Denver SWAT team raids Red Pine Motel

At least one person taken into custody

DENVER - SWAT team members raided the Red Pine Motel in Denver Thursday morning.

7NEWS had a crew on the scene as officers questioned at least six people at the motel at 1572 S. Broadway.

The Denver Police Department confirmed officers were executing a search warrant, but did not provide any other information.

Witnesses told 7NEWS photojournalist Brad Bogott that officers broke down a door, used a flash/bang grenade and brought multiple people out of the unit.

Denver police confirmed that at least one person was taken into custody.

Bystanders said that drugs and prostitution are problems at the motel.

The operation was wrapped up by about 9:15 a.m.

 

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