Drug arrest in Hayden nets fentanyl, methamphetamine

Hayden police arrested Scott Terry, 29, on Sunday after searching a vehicle he drove and finding drug paraphernalia along with cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl, among other substances. Terry is scheduled to appear in court next week to face charges related to narcotics possession and unlawful distribution.
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Hayden police arrested a man Sunday morning for possession of cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine, adding charges including unlawful distribution and possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia.

According to a police affidavit, a Hayden police officer pulled over a blue Subaru station wagon after noticing the vehicle had expired license plates shortly after 10 a.m.

The driver — James Terry, 29 — could not produce a driver’s license or insurance information for the vehicle, later telling the officer he was taking the car for a “test drive” before potentially buying it, according to affidavit.

A K9 unit with the Routt County Sheriff’s Office “conducted a free air sniff” and indicated a positive alert for narcotics before police searched, the affidavit said.

During the search, officers located drug paraphernalia including a clear glass bong, hypodermic needles and syringes, and a small case containing a scale and a “large amount of clear plastic baggies.” They also recovered a plastic bag containing 154 pills suspected of being fentanyl, 129 Adderall pills, and multiple containers holding unknown “white powdery” substances which later tested positive for cocaine and methamphetamine.

Aside from the narcotics and drug paraphernalia, the affidavit said police found, “numerous tools designed (for) picking locks.”

Terry is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing at Routt County Court on Sept. 19.

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