Court records describe extensive meth ring investigation

Court records describe extensive meth ring investigation
Posted at 3:39 PM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 17:39:19-04

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Court records say members of a recently uncovered drug ring in western Colorado brought in large amounts of methamphetamine to the state from Nevada and California to sell to dealers and a Clifton-area storefront.

The Daily Sentinel reports efforts by local and federal drug investigator have resulted in the recovery of 25 pounds (11 kilograms) of meth and 11 arrests. The newspaper learned the details of their months-long investigation through recently unsealed affidavits.

According to the court records, investigators nabbed several drug operators, included the suspected head of the Grand Junction drug ring, by tapping multiple phones. Several other people suspected as members of the drug ring are named in the affidavit, but it is unclear how many more arrests will be carried out.