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Busted! Ex-‘Sheriff of the Year’ Traded Crystal Meth for Gay Sex

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Poor Pat Sullivan. Until yesterday, the 68-year-old Colorado retired police officer had a distinguished career as a national “Sheriff Of the Year” honoree with the local clink named after him. But now Mr. Sullivan sits holed up in a lonely jail cell in his namesake—the Patrick J. Sullivan, Jr. Detention Center—deprived of meth and gay sex.

According to the Denver Post:

 Drug task-force officers were “visually monitoring” the deal when the 68-year-old former national Sheriff of the Year delivered methamphetamine to an Aurora home and sought sex in return, said current Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson.

“This shows that no one is above the law, particularly a current or a former peace officer,” Robinson said.

Robinson said Sullivan had an ongoing relationship with the man as well as other men he had a history of bonding out of jails in the metro region.

Sullivan is being held on $250,000 bail in the jail that bears his name, the Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility. He was sheriff from 1984 until his retirement in 2002.

Can’t wait to see Breaking Bad rip this one from the headlines.

By:           Evan Mulvihill
On:           Nov 30, 2011
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  • 15 Comments
    • slanty
      slanty

      You can’t trust a sheriff.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chink change
      chink change

      “This shows that no one is above the law, particularly a current or a former peace officer,” Robinson said.

      Bullshit. He’s 68 years old. He has no friends in the department (they’re all dead) and no one loses anything by putting him away.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      That’s a lot of vitriol for a wayward brother.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr. Enemabag Jones
      Mr. Enemabag Jones

      I’m sure if he had been screwing female cons, this all would have been swept under the rug.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LOL!
      LOL!

      LOL! Tragic irony has a poster boy. :-D

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JohnAGJ
      JohnAGJ

      Unbelievable. I hope that with all the changes we’ve seen over my lifetime that the upcoming generations will see less and less of this kind of nonsense. That is, old closeted gay men whose own self-loathing turns them into miserable people that end up destroying themselves and perhaps others around them. Just like toe-tapping Larry Craig and this fellow.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 11:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Henry
      Henry

      This is almost as crazy as a psychopath getting on the police force in Georgia and not a soul noticing.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 12:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geno
      Geno

      Give the guy a break he only wanted a lil PNP, lol

      Nov 30, 2011 at 12:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chandra
      Chandra

      @chink change: Very True!

      Nov 30, 2011 at 12:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Best part of the story…..

      Patrick J. Sullivan Jr is being held in the Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility.

      He is being held in the facility that was NAMED AFTER HIM when he retired!!

      Nov 30, 2011 at 12:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • xander
      xander

      OK, all you aspiring screenplay writers: this movie almost writes itself: it ‘s got irony, drugs, sex, and uh Arapahoe County, yes. Have at it!
      /\
      Good thing they didn’ t name a Police Academy after him, amirite?

      Nov 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      Since people don’t have the good sense not to name things after living people, there probably ought to be a law.

      But that would deprive many petards of their hoisting duties.

      Nov 30, 2011 at 2:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ian
      Ian

      Oh my… crystal meth and sex. What a surprising and rare combo. :o

      Nov 30, 2011 at 5:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sunshine.by
      sunshine.by

      Oh, don’t worry about gay sex deprivation prison

      Dec 1, 2011 at 12:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • o
      o

      @Henry: It makes you wonder how they can possibly be qualified to catch criminals if they can’t even spot a born criminal in their own ranks.

      Dec 1, 2011 at 12:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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