Affidavit: Backyard Metropolis nightclub safety attacked after confronting man about cocaine deal


A 22-year-old man might face a felony cost after police say he fought with nightclub safety earlier this month in Backyard Metropolis.
About 11:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Backyard Metropolis police responded to El Rodeo Nightclub, at 510 25th St., the place a drunk man was reportedly preventing with safety. On arrival, police discovered safety had detained 22-year-old Rigoberto Rangel-Medrano, who was in want of remedy for pepper spray publicity.
A safety guard instructed police he noticed Rangel-Medrano enter a restroom and interact in a drug deal. The guard instructed Rangel-Medrano medication weren’t allowed on the premise and instructed him he needed to depart, in accordance with court docket paperwork. It’s unclear from court docket paperwork whether or not the guard noticed the opposite individual concerned within the drug deal, however on-line arrest information maintained by the Weld County Sheriff’s Workplace point out Backyard Metropolis police didn’t arrest anybody else that day.

Rangel-Medrano turned verbally aggressive with safety, the guard instructed police. At one level, the guard requested Rangel-Medrano what he positioned in his again pocket, and Rangel-Medrano pulled his face masks from his proper rear pocket. The guard noticed a bag of what seemed to be cocaine contained in the masks, he later instructed police.
Safety started to escort Rangel-Medrano out of the membership, when he swung at a guard and punched him within the face, in accordance with court docket information. The sufferer mentioned Rangel-Medrano broke a $400 pair of glasses and an $800 telephone within the wrestle. The guard continued to bleed from his nostril after police arrived.
Police discovered the bag, which examined presumptive constructive for half a gram of cocaine, in accordance with court docket information. Rangel-Medrano was arrested on suspicion of felony mischief, a Class 6 felony, third-degree assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor, and misdemeanor drug possession. He was taken to the Weld County Jail, from which he has since been launched.
The Weld District Lawyer’s Workplace has a deadline of three:30 p.m. Wednesday to file formal prices on this case.


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