West Metro Drug Task Force arrests accused heroin dealers in Jefferson County

The West Metro Drug Task Force arrested four accused heroin distributors during an undercover operation this week.

Investigators were looking into heroin distribution in the Denver area -- specifically Jefferson County -- earlier this month.  On Wednesday, the task force arrested four Honduran and Mexican Nationals and seized four ounces of heroin packaged for sale in 220 balloons.  Detectives also seized about $4,000 in cash and one vehicle.

The suspects were identified by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office as Miguel Angel Sanchez-Barajas, Jennri Yuvani Martinez, Oscar Mejia and Miriam Salgado-Navarro.

All four suspects faces numerous felony charges, including distribution of controlled substances and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.

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