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Alvarez Faces Additional Charges

Jose Sonny Alvarez

On Friday, September 29, 2017, at approximately 1400 hours (2pm), the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Santos Alvarez, 36 of Lamar, CO. on a new warrant for C.R.S. 18-18-405(1), (2)(B)(I)(B) Distribution of a Controlled Substance, a Drug Felony 2 and C.R.S. 18-18-403.5(1), (2)(A) Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Drug Felony 4.

The warrant came as a result of the lengthy investigation by the Drug Task Force, which is comprised of Prowers, Kiowa, Baca, and Cheyenne County, Sheriff’s Offices.

Alvarez was brought to the Prowers County Jail, where he is being held on the warrant with a $200,000 cash only bond.

The crimes charged are allegations and all subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

(Editor’s Note: Alvarez was arrested earlier on June 8, 2017 on drug possession charges.  Prowers County Undersheriff Sam Fief, said these recent charges stem from an earlier investigation of Alvarez.)

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