Six Arrested In Connection With Drugs In Acacia Park

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

Colorado Springs Police say they’ve made six arrests in connection with an investigation into narcotics sales in Acacia Park.

Police say they received a tip in early February about the drug activity in the park. Members of the Metro VNI unit were able to make multiple purchases in the park, and as a result of that investigation officers got three arrest warrants and one search warrant.

The search warrant was executed on March 1, and two people were arrested. Officers say they found 114.4 grams of marijuana and $585 cash inside the home. The drugs were packaged for sale.

On March 6, two other people were arrested in Acacia Park. Meanwhile, they also found someone in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. That suspect was also arrested.

In total, police say five adults were arrested for felony distribution. The other suspect was arrested for a misdemeanor.

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  • by mandy jo Location: COLORADO SPRINGSc on Mar 7, 2012 at 05:00 PM
    there are under cover cops at that park.. just be smart and not stupid.. i dont hang there no more. cause all it is drama and stupid stuff.. it's like once u go to that park u cant get out.. well be smart and not stupid..
  • by bud lover Location: ganja springs on Mar 7, 2012 at 09:44 AM
    the springs bust set up a permanent lookout in the senior citazens shuffle board park over 20 years ago because of all the rich white C.C. kids were making their deals there and subsequently deals are still being made everyday..want to make a major bust CSPD? just go 4 blocks north and arrest the offspring of the 2%
  • by D.1 Location: Noitacol on Mar 7, 2012 at 08:58 AM
    Well it is no surprise this happend although it seems like forever since its been on the news and seeing how there is a police station right there or whatever it is. I know i see cop cars posted there most times i pass by. I smoke and yes i am human so that must make me a liberal. Its not the weed its the people who cant handle themselves and decide to do stupid $h1t or decide hey ill sell my weed right in front of a school and a makeshift police station.
  • by Dan'o Location: CS on Mar 7, 2012 at 07:07 AM
    VNI had to receive a tip about drug sales in AP? Really? Did the tipster have to track them down at a strip club, or where they just getting trashed at Hooters?
  • by Underdog6 Location: CS on Mar 7, 2012 at 06:22 AM
    Registered voters will get a chance to tax and regulate marijuana sales in November. Amendment 64 will allow heavily regulated shops to sell marijuana to adults 21 and older. This should effectively remove marijuana from the inventory of street dealers across our city. If you want to have a voice in this issue, please make you are registered to vote. We know that prohibition does not work, so lets try something different. Marijuana is dangerous when it is illegal, not illegal because it is dangerous.
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      by Dilbert on Mar 7, 2012 at 07:11 AM in reply to Underdog6
      And your brilliant solution for the onvious conflict with federal law? Notice that dispensaries cannot get banks to take their business and still have the DEA enforcing 1000 foot limits? Where are these heavily regulated shops going to exist? Are you suggesting that age limitations on shops selling will eliminate street dealers, just like teens never give a guy 10$ to buy them a six-pack? 64 is a fool's errand and only wastes state resources.
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      by E on Mar 7, 2012 at 08:14 AM in reply to Underdog6
      What would change? Anyone can get MMJ as it is. When I see deals in acacia park, it appears to be kids under 21. Using your logic, my yes vote will stop street deals, but I beg to differ. Oh and let's not forget federal law. All the marijuana BS is theatre. I was undecided until recently, but after doing my own unbiased research, it's a no vote for me. You people need to get a little more intelligent with your movement. Another irritating thing is that the majority of you have an anarchist mentallity and act like a bunch of self entitled cry babies. Good luck though.
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        by Wyatt on Mar 7, 2012 at 01:10 PM in reply to E
        E: would you support the banning of alcoholic beverages?
  • by Yo Mama Location: Hell on Mar 6, 2012 at 09:46 PM
    You still wont stop us we never die
  • by Tuber on Mar 6, 2012 at 08:33 PM
    Let me read this again. I'm not sure i understand. Acacia park and pot. Who'da ever thunk it. There is nothing new in most of the last half century in this story/place/subject.
  • by mpls on Mar 6, 2012 at 07:48 PM
    Breaking news, have you called LE about the preacher man diddling the kids?
  • by mpls on Mar 6, 2012 at 07:48 PM
    Breaking news, have you called LE about the preacher man diddling the kids?
  • by *Garcia* Location: East CO Springs on Mar 6, 2012 at 07:33 PM
    @Braking News: Politics? Come on, Get a Life.... @ Sandie: "blind eye"? Haha Whatever.... But wow you both are sensitive, sorry if I hurt your feelings... Not
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