Three arrested, charged in drug investigation |

Three arrested, charged in drug investigation

An investigation by the All Crimes Enforcement Team, with assistance from the Colorado State Patrol and the Routt County Sheriff’s Office, culminated in the recent arrest of three individuals, according to a news release from the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Craig resident Derek Kettle, 46, and John Henderson, 35, and Hailey Allen, 35, both of Denver, were arrested Thursday, June 21, in Routt County. They were allegedly in possession of more than a half-pound of suspected methamphetamine and more than one ounce of heroin, according to the release.

The District Attorney’s Office has charged all three with possession of methamphetamine, a Class I drug felony, and possession of heroin, a Class II drug felony.

Kettle and Henderson are being held in the Routt County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Allen is also being held in the Routt County Jail, in lieu of a $10,000 bond.

Kettle’s next court appearance is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11. Henderson and Allen’s next appearance date is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, June 27.

ACET is comprised of investigators with the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, Routt County Sheriff’s Office, Craig Police Department and the Steamboat Springs Police Department.

The news release noted that charges are merely accusations, and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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