Transient, 26, accused of supplying minors with alcohol and marijuana – Aspen Daily News

Anton “Tower” Thompson (Courtesy of Facebook)

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for a 26-year-old Aspen man accused of selling marijuana, alcohol and tobacco to local minors.

Anton T. Thompson, described as a transient who goes by his middle name “Tower,” faces four felony counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Pitkin County District Judge Chris Seldin’s order approving the warrant also sets Thompson’s bond at $15,000 cash.

Aspen police officer Jeremy Johnson’s report supplementing the request for the warrant also references Woody Creek resident Keegan Callahan, 20, as someone who partied with Thompson and some of the teens Thompson allegedly supplied with drugs and alcohol. Callahan — who is being held in the Pitkin County Jail under $100,000 bond — is a defendant in two separate sexual-assault cases in which the female victims were minors, and faces numerous felony charges.

Johnson’s report states that on Oct. 16, a fellow police officer asked him to contact a woman who was concerned about her daughter and two older males doing drugs together. Later, at police headquarters, the woman showed Johnson multiple videos that originated from her daughter’s account on the social media site Snapchat. The videos showed underaged males and females consuming alcohol and drugs, according to Johnson.

The report says that Johnson recognized Thompson in one of the videos and that he knew him “from previous law enforcement involvements.” Johnson added, that based on probable cause, after viewing the Snapchat videos, he sought a search warrant for a certain cellphone from another case. Seldin approved the warrant, and on Oct. 27 Johnson examined videos and photos on the phone that allegedly showed Callahan, Thompson and others “all in possession of marijuana, alcohol and tobacco.” The videos indicated that Callahan, Thompson and others were

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