Hansen Sentenced in 2016 Drug Case

January 7, 2019 – Joshua Dean Hansen (31), formerly of Yuma, was sentenced today by the Yuma County District Court for his involvement in a 2016 shooting that ultimately resulted in a search warrant being executed on his home. The search warrant yielded important evidence for the shooting case as well as an extremely large amount of suspected methamphetamine (approximately 7 pounds), cocaine (approximately 3 ounces), marijuana and marijuana concentrates in various forms (approximately 51 pounds), ecstasy, suspected synthetic drugs, several prescription drugs, firearms and other illegal weapons, and stolen antiques from a reported burglary earlier that summer. Hansen appeared before District Court Judge Michael Singer pleading guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute Over 225 grams. Judge Singer sentenced Hansen to 23 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC).

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