SWAT raids 'problem house' in Jefferson County

Posted at 7:14 AM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 13:58:46-04

SWAT teams raided a home in Jefferson County early Tuesday morning.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office called the home on West Bowles Avenue a "problem house."

Investigators told Denver7 it was a "quality of life" issue, possibly involving gangs, drugs and car thefts.

Officials said they've detained "a lot of people" while they try to determine who is involved.

Officers are preparing to search the house.

Denver7 Photojournalist Daryl Orr said police at the scene were testing chemicals and materials found on the property for the presence of drugs.

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