Two Douglas County school board members under investigation for perjury

Westword: An investigation is underway to determine whether two members of the Douglas County School District’s Board of Education, president Mike Peterson and District E director Christine Williams, committed perjury in testimony regarding the firing of superintendent Corey Wise in February.

“The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has received multiple inquiries from citizens regarding allegations of perjury by members of the Douglas County Board of Education,” says John Kellner, the 18th Judicial District Attorney and the 2022 Republican nominee for Colorado attorney general. “The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is aware of the allegations and currently has an open investigation. That agency will review the matter and, if appropriate, will forward the case to our office for further review.”

Adds Douglas County Sheriff’s Office public-information officer Cocha Heyden: “All I can tell you at this point is that we have received the information and will be looking into it.”

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