Superior storage locker search leads to drug charges for renter
A Superior woman who was renting a storage unit where police reportedly found more than 37 pounds of marijuana made her initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court on Monday, Feb. 11, on drug charges.
Lisa Ellen Belt, 37, faces felony counts of repeater conspiracy to deliver marijuana and repeater party to possession with intent to deliver marijuana and a misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed knife.
Cash bail of $50,000 was set for Belt, who remained in custody at the Douglas County Jail on Thursday, Feb. 14.
According to the criminal complaint, Superior police executed a search warrant on the storage locker in Superior on Nov. 19. Investigators found 37 1-pound bags of marijuana as well as hundreds of marijuana vaporizer cartridges. The street value of the marijuana seized was estimated at $220,000.
A pocket knife was found in Belt's jacket pocket when she was arrested on a warrant Feb. 8.
Two Superior residents who were inside the storage locker when police executed the warrant are also facing drug-related charges. Emily Mae Wrazidlo, 20, and Liam Scott Johnson, 20, each face felony counts of party to conspiracy to deliver marijuana and party to possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Johnson was also charged with three counts of bail jumping, and Wrazidlo with one.
Cash bail of $100,000 was set for both Johnson and Wrazidlo, who remained in custody at the Douglas County Jail on Thursday, Feb. 14.
Both the conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver charges are class E felonies that carry a maximum penalty of 15 years of imprisonment and fines of up to $50,000.
Belt's next court appearance was set for Feb. 20. Wrazidlo's next court date is Feb. 22, and Johnson's next court appearance was set for March 8, according to online court records.