Crime Reporting

Idaho Springs Significant Calls

Significant Calls

October 05, 2022, ISPD officer responded to the 1100 block of Miner Street on reports of a stolen vehicle. The owner’s family had been storing their brother’s vehicle in their driveway, they returned home and noticed the vehicle had been stolen. ISPD officer were unable to locate the vehicle anywhere in town. The vehicle was entered as stolen, and this report will be reopened if the vehicle is located.

October 11, 2022, ISPD took reports from a construction company at 97 East Idaho Springs Road about damage that had been done to their equipment. The company was able to send video surveillance video showing a known male breaking into their Conex trailers, and causing damage, as well as stealing one of their company trucks and one of their Bobcats. The suspect caused over $5000.00 in damage. A warrant was issued for the suspect on charges of 2nd degree burglary (felony), Aggravated motor vehicle theft x2 (felony), 1st degree Criminal Mischief (felony), and 1st degree criminal trespass. The suspect was arrested by ISPD on October 12, 2022.

October 19, 2022, ISPD assisted Colorado State Patrol on a traffic stop at mile marker 233 on I-70 Eastbound. The troopers recovered approximately 25-30lbs of fentanyl. ISPD and other agencies assisted in detaining the suspects during the search. The case remains under investigation with Colorado State Patrol.

October 21, 2022, ISPD responded to a disturbance in the 2500 block of Colorado Blvd. Officers arrived on scene and learned that an argument was happening between a boyfriend and girlfriend and that the male party had damaged the female’s property during the argument and that the male also had two active warrants for his arrest. The male was arrested on his warrant and was charged with criminal mischief, and domestic violence.

November 03, 2022, ISPD responded to a disturbance between a male and female in the 2900 block of Colorado Blvd. ISPD responded a learned that disturbance was just a minimal argument between the parties. While investigating it was learned that the male party had multiple warrants for his arrest totaling $14,000 in bonds. The male party was also in possession of schedule one narcotics. The male party was arrested on his warrants and was charged with possession of drugs.

November 04, 2022, ISPD took reports from a resident that her vehicle had been stolen from 2400 block of Colorado Blvd. ISPD has reviewed security camera footage in the area and were unable to identify any suspects. This case will reopen if the vehicle is located.

November 04, 2022, ISPD conducted a routine area check in the 2300 block of Colorado Blvd, when the officer observed a male sleeping in a sleeping bag in the park. When ISPD contacted the male, it was learned that the male had a warrant out of Fort Collins for resisting officers, and one warrant out of Estes Park for burglary. The male party was arrested on his warrants without incident.

On November 07, 2022, ISPD received a call of trespass occurring in the 1600 block of Colorado Blvd. ISPD arrived and contacted the male who was trespassing on the property. During ISPD’s contact with the male it was learned that the male had two active warrants for his arrest. The party was arrested on scene and booked on his warrants.

November 09, 2022, ISPD took reports from a business in the 2300 block of Riverside of theft/burglary that had occurred the prior night. ISPD is continuing to investigate this case.

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Reporting a Crime

Please read the following information carefully before reporting

If this is an emergency, please call 9-1-1

You must provide contact information in order to file a report.

Keep in mind MOST case reports are PUBLIC RECORDS and are open to inspection.

Emailing a statement to an officer does not mean they will get it at the exact time you submit it, so remember this option is only if this is NOT an emergency or a in progress crime. 

The incident must have occurred within the city limits of Idaho Springs. 

It must not involve firearms or other weapons. 

If you have any information or tips that could help investigations with any ongoing cases with Idaho Springs Police Department please call (303)567-4291, or submit a written statement


False Police Reports

Filing a false police report is a crime according to Colorado State Statute 18-8-111 and Idaho Springs Municipal Code 17-143.