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2 years 1 month ago

Over 20 involved in meth bust

DENVER (AP) - Twenty-two people have been indicted on drug and money laundering charges following a more than year-long investigation by federal and local authorities in Denver. The U.S. Attorney's Office and authorities in a news conference Thursday say the drug ring led by a Northglenn resident transported meth to...

2 years 6 months ago

Police bust sophisticated drug ring

A Colorado Springs couple is behind bars tonight. This after investigators found what basically amounts to an illegal drug store inside their apartment. Peter Mattaroo and Kristine Bauer are the two investigators believe ran the drug business inside their apartment on Lionstone Drive near Platte and Murray. Through various tips...

2 years 9 months ago

Traffic stop leads to big cocaine bust

A routine traffic stop in Colorado Springs turned into a major cocaine bust. Springs police stopped a Honda mini-van on I-25 near the North Academy exit Saturday. They became suspicious and searched the vehicle and found just over two and a half pounds of the drug. Luis Perez, 57,...

2 years 10 months ago

Drug bust in Colorado Springs

DEA, along with several Colorado Springs and Pueblo law enforcement agencies, as well as the K9 unit, confiscated between three and four pounds of methamphetamines and a large amount of cash from an apartment complex on the 800 block of Circle Drive around 1pm this afternoon. A DEA agent...

3 years 3 months ago

Mexican drug ring busted

A major drug ring operating in Southern Colorado has been taken down. On Wednesday Federal investigators gave details into the large scale drug bust named "Operation Closing Time". "We arrested totally throughout the 14 month investigation, 36 individuals." explains Matt Barden with the DEA's office in Colorado Springs. Investigators...

3 years 3 months ago

Local drug bust nets drugs, weapons and cash

Colorado Springs Police Department, Metro Vice and Narcotics Unit spokespersons have released a statement detailing a month long investigation. On Friday April 15th, VNI detectives concluded their investigation with a drug buy sting and search warrants that led to the arrest of three suspects involved in distribution of Crack Cocaine...

3 years 6 months ago

Colo-New Mexico drug ring busted

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers provided a press release statement today that his office, working in conjunction with the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force, has made a major bust of a marijuana-distribution ring. The drug ring used state-issued medical marijuana records in an attempt to conceal its distribution of large...

4 years 1 week ago

Feds pull off huge Medicare fraud bust

Federal authorities are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever, with raids in five states leading to the arrests of dozens of suspects. Several doctors and nurses were among those authorities hoped to arrest Friday in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La. Authorities said 36...

4 years 1 month ago

Rodeo tickets on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the 70th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Norris Penrose Events Center Arena in Colorado Springs, which happens next month. Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days Ticket Information: Price: Adult - $25, $15, $10 Child (ages 2-12) - $7.50-$10; Saturday Matinee...

4 years 3 months ago

I.C.E. makes "largest" bust in Arizona

Federal agents targeted about 50 shuttle van operators and smugglers who are accused of using the vans to transport thousands of illegal immigrants from spots near the Mexican border to Phoenix. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement billed the bust as the largest human smuggling case in the agency's seven-year...

4 years 9 months ago

Cops caught playing video game during raid

A Florida sheriff says he is embarrassed that investigators from a narcotics task force were caught on camera playing a video game while searching a convicted drug dealer's house. Video obtained by WFLA-TV in Tampa shows several officers enthusiastically playing a Nintendo Wii bowling game after the task force entered...

4 years 10 months ago

Meth lab busted in Pueblo

Pueblo police have discovered a meth lab on the north side of town. It was found at a home on East 40th, near the Northside Wal-Mart. Investigators say the homeowners are the ones who actually found the meth lab. The house was vacant, and the homeowners were there to...

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