Roscoe given deferred sentence


November 25, 2021

Crook County resident John Roscoe has been given a deferred sentence following an incident last October in which he was apprehended at home before he could act on his alleged plan to shoot an employee within the Crook County Courthouse.

Sheriff’s Office deputies went to his home after receiving a warning call from a member of the public.

The call came in at around 3:40 p.m. on October 29 that Roscoe was “upset and had a gun”, according to incident reports from the Sheriff’s Office.

Before long, law enforcement had reason to believe Roscoe was targeting a specific person within th...

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