facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Colorado inmate facing 24 years for allegedly falsely reporting hair in jail food

Ray Wolfe claims he found a hair in beef stroganoff from the Summit County Jail.
By Evan Bleier   |   Aug. 12, 2014 at 9:45 AM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-7831407849712/2014/1/13935196739538/Colorado-inmate-facing-24-years-for-allegedly-falsely-reporting-hair-in-jail-food.jpg
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A Colorado inmate is facing an additional 24 years behind bars after he allegedly falsely reported finding a hair in his food.

Ray Wolfe claimed he found a hair in the beef stroganoff he was served at the Summit County Jail, prompting a full investigation by the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

"I just assumed that someone was messing with me," Wolfe told CBS Denver. "I just wanted a new tray."

During the inquiry, investigators discovered surveillance video that appears to show Wolfe tampering with his own tray.

"As seen in the reflection in the windows, Wolfe stands at the drinking fountain with his tray for approximately eight seconds," according to a report about the incident. "During this time Wolfe can be seen making small movements with his arms and hands. It is with these movements and during this time I believe Wolfe placed the hair found on top of the food in his meal tray."

The 37-year-old was transferred to Park County Jail and charged with three felonies, including tampering with physical evidence and false reporting. He is also charged with three habitual criminal sentence enhancements.

A three-day jury trial will determine Wolfe's guilt and how much, if any, additional jail time he will be sentenced to serve.

"I would probably go hungry if I knew I was even going to be charged," Wolfe said.

Follow @itishowitis and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
'Stay of execution' for bird living in store 'Stay of execution' for bird living in store
2
Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban
3
Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage
4
Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks
5
Unmentionable: Naked man got frisky with panties Unmentionable: Naked man got frisky with panties
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback