Ex-Cop Held in Jail Named After Him

    RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT LEFT TO RIGHT - Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan, left,  appears in Arapahoe County Court, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Sullivan is suspected of offering methamphetamine in exchange for sex from a male acquaintance.  Arapahoe County chief judge William Sylvester  the bond for  Sullivan. The judge also ordered Sullivan not to try to contact anyone who may be involved in the case. (AP Photo/RJ Sangosti, pool)

    RJ Sangosti, Pool / AP Photo

    Patrick Sullivan, the former sheriff of Colorado’s Arapahoe County, is being held in the jail named after him. He was arrested Tuesday for allegedly offering a man methamphetamine in exchange for sex and sent to the Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility. He was sheriff of the county, which includes Littleton, from 1984 until 2002, and he was involved in the state’s methamphetamine-policy task force. The city of Littleton has not yet said if it will rename the jail.

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