Probation for Woman Accused After Trooper Shooting

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Glenwood Springs, Colo. (AP) A woman who pleaded guilty to being an accessory in the shooting of a state patrol trooper in 2006 has been sentenced to four years of probation.

Cori Graham of Debeque also was sentenced Friday to a substance abuse evaluation, drug testing and 80 hours of community service.

Prosecutors accused her of helping Steven Appl try to escape after Appl shot Brian Koch in the arm at a traffic stop near Silt.

Appl shot and killed himself the next day at a police checkpoint while he was inside a truck that graham was driving.

Graham was the last of three people accused of helping Appl hide to be sentenced.

Koch suffered permanent injuries from the shooting and no longer works for the state patrol.

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