Conventions

Feds Investigate Colorado Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop by police in a Denver suburb has attracted the attention of federal investigators. The case comes as security in the city is very tight for the Democratic National Convention.

The traffic stop happened Sunday in Aurora, Colorado, which is just outside Denver. U-S Attorney Troy Eid in a written statement says firearms and methamphetamine were seized and a number of individuals are in state custody. Federal charges are anticipated but no further details are being released.

The F-B-I and the Secret Service are among the federal agencies investigating. Secret Service agents can be seen all over the city as part of their effort to protect high profile people attending the convention, including Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

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