Pot Bust Number 2 In A Week
For the 2nd time in a week Lacrosse Police have busted a local drug dealer. This time it's 25 year old Chris Wurzel. He faces felony charges after police found 4 pounds of pot last night in his southside home.
Police arrested Wurzel after searching his house at 2021 Green Bay Street. He's in the La Crosse County Jail without bond. He told police that he has sold pot for 7 years and has made close to $40 thousand in that time. He said he gets his 3 pound supply every two weeks from a Twin Cities dealer...who he would not identify. Wurzel will be in court this afternoon.
Last Thursday, Lacrosse arrested 27 year old Grant Anderson after they police found 2 pounds of marijuana at his Vine Street apartment. They also found a loaded handgun, ammunition, over 6 grand in cash, cocaine, bongs and a digital scale. Anderson said he was over $50 grand in debt to his dealer.
How'd You Get That Deer?
A teenager in Minnesota found an easy way to get that trophy buck this year. Bag it from a deer farm. Now, Ryan Jackson, faces charges. The 19-year old from Rushford went into a deer pen in Houston County last Thursday morning.....shot the 21 point trophy buck with a bow and arrow....then cut a hole in the fence to drag the deer out. Reports are he dragged the deer to his parents house then bragged on Facebook about how he got the deer. The deer had a green score of 212. A green score is an unofficial score of the horns in inches of length. He now faces formal charges.
Tomah Man Crashes Into Cafe
Police have released the name of a Tomah man who apparently had a heart attack while he was driving and ended up crashing into the front of the Greenwood Café. The driver of the vehicle, 62 year old Daniel Davis, was transported to Tomah Memorial Hospital where efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
Davis' vehicle exited a driveway on the west side of Superior Avenue Saturday morning and proceeded over the center median, and into the Greenwood Café.
The Tomah Building Inspector was contacted and will work with the building owner to determine if the structure if safe to occupy.
More Recall Complaints
The state elections’ agency and the Justice Department say they’ll work together to review complaints about the circulating of recall petitions. In the meantime, Wisconsin Republican Party Executive Director Stephan Thompson, says complaints have poured into the new Recall Integrity Center Dot Com website about the recall petition process. Some right off the internet.
The complaints stem from the efforts to recall Governor Scott Walker, Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, and four state senators.
Miller Gets First Opponent For Senate Race
Minnesota State senators serve four year terms, but all state legislators will stand for election in 2012 because of redistricting. One of those is Jeremy Miller of Winona. He was elected to the 31st senate seat in 2010.....and he has his first opponent, real estate agent, Jack Krage. Miller tells WIZM news his focus is not on reelection. So what is your focus?
The Republican Miller narrowly beat DFL'er Sharon Erickson Ropes in 2010 for