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Sebastian Littlejohn's mistaken jail release latest embarrassment for Denver Sheriff's Office

At a press conference yesterday, the Denver Sheriff's Office tried to explain how Sebastian Littlejohn, who was being held in Denver jail on charges related to violent felony beefs, was mistakenly set free, only to be recaptured a day later. This time, the sheriff's office may not be at fault. But the incident is only the latest embarrassment for the DSO, following the busts of two deputies -- one who allegedly helped an inmate escape, the other who allegedly hosted a pukey hot tub party with fourteen-year-old girls.
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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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