GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- - Austin Holzer appears in a Mesa County Courtroom and schedules trial dates on Tuesday, May 9. He pleaded not guilty in the death of Mesa County Sheriff's Deputy Derek Geer, which happened in February of 2016.
Two separate trials will take place in January 2018. The first will be a jury trial, from January 8-29. The second is a non-jury trial starting on February 26 and lasting for 3 days.
Holzer is also seen in court for reasons other than Deputy Geer. Officials dealt with three counts of violating his probation in 2015.