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Stolen Firearm Recovered from DUI Suspect, Arrested and Drugs Confiscated

Stolen Firearm Recovered from DUI Suspect, Arrested and Drugs Confiscated

Denver, Colorado: Deputies in Douglas County found cocaine, methamphetamine, cash, and a stolen revolver after stopping an intoxicated driver.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 3 p.m. on December 20, a sergeant pulled over a car for speeding close to South Chambers and West Parker Road.

They identified the driver as 27-year-old Santos Martinez.

According to the sergeant, he seemed drunk. Field sobriety test administrators from the DCSO responded promptly to the scene.

Martinez was arrested on DUI charges. His car was searched by the police officers.

Following a check of Martinez’s vehicle, deputies found cash, a revolver, and many drugs concealed in clothing.

The confiscated items are:

  • 111.5 grams of cocaine
  • 49.5 grams of methamphetamine
  • $1,300 in cash
  • A gun.

The gun that was recovered by the police was reported stolen in other jurisdiction. The authorities have not disclosed further details. The mugshot of the arrested person is not revealed either.

Martinez was detained for a controlled substance distribution investigation, firearms violations, and speeding in addition to the DUI.

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