Good sheriff hard to find
August 23, 2010
You must be a friend of the despicable characters at play. You have my sympathy.
I am a more than 30-year resident of Aspen. I live in the old K, G, and E managers shack. I drive an 8-year-old car. I have worked for over 50 years and I volunteer in many Pitkin County organizations.
I have known about the shenanigans in the “good ole boy” sheriff’s department for many years. I have known Braudis’s ex-wives. I have read of the despicable behavior of Joe DiSalvo at Jimmy’s, and the only two times I ever requested help from that department they didn’t even show up! Many other residents have had the same experience.
They did, however, send an inebriated man to my door at 2 in the morning to retrieve a dog my kids had rescued the afternoon before. It apparently belonged to him, but I had no way of knowing that.
I’m sorry you are so tainted – as are many others in this community. One day we will have a decent leader in the sheriff’s department – then you may recognize a good man and commendable leadership. It will not be any of the despots people like you now support.
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I’m sure you greased the machine with your sarcasm. Our local rags love that! They, however, only print some of my letters so you’ve been spared!
Again, you have my sympathy.