At the request of the Jefferson County School District, police
K-9 teams conducted scheduled contraband sweeps at Pomona and Arvada
West high schools in Arvada on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.
School administrators and K-9 teams searched
selected classrooms and vehicles in the student parking lots of Pomona
High School in the morning and Arvada West High School in the afternoon.
According to Arvada Police seven summonses
for narcotics violations were issued between the two schools with additional
follow-up to take place in the coming days.
Other high schools in the Jefferson County
School District have conducted similar sweeps in the past.
In addition to Arvada, other police K-9
teams participating in the search were from Brighton, Broomfield, Commerce
City, Denver Sheriff’s Department, Thornton and Westminster.