Crime

Two arrested in Trempealeau Co. after traffic stop uncovers drugs

WHITEHALL, Wis. (WKBT) - Two people are facing charges after meth was uncovered during a traffic stop.

Trempealeau Co. Sheriff's deputies and investigators stopped a vehicle around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in the city of Whitehall.

The Independence Police Dept. K-9 unit was requested and alerted to drugs in the vehicle.

During a search, investigators found Methamphetamine inside the car.

Police arrested the driver Ashley Thelen, 30,and the passenger Jeremy Brandes, 40, both of Rushford, Minnesota.

Thelen and Brandes were booked in the Trempealeau Co. Jail for Possession of Meth with Intent to Deliver, Probation Violations and Warrants.

This is the second Meth bust in as many days in Trempealeau County.

24-year-old Jeremy Mayo of Black River Falls was arrested Tuesday after investigators found 34 grams of Meth in his car during a traffic stop in the city of Independence.

 


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