On Nov. 22 at approximately 5 p.m. the Delta County Sheriff's Office received a call concerning a missing person. Bruce Barker, age 27, was reportedly last seen the night before at a large party at 7816 2100 Road in Delta.
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An extensive investigation that took DEA investigators from the west edge of Montrose County to a grow operation in Gateway Canyon, and finally to property north of Cedaredge, resulted in the seizure of approximately 1,300 pounds of marijuana last week. In addition, two arrests were made.
Jerry D. Galemore, 74, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree criminal trespass.
William A.S. Chalfant, 32, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.