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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Green Mountain Reservoir Drowning Victim Located

At first light on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations and Summit County Water Rescue personnel resumed the search for the missing diver at Green Mountain Reservoir from Tuesday.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Suspected Drowning at Green Mountain Reservoir

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at approximately 4:43 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff's Office was notified of a suspected drowning at Green Mountain Reservoir near a popular diving rock.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Summit County Lifts Fire Restrictions

The Summit County Board of Commissioners lifted fire restrictions in Summit County Tuesday afternoon, upon recommendation Tuesday morning by Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons.

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Posted on: July 22, 2017

Summit County Steps Up Parking Enforcement on Heeney Road

A no-parking sign at the side of the road in front of Green Mountain Reservoir.

Summit County is urging drivers to respect parking regulations in the Heeney area during the summer recreation season.

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