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Narcotics tip leads to arrest of people with outstanding warrants

Posted at 3:14 PM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 17:14:57-05

COLORADO SPRINGS – Gold Hill Officers received a narcotics tip Sunday afternoon leading them to a campsite around East Las Vegas St. just off Highway 24.

When officers confronted the individuals, one male took off running but was caught a short time later.

After further investigation, officers discovered three of the individuals were wanted on felony and misdemeanor warrants, including the person that tried to run.

A fourth person was arrested on narcotics charges.

The three individuals with warrants were taken to the El Paso County jail. Paul Knighting, 47, was charged with unlawful distribution of a scheduled II controlled substance.

Paul Knighting mugshot
Paul Knighting, 47, arrested for distribution of a controlled substance

This investigation is ongoing.