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A Pueblo County Sheriff's Office deputy pools money to help homeless man

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office helps homeless man
Posted at 6:51 PM, Dec 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-31 20:51:15-05

PUEBLO COUNTY — A deputy for the Pueblo County Sheriff's office and his team are paying it forward this week.

Deputy Sam Wolfe and his team patrol Colorado City, and they received calls about a suspicious vehicle in the area. When Wolfe checked out the situation, he encountered an 81-year-old man who is homeless and living out of his vehicle.

Deputy Wolfe and his crew pooled money together and gave the man more than $200 in cash and gift cards.

"This gentleman kind of struck a soft spot with me when he told me he only had 10 dollars to get through the month of December" said Deputy Sam Wolfe. "He's a little bit younger than what my dad is. He kind of reminded me of him, and I felt like I needed to do something and help him out and get him through at least the holiday season."

Deputy Wolfe said the man's goal is to use the money he received to buy an RV motor home.