Tag Archives: heroin

Federal Fugitive Arrested

A fugitive wanted by the US Marshals Service was arrested this week in Rock Springs. 30-year-old Darren Matthew Olson, of Rock Springs, was wanted by federal authorities after he allegedly went missing from a supervised-release. Olson was indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in conspiring to possess and to distribute Continue reading

Half Pound Of Heroin Found, Five Arrested

Five Michigan men are in jail on drug charges after a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Rock Springs Tuesday afternoon. A deputy pulled a minivan over for following to closely and making and unsafe lane change on the highway. After stopping the van, the deputy smelled marijuana coming form the vehicle. A search of the van was conducted and 54 grams of marijuana and a quarter Continue reading

Woman Arrested For Drug Possession

mug-maryadams_t180One woman was arrested Monday after a Routt County drug dog alerted officers to the presence of narcotics. 31 year old Mary K Adams was arrested when Routt County Sheriff’s deputies discovered small amounts of heroin and methamphetamine in her possession. Adams was the passenger in a vehicle Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Intent To Distribute Heroin

selbach-mugA Craig man was arrested Tuesday for possession of heroin with the intent to distribute after he was pulled over on Rabbit Ears Pass.  A substantial amount of heroin was discovered in the vehicle of Ronal Selbach after he was pulled over for driving erratically Tuesday afternoon.  While an officer was talking to Selbach about his driving, a Routt County Continue reading

Craig Man Gets 6 Years For Heroin Distribution

Hickson Mug ShotKendall Evan Hickson, one of the Craig men arrested at the end of June for the distribution of heroin and prescription drugs, was sentenced to six years in prison in a Moffat County Court last week. The 22 year old Hickson was arrested with 53 year old Vincent Turner after Craig Police searched their home, and discovered 48 grams of heroin and a bottle of Continue reading

Colorado Substance Abuse Report

substance-abuse2Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has submitted the the annual report from the “Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force'” to the State Judiciary Committees of Continue reading

Pro Pot Candidate Visits Colorado Marijuana Stores

MARIJUANA-300Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley is meeting with the marijuana industry in Colorado as he promotes his plan to see the federal government soften its prohibition on the drug. O’Malley scheduled a meeting with several people in the new pot industry, along with state regulators. The former Maryland governor has Continue reading

Wyoming Residents Charged in Drug Bust

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A recent joint Wyoming law enforcement drug sweep resulted in multiple arrests and drug, money, and car seizures. Four search warrants were executed and four drug-related arrests were made. Seized in total was about four ounces of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of heroin, over $3,500 in cash, and a car. 39 year old Michael Continue reading

Sheriff Confirms Heroin in Moffat County

heroinMoffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume told an audience at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday that heroin is being seen more and more often in the community. Hume was answering a question posed by Commissioner Continue reading

Study Finds Marijuana 114 Times Safer than Alcohol

MARIJUANA-300Compared with other recreational drugs – including alcohol – marijuana may be even safer than previously thought. And researchers may be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol use. Those are the top-line findings of recent research published in the Journal Scientific Reports, a subsidiary of Nature. Continue reading

Judge Considers Reclassifying Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300A federal judge in California is weighing the constitutionality of a 45-year-old act that classifies marijuana as a dangerous drug along with LSD, cocaine and heroin. U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in Sacramento held a five-day fact-finding hearing on the classification question late last year, and final arguments are Continue reading

Mark Udall’s Son In Rehab for Heroin After Burglary Arrest

mark-udall-300Jedediah Fox-Udall, the son of U.S. Senator Mark Udall, has entered drug treatment as attorneys continue plea negotiations in his Boulder County drug and burglary case.  Fox-Udall was scheduled for an arraignment hearing Friday in Boulder District Court, but a judge granted a motion filed by Continue reading