As reported in the Denver Post a Lakewood Colorado Police Officer has been accused of fatally shooting another Lakewood police officer
Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Stan Marks has been quoted regarding his involvement in the defense of one of the subjects.
“I represent the party in whose house this allegedly occurred. The officer was allegedly shot by the other police officer in his back yard. My client is Joe Anthony Ruiz and is charged in Jefferson County Colorado in Case 2012cr3005 with 1)Possession of a weapon by a prior offender , 2)tampering with evidence, 3)disorderly conduct, 4)prohibited use of a weapon, 5)obstructing a police officer, and 6)false reporting to authorities. Counts 1 and 2 are felonies. Mr. Ruiz is not charged with the shooting.”