Update on Weapons, Narcotics-Related Arrests Friday Night
Published on July 10, 2021
Denver – Saturday, July 10, 2021 – On Friday, July 9, 2021, Denver Police responded to the Maven Hotel at 1850 Wazee St. on a report of a suspicious occurrence. Through the investigation, Denver Police arrested three men and a woman, obtained search warrants for two rooms and recovered evidence, and two vehicles were also impounded to be processed for possible evidence.
This investigation is active and ongoing, and Denver Police encourage anyone with information to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). To protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation and potential prosecution, evidentiary details are not available for release. The individuals arrested and the investigative charges are:
- Richard Platt (DOB 1/26/79): Investigation of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute (two counts), and a warrant from another jurisdiction
- Gabriel Rodriguez (DOB 10/2/72): Investigation of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute
- Ricardo Rodriguez (DOB 9/9/76): Investigation of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender
- Kanoelehua Serikawa (DOB 11/22/77): Investigation of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, and a warrant from another jurisdiction
The investigation and arrests were the result of a tip from the public, serving as an excellent example of the critical role the community plays in public safety. DPD encourages residents and visitors to always be aware of their surroundings and to report suspicious or illegal activity to police immediately. Please call 911 for emergencies; the non-emergency number is 720-913-2000.