Idaho sheriff Craig Rowland who pulled gun on church youth group asked to resign


Officials called on an Idaho sheriff to turn in his badge after he admitted to aiming a gun at a church youth group and yanking their leader out of her car by her hair last month.

The controversial incident happened on Nov. 9, when a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints girls’ youth group was going door-to-door in Blackfoot to leave “thank you” messages for community members.

A group of girls between the ages of 12 and 16 had placed a note on the door of Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland, 62.

As they were walking back to their chaperone’s car, Rowland waved down the driver with one hand while brandishing a pistol in the other.

Rowland then pointed the gun at the victim — who he had known for 30 years — and at two of the girls before demanding the woman “get the (expletive) out of the car,” The Idaho State Journal said.

The sheriff then…

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