Man held on federal drug and firearm violations

By: Courtney Carter Email
By: Courtney Carter Email

EAGLE, Colo. – An Eagle County Sheriff’s Office deputy saw a vehicle driving slow and weaving on Interstate 70 between Wolcott and Eagle. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle to check on the driver until the vehicle drove off the side of the highway. The driver was throwing objects from the vehicle when the officer approached.

The deputy found two socks with approximately 1200 grams of methamphetamine along with a loaded handgun. The driver was under the influence of meth and was driving from Kansas City to his home in Oxnard, California.

22-year-old Michael Aguayo was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a weapon by a previously convicted felon, driving under the influence of drugs and weaving. Aguayo was held in Eagle County Detention Facility.

If you have any information about the suspect in this crime, please call the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office at 970-328-8500 or the Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007. Information reported to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest can earn you up to $1,000 cash reward and you will remain completely anonymous.


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