- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A former Boulder County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to smuggle marijuana edibles and chewing tobacco into the jail.

The sheriff’s department says 33-year-old Tyler Paul Mason was arrested Tuesday and was released on bond.

No listed phone number could be found for Mason, and it wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.

The sheriff’s department says an inmate told investigators that Mason allegedly agreed to smuggle tobacco and edibles to another inmate while Mason was a deputy. Authorities claimed that undercover investigators saw a Longmont woman give Mason $160 to buy the contraband on Sept. 28.

Authorities say they seized the cash the next day. Mason was fired Oct. 12.

He’s scheduled to appear in court Dec. 1.


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