Local law enforcement agencies in partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service, located 15 missing children and arrested or cleared 13 warrants for wanted fugitives, including sex offenders as part of a three-day operation in Pueblo County.
Working in coordination with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the U.S. Marshal’s Missing Child Unit and Colorado Violent Offender Taks Force joined pueblo Police, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, the Tenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Colorado State Patrol to locate and recover endangered missing children in Pueblo County in an operation dubbed “Operation Steel City Rescue.”
In addition to the operations in Pueblo, the U.S. Marshals assisted Canon City Police Department and the CBI in apprehending and arresting a man wanted on several drug warrants on Tuesday night (April 11). Canon City Police seized 11,302 fentanyl pills worth an estimated $113,020; more than 142 grams of methamphetamine; 5.2 grams of heroin, six guns and thousands of dollars in cash in this incident.