Colorado jail mistakenly releases inmate

By: The Denver Post
March 25, 2014 Updated: March 25, 2014 at 12:29 pm
photo - Damon Elliot Slayton
Damon Elliot Slayton 

GOLDEN — Authorities are searching for a parolee who was accidentally released from the Jefferson County jail on Tuesday.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Damon Elliot Slayton was being held in the jail in Golden on a parole violation. Officials are trying to figure out why he was released but say they don't suspect foul play.

The sheriff's office says he served time for theft, burglary and robbery.

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