DENVER, CO (The Denver Post) – ICE detainers have been issued for five of the six people indicted on charges of running a heroin trafficking ring in Jefferson County and other parts of metro Denver.
According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, four of the men had been deported multiple times before they were indicted on Dec. 22, accused of receiving shipments of heroin from outside Colorado, storing the drugs in four stash houses, and then wiring some of the proceeds from sales to people outside of the U.S.
During the investigation led by the West Metro Drug Task Force, cops made undercover purchases or seized of 3,305 grams of heroin.
According to investigators, potential buyers called and spoke with a dispatcher who told them where and when the drugs would be delivered. A runner then would meet the buyer, and return the cash to Fermin Flores-Rosales, 41, who then wired some of the money to banks in Mexico.
According to ICE, Flores-Rosales, who is from Mexico, has been previously deported multiple times, and is illegally present in the U.S. ICE lodged a detainer on him with the Jefferson County jail on Dec. 5. The next …
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