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Adams County re-elects Sheriff Ryan Zollman

Posted at 11:01 PM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-09 04:18:31-05
Adams County voters appear to have re-elected Sheriff Ryan Zollman. Unofficial election results from Adams County have Zollman beating his opponent Thomas Watts by 640 votes. 1,383 for Zollman and 774 for Watts.
 
Zollman was leading the agency when two deputies shot and killed rancher Jack Yantis outside of Council. 
The two deputies have been cleared of any criminal charges and both have left the sheriff's office. 
 
The Yantis family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Adams County.