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Racine deputies find liquid marijuana while conducting traffic stop

Posted at 3:11 PM, Apr 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-27 16:11:46-04

Racine County Sheriff's Deputies found vials of liquid marijuana in a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop Saturday morning.

At 7:47 a.m., deputies pulled a vehicle over that was traveling 16 mph over the posted speed limit in a construction zone on I94 near STH 11/Durand Ave.

While conducting the traffic stop, a sheriff K-9 alerted to an odor of illegal drugs coming from inside the vehicle. Deputies then conducted a search of the vehicle and seized 206 vials of liquid marijuana for use in electronic vaping pens. The vials have an estimated street value of over $6,000.

The suspect is being held in the Racine County Jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also issued traffic citations for speeding, illegal window tint, operating while suspended, unregistered vehicle, no insurance, display unauthorized plates, unlawful use of plates and possession of fraudulently obtain registration.