Steven Joseph Appl (12336)



10/25/2006: Steven Joseph Appl eluded an intense manhunt for him Wednesday after Colorado State Patrol Trooper Brian Koch was shot and wounded in an altercation after a traffic stop on Garfield County Road 346, outside Rifle. Appl allegedly shot himself while in the back seat of a pickup that had been stopped at a checkpoint south of Silt. https://fromthestyx.wordpress.com/2006/10/27/when-a-meth-head-snaps/

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