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Man suspected of dealing LSD at free concert

— Steamboat Springs Police Department officers arrested a man they suspected was dealing LSD during Wednesday night's free concert at Howelsen Hill.

Samuel J. Jacobs, 24, has been charged with felony possession with the intent to distribute, two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

William G. Brenton, 26, has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a controlled substance.

Both men appeared in court Thursday and were given $20,000 personal recognizance bonds. Phone numbers for the men were unavailable.

According to an affidavit filed in Routt County Court, police were walking through the crowd at the free concert and saw the two men sitting down.

Police saw a piece of foil with paper material sitting by Jacobs' wallet and saw Brenton pick up a tab of paper off Jacobs' leg, the affidavit states.

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Police tested the paper, and it tested positive for containing LSD states, the affidavit states.

When police questioned Jacobs, he said he wanted a lawyer.

While searching Jacobs, police found a pill that tested positive for ecstasy, $403 in cash and cocaine in Jacobs' wallet, the affidavit states.

"The LSD block of paper was big enough for approximately 28 individual tabs," the affidavit states.

Brenton denied possessing the tab of LSD.

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