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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Detention Deputies Find Heroin on Jail Inmate


Pueblo, CO: The persistent work of Pueblo County Sheriff’s detention deputies in investigating a report of possible drugs in the facility led to the recovery Tuesday of more than 14 grams of heroin that had been hidden in the body cavity of an inmate. Deputies learned through a tip that there were possibly drugs in one of the housing areas of the Pueblo County Jail. Deputies conducted an initial search of the housing area but did not find anything. K9s Mondy and Edo and their handlers responded to the jail and conducted another search where the K9s indicated drug possible detection in several locations within the housing unit. 

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