Teller County Deputy under investigation for anti-Muslim comment on Facebook

TELLER COUNTY, COLO. — An internal investigation has now been launched on the Teller County Deputy Sheriff after he was accused of making an anti-Muslim comment on Facebook.

Teller County Sheriff Mike Ensminger confirmed the investigation on his deputy sheriff Eric Voigt.

Voigt is accused of making a degrading comment on Facebook in reference to a woman being Muslim.

In a screenshot obtained by FOX21 News, Voigt can be seen saying “Ship her a** back to Muzzie land!!” Voigt was commenting on an article where a woman declared her business was a ‘Muslim-Free Zone.”

The woman who reported the deputy sheriff said she was commenting on her friend’s page who posted the article because her entire family is Muslim.

She said, “Wow…so what exactly is it you think of me?” That’s when Voigt, according to the screenshots, replied to her with the degrading comment…