The Delta Police Department welcomes John Laiminger to its patrol staff.
Officer Laiminger grew up in Paonia. After graduating from Paonia High School, he attended Colorado Mesa University where he studied criminal justice. He graduated from the law enforcement academy at Delta-Montrose Technical College in December 2016. He worked for the Delta County Sheriff's Office from January 2017 until July, when he was hired by the Delta Police Department as a patrol officer.
In his free time, he enjoys camping, hunting and fishing with his son.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.