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February 16, 2007

In Colo. fugitive sting, cops say "you're mine'' with flowers

By Kirk Mitchell
Denver Post  

Northglenn - The man who answered the door was astonished, then elated that someone had sent him the white flower box tied with a red ribbon.

"Oh, somebody sent me some flowers. Who?" Terry Martinez asked, thrilled at the unexpected gift.

But the answer quickly wrenched the smile off the face of the alleged drunken driver. The box was empty, and the person posing as a delivery man from "Sweetheart Flowers" was an undercover police officer, who quickly pulled out handcuffs.

Full story: In Colo. fugitive sting, cops say "you're mine'' with flowers

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