Arrest Made in Drug Investigation

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Published Friday, September 29, 2017
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by Chris Sorensen

Prowers County Sheriff Sam Zordel announced Friday that an arrested has been made for distribution of drugs.

Friday afternoon, Jose Santos Alvarez, 36, of Lamar, was arrested on a warrant for both possession and distribution of a controlled substance. Alvarez is being held in Prowers County Jail in lieu of a $200,000 cash-only bond.

The warrant for Alvarez' arrest following a lengthy investigation conducted by the regional drug task force, comprised of the Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Cheyenne county Sheriff's offices. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.