The deputy who shot and killed the man who shot at her is cleared by the DA’s office, the town of Lyons is investigated again for how they’re managing federal flood recovery money and animal control officers in Boulder once again save a helpless creature.
Deputy Teri Javes was justified in her use of lethal force on Sept. 10 when she shot the man who opened fire on her and later died. No charges will be filed by Boulder County DA Stan Garnett and Javes is expected to return to duty soon following paid administrative leave while the shooting was investigated.
Investigators from the FBI and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are scouring computer records from the town of Lyons to learn more about how local officials are managing $36 million in federal flood recovery grants. This investigation follows a report from April criticizing Lyons’ management of the first $9 million in aid the town received from the feds.
Nature lovers and cop supporters in Boulder again applauded the efforts of animal control officers who this week responded to reports of a squirrel impaled on an exposed nail on a fence. Officers carefully removed the squirrel, determined it only had superficial injuries, and released it.