GYPSUM, Colo. (CBS4)– Two residents of Gypsum were arrested after they called authorities to report intruders in their home but deputies found something else instead.
Dispatchers for the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call on Friday afternoon from someone inside a home claiming that someone was trying to break in through the basement.READ MORE: Questions Remain Surrounding COVID Vaccines Administered At Dr. Moma Health And Wellness Clinic
When Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, the heard gunshots coming from inside the home.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: State Labor Department Reminds Workers Can Take Paid Sick Leave To Get Vaccinated
The residents, Kaleb and Shannon Mickely, said they fired two shotgun rounds into the basement in self defense.
Deputies cleared the home and found no intruders but they did find meth and prescription drugs.MORE NEWS: University Of Denver Requires COVID Vaccine For All Undergraduate, Graduate Students On Campus
Kaleb and Shannon were arrested on several charges including felony drug possession, reckless endangerment and child abuse.