State committee blocks Southern Colorado Sheriffs’ push for immigration enforcement bill
(DENVER) — In a contentious session on Thursday, Feb. 22, a state committee dealt a blow to efforts aimed at reinstating collaboration between local law enforcement and federal immigration agencies. The vote came down after multiple Southern Colorado Sheriffs spent the day testifying in favor of the bill. The House State, Civic, Military, and Veterans […]
Deputies search for fugitive who escaped from patrol car while in handcuffs
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who escaped from a patrol car while wearing handcuffs. Alexander Reighart was detained for outstanding felony warrants before managing to escape Tuesday night. Reighart, 29, was taken into custody near Highway 85 and Town Center Drive at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday on felony warrants for financial crimes and drug violations. He escaped and despite an extensive search of the area, deputies could not locate him. Reighart is not believed to be a danger to the public. He is described as 5-foot-10, 160 pounds and was last seen wearing green pants, a green jacket and a light gray hoodie. Anyone who sees Reighart is urged to call 911.
Douglas County arrest escapee has history of warrants across state
The man who fled a Douglas County Sheriff's Office vehicle on Tuesday night has a history of theft, drug possession and evading police officers — starting with running from arrest in Kansas. Alexander Reighart, 29, was arrested on Tuesday by Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies on outstanding felony warrants...
Help name the new senior resource dog at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for help naming its newest support puppy.
Douglas County neighbors say they're victims of false advertising
"Free to roam" — it's the slogan of the recently built Macanta community in Douglas County that boasts 50% open space. But now, some residents are upset to learn the views they were counting on are being developed."It's a view that I look out at every time I look out of my living room," Sheridan Lofman said.Open space was a big reason Lofman and her family chose to move to Macanta in August of 2022. The community is just northeast of Castle Rock off Crowfoot Valley Road."People who had a view of the open space paid a higher lot fee,"...
Help Douglas County Sheriff's name its new puppy
A new four-footed employee will be trained to serve alongside the Douglas County senior resource deputy, but the office is still in need of a name.
Colorado man wanted after allegedly escaping from patrol cruiser
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (KKTV) - A man is on the run after allegedly escaping from a patrol car in Highlands Ranch. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says deputies picked up 29-year-old Alexander Reighart near Highway 85 and Town Center Drive Tuesday night on multiple felony warrants. “He managed to...
Douglas County Residents Invited to Join Fair Board and Shape Local Tradition
Douglas County is looking for residents interested in rural heritage, agriculture, western sports, youth exhibits, and entertainment to join the County Fair Board. Candidates with experience in large-event management, accounting/finance, and community resources are preferred. The Fair Board, appointed by the County Commissioners, is made up of 21 volunteers who manage the annual Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, including 4-H support.
Man wanted after escape from Douglas County patrol car
Deputies in Douglas County are searching for a man who allegedly escaped out of the back of a patrol car on Tuesday.
DougCo searching for “non violent” suspect who escaped from back of patrol car
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said 29-year-old Alexander Reighart escaped custody near Highway 85 and Town Center Drive at around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Man escapes from Douglas County patrol vehicle
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A man escaped from the back of a patrol vehicle in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday night, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Alexander Reighart, 29, was taken into custody by deputies at about 9:15 p.m. on several outstanding felony warrants, according to the sheriff's office. While in handcuffs, Reighart was able to escape, the sheriff's office said.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office searching for non-violent escapee
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for 29-year-old Alexander Reighart. According to the Sheriff's Office, Reighart escaped out of the back of a patrol car while in handcuffs after being detained for outstanding felony warrants, which includes financial crimes and drug violations. Reighart was detained near Highway 85 and The post Douglas County Sheriff’s Office searching for non-violent escapee appeared first on KRDO.
Douglas County Residents: Your Guide to the 2024 Presidential Primary Ballot Process
The article outlines the ballot process for the 2024 Presidential Primary election in Douglas County. The county's election office uses a system to ensure every vote is counted. Voters can check their ballot status via phone, text, or email notifications from BallotTrax. Since 2014, all registered voters in Douglas County have received their ballots by mail. Colorado is known for its election integrity, security, and high voter turnout.
Douglas County authorities searching for escaped detainee
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a man who was detained for outstanding warrants escaped from a patrol car.
Why Abe Laydon is not running for Congress
Buried near the end of a belated Valentine’s Day-themed message in Douglas County Commissioner Abe Laydon’s newsletter was an announcement that made official what many may have suspected. He isn’t going to run for Congress. “After much prayer and consultation, I have made the decision to stay...
Douglas County officers looking for man who escaped patrol car
A man still bound by handcuffs escaped from the back of a sheriff's patrol car in Douglas County on Tuesday evening after being arrested for outstanding felony warrants. Deputies are now searching for the suspect. Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 29-year-old Alexander Reighart on outstanding felony warrants for "financial...
Latest headlines | Search continues for man who escaped custody in Douglas County
Here are the top stories from the 6 a.m. newscast on the morning of Feb. 22, 2024.