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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Arapahoe County Sheriff Dave Walcher Selected For National School Safety Committee

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Sheriff Dave Walcher is one of just 10 law enforcement officials, school executives, and mental health professionals across the country selected to serve on a school safety committee convened by the National Sheriff’s Association. The committee ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Investigators Warn of Fake Parking Tickets

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Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies have taken a report involving a fraudulent parking ticket. The victim noted several inconsistencies on the ticket and notified law enforcement. While this appears to be an isolated incident, investigators want ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Man Arrested in Cold Case Homicide Dies While Awaiting Trial

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An inmate awaiting trial in an Arapahoe County cold case homicide has died. Robert Williams was 70 years old and suffered from a chronic illness when he was arrested in 2017. He was receiving end of life care in the week before he died, late on Saturday, ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Notification of Inmate Death

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an inmate in the Detention Facility earlier today. The 46-year-old woman had been booked into the Detention Facility Thursday morning, Aug. 16, 2018. 

Deputies found the ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Suspect in Homicide is Deceased

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Investigators have been working all day to locate the suspect in this case. At about 4:30 p.m., the suspect’s vehicle was located in an apartment complex near Yosemite and I-225, in Denver. As a tactical team was preparing to approach the vehicl...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Double Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

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Deputies were called to the residence in the 1100 block of S. Clinton Street, in unincorporated Arapahoe County, at about 8:30 a.m. on a report of shots being fired. On arrival, they found two people inside the home with apparent gunshot wounds. An adult ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Arapahoe County Sheriff Rescinds Burn Ban

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Effective immediately, the Arapahoe County Sheriff is rescinding the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated Arapahoe County, City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire poten...

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Posted on: June 23, 2018

Suspect Shoots at Deputies When They Respond On a Welfare Check

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Four Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies are okay after being fired upon while responding to a welfare check in the 6300 block of S. Olive Street, in Centennial.

Deputies were sent to the home just before 10:30 a.m. when a woman called repo...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Detention Facility to Start Medication Assisted Treatment Program

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office has been committed to implementing procedures in an attempt to be as prepared as possible for the current opioid overdose epidemic that plagues our country. In addition to our Naloxone (Narcan) programs, which have pro...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park, the City of Centennial, Town of Foxfield, and Town of Deer Trail, effecti...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Crime Stoppers Alert for Information in Homicide

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with information related to a homicide.The man pictured, 29-year-old Artem “Art” Abramov was found deceased at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 6...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Sheriff Walcher Awards Scholarship to Littleton High School Student

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David C. Walcher, Arapahoe County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Taylor Rapp is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) scholarship award for Arapahoe County.  

This year, CSOC, Colorado’s state sh...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Denver Man Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

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Investigators have arrested a 20-year-old Denver man in connection with a case where a child was sexually assaulted while using a public bathroom. The crime happened on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in the 6700 block of S. Vine Street in Centennial.

The man, Eth...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Deputy Works to Get Recognition for the State’s School Crossing Guards

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On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the State will recognize Crossing Guard Appreciation Day for the first time, thanks to the work of Deputy Mark Edson, a school resource officer (SRO) for the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.  

Deputy Edson ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Our Public Safety Dispatchers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is excited to be celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 8 to April 14, 2018.

The Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Communications Center has about 30 staff members who work in our state-of-the-art Comm...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Inmate Suicide Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Office

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An inmate being held at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility was found hanging from a noose in his cell just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The noose appeared to have been fashioned from a bedsheet.

Deputies immediately remov...

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