Drug bust: Five arrested for marijuana possession in Winter Park/Fraser
February 9, 2009
The Fraser/Winter Park Police Department arrested five suspects Saturday, Feb. 7, on suspicion of possession with intent to sell marijuana and/or psilocybin mushrooms, according to police reports.
During the week of Feb. 1, two members of the All Crimes Enforcement Team from Routt and Moffat counties came to Winter Park. An undercover drug agent from that team was able to separately purchase marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms and Ecstasy from two different individuals in Winter Park and at an address on County Road 5, according to the police report.
As a result of those purchases, arrest warrants were obtained for two suspects, Mark Schilling, 28, of Fraser, and Amaurente Montez, 36, of Winter Park, according to the police. A search warrant was obtained for Schilling’s address on County Road 8. Both Schilling and Montez were arrested at that location and booked into the Grand County Jail.
Officers also obtained a search warrant for the County Road 5 address. During the execution of the search warrants, marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, and cash were seized from the County Road 5 address, and the occupant of the address, Jeffrey Adams, 21, was also arrested, police report.
Officers from the Granby Police Department, the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, and Colorado State Patrol assisted with the serving of the warrants.
Also, on Feb. 6 and 7, officers responded to the Winter Park Ski Resort on a report of two males who had allegedly been attempting to sell marijuana to ski area employees. With the assistance of Winter Park Ski Resort security personnel, Officer Ken Wright stopped and identified the suspects on Saturday. During a probable cause search of the suspects, Officer Wright recovered several baggies of marijuana and a scale, according to police.
The suspects, Elijah Garcia, 22, and Jonnathon Guy, 18, of Sterling, were subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to law enforcement documents.
They were booked into the Grand County Jail.