COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with special guest Broncos receiver Bennie Fowler. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

Girl Scout Cookie Memo Causes Stir In Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A memo sent via a Girl Scouts of Colorado volunteer is causing a stir with its warning that scouts selling cookies in Boulder could be arrested if they don’t have the proper paperwork.

But Police Chief Mark Beckner tells the Daily Camera newspaper officers have no intention of arresting young Thin Mint sellers.

The city does require permits for door-to-door sales. City spokeswoman Sarah Huntley says the Girl Scouts of Colorado already has one, but individual troop leaders must also submit their information for background checks before their troops are included on the permit.

Girl Scouts of Colorado spokeswoman Amanda Kalina says the memo could have used softer language to warn of Boulder’s requirements.

Boulder County doesn’t require the permits.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Marijuana In Colorado: Talking With Youth

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia