COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The lawyer for a former Republican candidate for the Colorado House denies allegations that his client flashed a handgun at a U.S. marshal.
Colorado Politics reports Kanda Calef is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday to enter a plea to a felony menacing charge.
State troopers arrested Calef in April after the federal marshal reported that a woman driving on Interstate 25 near Larkspur had pulled out a pistol.
According to court documents, the marshal said Calef did not point the gun at him, but "flashed it in a way to ensure he could see it."
Calef declined to comment. Her attorney, Drew Eddy, says she is innocent.
Calef lost a bid for Colorado's House District 14 last year.
She has been an advocate for limited government and gun rights.
Information from: The Gazette, http://www.gazette.com