Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan convicted in sex-for-meth case

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  • Sullivan crashed his Jeep through a fence to rescue a wounded deputy during a standoff

    Sullivan crashed his Jeep through a fence to rescue a wounded deputy during a standoff
    Eugene Thompson, Jr., 24, went on a rampage with a semiautomatic pistol in Arapahoe County, abducting a woman and then killing her and her mother-in-law. He then raped another woman before he was cornered in a town house. The gunman shot and wounded two officers and another hostage before he fatally shot himself. During the standoff, Sullivan sped his Jeep toward the deputy to create a diversion during the standoff. He then jumped out of the Jeep and rescued the wounded deputy. More on 9NEWS.com
  • Sullivan allegedly flashes his badge, pretends to be police officer

    Sullivan allegedly flashes his badge, pretends to be police officer
    Current Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson says Sullivan claimed to be a police officer and even flashed his badge during an incident inside a Commerce City home. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Investigation into Sullivan begins after a traffic stop

    Investigation into Sullivan begins after a traffic stop
    9Wants to Know has learned that the investigation into Sullivan, 68, started with a traffic stop in Englewood on Nov. 17. [Read more on 9NEWS.com.
    ](9Wants to Know has also learned that the investigation into Sullivan, 68, started with a traffic stop in Englewood on Nov. 17. )
  • Cops expose fmr. sheriff's drug-exchange system

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan limped into court Wednesday morning, using a cane, as he faced accusations of trying to exchange methamphetamine for a sexual encounter with an adult man. More on 9NEWS.com
  • Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan accused of exchanging meth for sex

    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan accused of exchanging meth for sex
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan was taken into custody on Tuesday, accused of trying to exchange methamphetamine for a sexual encounter with an adult man. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Men on video claim they had sex with Pat Sullivan for drugs

    DENVER - Video interviews handed to 9Wants to Know shows men claiming they had sex with former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan in exchange for drugs. More on 9NEWS.com.
  • Friend of alleged meth supplier knew of former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan

    DENVER - 9Wants to Know has learned police have arrested a man they believe may be one of the suppliers of methamphetamine for former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan. A friend of the alleged supplier says he'd seen Sullivan many times. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Current sheriff asked former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan to surrender badge he retired with

    Current sheriff asked former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan to surrender badge he retired with
    DENVER - On the day it surfaced that former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan learned he will face four charges, 9Wants to Know also learned the current sheriff ordered Sullivan to surrender his badge he retired with after an incident in September. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Parents question Sullivan's promise to help with their son's meth addiction

    Parents question Sullivan's promise to help with their son's meth addiction
    HIGHLANDS RANCH -- The parents of a young man, who former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan befriended before he was arrested for allegedly trading drugs for sex, tell the 9Wants to Know investigators Sullivan told them he was helping their son and others fight meth addictions. More to come on 9NEWS.com.
  • Fmr. sheriff's alleged drug dealer faces charges

    Fmr. sheriff's alleged drug dealer faces charges
    DENVER - The man accused of supplying methamphetamine to former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan is being formally charged Monday by the Denver District Attorney's office. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Pat Sullivan, former sheriff, appears in court for meth-for-sex case

    Pat Sullivan, former sheriff, appears in court for meth-for-sex case
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - A judge has lowered the bond for a former Arapahoe County Sheriff accused of trading drugs for sex.
    Read more on 9NEWS.com
  • Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan posts bond in meth-for-sex case

    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan posts bond in meth-for-sex case
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - After spending a whole week in the Arapahoe County jail named after him, former Sheriff Pat Sullivan bonded out of jail on Tuesday afternoon. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Recommendation from former sheriff helped adult film star get school security job

    DENVER - A "highly regarded" recommendation from former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan helped a man with no prior experience in security get a high school security guard job, 9Wants to Know has learned. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Task force investigating former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan grows significantly

    Task force investigating former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan grows significantly
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - The task force investigating former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan has grown to five agencies and 18 law enforcement members, 9Wants to Know has learned. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Man claims former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan inappropriately touched him at age 9

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - The sex and drugs investigation into former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan now includes an allegation that he inappropriately touched a 9-year-old boy in Vail in 1991, 9Wants to Know has learned. More to come on 9NEWS.com.
  • Once-prominent Colorado sheriff now faces charges

    CENTENNIAL (AP) - For years, Patrick Sullivan was the anti-drug crusader, the hero and the law enforcer who knew how to get what he wanted. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan: 'I can take it until the truth comes out'

    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan: 'I can take it until the truth comes out'
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - For the first time since his arrest and release from jail, former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan spoke briefly to 9Wants to Know on Tuesday. Read more on 9NEWS.com.
  • Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan asked for counseling, has hired PI

    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan asked for counseling, has hired PI
    Read more on 9NEWS.comDENVER - Attorneys for former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan have hired a private investigator while Sullivan has expressed an interest in counseling, 9Wants to Know has learned.
  • Sources to be revealed in Sullivan case

    Sources to be revealed in Sullivan case
    Read more on 9NEWS.comDENVER - Defense attorneys and prosecutors battled over confidential informants in the criminal case against former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan Wednesday morning.
  • Colorado Attorney General's office taking over Patrick Sullivan meth-for-sex case

    Read more on 9NEWS.comARAPAHOE COUNTY- 9Wants to Know has confirmed Governor John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order placing the state Attorney General's office in control of the Patrick Sullivan alleged meth-for-sex case.
  • Ex-sheriff accused in sex-meth case due in court

    Read more on 9NEWS.comCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A former Arapahoe County sheriff accused of trading methamphetamine for sex is due in court.
  • Arapahoe commissioners delay decision on jail named after former Arapahoe County sheriff Patrick Sullivan

    Read more on 9NEWS.comARAPAHOE COUNTY - The Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility will continue to bear the name of the accused felon and former Arapahoe County Sheriff, as his judicial proceedings move forward.
  • Former Colo. sheriff waives preliminary hearing

    Former Colo. sheriff waives preliminary hearing
    CENTENNIAL (AP) - A former Arapahoe County sheriff accused of trading methamphetamine for sex has waived his right to a hearing on evidence in the case.More on 9NEWS.com.
  • Sullivan's drug dealer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Sullivan's drug dealer sentenced to 3 years in prison
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Timothy Faase, who was suspected of being a supplier of methamphetamines to former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan, was sentenced to three years Monday.More on 9NEWS.com.
  • Who may testify in the trial against Pat Sullivan

    CENTENNIAL - A prosecutor's witness list reveals who may testify against former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan if the criminal case goes to trial. More on 9NEWS.com
  • County commissioners move to take former sheriff's name off jail

    County commissioners move to take former sheriff's name off jail
    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan may soon have his name stripped from the jail in the wake of his recent conviction in a meth-for-sex case. Full story here
  • County commissioners take former sheriff - Patrick Sullian's - name off jail

    County commissioners take former sheriff - Patrick Sullian's - name off jail
    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan will have his name stripped from the jail in the wake of his recent conviction in a meth-for-sex case. Full story here
  • Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan released from jail

    Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan released from jail
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - The former Arapahoe County sheriff accused of trading methamphetamine for sex was released Saturday morning from the detention center that used to bear his name. Read more on 9NEWS.com
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    Pat Sullivan is the Arapahoe County Sheriff

    Pat Sullivan was the sheriff of Arapahoe County from 1983 until he retired in 2002.
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    Pat Sullivan is the chief of security for Cherry Creek Schools.

    Pat Sullivan was the chief of security for the Cherry Creek School District from 2002 until he retired in 2008.