No charges to be filed against deputy in officer-involved shooting, suspect charged


By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer

Late Wednesday morning, 6th Judicial District Attorney Christian Champagne reported that no criminal charges will be filed against the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) deputy who discharged her firearm and hit a suspect during a Jan. 4 incident.

“We conducted our review under our statutory requirements and have concluded there will be no criminal charges against Deputy Hayleigh Brown for the shooting incident that occurred on Jan. 4, 2023,” Champagne said.

Sheriff Mike Le Roux also confirmed Wednesday there were no findings of wrongdoing related to the incident in an internal investigation.

Suspect charged

On Thursday, Jan. 26, a suspect in the case, Tyler James Intermaggio, 37, of Pagosa Springs, was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree, a second-degree felony.

For more information, see Thursday’s issue of The Pagosa Springs SUN.