Sheriff's Office News
It is with great sadness that the Summit County Sheriff’s Office shares that on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, retired K9 “Bobby” died peacefully with his handler, Deputy Nathan Opsahl by his side. Read on...
On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 12:28 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stabbing in the Baldy Mountain area located in unincorporated Summit County. Read on...
With river flows on the rise, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents and visitors to be mindful of high water levels throughout the area. Waterways in and around Summit County can be dangerous this time of year, as the spring snowmelt peaks. Read on...
On Saturday, May 27, 2017 at approximately 5:43 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a harassment call in the 500 block of Ryan Gulch Road in Wildernest. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to invite all interested high school students and parents to an Explorer Open House on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Summit County Community and Senior Center in Frisco. Read on...
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. Read on...
On the afternoon of Monday, May 1, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip from Safe2Tell Colorado referencing a threat to be carried out this week at Summit Middle School. Read on...
On April 9, 2017, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Senior Sergeant Cynthia Gilbert was selected for the position of Lieutenant in the Detentions Division. Read on...
On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was honored to share the announcement that Operation Commander Wesley Mumford is transgender and we look forward to her continued service to our community as Commander Lesley Mumford. Read on...
On the evening of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip from Safe2Tell Colorado regarding a possible threat of violence at the Summit Middle School. Read on...
On February 6, 2017 a twelve-year-old Labradoodle named “Windel” went missing from his home in Silverthorne. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office received a report from back country skiers on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, that the Maid of Orleans cabin located approximately one mile up Peru Creek was in ruins after being hit by an avalanche. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has joined forces with Metro Denver Crime Stoppers and is seeking the public’s assistance in a skier collision from January 2, 2017. Read on...
On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at approximately 11:08 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist and protect the scene of a medical incident that occurred on the Lenawee Mountain Lift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort. Read on...
On Monday, January 2, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier collision on the Haywood Ski Trail at Keystone Ski Resort. Read on...
The investigation into the shooting of a suspect in a vehicle theft continued throughout the day on Monday, December 26, 2016. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office pharmaceutical drop-off location in the Justice Center in Breckenridge continues to see steady use by the community. Read on...
Summit County Sheriff, Jaime FitzSimons, is announcing openings for the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). Read on...
The National Drug Take Back Day is on Saturday, Oct. 22. To provide local support to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s initiative the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will be emphasizing Drug Take Back Week from Oct. 17 through Oct. 22. Read on...
2016 SCSO News Releases
April 11, 2016
March 28, 2016
BEWARE OF PHONE SCAMS
April 21, 2016
2015 SCSO News Releases
SCSO WARNS CITIZENS OF FRAUD SCHEME
December 15, 2015
SCSO SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN AUTO THEFT
November 17, 2015
MAN DIES AFTER ROLLOVER ACCIDENT
October 20, 2015
BRUSH CREEK FIRE UPDATE
October 8, 2015
THREE HOUR STANDOFF ENDS IN SURRENDER OF ARMED SUBJECT
September 18, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY OFFERS IMPROVED INMATE VISITATION
September 17, 2015
ROAD CLOSURES/TRAFFIC DELAYS EXPECTED DURING USA PRO CHALLENGE BIKE RACE
August 14, 2015
AUGUST 15TH IS CHECK THE CHIP DAY
August 13, 2015
SHERIFF JOHN MINOR APPOINTED TO THE PEACE OFFICERS STANDARDS AND TRAINING BOARD
July 27, 2015
SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECT(S)
July 24, 2015
SWIFT WATER SAFETY MESSAGE
June 11, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY TO CONDUCT MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT EXERCISE JUNE 3
June 2, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF'S INTRODUCES NEW TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT
May 18, 2015
DOG AND OWNER REUNITED DUE TO MICROCHIP
April 28, 2015
DROP OFF UNUSED/EXPIRED RX DRUGS AT SUMMIT COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER
April 22, 2015
Animal Control Receives Grant From Wags And Menace
April 14, 2015
2014 SCSO News Releases
WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS
December 16, 2014 (Schnee/Oberholtzer flyer)
OPENINGS FOR NEW MEMBERS-CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
December 1, 2014
LOCK YOUR VEHICLES
October 7, 2014
MISSING PERSON JACK MCATEE
September 29, 2014
August 06, 2014
Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014
Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014 (Bella Reunited 1) (Bella Reunited 2)
Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014
June 17, 2014
2014 Montezuma Flood
June 04, 2014 (Montezuma Flood Map) (Montezuma Flood Picture) (Montezuma Flood Picture)
2014 Wildfire Preparedness Exercise
May 27, 2014
Spring Runoff and Swift Water Safety
May 23, 2014
Arrest Made in Drug, Juvenile Sexual Assault Case
May 7, 2014 (Fritts.jpg)
Firefighters Battle Small Fire North of Silverthorne
May 5, 2014 (MtPowellFire.jpg)
Summit County Sheriff's Office Awards Scholarship
April 9, 2014 (Scholarship.jpg)
Sheriff's Office and Summit School District Urge Parents to Monitor Teen Cell Phone and Internet Use
March 28, 2014
Sheriff's Office Recognized as Hometown Heroes
March 20, 2014 (HometownHeroes.jpg)
Sheriff's Office K-9 "Tommy" Retires
March 5, 2014 (Tommy.jpg; SimthandTommy.jpg)
Avalanche Update: Body of Missing Skier Located
February 11, 2014
Avalanche Reported in Summit County; One Reported Missing
February 11, 2014
Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Program Recognizes Team Members
January 23, 2014 (Patch.jpg; RAD Team Photo.jpg; Sheriff RAD Presentation.jpg)
Sheriff Announces Re-Election Bid
January 3, 2014 (Announcement.jpg)