Colwyn lifts state of emergency after executive meeting

    Colwyn’s second state of emergency has been lifted.

    Mayor Daniel Rutland issued the order for the Delaware County Borough amid an investigation into police officers’ alleged tasering of a teenager handcuffed in a holding cell. With several officers off the schedule, Rutland asked for assistance from the state for borough patrols.

     

    The Delaware County Times reports the state of emergency was lifted following an executive meeting yesterday. Borough Council voted to reinstate Lt. Wesley Seitz, whom members placed on leave after Rutland appointed him to investigate the incident.

    Deputy Chief Wendell Reed, who allegedly witnessed the incident, will be back on the schedule when he returns from training.

    Colwyn and the Delaware County District Attorney’s office are conducting investigations.

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