Sheriff: Pot plants seized in Avon
Vail, CO Colorado
AVON, Colorado – Eight marijuana plants, marijuana and grow lights were seized Monday afternoon from an Avon apartment after investigators received an anonymous tip, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office says.
Diego Alvarez, 30, of Avon, was arrested and charged with felony cultivation of marijuana and felony possession of over eight ounces of marijuana. He was transported to the Eagle County Detention Facility and is being held on a $7,500 bond, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office says.
Eagle County sheriff’s detectives and Avon police searched a unit at the Buffalo Ridge apartment complex after receiving the tip about a grow operation, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office says.
Anyone with information on this incident or other drug activities in Eagle County is asked to call the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office at 970-328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, or by submitting your tip online at http://www.tipsubmit.com. If your tip leads to the arrest and indictment of any suspect involved, you could earn up to a $1,000 reward from the Crime Stoppers.
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