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March 4, 2010
State funds boost war on drugs in Northwest Wisconsin
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen today announced the awarding of $14,869 in state Penalty Assessment Surcharge funds to the Northwest Area Crime Unit. Participating counties in the crime unit include Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Sawyer and Washburn. The Penalty Assessment...
March 4, 2010 - 8:02am
February 25, 2010
Douglas County's most wanted
In conjunction with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, the Superior Telegram is running weekly information about criminal offenders sought...
February 25, 2010 - 8:00am
February 10, 2010
Webster man sentenced to 14 years for distribution of meth
Stephen P. Sinnott, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Michael Stark, 54, Webster, Wis., was sentenced Feb. 5 by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb to 14 years in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine. Stark pleaded guilty...
February 10, 2010 - 9:28am
January 21, 2010
Police want prescription drug database
Wisconsin law enforcement officials say the abuse and unauthorized sale of prescription drugs is leading to crime and sometimes fatal overdoses. They say a secure database that monitors dispensing of narcotics could help catch and deter offenders. The cops call it 'drug diversion':...
January 21, 2010 - 2:10pm
January 20, 2010
K-9 training finds few drugs
Northwest Wisconsin K-9 units converged on Superior High School and Superior Middle School Monday for training. The dogs and their handlers walked...
January 20, 2010 - 8:00am
January 18, 2010
K-9 units search schools for drugs
Northwest Wisconsin K-9 units converged on Superior High School and Superior Middle School Monday for training. The dogs and their handlers performed...
January 18, 2010 - 2:09pm
January 15, 2010
Superior man gets federal sentence for drug dealing
MADISON - A Superior man who continued to sell methamphetamine even after police searched his residence was sentenced Thursday in federal court to three years and 10 months in prison for trafficking methamphetamines. Troy R. Stafne, 46, faced five to 40 years in prison after selling...
January 15, 2010 - 8:00am
December 28, 2009
Study finds 20 percent of teens take prescription drugs illegally
A new study shows that one in five Wisconsin teenagers have taken prescription pain killers without permission. The problem of prescription drug abuse by high school age students is so new, this is the first time the Department of Public Instruction has asked the question in its...
December 28, 2009 - 10:51am
Ashland County has a rash of overdose deaths
A perplexing problem of prescription drug overdose deaths is alarming law enforcement officers in far northern Wisconsin. Ashland County Sheriff John Kovach says prescription pain killer overdoses have killed four people in the last six months in his rural county. He says it's...
December 28, 2009 - 10:49am
December 17, 2009
Superior man accused of holding woman for a year
A Superior man accused of breaking a woman's jaw and threatening to shoot her father will appear in Douglas County Circuit Court Wednesday. Anthony J. Machones, 22, faces felony charges of false imprisonment, threats to injure and substantial battery. He also faces a misdemeanor...
December 17, 2009 - 5:24pm
October 16, 2009
Big box drug prices concern other pharmacies
Big retailers like Walmart and Target would be allowed to cut their prices for prescription drugs under a plan state lawmakers are considering. But the plan has standalone pharmacies worried. The plan would exempt prescription drugs from Wisconsin's "Unfair Sales Act," a Depression-era...
October 16, 2009 - 8:00am
October 1, 2009
Drug raid raises neighbor concerns
A loud boom startled neighbors of the brick apartment buildings along the corner of North 12th Street and Hughitt Avenue on Thursday morning. Looking out, they could see members of the Superior Police Department's Emergency Response Team with rifles and protective vests enter a number...
October 1, 2009 - 1:56pm
April 29, 2008
'Drug buddies' target Business Center
A pair of "drug buddies" face forgery charges for allegedly using a web of friends to cash checks stolen from The Development Association office. Wyatt Christopher Marzolf, 21, of Superior and Danny Dewayne Tarver, 29, of Duluth each face one count of party to the crime of uttering...
April 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Feds take over Douglas County drug case
One of three interwoven drug cases that netted more than 90 pounds of marijuana earlier this month escalated to the federal level. Federal marshals took Theodore Lester Bruck, 51, of Idaho into custody hours before his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning, according to his local...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Three arrested for mega marijuana deal
A series of drug arrests netted more than 90 pounds of marijuana and led to three weekend arrests in Douglas County. Lake Nebagamon residents James Eugene Schuster, 54, and his wife, Anne, 46, made initial appearances in Douglas County Court Monday. Schuster faces one charge of conspiracy...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am