Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said Monday that Jeff George—the deputy involved in the Mapleton elk case who is credited with rescuing an elderly woman from a burning house Saturday—passed a polygraph test that indicates he believed the police officer who shot the animal on New Year's Day was authorized to do so.
According to court records, Boulder Police officers Sam Carter and Brent Curnow texted George on Jan. 1, asking him to assist them with loading the carcass of an elk Carter had just shot into Curnow's private pickup truck.
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