Wisconsin police say they had a search warrant when they went rummaging through a private residence on a recent Wednesday. After their unexpected visit, which they reported was part of an ongoing investigation, they charged two people with drug crimes and took them both into custody. One defendant is a 24-year-old man, the other, a 23-year-old woman.
The lives of 12 people in Wisconsin have taken a turn in a direction they might not have foreseen. The situation involves law enforcement investigators, allege drug crimes and a recent incident that led to their arrest. The futures of each person will now be determined through the criminal adjudication process.
On a recent Thursday, just after 4.pm., a man was pulled over by police on a Wisconsin road. The officer asserts that the man was traveling at an excessive rate of speed. As events unfolded, the man's situation became more problematic as he wound up facing charges for drug crimes in addition to incurring a speeding ticket.
Police say they suspect that two people for whom they are searching are on the run somewhere in Wisconsin. Seven people total were indicted regarding the drug crimes situation. Authorities claim the group was involved in a large-scale methamphetamine operation.
Wisconsin police have put the same brothers in jail a couple times now. The incidents are supposedly related to drug crimes. As in all possible drug crime situations, police must adhere to strict protocol when it comes to searching a person's residence, vehicle or body.
Travel plans don't always go as expected, as many Wisconsin residents can attest. Unforeseen circumstances often arise that delay one's arrival to a particular destination. For two people from Green Bay, their delay involved a traffic stop that resulted in both of them facing charges for drug crimes.
A recent Monday morning was anything but peaceful for a man and woman who live together in Wisconsin. At approximately 10 a.m., police came to their home and began searching for drugs. They brought along a K-9 unit to help them. The incident resulted in both adults facing charges for drug crimes.
Like every other state, Wisconsin has seen the number of overdoses, fatalities and arrests related to opioids skyrocket in recent years. Furthermore, much like its counterparts, Wisconsin has also struggled to find a way to combat what has clearly become a public health crisis.
When a person hears the term civil asset forfeiture, the first thing that may come to their mind may be the idea of having to give up some piece of property to satisfy a judgment handed down in some type of civil lawsuit. While this is a good guess, it's actually something far different and far more disconcerting.
On Jan. 21, police found a stolen F-150 on the side of Vliet Street. There were bullet casings near the vehicle, and the driver's side had bullet marks. The owner of the truck reported it stolen in December and the license plate on it wasn't the correct plate. Police note that drug dealers often switch license plates when they drive a stolen vehicle to try to throw police officers off.