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Trio faces felonies after meth, heroin found in car on Rabbit Ears Pass

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Three people face felony drug distribution charges after a drug dog sniffed out suspected heroin and a large amount of methamphetamine.

According to an arrest affidavit, an officer with the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force followed a suspected drug dealer from Craig to a high crime area in Denver. The officer then followed the car back to the Steamboat Springs area.

The officer contacted a Colorado State Patrol trooper, who pulled over the vehicle on Rabbit Ears Pass for speeding and having an illegal window tint.

Derek Kettle

A Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy brought his drug dog Murray to sniff the car. Murray indicated there were drugs in the car.

According to the affidavit, items found in the car included more than half a pound of suspected methamphetamine with a street value of nearly $12,000. There was also 30.3 grams of suspected heroin with a street value of up to $6,000.

All three people in the car were arrested.

John Henderson

Derek Ralph Kettle, 46, of Craig, has been charged with possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a schedule I and schedule II narcotic. He also faces charges of speeding and following too closely. He is being held on a $50,000 bond.

John Stanley Henderson, 34, of Denver, has been charged with possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a schedule I and schedule II narcotic. He is being held on a $50,000 bond.

Hailey Allen

Hailey Celeste Allen, 25, of Denver, has been charged with possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a schedule I and schedule II narcotic. She is being held on a $10,000 bond.

To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247, email mstensland@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @SBTStensland.


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