John McHenry, Cortez, Colorado (arrested Oct 2012) [assaulted deputy]

Discussion in 'Other Improper Behaviors' started by TMP, Nov 2, 2012.

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    TMP Himself

    John McHenry, teacher at Cortez Middle School [Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1], Cortez, Colorado, "allegedly punched a Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputy"

    Also head coach of the girls' basketball team at Dolores High School [Dolores RE-4A Schools], "suspend[ed] ... pending resolution of the criminal charges against him"

    Cortez Journal: Teacher facing assault charge: Man accused of punching deputy during fire evacuations (Oct 31 2012)

    A 43-year-old Cortez Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 24 after he allegedly punched a Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputy while trying to gain access to a blocked road to his property during the Roatcap Fire.John McHenry is charged with the felony charge of second-degree assault on a peace officer and the misdemeanor charges of obstructing government operations, resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer. According to a MCSO report, Deputy Christopher Barry at 12:47 p.m. on Oct. 24 was closing down County Road 30 at Highway 184 due to an out-of-control wildfire that was headed north toward his location.

    Dolores Star: Teacher facing assault charge (Nov 1 2012)

    John McHenry, Cortez, Colorado, Cortez Middle School, Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1, Dolores High School, Dolores RE-4A Schools