• BUSINESS COSTS Proposed redevelopment of the Sopris Shopping Center would add 76 new rental units to Carbondale's housing inventory – 15 being deed-restricted and 64 “efficiency” apartments, measuring 415 to 725 square feet. Meanwhile, nine locally-owned businesses see themselves displaced, mid-pandemic. More on page 8. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh. BUSINESS COSTS Proposed redevelopment of the Sopris Shopping Center would add 76 new rental units to Carbondale's housing inventory – 15 being deed-restricted and 64 “efficiency” apartments, measuring 415 to 725 square feet. Meanwhile, nine locally-owned businesses see themselves displaced, mid-pandemic. More on page 8. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh. Current Issue→ Past Issues
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Drug stings lead to slew of arrests

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The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) has made numerous arrests following an almost two-year investigation, according to a pair of press releases from the interagency task force on Sept. 11. 
One describes a series of controlled purchases of cocaine, LSD and methamphetamine between October 2016 and February 2017 in Glenwood in Carbondale which result in eight arrests: six on state felonies and two (Rigoberto Felix, 31, and Sergio Santiago Gonzales Lomeli, 22) on federal charges. 
The other covers a broader investigation from October 2015 through August 2017, which resulted in 15 arrests (not including the aforementioned eight) and the seizure of 330.6 grams of cocaine, 6200 grams of meth, seven grams of heroin, three long guns and $21,196 in cash. 
The Sun plans to follow this story through the court system.
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