Colorado Crimes: So, Brian Wayne Coplen, about those 100 pot plants...

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office would like you to keep an eye out for Brian Wayne Coplen, who's wanted for questioning in relation to a March bust at a residence in Bennett that's suspected of being a marijuana-grow house. Either that or the more than 100 pot plants sprouted by coincidence.

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Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office release:

DATE: May 14, 2009

TIME: 1:30 P.M.

Marijuana Grow Investigation

On March 28th, 2009, Arapahoe County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 3200 Block of Lenaview Circle in Bennett, Colorado on the report of a marijuana grow. The homeowner, who had been renting the property to an individual, called to report that he was at the house and believed there was marijuana growing inside.

After ACSO deputies arrived, they found no one inside the residence and notified the South Metro Drug Task Force (SMDTF). SMDTF obtained a search warrant for the home and discovered a sophisticated marijuana grow operation with over 100 marijuana plants inside.

During the subsequent investigation, SMDTF has identified a suspect in the case that they would like to speak with:

COPLEN, Brian Wayne, 24 Years Old

Please call Agent Matt Stoneberger at the South Metro Drug Task Force at 720-748-2977, with any information you may have regarding this case. Information can also be sent by email to tips@smdtf.org. For further information please contact Sheriff Grayson Robinson at 720-874-4165.

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