Monday, November 30, 2015

Recent Meth Arrests, Separate Incidents

Seven Pounds Of Meth Recovered In One Arrest, Separate Arrest Nets More Than Eight Grams

Irvin Torres, 25
MCSO PHOTO: Nov. 2015
Mesa County, Colo. -- Friday afternoon, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 70 eastbound near mile marker 15 (Loma area). In the spare tire of the vehicle, deputies located 7 pounds of methamphetamine which has a distribution value of about $90,000 and a street value upwards of half a million dollars.

The driver of the vehicle Manuel Campos, 30, and the passenger, Irvin Torres, 25, are both from Los Angeles. They were booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on one count each of felony possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and special circumstances importing methamphetamine.

Manuel Campos, 30
MCSO PHOTO: Nov. 2015
Manuel and Irvin are each being held in jail on a $50,000 cash only bond, with their next court appearance scheduled for December 4, 2015, at 8 a.m.

Yesterday evening, patrol deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of 29 1/2 Road and Orchard Ave., Grand Junction, after deputies witnessed the driver of a vehicle drive up onto the sidewalk in an unsafe manner. John Bruno, 37, of Centennial was the driver of the vehicle and Sean Alexander, 41, of Grand Junction was the passenger.

John was arrested and booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on charges related to careless driving, driving the vehicle on the sidewalk, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, no insurance and improperly displayed license plate. John is a convicted felon from a 1997 case and therefor is not allowed to have any firearms, and yet he claimed ownership of a muzzleloader and accessories he said, he recently purchased.

Sean was arrested and booked into the jail on one count each of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after more than 8 grams of packaged suspected meth was found in his coat.

John received a $5,000 PR bond and Sean received a $1,000 PR bond. Both men are scheduled to appear in court next on December 8, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Their booking photos are not currently in the system but will be updated here when they do become available.

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