September 27, 2006
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Routt County Sheriff's Office pulls funding, opfficer from drug task force
he Routt County Sheriff's Office will not contribute to the Greater Routt and Moffat Narcotics Enforcement Team, Sheriff Gary Wall said Thursday. Wall said the results of GRAMNET's work do not justify the $115,000 the county contributes to the drug task force. "As other former participating agencies have said, 'There is just not enough bang for the buck,'" he said.
New Routt county sheriff, undersheriff to renew certification
Routt County Sheriff Gary Wall and Undersheriff David Bustos have at least a year to renew their inactive Peace Officer Standards and Training certifications. The men said they will not have a problem meeting the deadline.
Gary Wall, the Routt County Democratic candidate for sheriff, is leading his opponent, Republican Garrett Wiggins by 283 votes, with 5,211 votes counted.
If you believe that the Routt County Sheriff's Department needs to change its priorities and management style to reflect the changes that have and will occur in the Yampa Valley, then I am your clear choice for sheriff.
Gary Wall pleaded guilty in 2004 to driving with expired license plates and paid a $100 fine for the traffic violation.