Crawford County K9 Makes Another Drug Stop

CRAWFORD COUNTY, WI (Ben Caxton) — Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies removed another drug-impaired driver from the roads at a traffic stop Wednesday evening. Shortly before 8:00 PM a Deputy along with the Crawford County K9 unit made contact with a suspicious vehicle parked near the intersection of Boma Ridge Road and State highway in the Township of Utica. The driver was identified as 33-year-old Edward Lemay of Desoto. Speaking with Edward deputies observed numerous indicators of narcotics impairment and a check discovered that Edward’s Wisconsin Driver’s License had been revoked. There were two passengers inside of the vehicle, 53-year-old Lora Lemay of Desoto, and 49-year-old Kimberly Sheehan of Vernon County. K9 Breck alerted to the presence of controlled substances in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle turned up numerous used hypodermic needles, pills, baggies containing a white crystal substance and THC. The crystal substance tested positive for methamphetamine. During the search, Lora Lemay attempted to throw a syringe containing suspected methamphetamine into an area with tall grass. Sheehan had concealed items on her person which consisted of a bag containing a large amount of grey powder. The powder is suspected to be fentanyl. Edward was found to be under the influence of heroin and is currently on bond through Dane County for narcotics-related charges. He was transported to the Crawford County Jail and is charged with operating with a restricted controlled substance, 2nd offense, operating after revocation and felony bail jumping. Lora Lemay and Sheehan were also transported to the Crawford County Jail. Lemay is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing. Sheehan is currently on Probation for narcotics-related charges and has numerous outstanding warrants. She is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of THC, a felony, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a schedule II narcotic and violation of her probation.

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