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Two held; DA cites ‘complex’ drug case



Paul Shockley 03/12/2015 Two people arrested on drug charges, who are jailed on $100,000 cash bonds, are tied to a “complex and detailed distribution network” still under investigation by Grand Valley law enforcement, Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger told a judge Wednesday.

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Police: Meth users held officers at gunpoint before deadly struggle in Moffat County



03/13/2015 RANGELY - Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show.

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Springs Mayoral Candidates Debate Pot, Taxes



03/07/2015 With just over a month to go until Election Day, the six Colorado Springs mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday night, debating over issues as varied as city infrastructure and recreational marijuana.

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Remains identified as missing longtime Routt County resident



Matt Stensland 03/06/2015 Steamboat Springs - The Routt County Sheriff's Office on Friday confirmed that the remains of missing longtime Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman were discovered this week. Two people are being held on suspicion of charges related to his death.

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Routt County couple arrested on first-degree murder charges



Matt Stensland 03/05/2015 Steamboat Springs - Before being able to post a $10,000 bond, a man being held in the Routt County Jail was booked on charges of first-degree murder, according to Routt County Court records. The man's wife, Kristen L. Johnson, was then arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and child abuse.

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Warrant issued after alleged meth lab found



02/10/2015 A judge on Friday issued an arrest warrant for a Carbondale man after authorities allegedly found a methamphetamine lab in his residence the day before. As of Monday, Chad Boulter had not been taken into custody, a Carbondale Police Department press release says.

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Father of robbery suspect held on $100,000 bail



Mary Shinn 02/03/2015 A Gem Village man accused of conspiring with his son to rob a medical marijuana dispensary in Durango will have to come up with a significant sum of cash to leave jail anytime soon.

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