"Grandpa" sold meth in Grand Junction, police say | VailDaily.com

"Grandpa" sold meth in Grand Junction, police say

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado ” Police arrested a 68-year-old man nicknamed “Grandpa” on suspicion that he was dealing methamphetamine from an apartment complex for retirees.

A court affidavit shows the arrest of Robert Hakel came after authorities launched an investigation against him in 2007. Hakel is facing five felony drug distribution charges.

Police say they also arrested eight people suspected of buying drugs from Hakel Wednesday. He was arrested outside of a liquor store with two ounces of meth and about $1,300.

Police say they suspect Hakel was getting meth from an Arizona man.


Information from: The Daily Sentinel, http://www.gjsentinel.com

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