuit levied against Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado.
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Weld County oil field shooter captured in Denver
05/01/2020
A Brighton man suspected of firing randomly on oil field workers at a well pad on the south end of Weld County was arrested Thursday night in Denver.
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Arrest warrant issued for Brighton man suspected of firing at oil & gas site
04/30/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office has identified and obtained an arrest warrant for a Brighton man suspected of randomly firing at oil field workers at a site on the south side of the county.
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Weld investigators seek public’s help identifying drive-by shooter
04/28/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of randomly firing on workers at an oil and gas site.
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Weld County Animal Control officer helps fallen bat
04/24/2020
A Weld County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control officer recently helped a member of one of North America’s tiny bat species that had fallen and couldn’t get up.
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Weld Animal Control Officer rescues, releases injured box turtle
04/24/2020
A local box turtle recently had an injured foot mended thanks to a chance encounter with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.
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Sheriff’s Office warns of old scam that has resurfaced in Weld County
04/22/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about an old scam that has resurfaced locally in recent weeks.
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Weld Animal Control officer rescues stuck Grebe
04/17/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office’s Animal Control Unit had a unique encounter with one of North America’s migratory bird species.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office warning residents about uptick in motor vehicle thefts
04/17/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about an increase in motor vehicle thefts and asking residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.
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Weld deputies seize 10 firearms, arrest one on suspicion of recklessly shooting from car
04/16/2020
Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man earlier this week on suspicion of recklessly shooting several different firearms from his car while driving on the south end of the county.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office participates in birthday parade for 6-year-old Hudson girl
04/14/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office this weekend participated in a multi-agency parade to celebrate the birthday of a Hudson girl.
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Sheriff Steve Reams responds to ACLU lawsuit about COVID-19 in the Weld County Jail
04/13/2020
Court documents filed this morning show the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was weeks ahead of the curve in its preparation for a possible COVID-19 outbreak in the Weld County Jail.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies recognized by VFW Post 2121
04/06/2020
Two Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies were recently recognized for their service by Greeley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2121.
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Update: Weld deputies clear 6 police impersonator suspects, investigation ongoing
04/03/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Impact Unit has investigated and cleared six potential police impersonators.
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Weld Criminal Impact Unit arrests chop shop head, recovers $300K in stolen vehicles
04/02/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Impact Unit scored a major victory this week when it arrested the head of a local chop shop responsible for stealing and modifying hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen vehicles.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office investigating reports of police impersonator
04/01/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a police impersonator pulling vehicles over at locations throughout the county.
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Weld County law enforcement team up to find missing boy
03/31/2020
A 14-year-old Weld County boy who ran away from home over the weekend was found Monday night at a hotel in Evans.
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Weld deputies seeking information about runaway boy
03/30/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with locating a 14-year-old boy who ran away from home over the weekend.
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Weld deputies searching for suspect who taped firecrackers to gas meter
03/27/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a suspect or suspects who earlier this week taped several firecrackers to a gas meter in an apparent attempt to ignite a live gas line.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about mail thefts
03/24/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a string of mail thefts that occurred over the weekend.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office deputies deploy R1, assist 18 stuck drivers during Thursday blizzard
03/20/2020
In response to Thursday afternoon’s blizzard, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office deployed Rescue 1 and assisted nearly 20 drivers who had become stuck in the elements.
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University High senior donates money to sheriff’s office for body armor
03/19/2020
Earlier this week, a University High School student donated more than $700 to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office as part of his senior project.
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest two violent suspects
03/18/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office removed two violent suspects from the streets when last weekend deputies arrested one man wanted on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and a second accused of ramming a police cruiser during an in-progress vehicle theft.
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Weld Sheriff’s Office to maintain operations amid public health order
03/16/2020
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office will maintain certain operations while a public health order issued in response to the Coronavirus outbreak is in effect.
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Scammers taking advantage of Coronavirus outbreak
03/13/2020
Weld County Sheriff's Office warns residents of scammers taking advantage of COVID-19 pandemic
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Suspect in Brighton shooting arrested
03/12/2020
One of three suspects wanted in connection to a shooting in Brighton was arrested in Denver
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies recover $120,000 backhoe
03/11/2020
Weld County Sheriff's Office deputies recovered a stolen backhoe valued at over $100,000
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Suspect identified, arrest warrant issued in Brighton shooting investigation
03/07/2020
Weld County Sheriff's Office detectives have identified and obtained an arrest warrant for one of the suspects in the Brighton shooting
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office seeing uptick in vehicle thefts, burglaries
03/04/2020
The Weld County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be vigilant amid an uptick in the number of reported vehicles thefts and burglaries
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office responds to report of found body
03/02/2020
Weld County Sheriff's Office investigating report of a body found inside a trailer in Del Camino
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help identifying shooting suspects
03/01/2020
The Weld County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying several suspects connected to an overnight shooting at a house north of Brighton
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Weld SO partners with Dutch Bros Coffee for ‘Badges with Buckets’
02/28/2020
Weld deputies partner with Dutch Bros Coffee for Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser for Special Olympics
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Weld K9 handlers recognized by Colorado Air National Guard
02/24/2020
Weld K9 handlers recently recognized by the Colorado Air National Guard for participating in State Partnership Program
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Weld deputies, K9 save man from snow squall
02/18/2020
Weld County Sheriff's Office deputies, K9 save man lost in extreme winter weather
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Update: Victim of suspicious death near Kersey identified
02/18/2020
The Weld County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a suspicious death near Kersey
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Weld County Sheriff’s Office deputies save runaway
02/13/2020
Weld deputies deputies locate 11-year-old boy who ran away from home near Keenesburg
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Sheriff's Office investigating reports of abandoned trailers
02/13/2020
The Weld County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of dumped trailers near Briggsdale.
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Weld County SWAT assists Larimer County with arrest
02/07/2020
The Weld County SWAT Team assisted Larimer County with the arrest of a of homicide suspect in Evans
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