Trinidad

Trinidad council okays new med pot shop, sets CIP meeting April 27th



04/29/2015 Meanwhile, this week the city council in a 6-1 vote granted Kenneth Waller licenses to open Lucky Monkey Buds at 137 W. Cedar Street in downtown Trinidad. Waller and Dr. Markus Hamm, MD who specializes in emergency medicine, explained the new marijuana facility is specializing in CBD’s, the primary medical component in strains of the plant that carry little THC.

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CSP confiscates over $15K during routine traffic stop



STEPHANIE WOLF 01/18/2014 LAS ANIMAS COUNTY - The Colorado State Patrol seized over $15,000 in cash Friday morning after pulling over a vehicle for exceeding the speed limit by more than 20 mph. The vehicle was heading southbound on I-25 approximately 16 miles north of Trinidad when it was pulled over, said the CSP.

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Drug informant sentenced



03/18/2015 TRINIDAD - Crystal Bachicha, 32, who pled guilty to one felony count of first-degree perjury in connection with her role in a Trinidad drug sweep, was sentenced last week to 30 days in jail, three years probation and 72 hours community service.

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Detectives deny lawsuit claims



ROBERT BOCZKIEWICZ 03/14/2015 DENVER - Two Trinidad detectives, accused of falsifying arrest affidavits they swore to for a highly publicized drug sting that went sour, deny the accusations.

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City of Trinidad answers ACLU police lawsuit filing



Eric Mullens 03/12/2015 DENVER - Attorneys for the City of Trinidad last week filed an answer to an American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Colorado lawsuit against the municipality and two detectives filed on January 8th in U.S. District Court.

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Trinidad City Council denies marijuana business application



Kimberly Adams 03/12/2015 TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council unanimously denied a business application to the owner of The Spot Riverside recreational marijuana dispensary following a pubic hearing during their regular meeting Tuesday, March 3 at city hall.

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City: Arrests by Trinidad cops were valid



robert boczkiewicz 02/28/2015 DENVER - The city of Trinidad and two of its detectives contend they had a legal basis to arrest two women who allege their constitutional rights were violated in a highly publicized drug sting that went sour.

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Hundreds Turn Out For Marijuana Job Fair



02/22/2015 People turned out in droves Tuesday to vie for a job in the cannabis industry. Grasshopper is a staffing company based out of Pueblo. They help find employees for dispensaries.

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UPS stones marijuana distribution



JON POMPIA 02/21/2015 An Aguilar man was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of possession of concealed marijuana with intent to distribute after being caught attempting to mail a pot-filled package from Trinidad to an address in Yankton, S.D.

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