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Racine Sheriff's Department arrests 57-year-old after finding marijuana, oxycodone, other drugs

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Posted at 9:31 AM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 10:31:59-04

RACINE — The Racine County Sheriff's Department has taken a 57-year-old man into custody after they found various drugs in his vehicle.

The man was traveling southbound on I-41 near STH 11 around 10:45 p.m. when police noticed him deviating from his lane.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop and discovered various drugs inside his vehicle. They then asked the man to get out of the vehicle and saw signs of impairment.

The suspect took a field sobriety test and was then arrested for operating while under the influence, 2nd offense.

After searching the vehicle, deputies found the following items:

  • 2.1 grams Marijuana
  • 2 400 mg Edible THC Cereal Bars
  • 8 THC Vape Cartridges
  • 206 Hydrocodone and Oxycodone pills
  • Drug Paraphernalia

The man was transported to the Racine County Jail and is being held on the following charges:

  • Felony Possess/ Illegally Obtained Prescription Repeat Drug Offender
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana Repeat Drug Offender
  • Felony Possession of Narcotic Drugs Schedule 1 and 2 Repeat Drug Offender
  • Operating While Under the Influence 2nd Offense

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