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Con Games: Pitkin County Sheriffs Finally Shut Up About Aspen Cocaine

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Why you should care when the sheriffs finally shut up? Because this is actually the turning point in the case against those busted for dealing cocaine in Aspen and Pitkin County.

DEA's Aspen Cocaine Informant May Have Had Name Leaked

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

A late-May drug bust in Aspen, Colorado that put the kibosh on a cocaine smuggling operation has led to increased tension between law-enforcement offi...

Con Games: Aspen Cocaine the Shame of the City

Michael Conniff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The willingness of the Aspen community to adopt a don't ask/don't tell policy when it comes to cocaine trafficking -- and then to slavishly say they like it that way -- is all but indefensible.

Con Games: In Aspen, Massive Cocaine Consumed by Locals

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The vast majority of the 500 pounds of cocaine brought by local dealers into the Aspen community in the last decade was consumed by locals, according ...

Con Games: Aspen Cocaine Bust a Black Eye for Sheriffs

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.23.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The longstanding romance between the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office and known local drug dealers in Aspen took a decided turn for the worse this week.

Carbon Monoxide Deaths in Aspen Lead to Indictments

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Weller

The deaths of four members of a Denver family in a home just east of Aspen during the Thanksgiving weekend two years ago have resulted in the indictments of three people.

Con Games: Sheriffs, Guns, and Whammo

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

In the Wild West -- out here in Colorado, Arizona, and other homes where the buffaloes roam -- some of the Wyatt Burps in the region are turning a tempest into a Tea Party.