Armed man with drugs arrested
Englewood police, investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle, arrested a man who had drugs in his pocket and a number of weapons in his car.
Police dispatch was called about 6:50 a.m. March 23, reporting there was a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot in the 3000 block of South Broadway.
When officer arrived, they found a 27-year-old man in the vehicle. The officers got permission to a pat-down, but then the man tried to pull away. The officers held the man and, during the search, they found the man had black tar heroin in his pocket.
Police then searched the car and found a loaded semi-automatic 9mm pistol, two extra loaded magazines, a machete, two hunting knives and several bindles of pre-packaged heroin.
An Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department Impact Team detective responded and the male was booked into the Arapahoe County jail. He could face charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and, since he had prior drug conviction, he also could face charges of possession of a weapon by a previous offender.
Shoplifting case ends in drug arrest
Englewood police arrested a suspected shoplifter about 9:15 p.m. March 28 at the Kmart store at 200 W. Belleview Ave.
According to the police report, an officer talked to the suspect, who allegedly left the store without paying for about $122 worth of merchandise. When officers arrested the 24-year-old man and searched him, they found he was carrying powder that tested positive for heroin as well as drug paraphernalia.
The man was medically cleared and taken to the Arapahoe County jail. He could face charges of possession of a Schedule 1 controlled substance. Also, Littleton had issued a warrant for his arrest on unrelated charges.
Police investigating burglary at shop
An alarm drew Englewood police to the Smoke Signals Tobacco Shop at 2880 S. Broadway about 3:45 a.m. March 29.
Arriving officers found the front window had been broken. When someone from the business arrived, it was determined there had been merchandise stolen or broken.
Police have no suspect information but are continuing to investigate the case.
Drug arrest follows vehicle report
Investigation of a report of a suspicious vehicle resulted in Englewood police arresting two men for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The police got the report of the suspicious vehicle in the 600 block of Englewood Parkway about 7 p.m. March 28.
Officers found a 30-year-old and a 23-year-old in the Toyota, along with used and empty heroin balloons, three spoons with suspected drug residue on them, two syringes and powder that tested positive for heroin.
The men were arrested and taken to the Arapahoe County jail. They could face charges of possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.
Agents of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department Impact Team responded and are continuing the investigation.