Colwyn mayor declares another state of emergency

    Mayor Daniel Rutland of Colwyn, Delaware County, has declared another state of emergency as the borough continues to investigate the tasering of a teen inside a holding cell.

    Rutland declared a state of emergency earlier this month to reinstate the lieutenant who was investigating the incident.
    Borough Council put Lt. Wesley Seitz on leave after he was tasked with getting to the bottom of allegations that officers had tasered De-Qwaun Jackson while he was handcuffed in a holding cell.

    Council later overruled Rutland’s emergency declaration. As it stands now, the borough is in a state of emergency and Seitz is back on the job.

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