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Suspect out on bail arrested for drug dealing, cocaine recovered

The suspect was on probation for possession with intent to deliver, the sheriff's office said.
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Posted at 10:32 AM, Aug 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-05 15:28:27-04

RACINE — A 27-year-old Racine man was arrested on Thursday after he was suspected of dealing cocaine.

Officials with the Racine County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant around 1:30 p.m. near Superior and Kewaunee.

The office had developed information regarding the suspect who allegedly was selling crack cocaine from the residence. Deputies also looked at the suspect's criminal record which showed a history of selling drugs and possession of firearms by a convicted felon.

He was on probation for possession with intent to deliver, the sheriff's office said. At the time of his arrest, he was out on bond for battery by prisoner, battery, and felony bail jumping.

When officials executed the search warrant, they found cocaine that tested positive for fentanyl, a 357 revolver handgun, a military fragmentation jacket, digital scales, packaging materials, cell phones, cutting agents, materials used to manufacture cocaine and $2,220 in cash.

Deputies also discovered two young children residing in the home.

The Racine County Sheriff's Office said it contacted the Racine County Human Services Department and took the man into custody.

He is facing the following charges:

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver 15-40 grams
  • Manufacture cocaine
  • Keeper of a drug place
  • Repeat drug offender
  • Possession of a firearm by felon
  • Possession with intent to deliver while armed
  • Two counts 2nd-degree reckless endangering safety
  • Felony bail jumping

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