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Headlights cause hassles in Eagle

Eagle Valley Enterprise
Eagle, CO Colorado

EAGLE, Colorado “-Failure to turn on vehicle headlights resulted in problems or a number of local teens in Eagle, Colorado recently.

– The cops pulled over a White Honda at about 9:15 p.m. on Jan. 30 after the driver pulled out of a parking space on Capitol Street without turning on the lights. The 18-year-old driver had a couple of friends in the vehicle, and there was a distinct odor of marijuana in the vehicle.

The boys all denied any wrongdoing, saying the smell was simply cigarettes. However, they also consented to a car search, which turned up several bags and of a green leafy substance stuffed between the seats and stored in the console. The officer also found a glass pipe.



Eventually, one of the youths claimed the marijuana was his. He was charged with possession of marijuana; and all three were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

– A lack of headlights also drew a cop’s attention to a vehicle headed north on Eby Creek road recently. The 16-year-old driver and his two friends had a strong odor of alcohol about them. The driver initially claimed that he had not been drinking; but rather that some friends had spilled beer on his pants and shoes.



Under further questioning, all of the boys admitted they had been slurping beers in the City Market parking lot. In fact, all three had unopened beers in the pockets of their coats. They were summoned for underage possession and consumption of alcohol, and were released to their parents.


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