Man Shot and Killed By Police Officer in Farmington

Updated 2 years ago

A man was shot and killed by a police officer in Farmington Saturday.Police Chief Jack Peck says 28-year-old Justin Crowley-Smilek came to the police station Saturday morning and asked to speak with an officer.The Attorney General’s Office has released the name of the officer as Ryan Rosie.Peck says when Rosie came out to speak with Crowley-Smilek there was a verbal confrontation.They say he then pulled a knife out and the officer shot Crowley-Smilek, killing him.Authorities say they were familiar with him.Rosie has been placed on administrative leave, which is standard procedure.The Attorney General’s Office is handling the investigation.


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