Colorado Springs police help execute ‘high-risk’ search warrant in a small Colorado town

8/1/22. One person arrested following a SWAT situation in Penrose, Colorado.
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 4:13 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 5:10 AM MDT
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PENROSE, Colo. (KKTV) - The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office was asking the public to avoid an area in Penrose Monday afternoon.

At about 3:10 p.m. the sheriff’s office announced its SWAT team was executing a “high-risk” search warrant on the south side of Penrose. Colorado Springs police officers were assisting.

“There is no danger to the public,” a post by the sheriff’s office read. “Please avoid the area.”

At about 5:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office announced a suspect was taken into custody. No other information was provided. The sheriff’s office said the Colorado Springs Police Department would release additional details at a later date.

It’s unclear at this time why Springs police were involved in the arrest.

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