Man involved in Sara Hougom case arrested on drug charges

A traffic stop on Friday led to the arrest of a man that was involved in the Sara Hougom murder case.

Pao Choua Vue is charged with intent to deliver meth, felony bail jumping, as well as other outstanding warrants. 

Vue was previously charged with battery of an inmate, Lucas Brickl, who was testifying against his cousin, Pao Choua T. Vue, in the murder of Sara Hougom in 2012.

Vue’s car was pulled over at the 400 block of 8th St. S in La Crosse where the police K-9 unit detected drugs. Police found 73 grams of meth.

73.3 grams of meth were recovered from the car.