By Cassandra Vinch, Multimedia Journalist - bio | email
MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) -
Two people have been arrested after a drug bust in Marathon County. According to the Marathon County
Sheriff's Department, a 35-year-old man was arrested in the parking lot of a Rib Mountain
Officials say a 50-year-old woman was also arrested after
selling heroin at the same location.
Sheriff's department leaders say a search warrant was used
for the man's home on the 900 block of 6th Ave. in Wausau. They say thousands of dollars in
drugs, including heroin and cocaine were seized from the home, as well as
The two are expected to appear in Marathon County
court on Monday. The sheriff's department is recommending charges for delivery of
heroin for the woman. Recommended charges for the man include delivery of heroin,
possession, maintaining a drug trafficking place and possession of a firearm by
a convicted felon.
The bust was conducted by the Marathon County Sheriff's Department
Special Investigations Unit and the Wausau Police Department.