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25528
Record ID
April 11, 2018
Incident Date
12:00:00
Time
Investigations -- Shift I
Division
Death
Title
Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street
Location
On April 11, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section began follow up on information of a body located along Fountain Creek southeast of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street. The location is described as a wooded, marshy area. Homicide detectives and members of the Metro Crime Lab responded to the area and located a severely decomposed body in this “wetland” area.

Following an autopsy by the El Paso County Coroner’s Office and working with the Metro Crime Lab, the identity of the recovered body has been determined. The deceased male is 41 year old Kevin Lee Liggett, a resident of Colorado Springs. The cause of death is unknown. This investigation is in its early stages.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

NOTE TO MEDIA: All updates will ONLY come from the Public Affairs Section when available.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Black  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


25523
Record ID
April 16, 2018
Incident Date
12:43:00
Time
Sand Creek -- Shift I
Division
MVT
Title
N. Academy Blvd/Galley Rd
Location
On 04/16/18 at approximately 1243 hours, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a call from a victim of a recent Motor Vehicle Theft. The victim advised the CSPD communication’s center that she is following her vehicle that had been stolen the previous night, and they were in the area of N. Academy Boulevard and Galley Road. The victim then stated that her stolen vehicle had pulled into an apartment complex’s parking lot located off Portal Drive near the Citadel Mall. As officers were arriving into the area, the stolen vehicle began to drive off and exited the parking lot. A marked patrol car pulled within view of the stolen vehicle which immediately fled and drove into the Citadel Mall’s parking lot. The stolen vehicle then stopped and several male occupants ran from officers on foot. One male was detained in the area of the mall, and two other males were located in the Citadel Crossing Shopping Center. All three males are being detained reference this ongoing investigation. One of the males that were contacted did have an unrelated arrest warrant out for his arrest, and he was taken into custody on the arrest warrant. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Buckley  -   444-7270
PD Contact
& Number


25519
Record ID
April 13, 2018
Incident Date
19:20:00
Time
Investigations -- Shift I
Division
Death
Title
800 Block of Chapman Drive
Location
On April 13, 2018, at approximately 7:20 PM, officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 800 block of Chapman Drive on a reported shooting inside an apartment. Upon arrival, officers located a male with an apparent gunshot wound. The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Paramedics confirmed the on scene death.

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for this investigation. Detectives are interviewing witnesses and processing the crime scene. All subjects at this crime scene are accounted for.

This continues to be an active criminal investigation, with updates as appropriate.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

NOTE TO MEDIA: All updates will ONLY come from the Public Affairs Section when available.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Black  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


25518
Record ID
April 13, 2018
Incident Date
20:34:00
Time
Stetson Hills -- Shift II
Division
Cold Accident Reporting
Title
705 S. Nevada Avenue
Location
***Cold Accident Reporting is cancelled as of 04/14/18 at 10:18 a.m. per Lt. Velasquez***


The Colorado Springs Police Department is on Accident Alert status as of 04/13/2018, at 8:34 pm due to road conditions. Drivers are reminded if they are involved in a traffic accident with no fatality or injury requiring medical attention, no driver involved is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, all drivers are present with license, registration and insurance information, and no damage to public property such as a street sign or utility pole has occurred, drivers should exchange their information and follow the procedure for completing a counter (cold) report. When damage to any vehicle requires a wrecker, a counter report can still be made providing the previous criteria is met. Drivers can either pick up a traffic accident report form at any of the police department substations or they can go on line at Coloradosprings.gov > Public Safety > Police > Report a Minor Traffic Accident (or cspd.coloradosprings.gov > Report a Minor Traffic Accident). Drivers should also be reminded to take the appropriate steps to avoid being involved in a traffic accident during adverse weather and road conditions. Drivers should check road and travel conditions before heading out and leave more time to get to their destination. Drivers need to travel at a safe speed for the conditions and leave an increased and safe following distance from the vehicle in front of them. Drivers should use streets and roadways less hazardous in winter driving conditions. Drivers also need to remove snow and ice obstructing their vision and have adequate snow tires on their vehicles.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Steckler  -   444-3140
PD Contact
& Number


25515
Record ID
April 13, 2018
Incident Date
0:22:00
Time
Falcon -- Shift III
Division
Narcotics - Vice Activity
Title
I-25/Fontanero St
Location
Officer Scheppele was conducting crime pattern enforcement in the area of Fillmore St and located a vehicle bearing fictitious plates. He conducted a traffic stop and observed drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamines in plain view inside the vehicle. The passenger gave false identifying information and was detained in a cruiser. He was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamines and booked on Unlawful Possession. The driver of the vehicle was found to be in possession of $2225 in US Currency, a scale, and over 65 grams of suspected methamphetamines. He was charged with Unlawful Distribution.
Summary
Robert McCuan (DOB 11/13/72), Arvin Smith (DOB 01/03/82)
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Weber  -   444-7240
PD Contact
& Number


25513
Record ID
April 12, 2018
Incident Date
13:33:00
Time
Information Services -- Shift II
Division
Other
Title
2400 Lexus Dr
Location
As of 1421 the suspect is in custody and there is no longer a threat in the 2400 block of Lexus Drive. Another emergency notification was sent to the original contacts that it is now safe to resume normal activities.

An emergency notification message was sent to 103 contacts in the area surrounding the 2400 block of Lexus drive due to police activity.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Black  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


25512
Record ID
April 11, 2018
Incident Date
20:53:00
Time
Stetson Hills -- Shift II
Division
Robbery
Title
Walgreen's Pharmacy/ 4700 Flintridge Dr
Location
On Wednesday, April 11 at approx. 8:53pm, an unidentified male entered the Walgreen's store in the 4700 block of Flintridge Drive and robbed the pharmacy. The unknown suspect was wearing dark clothing including a hoodie and possibly a mask. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded pills and left with an undisclosed number of pharmaceutical pills. No one was injured and the suspect left the area on foot but was unable to be located. CSPD Robbery Unit Detectives responded and assumed the investigation.
Summary
None
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Steckler  -   444-3140
PD Contact
& Number


25511
Record ID
April 11, 2018
Incident Date
18:06:00
Time
Falcon -- Shift II
Division
Traffic Crash - Fatality
Title
I-25 MM 146
Location
*******UPDATE******
I-25 is completely open as of 9:15pm

On the above date and time, the Colorado Springs Police Dept. was notified of a traffic accident on I-25, southbound north of Garden of the Gods Rd. Information received was that a pedestrian was struck by a semi-truck. Investigation on scene revealed that a pedestrian was on the interstate and was struck by a southbound truck. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene. Speed, alcohol, and drugs are not believed to be factors. The Major Accident Unit responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. The interstate was reduced to one southbound lane for more than three hours.
Summary
N/A
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Black  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


25509
Record ID
April 11, 2018
Incident Date
9:30:00
Time
Investigations -- Shift I
Division
Death
Title
Vicinity of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street
Location
On April 11, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section began follow up on information relating to a body being dumped along Fountain Creek, southeast of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street. This area is described as a wooded marshy area. Homicide detectives and members of the Metro Crime Lab Crime Scene Investigators respond to the area and located a severely decomposed body in this “wetland” area. The identity and cause of death are unknown.

This investigation is in its very early stages. Additional updates as appropriate.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

NOTE TO MEDIA: All updates will ONLY come from the Public Affairs Section when available.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Black  -   444-7412
PD Contact
& Number


25506
Record ID
April 11, 2018
Incident Date
0:04:00
Time
Gold Hill -- Shift I
Division
Robbery
Title
290 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.
Location
On Wednesday, April 11th, at 1205PM, CSPD officers were dispatched to a robbery at the UMB Bank, at Hwy 115 and Cheyenne Mtn. Blvd. A male entered the bank lobby and showed a pistol as he ordered employees to give him money. He then left the building and fled west in a vehicle. No one was injured during the robbery.
Summary
Adults
Arrested
Lt. Makofske  -   385-2125
PD Contact
& Number


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