Allin recently told the Coloradoan that it had seemed strange for a drug investigator to “be on routine traffic duty,” so he asked Sheldon about it at the hearing. But Sheldon denied there being more to his involvement.
Allin said he sees the incident as a “mistake by an officer, but a fairly serious one.”
As an attorney who frequently deals with Larimer County drug cases, he said this is unusual.
“They’re aggressive, but usually certainly within the bounds of the law, so this is an aberration,” Allin said.