Crime

Man arrested for drugs, loaded weapon in Jackson County

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKBT) - A man in Jackson County stopped for speeding, told authorities he was using drugs.

On April 11 at 10:02 p.m., a Deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office pulled Jonathan D. Barhyte over for speeding. Barhyte showed signs of nervousness and admitted to using drugs, the deputy said.

The deputy searched the car and found a loaded handgun near the driver, individually packaged bags of suspected crystal methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, multiple pipes, packaging material and a digital scale.

Barhyte is being held at the Jackson County Jail for being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia as well as a probation/parole violation. 


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