Menomonie, Wis., native graduated from UW-L in 2008
We have a pretty poor track record of helping our nation's veterans. That's why a proposed change in how veterans services are offered in Wisconsin is a bad idea. Currently,...
Salaries are poised to jump for La Crosse city council members in the coming
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More details on a drug bust on State Road in La Crosse Monday.
La Crosse Police Department executed a search warrant at 2001 State Rd after a drug investigation was conducted by the La Crosse Police Drug Investigative Unit, the West Central MEG unit and the La Crosse FBI Office. Police arrested 32 year old Eugene Shields. He now faces 10 drug related charges including 3 counts of Delivery of Heroin, 3 counts of Delivery of Cocaine and warehousing drugs.
Police confiscated 32 grams of Heroin with an estimated street value of over $8000, 32 grams of Crack Cocaine & 8.6 grams of Cocaine with an estimated street value of $1600 and 12 grams of Marijuana and numerous other drug paraphernalia. He is in the La Crosse County Jail.
In the words of a famous singer named Petty, 'the waiting is the hardest part'...
And a La Crosse County prisoner named Petty...William Petty...feels that way about being stuck in jail without a lawyer. Petty tells Judge Todd Bjerke that he'll represent himself, if it will move the case along. Bjerke is asking Petty to be patient, while the public defender's office tries to find an attorney for him. Petty was arrested last month for allegedly injuring another man by negligent use of a gun. The judge has ordered a justice sanctions review of Petty's case, to see if his 50-thousand dollar bond can be reduced.