Joe Pelle

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Boulder Sheriff: ‘Dangerous Undertaking’ To Take LSD Users Into Custody

The Boulder County Sheriff believes that LSD use is on the rise given the increase in the number of arrests of those under the influence of the hallucinogenic drug.

07/30/2015

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Man Accused Of Felony Assault In Boulder County In Custody

Deputies in Boulder County are looking for a man with a shotgun who reportedly assaulted someone then ran off.

06/28/2015

Nina Schwartz (credit: Boulder Police)

Heroin Use, Overdose Deaths Increase In Boulder County

Boulder County law enforcement officials have seen an upsurge in heroin use and heroin-related deaths. Last week, police believe they arrested a drug dealer connected to an overdose death from earlier this year.

05/19/2015

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Protesters March On Boulder Turnpike, Block Traffic In Planned ‘Die-In’

Demonstrators laid down on the Boulder turnpike on Monday evening, effectively shutting down one of the major routes in and out of the city during rush hour.

12/08/2014

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Some Colorado Sheriffs Ending Immigrant Detainers

Some Colorado sheriffs will no longer honor requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they are eligible to be released on the charges for which they were initially arrested.

04/29/2014

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Boulder County Sheriff: It Could Take Years To Rebuild

The Boulder County Sheriff said it won’t be a quick recovery in the aftermath of devastating flooding that tore apart several communities in Colorado, including his hometown.

09/18/2013

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Airlifts Yield To Door-To-Door Searches In Colorado

Airlifts gave way to door-to-door searches Wednesday for victims injured and killed in the flood-scarred Colorado foothills, as authorities began ramping down emergency operations and beginning the “long and arduous” recovery phase.

09/18/2013

Dave Thrush sent in this photo of Platte River flooding on Sept. 13.

More Rain Hampers Flooding Rescue Efforts

The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.

09/15/2013

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Rescuers Issue Stern Warning To Evacuees

As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.

09/14/2013

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Boulder Gun Buyback Program Called Off

A gun buyback program in Boulder has been called off at the request of the Boulder County Sheriff.

07/24/2013

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