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Montrose man arrested following Methamphetamine seizure

(Credit: Delta Police Department)
Published: Nov. 17, 2020 at 2:42 PM MST
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DELTA, Colo. (KJCT) - A Montrose man is now behind bars and is being held on a $60,000 bond after an incident in Delta on Nov. 17.

The Delta Police Department identified the man as 34-year-old Claudio Quezada, of Montrose, who is facing charges a slew of charges in connection to a traffic stop that occurred around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. The PD says that Quezada was originally pulled over for displaying too dark of window tint, but soon realized the man was acting suspiciously. A K9 dog and handler were called in, and the K9 alerted officers of illegal narcotics within the vehicle.

In the possession of Quezada was 31.3 grams of Methamphetamine and a handgun. Methamphetamine was also found in a water bottle that the driver had in his possession.

The full list of charges Quezada is facing are listed below.

- Windows Obstructed

- Driving Motor Vehicle while Driver’s License Under Restraint

- Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle

- Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance

- Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

- Special Offender

- Tampering with Physical Evidence

- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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