Drug Deals Get 12 Year Sentence


On May 30, 2018, James Doug Rose pled guilty in Prowers County, District Court case 2017CR238 to Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class two drug felony, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class two drug felony, and six separate counts of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender, class six felonies.

Pursuant to Mr. Rose’s plea agreement with the District Attorney, Mr. Rose will serve a total of 12 years in Colorado Department of Corrections along with two years of mandatory parole. The successful prosecution was the product of a months-long investigation by the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Task Force, along with the assistance of special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).

Joshua Vogel
District Attorney
15th Judicial District

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