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Colorado sheriff's name yanked from jailhouse

Arapahoe County Commissioners remove name of sheriff involved in meth case from jailhouse By The Associated Press

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) ' Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan will no longer be staying in the jail that was named after him.

The sign was taken down Tuesday after Arapahoe County Commissioners voted unanimously to remove the Patrick J. Sullivan Detention Center sign from the jail.

According to KUSA-TV (, the name will return to the original Arapahoe County Detention Center.

The former Colorado sheriff known for his crusade against youth drug use pleaded guilty earlier this month to charges of trading methamphetamine for sex.


Information from: KUSA-TV,

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