Crime Reporting

Idaho Springs Significant Calls


Significant Calls

May 08, ISPD officers responded to the 300 block of Soda Creek on reports of an unconscious male party in the men’s locker room. ISPD officers attempted to perform life saving measures until medical personnel arrived on scene. The male was determined to be deceased of apparent natural causes.

May 10, ISPD was dispatched multiple times throughout the evening to a woman in the 1300 block of Miner Street who was being disorderly, littering and defecating on the sidewalk.  Upon the third contact with the female ISPD arrested the female party and she was held on a cash bond with the permission of the Clear Creek County Court.

May 12, ISPD officers assisted Colorado State Patrol in stopping and detaining a male suspect on I-70 near Central City Parkway. The male suspect had been road raging and menacing other vehicles on I-70 with a firearm.

May 14, ISPD responded to Hwy 40 to assist on an injured deer on the highway, that has apparently been struck by a vehicle.  When an ISPD officer arrived on scene the deer appeared to be severely injured and in distress.  An ISPD officer fired one round from their firearm to dispatch the deer.

May 17, ISPD took a phone call from a concerned male who had received text messages that his female friend was injured and not in a safe place with her boyfriend.  The ISPD officer was able to track the female’s phone and contact a nearby agency to perform a welfare check on the female party who felt unsafe in her situation.  The other agency located the female in a neighboring jurisdiction and was able to confirm the female was ok.

On May 19, 2022, ISPD officer responded to the 2500 block of Miner Street on reports of an unconscious female party. When ISPD officer arrived on scene he performed life saving measures for 4 minutes to bring the female party back to life until medical personnel arrived.

May 25, 2022, ISPD hosted the Lyle Wohlers Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony. Multiple employees were awarded. 

May 21, 2022, ISPD officer responded to a vehicle parked and running on the shoulder of I-70 east bound. While speaking to the driver of the vehicle, he appeared to be disoriented, and unaware of his surroundings. Officers could smell a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons for driving under the influence of alcohol.

On May 30, 2022, ISPD officer was called to the 1700 block of Virginia Street on report of a disturbance involving a firearm.  When officers arrived on scene the male suspect had fled the scene. The suspect was later found at a local bar where he was arrested for criminal mischief, harassment, and domestic violence.

June 02,2022 ISPD assisted the Department of Human Services on conducting a welfare check on two adult parties. ISPD located multiple children who had been living in deplorable living conditions. Both suspects were arrested on felony child abuse charges. 


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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.