Officer who testified in Maketa case says he misspoke – Colorado News

Officer who testified in Maketa case says he misspoke – Colorado News

From the “What’s up with that?” file:

During the trial of former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, Sheriff’s Officer Chuck Kull — who was a player in the messy scandal surrounding Maketa’s departure and current Sheriff Bill Elder’s election — was called to testify for the prosecution. Toward the end of his testimony, a juror posed the question of whether Kull had been involved in any internal affairs investigations (disciplinary investigations) while serving with the Fountain Police Department. His answer was “none,” according to a Twitter account being provided by the Gazette contemporaneously during the trial, as seen here:

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District Attorney Dan May at a recent news conference on an unrelated matter. - FILE PHOTO

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  • District Attorney Dan May at a recent news conference on an unrelated matter.

Another person who witnessed the testimony corroborates the question and answer, and Kull himself admits that’s what he said.

Now we learn that Kull had, in fact, been the subject of an IA investigation while serving with the Fountain PD, where he was employed from Jan. 27, 2014, until May 22, 2015, after which he returned to…

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