News Flash

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Sheriff's Office and Town of Silverthorne Open Blue River

Blue River Trail

Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Silverthorne have received notification from Denver Water that flow levels in the Blue River have significantly decreased.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 16, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl 

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Contact: Kim Jardim

(970) 262-7305

kjardim@silverthorne.org 

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 14, 2020

Boating Accident Death in Dillon Reservoir

Colorado State Parks Evidence Recovery Team

On June 13, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m. a storm cell blew in from the southwest producing winds in excess of 40 mph and 4 foot waves on Dillon Reservoir, causing multiple boats to capsize.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 14, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

BOATING ACCIDENT DEATH IN DILLON RESERVOIR 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On June 13, 2020, at approxi...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Sheriff Responds to Dialogue on Use of Force

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons

As your Sheriff, I take a strong stand with the professional and caring men and women of law enforcement who keep our community safe 24 hours a day.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Una carta abierta a nuestra comunidad del Condado de Summit

Summit County Law Enforcement Letter to the Community

Los recientes acontecimientos nacionales han vuelto a destacar una relación tensa entre las autoridades policiales y las comunidades a las que han jurado servir y proteger.

Una carta abierta a nuestra comunidad del Condado de Summit

    

Los recientes acontecimientos nacionales han vuelto a destacar una relación tensa entre las autoridades policiales y las comunidades a las que han jurado ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Summit County Law Enforcement Letter to the Community

Summit County Law Enforcement Letter to the Community

Recent national events have, again, highlighted a strained relationship between law enforcement and the communities they have sworn to serve and protect.

An open letter to our Summit County community.

Recent national events have, again, highlighted a strained relationship between law enforcement and the communities they have sworn to serve and protect.  These events have naturally and appropriately...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Sheriff's Office and Town of Silverthorne Close Blue River

Swift Water Safety Training

Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Silverthorne have received notification from Denver Water that flow levels in the Blue River are to be increased up to 1,000 cfs today, June 1, 2020.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 1, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl 

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Contact: Kristina Nayden

(970) 513-4886

knayden@silverthorne.org

SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND TOWN OF SILVERTHORNE CLOSE BLUE RIVER

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Sheriff Administrative Office Hours Resume

Summit County Sheriff's Office will Resume IdentoGO Fingerprint Services

Starting Tuesday, May 26, 2020 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will resume regular business hours.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 19, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS RESUME

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Starting Tuesday, May 26, 2020 the Summit Coun...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Summit County Senior Class of 2020 Procession Details

Summit County Senior Class of 2020 Procession Parking Map

On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. the community is invited to enjoy a celebratory motorcade procession to honor the Class of 2020.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 18, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl 

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SENIOR CLASS OF 2020 PROCESSION DETAILS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Thursday, May 2...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Save the Date for the Summit County Senior Class of 2020 Procession

Summit County Senior Class of 2020 Procession

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons and the Town of Breckenridge announces the SAVE THE DATE of May 21, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. on Breckenridge Main Street for the public to celebrate the graduating Summit High School Seniors Class of 2020.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 15, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl 

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE SUMMIT COUNTY SENIOR CLASS OF 2020 PROCESSION

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Summ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 8, 2020

County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Winner in Summit County Announced

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Awards Scholarship to Anna Tomlinson

Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons, is pleased to announce that Summit High School Senior Anna Tomlinson is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Summit County.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 8, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl 

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

COUNTY SHERIFFS OF COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP WINNER IN SUMMIT COUNTY ANNOUNCED

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO –...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Sheriff's Office Responds to Citizen Questions About Public Health Order Violations

Mount Quandary Trailhead

Since the first Summit County Public Health Order was signed by the Public Health Director on March 17, 2020, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office has continued to respond to the numerous complaints from the public about violations.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 29, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDS TO CITIZEN QUESTIONS ABOUT PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER VIOLATIONS

    SUMMIT COUNTY, C...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Summit County Animal Control Reminder on Rabies

Protect Your Pets Against Rabies

Warmer weather is on the way and with that more wildlife encounters. Are you aware of which animals in Summit County are rabies carriers? Do you know what to do if your animal brings one in the house?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    

Date:  April 28th, 2020

Contact: Jesslyn Swirka

(970) 668-4192

Jesslyn.Swirka@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL REMINDER ON RABIES

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO &...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Sheriff's Office Reminds Public About Dangers of Melting Ice

Ice Melting at the Snake River

With the onset of spring thaw in the high country, the Summit County Sheriff’s office reminds the public of the dangers of melting ice in and around Summit County waterways.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 22, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE REMINDS PUBLIC ABOUT DANGERS OF MELTING ICE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – With the ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Sheriff's Office Investigates Welfare Check

On April 18, 2020 at approximately 5:05 p.m. Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies began investigating the report of a suicidal woman who was armed with a handgun in the Wildernest subdivision in unincorporated Summit County.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 19, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

 

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES WELFARE CHECK

              ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Sheriff Uses Existing Authority to Manage Trailhead Usage

Trailhead Parking Sign

Summit County Sheriff, Jaime FitzSimons extends his appreciation to the public for respecting the Public Health Order for social distancing in respect to trailhead usage to access the National Forest.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 15, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF USES EXISTING AUTHORITY TO MANAGE TRAILHEAD USAGE

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – Summit County Sheriff,...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Reminds the Public to Report Suspicious Behavior & Lock Up Vehicles & Valuables

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public of the importance to continue being the Eyes and Ears in the community and in their neighborhood.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 31, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE REMINDS THE PUBLIC TO REPORT SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR 

AND 

LOCK UP VEHICLES AND VALUABLES

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Summit County Animal Control & Shelter Adaptation to COVID-19

In compliance with the public health order issued by the Summit County Board of County Commissioners that Summit County minimize social contact, the Animal Shelter will be providing modified service until further notice.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Sheriff's Office Adaptation to COVID-19

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will be adapting how we do business.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 15, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

 

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ADAPTATION TO COVID-19

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Sheriff Investigates Skier Death at Keystone Ski Resort

On March 9, 2020 at approximately 3:25 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-one year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing in the trees off the side of a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 10, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES SKIER DEATH AT KEYSTONE SKI RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On March 9, 2020 at appr...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 7, 2020

Sheriff's Office Investigates Skier Collision at Keystone Resort

On March 7, 2020, at approximately 1:55 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a collision involving two snowboarders.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 7, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES SKIER COLLISION AT KEYSTONE RESORT 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO &nda...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Sheriff Investigates Skier Death at Breckenridge Ski Resort

On February 7, 2020 at approximately 3:47 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-six year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing at the bottom of a ski trail at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  February 10, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES SKIER DEATH AT BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On February 7, 20...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Summit County Animal Control Supervisor JJ Swirka Becomes a Tester/Observer for Alliance Therapy Dog

JJ Swirka and Oakley

Alliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) is a volunteer organization of dedicated therapy dog handlers and their dogs on a mission of sharing smiles and joy through animal-assisted activities.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    

Date:  January 31, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL SUPERVISOR JJ SWIRKA BECOMES A TESTER/OBSERVER FOR ALLIANCE THERAPY DOGS

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 7, 2020

County Sheriff's of Colorado Scholarship Program

Sheriff FitzSimons awards the 2019 Summit County Leadership Scholarship

On January 7, 2020, Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons announced that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Summit County student next spring.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 7, 2020

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

COUNTY SHERIFF’S OF COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On January 7, 2020, Sheriff Jaime FitzSi...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Sheriff's Office Investigates Armed Robbery in Keystone

On December 22, 2019, at approximately 5:58 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check for a screaming male at the Slopeside Condominiums, 1211 W. Keystone Road in the Mountain House area of Keystone.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 23, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES ARMED ROBBERY IN KEYSTONE 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – O...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Sheriff Investigates Unattended Skier Death at Keystone Resort

On December 16, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-five year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing on a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 16, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES UNATTENDED SKIER DEATH AT KEYSTONE RESORT

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 16...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Property Damage In Bill's Ranch Neighborhood

On December 10, 2019, at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Bills Ranch Neighborhood in unincorporated Summit County near Frisco for multiple reports of property damage.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 11, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

PROPERTY DAMAGE IN BILL’S RANCH NEIGHBORHOOD

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 10, 2019, at approx...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 1, 2019

Disturbance in Dillon Valley Condominium Results in Shooting

On November 30, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance in a condominium in Dillon Valley.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  December 1, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

 

DISTURBANCE IN DILLON VALLEY CONDOMINIUM RESULTS IN SHOOTING

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

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 during this holiday season. Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  November 22, 2019

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 &n...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Threat at Summit Middle School

On October 8, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a threat at Summit Middle School in Frisco.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  October 8, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

THREAT AT SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On October 8, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m. ...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Deputies Wear Pink Patches During October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons Wearing a Pink Patch

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 2, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

DEPUTIES WEAR PINK PATCHES DURING OCTOBER TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS 

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO –Du...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 1, 2019

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 RELEASE

Date:  October 1, 2019

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 &nda...

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

Social Media Threat at Summit Middle School

On September 20, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a threatening social media post that had been brought to the Principal’s attention by two students at Summit Middle School in Frisco.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  September 20, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SOCIAL MEDIA THREAT AT SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL

    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On September 20, 2019, at approx...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Summit County Animal Control & Shelter Rolls Out New Behavior Modification Program for Dogs

ChanceVest

In April 2019 the Summit County Animal Control and Shelter rolled out “T-Time”, a new behavior modification program geared towards dogs who are displaying behaviors that tend to lead a dog to stay at the shelter longer than average.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    

Date:  August 26, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL AND SHELTER ROLLS OUT NEW BEHAVIOR MODFICATION PROGRAM FOR DOGS

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Date:  December 13, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDS TO SAFE2TELL TIPS

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Date:  October 29, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER EMERGENCY DRILL

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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.

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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

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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.

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Date:  October 24, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

DEPUTIES AND FIRST RESPONDERS AWARDED FOR SAVING A LIFE

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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.

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Date:  October 21, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF RESPONDS TO POLITICAL SIGN VANDALISM

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Date:  September 8, 2018

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

CATTLE DRIVE DOWN STATE HWY 9

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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