Criminal charges filed almost two months after Granby marijuana bust |

Criminal charges filed almost two months after Granby marijuana bust

Gavel on desk. Isolated with good copy space. Dramatic lighting.
Getty Images/Vetta | Vetta

Nearly two months after local authorities conducted a black market marijuana bust in Grand County, charges have been filed and an arrest has been made.

Matthew Niedermeyer turned himself in to the Grand County Jail on Wednesday after multiple charges were filed against him by the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office related to the March 13 raid on two properties in Middle Park. The district attorney’s office filed a total of 22 criminal counts against Niedermeyer, according to Granby police. Among other counts, Niedermeyer has been charged with possession and intent to distribute marijuana or concentrate, cultivation of marijuana plants, distribution/sale of marijuana or concentrate, possession/manufacture of marijuana on concentrate and two special offender counts.

Law enforcement officials from multiple local agencies on March 13 conducted a pair of raids on two properties, one in the Granby Ranch area and another near Lake Granby.

According to local officials, both locations were identified as being related to the production and illegal distribution of marijuana. Granby Chief of Police Jim Kraker noted at the time that several individuals were detained and questioned related to the raids but no arrests were made or charges filed at that time.

After turning himself into authorities, Niedermeyer appeared in Grand County Court. His bond was set at $10,000, which he posted and was released.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live.

Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to fund some of our most important reporting, including coverage of the East Troublesome Fire.

If you value local journalism, consider making a contribution to our newsroom in support of the work we do.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User