May 15, 2013 2:25 PM by Patricia Collier
El Paso County Sheriff Office has arrested a Fountain police officer and charged with stalking. On May 14, around 10:30p, El Paso County Sheriff received a call from a male party reporting a possible harassment that occurred near the 800 block of Crystal Park Rd. Deputies responded and conducted an investigation and determined Daniel Barkus is the suspect and that probable cause exists for the charge of stalking, which is a class 5 felony. A short time later and a short distance away, Barkus was found in his vehicle. He was placed into custody and booked into CJC for stalking. The bond is $2000. Daniel Barkus is a Fountain police officer, the Sheriff's Office notified supervisors from that agency of the arrest.