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Joel Ledermann: Is affidavit a jail-time argument for man accused of starting Reservoir Road fire?

Today's Denver Post features an editorial that questions the harshness of the fourth-degree arson charge faced by Joel Ledermann, the man accused of accidentally starting the Reservoir Road fire near Loveland.

But at the very least, the arrest affidavit suggests that he engaged in some seriously dubious behavior.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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