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Four Cocaine Dealers Arrested in Four Days

Contact: Shannon Cordingly, Public Information Officer, 970-376-7000

Over the last four days the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office arrested four cocaine dealers recovering 93 grams of cocaine in El Jebel.  The most recent arrest took place October 7, 2010 when Narcotic Detectives from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a juvenile with felony Possession and Distribution of Cocaine.

Narcotic detectives recovered 17 grams of cocaine with a street value of approximately $1,300.00.  The juvenile was released to a family member. 

Year-to-date, two Narcotic Detectives from the Eagle County Sheriff’ Office have arrested 57 individuals for possession and/or distribution of narcotics.  Thirty-eight percent of the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office narcotic arrests have occurred in the 6.7 square mile populated area of El Jebel. 

Tips on illegal drug activity from concerned citizens are vital to Task Force operations.  If you think you may have any information regarding drug activity in Eagle County, please call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office at (970) 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, submit your tip online at, or text a tip from your cell phone by texting STOPCRIME plus your message to CRIMES (274637).  If your tip leads to the arrest and indictment of any suspect involved, you could earn up to a $1,000 reward from the Crime Stoppers.