Press Releases

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Update 10/12/18 The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit obtained an arrest warrant for 27 year old Gilberto Chavez, Jr., a resident of Colorado Springs, for the September 15, 2018, murder of Army Captain Daniel Chamberlain Lehman. Chavez, who was in custody at... Read more
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 2:39pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit is actively investigating a 59 year old Colorado Springs Fire Department employee. On October 10, 2018, detectives arrested Robert Patrick Stambaugh without incident. He is charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child,... Read more
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 9:12am
UPDATE: On October 6, 2018, at approximately 8:22 PM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Flintridge Circle on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male on the rear patio of an enclosed back yard with an apparent gunshot wound... Read more
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 4:40pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department is working with the El Paso County Department of Human Services to locate two Missing/Endangered Children whose whereabouts are currently unknown. The children are believed to be accompanied by their biological mother. The family is possibly in a Black 2013... Read more
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 3:58pm
Due to changes implemented by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) will no longer offer non-criminal fingerprint services to the general public after October 20, 2018. These services include, but are not limited to:
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:55am
In accordance with Colorado law, the Colorado Springs Police Department is notifying the community that Mark Alan White has moved to a new address in the Colorado Springs Police Department’s jurisdiction. White is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a Sexually Violent... Read more
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 2:17pm
On September 27, 2018, the Metro Fugitive Unit and a U.S. Marshals officer were looking for David Adkins, 30 years of age, in regards to active felony warrants: April 13, 2018 – Aggravated Robbery August 29, 2018 – Felony Theft Warrant August 31, 2018 – Burglary Warrant In addition to the above... Read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:47pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the attached pictured male who is believed to be a possible witness to an active felony investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if... Read more
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:33pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has been provided a unique opportunity to assist in our efforts to combat violent crime in our community. In partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Department of Defense, the Colorado Springs Police Department... Read more
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:21pm
On September 18, 2018, at approximately 10:45AM, the First Bank located at 817 Village Center Drive was robbed by a lone white male. The male entered the bank, pointed a gun at the tellers, and demanded cash. He then exited the bank and fled on foot. He was described as being approximately 35-45... Read more
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 8:37am
During the late evening hours on Friday, September 21, 2018, 31-year-old Charles Valentino Lobato was arrested for 1st Degree Murder for shooting Shawnee Tapia on January 7, 2018. In April of this year, Lobato was observed by officers in Costilla County. When they attempted to make contact with him... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:58pm
In the early morning hours of June 5, 1988, the body of 24 year old Mary Lynne Vialpando was found in an alley behind businesses in the 2600 block of West Colorado Avenue. The investigation into her death revealed that Mrs. Vialpando had been sexually assaulted and died as a result of blunt force... Read more