Authorities announce drug bust in Denver area

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- District Attorney Scott Storey says 10 people have been arrested as part of an interstate cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking ring.

Storey announced the arrests on Monday along with officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Jefferson County investigators. Six others remain at large.

Police say the drug deals took place in Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Edgewater, Aurora, and Denver. Investigators say the drug ring moved cocaine to Colorado from California and methamphetamine from Arizona

Those arrested face organized crime charges, drug charges and money laundering.

Investigators say they also found evidence of cockfighting and a cockfighting operation. They seized approximately 70 roosters, a training ring, razors and eye protectors. They said additional charges are pending.

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