March 25, 2013
Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins
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A search warrant unsealed Friday alleges that Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Kristin Bantle lied about using cocaine when she applied for a job with the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.
Since being elected and taking over the duties and responsibilities of sheriff, I am humbled more than I ever thought possible as I experience the highs and lows of serving in such a diverse position.
At issue are two laws passed this spring that are set to take effect July 1, limiting the size of ammunition magazines to 15 rounds and expanding background checks to private and online firearm sales.
Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins is not one of the 37 Colorado sheriffs who have signed onto a lawsuit challenging the gun laws recently passed by the state Legislature.
The sheriff told the county commissioners Monday of his need for a flex position that would allow a patrol-level sergeant to be promoted to take some of the pressure off his investigators during the busiest times of year.