3 arrested in undercover drug sting in Eagle County | VailDaily.com

3 arrested in undercover drug sting in Eagle County

Dustin Racioppi
Eagle County, CO Colorado

EL JEBEL, Colorado ” Three people were arrested on drug charges Thursday and more arrests are expected, said Eagle County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shannon Cordingly.

Sheriff’s deputies and Basalt police officers arrested Shawn David Mikulyuk, 20, of El Jebel, Braden Kahn, 23, of Glenwood Springs and a 16-year-old Basalt woman for buying cocaine in an undercover operation. Cordingly said the group bought 2 ounces of cocaine worth $2,400.

All three were charged with possession of cocaine and distribution of cocaine. Mikulyuk and Kahn were taken to the Eagle County Detention Facility and held on a $50,000 bond. The 16-year-old was released to her parents.

Anyone with information on this crime or illegal drug activity in Eagle County is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 328-7008, 1-800-972-TIPS or by submitting a tip online at tipsubmit.com. A tip that leads to an arrest could earn you up to $1,000.

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