Sheriff's Office News

  1. Deputies Wear Pink Patches During October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Summit County Sheriff's Office deputies will be wearing a pink patch in lieu of the Sheriff's Office regular shoulder patch throughout the month of October for breast cancer awareness. Read on...
  2. Summit County Sheriff's Office Safely Returns Child to Father After Parental Abduction

  3. Dillon Reservoir Drowning Victims Located and Recovered

    A search initiated by the Summit County Sheriff's Office resulted in the recovery of two drowning victims Friday afternoon. Read on...
  4. Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Supports "Lift The Label" Campaign

    "Lift The Label" is a new public awareness campaign that strives to remove stigmas that prevent those with opioid addiction from seeking treatment. Read on...
  5. Summit County Sheriff's Office Reminds Community To Be Aware Of Phone Scams

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office warns the public of a recent uptick of telephonic and internet fraud schemes. Read on...
  6. Summit County Sheriff's Office Arrests Local Teacher for Child Sex Assault

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office made an arrest Tuesday morning after an investigation into a child sex assault case. Read on...
  7. Summit County Sheriff's Office Responds to Report of Suspicious Device at Summit Middle School

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office responded to Summit Middle School for a report of a suspicious device found Saturday afternoon. Read on...
  8. Summit County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Sexual Exploitation of a Child Investigation

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office made an arrest on Wednesday, after an extensive investigation into a Sexual Exploitation of a Child case. Read on...
  9. Summit County Sheriff's Office Warns of Recent Bike Thefts

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office warns of an uptick in bike thefts in recent months in unincorporated areas of Silverthorne, Frisco and Breckenridge. Read on...
  10. Summit County Sheriff's Office Recovers Drowned Victim

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office recovered the body of a drowned paddle boarder Saturday evening. Read on...
  11. Summit County Sheriff's Office Searches for Missing Paddle Boarder

    Personnel from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Section, including Summit County Sheriff’s Office Rangers search for missing paddle boarder who went missing Saturday afternoon. Read on...
  12. Summit County Sheriff's Office Makes Fentanyl Distribution Arrest

    On July 13, 2022, members of the Summit County Sheriff's Office and Criminal Investigations Section make an arrest for fentanyl distribution after receiving a tip. Read on...
  13. Deceased Body of Missing Person Found

    On July 8, 2022, members of the Summit County Sheriff's Office discovered the body of missing person, Craig Standlee. Read on...
  14. Summit County Animal Control and Shelter Receives $2,000 Grant From Petco Love

    Summit County Animal Control and Shelter (SCAC) received a $2,000 grant from Petco Love to support its lifesaving work for animals in Summit County. Read on...
  15. Summit County Sheriff's Office Reminds Everyone to Hide It, Lock It, or Lose It!

    Don't be a victim, protect your belongings by removing valuables and locking your vehicle. Read on...
  16. Summit County Sheriff's Office Brings Pretrial Services to Summit County

    Tuesday, June 7, 2022, was a historic day for the Summit County community, as the Summit County Sheriff's Office Pretrial Services program began. Read on...
  17. Summit County Sheriff's Office Deputy Receives Law Enforcement Champion Award

    Summit County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputy Andrew Hinman was awarded a Law Enforcement Champion Award from MADD Colorado and the Colorado Department of Transportation. Read on...
  18. Summit County Sheriff's Office Welcomes New School Resource Officer

    Summit County Sheriff's Office New School Resource Officer aims at building positive relationships. Read on...
  19. Standoff In Dillon Valley Ends with Sheriff's Deputies Taking Wanted Felon into Custody

    Standoff In Dillon Valley Ends with Summit County Sheriff's Deputies Taking Wanted Felon into Custody Read on...
  20. Sheriff FitzSimons Announces County Sheriffs Of Colorado Scholarship Winner

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2016 SCSO News Releases

JAIL INMATE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
April 11, 2016
 
INTOXICATED MAN KNOCKS ON WRONG DOOR
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

IRS Scam


August 06, 2014

Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014
 (CPA Application)

Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014 (Bella Reunited 1) (Bella Reunited 2)

Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014

Assault 6/17/2014
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)