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Lakewood man sentenced to federal prison for dealing meth, heroin
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A Lakewood man was sentenced Thursday to almost nine years in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine and heroin. Troy Andrew Lujan, 37, was sentenced to 105 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Philip A. Brimmer, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney office in Colorado. Taken into custody at the […]

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Colorado man fired 15 to 20 rounds in home where dead woman found, admits to taking meth, affidavit states
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via Canon City Daily Record Thomas Randall Addington A man accused of murder fired 15 to 20 rounds from his basement into his home that killed a Florence woman, according to an arrest affidavit. Thomas Randall Addington, 59, was arrested Sunday on charges of murder in the second degree, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment and […]

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El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy sentenced for smuggling meth into jail in KFC meal
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COLORADO SPRINGS — A former Colorado sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to six years in prison for smuggling methamphetamine into jail by having it hidden in food. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports former El Paso County sheriff’s deputy Steven D’Agostino was sentenced Wednesday. Investigators say the 35-year-old picked up drugs from inmates’ associates and then […]

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Meth makes comeback in Colorado as opioid epidemic worsens
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Recent data shows methamphetamine use made a deadly comeback across Colorado last year. Figures from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show meth ranked among the fastest-growing drugs in fatalities in the state from 2016 to 2017. The rise in meth deaths helped push Colorado’s drug fatalities above 1,000 in 2017 for the […]

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Suspected meth lab busted in west Denver near elementary school
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A suspected methamphetamine lab was raided Tuesday night in west Denver and two people were taken into custody, police said. Police executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Vrain Street, according to a Twitter post. ALERT: Officers Executed a warrant in the 900 Block of Vrain St. during the investigation, a meth lab […]

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Police dog sniffs out 113 pounds of meth, worth $1 million, in Adams County traffic stop
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Two men face drug charges in Adams County after allegedly being stopped in a vehicle with 113 pounds of methamphetamine, with a street value of $1 million. Daniel Torrero-Monzon, 40, and Orlando Torrero-Rios, 34, have been charged with one count of possession with intent to manufacture and distribute a controlled substance and one count of committing a […]

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