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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  November 2, 2017Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovCOMMANDER ERIK BOURGERIE HONORED FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICESUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On November 3, 2017, Detentions Division Commander, Erik Bourg...

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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

Contact:

Regan Wood, Summit County Coroner

970-668-2964

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Coroner’s Office is seeking information that could assist in determining the identity of a white male whose remains were discovered in July 2016 in ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Press Conference Aug. 28: Summit County Seeks Information Related to Human Remains Investigation

NEWS ADVISORY

Press Conference Aug. 28: Summit County Seeks Information Related to Human Remains Investigation

CONTACT

Regan Wood, Summit County Coroner

970-668-2964, Regan.Wood@SummitCountyCO.gov

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-423-89...

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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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  August 2, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR DROWNING VICTIM LOCATED

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – At first light on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Summit County She...

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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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  August 1, 2017Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovSUSPECTED DROWNING AT GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIRSUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at approximately 4:43 p.m. the Summit...

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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.

Summit County Lifts Fire Restrictions

Recent rains have reduced fire danger

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-453-8901, Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.gov

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Board of Commissioners lifted fi...

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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.

Summit County Steps Up Parking Enforcement on Heeney Road

County asks drivers to abide by parking rules to reduce safety concerns

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Summit County Sheriff’s Office

970-453-8901, Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.gov

Robert Jacobs, Summit ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Retired K9 Bobby Honored in Death

Summit County Sheriff's Office Retired K9 Bobby

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 16, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

RETIRED K9 BOBBY HONORED IN DEATH

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – It is with great sadness that the Summit County Sheriff’s Office sha...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Summit County Sheriff's Office Investigates Knife Assault

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  June 14, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES KNIFE ASSAULT

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 12:28 a.m. th...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Sheriff's Office Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

Photo of a river with heavy whitewater.

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.

For Immediate Release:

June 2, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Urges Caution During Spring Runoff

High water levels can pose safety hazards for boaters, drivers, children and pets

Contact:

Erin Opsahl, Public Information Officer

Summit County Sheriff’...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Barricaded Subject in Wildernest

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.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO- 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. At some point one suspect barricading himsel...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Summit County Sheriff's Office Announces Explorer Open House

Sheriff's Office Patrol Vehicle

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 18, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES EXPLORER OPEN HOUSE

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff’s Offi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 5, 2017

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 – The Summit County Sheriff&rs...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Summit County Sheriff's Office Investigates Safe2Tell Tip

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  May 3, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES Safe2Tell TIP

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On the afternoon of Monday, May 1, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. th...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Senior Sergeant Cynthia Gilbert Promoted to Lieutenant

Lieutenant Cynthia Gilbert

On April 9, 2017, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Senior Sergeant Cynthia Gilbert was selected for the position of Lieutenant in the Detentions Division.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 27, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SENIOR SERGEANT CYNTHIA GILBERT PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On April 9, 2017, Summit County Sheriff’s Offi...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Sheriff's Office Partners in Commander's Personal Journey

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 12, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTNERS IN COMMANDER’S PERSONAL JOURNEY

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND SUMMIT SCHOOL DISTRICT RESPOND TO Safe2Tell TIP

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  March 30, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND SUMMIT SCHOOL DISTRICT RESPOND TO Safe2Tell TIP

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Rescue of the Labradoodle Windel

Rescue of the Labradoodle Windel

On February 6, 2017 a twelve-year-old Labradoodle named “Windel” went missing from his home in Silverthorne.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate:  March 7, 2017Contact: Erin Opsahl(970) 423-8901Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.GovRESCUE OF THE LABRADOODLE WINDEL

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On February 6, 2017 a twelve-year-old Labradoodle named “Windel&r...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Cabin Destroyed By Avalanche in Peru Creek

Cabin Destroyed by Avalanche in Peru Creek

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 12, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

CABIN DESTROYED BY AVALANCHE IN PERU CREEK

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff’s Office received a report fro...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Sheriff's Office Seeks Public's Assistance in Skier Collision

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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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 12, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SKIER COLLISION

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff&a...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Sheriff's Office Assists With Medical at Arapahoe Basin

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 5, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ASSISTS WITH MEDICAL AT ARAPAHOE BASIN

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at approximate...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Sheriff's Office Seeks Public's Assistance in Skier Collision

Crime Stoppers

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  January 4, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SKIER COLLISION

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Monday, January 2, 2017 a...

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Posted on: December 26, 2016

Shooting Update 12.26.2016

The investigation into the shooting of a suspect in a vehicle theft continued throughout the day on Monday, December 26, 2016.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: December 26, 2016

Contact: Joel Cochran, Undersheriff

Summit County Sheriff's Office

970-423-8911

Joel.Cochran@SummitCountyCO.Gov

Contact : Tom Wickman, Police Chief

Frisco Police Department

970-668-3579

Tomw@townoffrisco.com

Th...

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Posted on: December 26, 2016

Shooting 12.25.2016

Date: December 25, 2016

Contact: Joel Cochran, Undersheriff

Summit County Sheriff's Office

970-423-8911

Joel.Cochran@SummitCountyCo.Gov

Contact: Tom Wickman, Police Chief

Frisco Police Department

970-668-3579

Tomw@TownOfFrisco.Com 

On Sunday even...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Sheriff's Office Drug Take Back Program Success

The six bins stacked next to the drop-box container at the Justice Center provide a visual for the containers required for 153 pounds of unused medications.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office pharmaceutical drop-off location in the Justice Center in Breckenridge continues to see steady use by the community.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – The Summit County Sheriff’s Office pharmaceutical drop-off location in the Justice Center in Breckenridge continues to see steady use by the community. In 2016, a total of 307 pounds or approximately 55 cubic feet o...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Sheriff's Office Announces Openings for Citizen's Advisory Committee

Summit County Sheriff, Jaime FitzSimons, is announcing openings for the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).

SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO – Summit County Sheriff, Jaime FitzSimons, is announcing openings for the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC is a volunteer committee that was formed in an effort to solicit feedback on a variety of topics from th...

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Summit County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Drug Take Back Week Oct. 17-22

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.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – 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 throug...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Summit County Animal Control Reunites Adoptee With New Family

Summit County Animal Control Reunites Adoptee With New Family

On July 2, 2016, only one day after “Robin”, an Australian Shepherd/Shar Pei mix, was adopted from the Summit County Animal Control and Shelter, she went missing. Robin was out on a walk with her new family when she managed to escape.

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On July 2, 2016, only one day after “Robin”, an Australian Shepherd/Shar Pei mix, was adopted from the Summit County Animal Control and Shelter, she went missing. Robin was out on a walk with her new family when she managed to escape. ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Summit County Sheriff’s Office K9 Danny Receives Body Armor

Summit County Sheriff's Office K9 Danny Has Received Body Armor

Summit County Sheriff’s Office K9 Danny has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

Contact: Erin Opsahl
(970) 423-8901, Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY - Summit County Sheriff’s Office K9 Danny has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest i...Read on...

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