Incident Date December 16, 2008 Time 4:30:00 PM Division Falcon Shift II
Title Robbery Location 3110 N. Nevada Ave.
Summary At about 4:30 PM today the Colorado Springs Police Department received a report that a robbery had just occurred at the Colorado National Bank, 3110 North Nevada Ave. The arriving officers determined that a Hispanic male in his early 20s used a handgun to rob the bank, and then left on foot running north. The victims described the suspect further as a Hispanic male with dark hair, about 5’5” tall, weighing 130-140 pounds. He was wearing blue pants and a blue down jacket with a “Broncos” emblem on the back. He obtained an undisclosed amount of cash.
Earlier, at about 4:05 PM, an attempted robbery was reported at Conway’s Red Top, 1228 E Fillmore Street. The suspect was armed with a handgun in this incident also. The suspect in this case is described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s with dark hair, about 5’6” tall with a thin build. He was wearing a grey jacket, blue jeans, white shoes and blue baseball cap. He left before obtaining anything of value.
No one was injured in either incident. Detectives from the Robbery Unit responded to assist with the investigation. They are currently looking into both incidents to determine whether they are connected.
Anyone with information about either crime is encouraged to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.
Adults Arrested none
Incident Date December 16, 2008 Time 4:05:00 PM Division Falcon Shift II
Title Robbery Location 1228 East Fillmore Street
Summary Falcon Division patrol officers were dispatched to the Red Top Restaurant at 1228 East Fillmore Street on the report of a robbery with a weapon. The investigation revealed that an unknown male entered the store displaying a weapon and demanding money. The suspect was described as a hispanic male in his 20's, 5'5", thin build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, grey jacket, white shoes, wearing blue baseball cap and sunglasses. The location and identity of the suspect are unknown at this time. A K9 track was attempted however the suspect was not located. No injuries were reported. Investigation is continuing.
Adults Arrested None
Incident Date December 16, 2008 Time 4:54:00 PM Division Sand Creek Shift II
Title Robbery Location 2839 E. Fountain Boulevard
Summary On Tuesday, 12/16/2008 at approximately 1655 hours, officers were dispatched to the Popeye's Restaurant located at 2839 E. Fountain Boulevard to investigate a robbery involving a handgun. A female employee had just left the restaurant to walk to her vehicle to make a bank deposit when she was contacted in the parking lot by a male. The male pointed a black colored handgun, possibly a revolver, at the female and demanded money. The female gave the male an unknown amount of money, and the male fled the area on foot, last seen running eastbound on Verde Drive. The female was not injured during the robbery. The suspect was described as being a Black male, approximately 20-25 years of age, 5'll", medium build, wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a black beanie style hat.
Incident Date December 15, 2008 Time 7:45:00 PM Division Sand Creek Shift II
Title Robbery Location 2705 Janitell Road
Summary On Monday, December 15, 2008, at approximately 1948 hours, officers were dispatched to the Shell Service Station/McDonalds restaurant located at 2705 Janitell Road to investigate a robbery. Three males entered the service station side of the building and demanded money from a male clerk. The clerk opened the cash register and the males grabbed an unknown amount of cash from the drawer. The males then ran from the business to a car parked to the east of the McDonald’s restaurant and drove out of the area. One of the males was armed with a dark colored handgun. No persons were injured during the robbery. The male suspect armed with the handgun was described as a Black male, approximately 16-20 years of age, 6'tall, 180-200lbs, wearing a dark colored jacket, possibly a dark colored hat and a red bandana over his face. The second suspect was described as a Black male, 16-20 years of age, 6', 180lbs, wearing a black and white patterned jacket and red bandana over his face. The third suspect was described as a Black male, also 16-20 years of age, 6', 180-200lbs, wearing a red jacket and red bandana over his face. The suspect vehicle was described as being an unknown make, dark gray colored hatchback.
Incident Date December 15, 2008 Time 4:01:00 PM Division Stetson Hills Shift II
Title Death Location 2510 Lelaray St.
Summary On 12/15/08 at approximately 4:00 PM, CSPD Stetson Hills Division officers were dispatched to 2510 Lelaray St. regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, an unresponsive teenaged male was located with a suspected gunshot wound to the head. The male was transported to Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Members of the CSPD Homicide Unit responded to assist with the investigation. Although in the early stages of the investigation, the preliminary indication is that the male may have shot himself. The identity of the male has not been confirmed at this time.
Incident Date December 15, 2008 Time 12:45:00 PM Division Stetson Hills Shift I
Title Burglary Location 5023 Villa Circle
Summary Stetson Hills Officers were dispatched to 5023 Villa Cir, regarding a home invasion.
The suspects broke into the victim’s residence through the back attached garage door. Suspect #1 is a BM 20’s 509/ thin build, black hair and black jacket. Suspect #2 is a BM 20’s unknown height, / thin build, black hair and black baseball cap. The victim was sleeping at the time and when she and her Great Dane dog walked into the room where the suspects were the suspects turned and ran from the residence. It appears that the suspects did not take anything from the residence. K-9 tracked the suspects up to the area of 3100 El Canto Dr where it appears the suspects may have entered a vehicle.
Adults Arrested N/A
Incident Date December 14, 2008 Time 6:25:00 PM Division Gold Hill Shift II
Title Robbery Location 4900 Farthing Drive
Summary Gold Hill officers responded to a call for service regarding a home invasion in which the suspect/s approached a male victim as he was shoveling the snow on his driveway and demanded that he enter the residence where he had the victim tie his wife up prior to taking the male victim to a near by ATM where an undisclosed amount of money was taken. The primary suspect, described as a black male, 20's, thin wearing a ski mask, was accompanied by an unknown race accomplice driving a white SUV type vehicle. The victim,was located a short time later and as a precaution was examined by emergency medical personnel prior to his being released. Investigation continuing.
Adults Arrested N/A
Incident Date December 13, 2008 Time 8:48:00 PM Division Falcon Shift II
Title Robbery Location 1708 Dublin Blvd. (Papa Murphy's Pizza)
Summary Officers were dispatched to the Papa Murphy's Pizza store, 1708 Dublin blvd on a robbery. A single male suspect entered the business, pointed a handgun at the employees, and demanded money from the register and store safe. The suspect is described as a white male, 18-20, 601/thin,wearing a beanie cap, black ski type mask and a black hoodie. The suspect had a piercing on his left eyebrow. Suspect left the store with an undetermined abount of currency. The area was contained and searched using K-9 and the Air Unit. K-9 was able to track the suspect along a north fence area to a nearby apartment complex. The track was lost around the area of 1530 Dublin (Quail Creek Apartments). No one was injured during the robbery.
Incident Date December 13, 2008 Time 6:38:00 PM Division Stetson Hills Shift II
Title Robbery Location 4750 Shadowglen Dr.
Summary On 12/13/2008 at 1838 hrs., CSPD was notified of a weapons display at 4750 Shadowglen Dr. Upon arrival at 1847 hrs., Officers determined this was an attempted carjacking. The investigation revealed that the victim had pulled into his driveway when two males approached his vehicle from the bushes in front of his residence. One male stood back by the large pine tree in the front yard while the other male approached the vehicle. The male that approached the vehicle pointed a dark, unknown type handgun at the victim’s son first, who had just exited the vehicle, then at the victim. The victim started honking the horn and the suspects ran south from the scene. The suspects never said anything to the victim. The victim described the suspects as two unknown race males, late teens to 20’s, 5’7” to 6’0”, wearing dark clothes and red bandanas covering their faces. The victim was driving a 2005 Jeep Cherokee. Canine track was unsuccessful.
Adults Arrested None
Incident Date December 12, 2008 Time 4:14:00 PM Division Sand Creek Shift II
Title Burglary Location 2200 Farnsworth Drive
Summary The southeast portion of Colorado Springs has been experiencing a rash of home burglaries involving extensive damage to the residences and weapons being taken. On 12/12/08 at approximately 1614 hours Sand Creek Officers were responding to a shots fired call on Dover Drive when they contacted four juvenile males. One of those males had evidence from a burglary on his person. Two fresh burglaries were discovered in the immediate area. The juveniles were detained and transported to the Sand Creek Station where COMMIT Officers conducted interviews with the parents. Additional evidence was discovered as a result. Two burglaries were cleared as a result of this investigation and several more cases are expected to be cleared. Three of the four juveniles were transported to the Spring Creek Juvenile Detention Center on charges of First Degree Burglary and the fourth was released pending further investigation. COMMIT Officers are handling the investigation.
On 12/12/08 at approx. 2335 hours officers were dispatched to the area of 4825 Astrozon Bl on several reports of shots fired at that location. One witness had seen several juveniles jump out of a vehicle and run into 4750 Dover Drive. Officers arrived in the area and located the vehicle that the witness described. There were two handguns located inside the vehicle. The residence was contained and the occupants were ordered to leave. After several announcements, four juveniles exited the residence. No adults were present. A search warrant was completed and the residence was searched. No additional evidence was located. The juveniles contacted were released pending further investigation. 3 guns have been recovered in the investigation so far.
Adults Arrested N/A