DA gets new prosecutor

HUERFANO- John Tannous has joined the Trinidad District Attorney’s staff. He will primarily be working the Las Animas County Court, but will also be involved in Huerfano County Court cases as well, according to District Attorney Lee Hawke.

    Tannous had previously worked for the DA’s office in the late 1990’s before going into private business in Africa.  He replaces Jarrod Beatty, who resigned last month.