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Racine County drug bust leads to arrest of convicted felon

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Posted at 5:04 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 18:04:52-05

RACINE — Law enforcement agencies in Racine executed a search warrant and found over 20 grams of cocaine and heroin, weapons, scales, a fake ID and over $1,000, according to the Racine County Sheriff's Office.

The Racine County Metro Drug Unit, Racine County SWAT Team, and K-9 Deputy executed a search warrant around 6 a.m. Wednesday at the residence of Jonathan Harris, 30, in the 1800 block of Douglas Avenue in Racine.

During the search, agents allegedly found over 11 grams of heroin, 10 grams of crack cocaine, seven grams of powder cocaine, one gram of MDMA, a loaded handgun, gun magazines for different caliber guns than the handgun, two scales, a pill press, a fake ID card from California, a cell phone and $1,346.

The handgun was stolen from Kenosha County, police say.

Harris is a suspected gang member and a convicted felon on state probation for felony fleeing and eluding. He also has felony warrants from probation parole for escaping since October 2018 and a felony warrant for forgery from Kenosha County, according to the Racine County Sheriff's Office.

During the search of the house, agents asked Harris if he had any drugs in the residence that would harm the K-9 such as fentanyl, he replied, "(expletive) you and your dog; I don't give a (expletive) if the dog dies."

Harris was booked to the Racine County Jail and charged with keeping a drug place, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, repeat drug offender and state probation violation.