A Paonia High School graduate and U.S. Military veteran who chose a career in law enforcement is now serving as undersheriff for the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.
Todd Rowell was sworn in as undersheriff at a March 5 ceremony, according to a news release by the sheriff's office.
Brice W. Collins, 30, of Austin was arrested and jailed on charges of driving under the influence, driving under the influence per se, failed to display lamps when required.
Officers provided transport of a combative female from Stafford and East 3rd Street to jail for the Delta County Sheriff's Office.
At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.