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Sheriff’s son victim of Denver-area shooting


January 7, 2018

Courtesy Photo/Douglas County Sheriff’s Department

Douglas County Deputy Jeff Pelle was one of five officers shot in a domestic incident on Sunday morning. Pelle is the son of Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle and former Niwot Post Office employee Stephanie Pelle.

Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance at 5:14 a.m. on Dec. 31 at the Copper Canyon apartments in Highlands Ranch, south of Denver, in what turned out to be a deadly encounter that received national news attention and a message of support to law enforcement officers from President Trump.

Among those deputies was former Niwot resident Jeff Pelle, son of Boulder County Sh...

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