24, Jul 2014 - Sheriff Maketa on his own for legal fees from now on, county says
COLORADO SPRINGS — El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa will be on his own if he wants to continue using high-profile defense attorney Pamela Mackey to defend recent accusations against him.
22, Jul 2014 - Horn Dogs
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, Colorado Terry Maketa chases bad guys—when this bad boy isn’t chasing skirts, that is. After the married politician was accused of having sexual relationships with several women on his staff—including one he elevated to oversee the sheriff’s office budget and another who was promoted despite the fact that her major credential was being a nude model—the county ...
19, Jul 2014 - Flash flood warning renewed, but U.S. 24 reopens west of Colorado Springs
A new flash flood warning has been issued for the Waldo Canyon burn scar until 5:30 p.m., but U.S. 24 has been reopened, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Several small bridges have washed out and Fountain Creek is over its banks near the Green Mountain Falls fire station, said Manitou Springs police spokesman Dave Hunting. Read more on Colorado Springs Gazette
17, Jul 2014 - Waves of storms set off sirens in Manitou Springs
Flash flood sirens sounded in Manitou Springs for the second time Wednesday. Just before 8:30 p.m., authorities issued a voluntary evacuation order for all of Manitou Avenue, which stretches through the small mountain town west of Colorado Springs, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said.
02, Jul 2014 - 1 arrested, 2 wanted in multi-agency fraud investigation
MONUMENT, Colo. — Authorities identified three suspects involved in a series of fraudulent and criminal activity along the Front Range. The investigation, led by the Monument Police Department, Colorado Springs Police Department and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, involved a string of identity theft, fraudulent credit card usage and theft incidents occurring from Denver to […]
01, Jul 2014 - US motorcycle racer dies from injuries in wreck
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) Authorities say a racer has died after he crashed his motorcycle at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb near Colorado Springs.Sgt. Greg White of the El Paso County Sheriff's office tells The...
01, Jul 2014 - Flower Mound motorcyclist dies after crash at Pikes Peak event
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — Authorities say a racer from North texas has died after he crashed his motorcycle at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb near Colorado Springs. Sgt. Greg White of the El Paso County Sheriff's office tells The Associated Press that 54-year-old Bobby Goodin of Flower Mound died from his injuries after Sunday's accident. Race host Colorado Springs Sports Corp ...
01, Jul 2014 - Texas racer dies from injuries in Pikes Peak wreck
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a racer from Texas has died after he crashed his motorcycle at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb near Colorado Springs. Sgt. Greg White of the El Paso County Sheriff's office tells The Associated Press that 54-year-old Bobby Goodin died from ...
30, Jun 2014 - Petitions seek recall of embattled El Paso sheriff
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A campaign is underway to recall El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, who has been accused of having sexual affairs with subordinates and committing other
30, Jun 2014 - Petition to recall El Paso County Sheriff Maketa rejected
COLORADO SPRINGS — A petition to seek a recall of El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa was submitted and then rejected within hours Thursday, the same day that competing protests took
30, Jun 2014 - Embattled El Paso County sheriff speaks to peers in Aspen
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa — who is facing a recall effort following allegations of having sex with subordinates, creating a hostile work environment and mismanaging office funds — spoke to his peers at the conclusion of the County Sheriffs of Colorado conference in Aspen on Friday. Reporters were not allowed inside the Limelight Hotel meeting room when Maketa spoke at about 11 a.m ...
25, Jun 2014 - Routon: Primary sends stern message to Lamborn
Just one minute after the deadline for turning in ballots in Colorado’s 2014 primary election, El Paso County created the first surprise Tuesday night. The first results of mail-in votes showed U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn with a tenuous 51-49 percent lead, just a 1,200-vote difference, over Republican challenger Bentley Rayburn. At that moment, 7:01 p.m.,… Continue Reading Routon: Primary sends stern ...
18, Jun 2014 - Maketa apology video to be made public
In a change of course the El Paso County Sheriff's Office will now make Sheriff Terry Maketa's video apology to his staff open to the public. A spokesman for the EPSO emailed the KRDO Newschannel 13 newsroom just after 5 p.m. Friday. Earlier this week The Denver Post requested access to the Maketa video through the Colorado Open Records Act. On Thursday, Charles Greenlee, the legal adviser to ...
14, Jun 2014 - Woman arrested in fatal shooting
A Colorado Springs woman was arrested by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday after reportedly admitting to fatally shooting a Colorado Springs man and dumping his body in Pueblo County.
11, Jun 2014 - Sheriff: Cause of Colorado fire may never be known
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado's most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa (mah-KEE'-tah) said Tuesday.
10, Jun 2014 - Parents of missing Colorado Springs woman shocked over recording from El Paso County Sheriff's
The parents of Kara Nichols, a 19-year-old Colorado Springs model who went missing in 2012, say they are in disbelief over a recording released by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office earlier this week that suggests the initial investigator brushed off the case.
10, Jun 2014 - Sheriff Maketa update: Undersheriff takes leave as hard drives seized
COLORADO SPRINGS — El Paso County employees seized seven hard drives from the Sheriff's Office this week as part of an investigation into affairs and other alleged misdeeds in the office,
10, Jun 2014 - El Paso County Sheriff Maketa accused of affairs, intimidation, budget improprieties
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, one of the state’s most powerful and outspoken Republicans, came under fire Friday, when the Colorado Springs Gazette published a story detailing a complaint lodged by three of his El Paso County commanders. The complaint alleges Maketa had affairs with three of his subordinates, inappropriately promoted […]
10, Jun 2014 - El Paso County Sheriff releases video apology in Maketa sex scandal
COLORADO SPRINGS — The El Paso County Sheriff's department on Monday released a video in which Sheriff Terry Maketa apologizes to his staff and speaks of being "embarrassed and humbled" by a recent sex scandal.
24, May 2014 - El Paso Co. deputy involved in accident
An El Paso County Sheriff's deputy was involved in an accident on Thursday (5/22/14) morning. It happened the intersection of Black Forest and Woodmen Roads around 7:30, police said. Colorado Springs Police said that the deputy was heading east on Woodmen when he rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped. That vehicle then hit another vehicle that was also stopped. No one was seriously hurt in the ...
24, May 2014 - Hundred Club honors three first responders
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa says that the controversy surrounding a service award is irrelevant. The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs recognized three outstanding officers Tuesday from the Colorado Springs Fire Department, Colorado Springs Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The Hundred Club was established in 1994 and its purpose is to support the families of ...
24, May 2014 - The One Hundred Club honors three first responders
To show its appreciation to the greater Colorado Springs first-responder community, the members of The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs convened their annual meeting Tuesday to recognize three officers from the Colorado Springs Fire Department, Colorado Springs Police Department and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. This year’s event took place at the Penrose House Pavilion and… Continue Reading ...
18, May 2014 - Three El Paso County Sheriff's commanders placed on leave
COLORADO SPRINGS — Three El Paso County Sheriff's Office commanders have been put on administrative leave, reportedly after filing an employment complaint against Sheriff Terry Maketa,
12, May 2014 - Band coach accused of sex exploitation
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An Air Academy High School band coach is facing charges of sexual exploitation of a child after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says David Hurd was arrested in Aurora on ...
26, May 2013 - DUI crackdown including fewer checkpoints
Colorado Springs police and El Paso County Sheriff's deputies will be taking drunk drivers off the road this summer without a traditional safety tool. In the past, driving under the influence checkpoints ramped up every summer as part of the annual Heat Is On campaign. Now several law enforcement agencies are foregoing the checkpoints and spreading their officers out. A DUI checkpoint watchdog ...