SUSPECT SENT PHOTOGRAPHS OF DRUGS TO THE SHERIFF
Divide, CO, December 18, 2017– On November 28, 2017 at 7:30pm, the Teller County Sheriff’s
Office conducted a buy/bust operation along with members of the Metro Vice Narcotics Unit in
Woodland Park, CO.
Sheriff Jason Mikesell had advertised a vehicle for sale on Craigslist and was contacted via cell
phone texts from Shawn Langley, a 39 year old from Vail, CO. Langley and a female
accomplice wanted to trade of “home grown black-market” marijuana for the vehicle. Unaware
that he was selling illegal marijuana to the Sheriff of Teller County, Langley even sent
photographs of his product, boasting of its quality.
Detectives and undercover officers from Teller County Sheriff’s Office and Metro Vice Narcotics
Unit based in Colorado Springs set up a location to trade the vehicle for the marijuana. Langley
showed up with another person, Jane Cravens and offered to trade the drugs for the vehicle.
Undercover detectives, along with the Teller County Emergency Response Team took Langley
and Cravens into custody. Detectives seized four pounds of illegal marijuana and their vehicle.
They were both booked into the Teller County Jail on illegal narcotics charges. The
Sheriff Jason Mikesell, appointed Sheriff in May 2017, has made it very clear his agency’s
mission is to go after drug dealers; especially illegal marijuana grows which are problems for the