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Prosecutors say a Civic Center Park drug dealer killed 3 homeless people over a $200 debt. His attorneys say the murders were more likely tied to “Gutter Punk” gang.
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The trial of a man charged with murdering three homeless people living near Interstate 25 in south Denver will center on debts: whether the victims owed $200 to a Civic Center Park drug dealer or whether they crossed a line with an organized crime ring they may have belonged to. Denver Police Department Maurice Butler […]

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Colorado joins 43 other states in lawsuit alleging generic drug manufacturers conspired to inflate prices
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Colorado is one of 44 states that filed a lawsuit Friday against generic drug manufacturers alleging they violated state and federal laws by conspiring to fix prices and stop competitors, resulting in generic drug costs significantly going up. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Connecticut, alleges that 20 pharmaceutical companies — including Teva […]

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Longmont woman accused of using broken drug pipe in stabbing formally charged
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A Longmont woman accused of stabbing another woman with a broken glass drug pipe and throwing a lit cigarette at a responding police officer was formally charged Friday at Boulder County Jail. Karrine Faith Willis, 26, is charged with second-degree assault on a peace officer, third-degree assault, two counts of violating a protection order, and […]

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Federal drug agents raid dozens of Denver-area homes in search of illegal marijuana grows
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Federal and local agents fanned out across the Denver metro area — focusing, in particular, on an affluent Aurora neighborhood — on Wednesday morning to execute more than two dozen search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana grow houses, authorities say. Hundreds of local, state and federal agents, including from the Drug Enforcement Administration, hit at […]

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Texas drug convict arrested on suspicion of attempted baby kidnapping in Denver
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It was a mother’s worst nightmare and it happened in the middle of the afternoon in front of a downtown Denver shelter for domestic violence victims. A stranger – a woman later identified by police as a Texas drug fugitive – tackled 27-year-old J. Jones from behind on Sunday as she pushed her 7-month-old daughter […]

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Man who killed delinquent Lakewood drug client gets life sentence
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A career criminal who lured a drug customer to a convenience store to settle a bad debt was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for stabbing the man to death. Lawrence Arellano, 40, was sentenced in Jefferson County District Court for first-degree murder after deliberation and conspiracy to commit murder for the January 2017 stabbing […]

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Erie drug suspect sees snowflakes falling from police cruiser’s dome light
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Tye Christopher Seiler, 19. An Erie man arrested last week on suspicion of drug possession was apparently more interested in the snowflakes than he was about the serious charges he could be facing. Tye Christopher Seiler, 19, was arrested Thursday by Frederick police on suspicion of possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance with intent […]

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Poverty fuels brazen drug trade in Spain’s neglected south
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LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain — Faces hidden by masks and hoods, a group of 40 men emerge from the darkness of beach-front houses and step into the sand as a state-of-the-art speedboat approaches the shore. They frantically unload dozens of plastic-wrapped burlap bundles, each containing 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of Moroccan hashish. In […]

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New team targets online opioid sales fueling the drug crisis
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WASHINGTON — His moniker was “DARKKING22,” and authorities say he offered a cornucopia of illicit drugs through the click of a mouse. But it was his ads on a hidden website for pure fentanyl, the powerful painkiller driving a record number of overdose deaths across the U.S., that caught FBI agents’ attention. They bought some, […]

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Trump calls for death penalty to “get tough” on drug pushers
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction, President Donald Trump called Monday for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including embracing a tactic employed by some of the global strongmen he admires: the death penalty. “Toughness is the thing that they most fear,” Trump said. The president […]

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House next to elementary school raided for gang and drug activity in Garfield County
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Deputies raided a house 500 feet from an elementary school Tuesday, ending a months-long investigation that resulted in several arrests related to drugs, car thefts, identity theft and gang activity in a small town northeast of Grand Junction. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the activities at the house in Battlement Mesa from January […]

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Drug exchange in McDonald’s parking lot sees Colorado prison guard, inmate’s mother arrested
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Agents from the Colorado Inspector General’s Office arrested a prison correctional officer and the 64-year-old mother of a Sterling Correctional Facility inmate shortly after the two made a drug exchange at a McDonald’s restaurant, officials say. Mark English, 31, of Sterling, and Lora Wilson have been arrested for investigation of drug possession, conspiracy to >introduce […]

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Opioids dangers force police to abandon drug field tests
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ST. LOUIS — Police who find suspected drugs during a traffic stop or an arrest usually pause to perform a simple task: They place some of the material in a vial filled with liquid. If the liquid turns a certain color, it’s supposed to confirm the presence of cocaine, heroin or other narcotics. These chemical […]

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