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1 year 8 months ago

Springs police search for robbery suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a pair of convenience stores last week. This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Circle K at 3805 Maizeland Road. The police believe the man forced...

2 years 2 weeks ago

Police looking for armed robber

Colorado Springs police are searching for a man they say robbed the Subway sandwich shop at 5613 N. Academy Blvd., demanding money from the clerk with a gun. In a report police say a lone gunman entered through the rear door of the store around 9 p.m. Saturday night...

2 years 1 month ago

Police investigating carjacking

Colorado Springs Police are investigating a carjacking that took place in the 2900 block of Galley Road. A man allegedly pulled a gun and forced the driver out of a car. Police got a description of the vehicle, spotted it and gave chase near Platte and Murray. Officers...

2 years 3 months ago

UPDATE: Shooting at 401 N. Nevada Ave

A shooting in the entryway of a home at 401 N. Nevada Ave in Colorado Springs left one man in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso. Officials say all parties involved are being questioned and Major Crimes is working to determine if the shooting was accidental....

2 years 3 months ago

Miller moths blamed for car wreck

An 18-year-old girl is uninjured after her car crashed into a tree off Lexington Drive, ruptured a gas line, and burst into flames. She told officials a miller moth trapped in her car was the distraction that caused the crash. Witnesses pulled the teen's body from her SUV just moments...

2 years 4 months ago

UPDATE: Men identified in Springs police chase

Police have identified the three men arrested in this morning's shoot-out and high-speed chase as Travis Broadway, 21, Michael Peyton, 20, and Parice Daily, 23. All three face charges of attempted murder of a police officr, attempted robbery, and felony vehicular eluding. CSPD chased the men for more than...

2 years 7 months ago

CSPD to honor officers and civilians

The Colorado Springs Police Department and members of the community will be celebrating the CSPD Annual Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 26th at 6:00 PM. The ceremony at Stargazers will recognize the Civilian Employee of the Year, followed by 19 citizens who have assisted in the prevention of a...

2 years 7 months ago

Bowie Jewelers robbery suspects in custody

Colorado Springs police have taken three robbery suspects into custody following a morning robbery at Bowie Jewelers in the 2200 block of Pikes Peak Avenue. Two suspects entered the store, took gold and silver jewelry, assaulted the clerk and escaped in a vehicle driven by a third suspect. ...

2 years 10 months ago

Carrier, attorney angry over recorded calls

Former CSPD officer and suspected child molester Joshua Carrier and his attorney are angry over calls between the two they say were recorded at the El Paso County Detention Center. In court this afternoon, Carrier's attorney, Denver based Christopher Decker, said when he asked the DA's office for Carriers...

2 years 10 months ago

Traffic stop leads to big cocaine bust

A routine traffic stop in Colorado Springs turned into a major cocaine bust. Springs police stopped a Honda mini-van on I-25 near the North Academy exit Saturday. They became suspicious and searched the vehicle and found just over two and a half pounds of the drug. Luis Perez, 57,...

2 years 11 months ago

For heroism and courage

It's a moment of appreciation for the men and women who put themselves in danger to protect us. The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 26th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon on Wednesday. The award recognized officers who display courage and heroism in the line of duty. Phillip Mawaka...

3 years 1 month ago

Tickets for not boosting your kid

Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of the expanded child passenger safety law in Colorado and police will be issuing hefty tickets for those that don't comply. Under the old law, kids under the age of 6 needed to be strapped into a booster seat while riding in the car....

3 years 1 month ago

Arrest in Hackamore Dr shooting

Colorado Springs Police have arrested 53 year old Colorado Springs resident "Gary" Albert Ybanez in the shooting death of Franklin Ybanez. The shooting happened on July 12th in the overnight hours in front of 4907 Hackamore Drive South. Albert Ybanez was charged with Second Degree Murder. We'll...

3 years 3 months ago

Cadets learning the CSPD ropes

2010 was a tough year for the Colorado Springs Police Department. City wide budget cuts forced the loss of about 40 officers. That also meant no money for an academy. "We've been coming up out of a recession." explains Sgt. David Edmondson with CSPD, "We had a lean 2010 as...

3 years 3 months ago

New police cadets learning the ropes

The Colorado SPrings Police Department is holing its first polic adademy in nearly two years. This means 28 new officers will be out on the streets before the end of the year. We'll have more tonight on News First 5 at 5 and 10.

3 years 3 months ago

CSPD officer arrested on child porn charges

Shocking news out of the Colorado Springs Police Department as one of their own is now behind bars. It all started when the Air Force Office of Special Investigations told CSPD that Officer Josh Carrier was under investigation for buying child porn online. CSPD investigated and on Wednesday evening...

3 years 3 months ago

First CSPD academy in nearly 2 years

For the first time in nearly two years the Colorado Springs Police Department is holding a police academy for 24 new recruits. In addition to the recruits, 4 other existing officers are transfering into the department. Police say these new officers are sorely needed after the departure of around 40...

3 years 4 months ago

To shoot or not to shoot....

Friday a man was shot in Colorado Springs. He eventually died. The person behind the gun was a Colorado Springs Police Officer. To shoot or not to shoot is a choice no officer wants to make. Colorado Springs Police train to make the decision regularly. Part of that training...

3 years 4 months ago

Nearly 1 sexual assault a day in 2010

The numbers speak for themselves. In 2010 Colorado Springs had 293 reported rapes. Combine that with other sex assaults and it's well over 300. That's nearly one every day. "We do typically seem to have more sexual assaults reported in our area as compared to other cities our size." explains...

3 years 4 months ago

Local drug bust nets drugs, weapons and cash

Colorado Springs Police Department, Metro Vice and Narcotics Unit spokespersons have released a statement detailing a month long investigation. On Friday April 15th, VNI detectives concluded their investigation with a drug buy sting and search warrants that led to the arrest of three suspects involved in distribution of Crack Cocaine...

3 years 6 months ago

Suspect proclaims he's God, tased by CSPD

Hallucinogenic mushrooms, a man claiming to be God and police tasers made for a volatile mix in Colorado Springs this morning. Police officers were sent to the Residence at Austin Bluffs, an apartment complex, at 3:40 this morning to investigate what was reported to be a burglary in progress....

3 years 7 months ago

CSPD honors officers, citizens

The Colorado Springs Police Department honored officers and citizens Thursday night for bravery and other actions. Before an audience at Centennial Hall, three officers received Life Saving Awards, two received Police Stars and ten were awarded Commendations. In addition, ten citizens received CSPD awards.

3 years 7 months ago

CSPD makes 2 arrests in 7-11 robbery

Colorado Springs Police arrested two men this morning following the armed robbery of a 7-11 store on S. Hancock Ave. Police report that Nicholes Motley and Terence Green, both 19, were arrested without incident.A knife believed to have been used in the robbery was recovered. No one was...

3 years 8 months ago

Police use Twitter to catch car thieves

Colorado Springs Police are going high tech and looking for your help in finding stolen cars. The new program, which kicked off Wednesday, uses CSPD's Twitter account to notify their followers of a car theft the minute it happens. "This is kind of a new approach to policing." explains Sgt....

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