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Five suspects arrested in Lac du Flambeau drug bust


LAC DU FLAMBEAU(PRESS RELEASE) -- In the early morning hours of January 12, 2011 members of the Lac du Flambeau Police Department, Vilas County Sheriff's Department, Price County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin Department of Justice, St. Croix Tribal Police Department, and the Oneida Tribal Police Department executed four simultaneous drug search warrants on four separate residences in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Five subjects were arrested and taken to the Vilas County Jail and are currently awaiting a bond hearing.

Marijuana, several firearms, U.S. Currency, and a large psilocybin mushroom grow operation was located during the execution of the search warrants. Due to the potential health hazard, the residence where the psilocybin mushroom grow was located was evacuated immediately, secured and awaiting members of the Wisconsin Department of Justice Clandestine Lab processing team to arrive and safely remove the grow operation.



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