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Men run into trouble on Gypsum train tracks

Eagle Valley Enterprise
Gypsum, CO Colorado

GYPSUM, Colorado –A little cocaine in your pocket can lead to a lot of trouble.

On July 11 at 9:45 p.m., police saw two men walking west on the railroad tracks near 100 Railroad Ave. in Gypsum.

When police asked the men where they were going, they at first said they didn’t know English. Later on the men said they were going home from a store, although they were carrying no merchandise.

A check with dispatch revealed one of the men had an outstanding warrant. Police patted down the other man to check for weapons and found a bag of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine in his pants pockets. On further investigation, police discovered he too had an outstanding warrant.

When police took the men to jail, they asked them to read a sign noting that entering the jail with contraband is a crime. However, a small bag of cocaine turned up in one of the men’s pants pockets during a search inside the jail. Police charged him with introduction of contraband to a detention facility. The other man was charged with possessing marijuana.

Both men were booked on their warrants and charged with possessing cocaine.

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