Cop Blotter: Cocaine bust
Aspen, CO Colorado
EAGLE COUNTY ” Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Carbondale man Wednesday on felony cocaine distribution charges.
Renato Monroy, 18, allegedly sold 139 grams of cocaine to an undercover investigator who responded to an anonymous tip, according to a sheriff’s department press release.
Monroy is being held on a $50,000 bond in the Eagle County Detention Facility.
If convicted, he faces up to 18 years in prison.
ASPEN ” Aspen officers spotted a black Jetta weaving along Main Street in the early morning hours following Fourth of July.
When officer Matt Burg approached the car, the driver, later identified as James Ryan Leonard, 22, of Los Angeles, put the keys on the roof of the vehicle.
Asked later, Leonard couldn’t explain why, only saying that he was “from Los Angeles,” according to the report.
Burg asked Leonard to perform a roadside sobriety test, which Burg said the man failed, and Leonard was arrested for drunken driving and weaving.
A subsequent search of the vehicle produced an Altoid tin containing marijuana, according to police reports. Burg also was charged with possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
ASPEN ” Police arrested an English man, 19-year-old James Edward Burney, for underage possession of alcohol. Officers say they found Burney on the Hyman Avenue mall sitting on ground with his head between his knees and took him to the Pitkin County jail.
ASPEN ” Police arrested Brad Unglert, 25, of Basalt, for allegedly trespassing in the Hunter Creek Longhouse in the early morning hours of July 5. Responding to a call that a man was inside an apartment, officers said they found Unglert standing in front of the door and apparently intoxicated. Unglert was taken to the Pitkin County jail and charged with trespassing.
ASPEN ” Bouncers at Eric’s Bar called police after a man, later identified as Nathan Frederick Benner, 20, was “being rude and causing problems,” according to the police report.
The bouncers allegedly had allowed Benner to enter the bar only briefly to find his girlfriend when the man started causing problems.
Police searched Benner for ID they said showed the man was under age. Benner was arrested for underage drinking and taken to the Pitkin County jail.
ASPEN ” After Belly Up Aspen security staff alerted police, Aspen officers arrested Kyle Langley, 18, for underage drinking.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Hatmaker and singer-songwriter Chris Roberts is releasing “Lost and Found,” his second EP of 2021, on Friday.