Sheriff: Rock Co. K-9 helps find $260,000 worth of cocaine
FULTON TWP., Wis. (WMTV) – Two people from Chicago were arrested Tuesday evening after a Rock Co. Sheriff’s Office K-9 helped deputies discover more than a quarter-million dollars worth of cocaine, the sheriff’s office reported.
The 69-year-old and 47-year-old suspects were both booked with possession with the intent to deliver. The are scheduled to make their initial court appearance on Friday afternoon.
The Sheriff’s Office states a K-9 deputy stopped their silver 2018 Dodge Journey shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday along I-39/90, near the Hwy. 59 interchange, in Fulton Township. The deputy’s K-9, named Kamo detected something suspicious, leading the deputy to obtain a warrant to search the vehicle, it continued.
The search allegedly discovered more than 7,000 grams of cocaine, which the Sheriff’s Office estimated would be worth $260,000.
Click here to download the NBC15 News app or our NBC15 First Alert weather app.
Copyright 2023 WMTV. All rights reserved.