Two Grand Junction Men Arrested in Undercover Cocaine Sting

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Two Grand Junction men are under arrest in Eagle County, charged with felony drug violations.

Matthew Simon and Michael Ybarra -both 22- are accused of selling two ounces of cocaine worth $15,000 to an undercover operator.

Eagle County investigators say the suspects attempted to elude arresting officers in a car, but they were apprehended a short distance away.

Both are charged with felony distribution of cocaine and felony possession of cocaine.

Ybarra is also charged with distribution of felony eluding for the short car chase.

Both men are being held in the Eagle County Detention Facility on a $50,000 bond.


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