Drug Bust Leads to Four Arrests

Four people were taken into custody in Door & Kewaunee Counties late last week in connection with a three month investigation into drug trafficking. Door County Sheriff Terry Vogel says the county Special Weapons & Tactics (swat) team joined members of the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force in executing a search warrant at a home in the Town of Gibraltar. Investigators arrested two occupants in the home & recovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia, firearms & several hundred dollars in cash. Forty seven year old Sandra Peterson of Fish Creek was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, delivery of cocaine & schedule two narcotics, & maintaining a drug house. Paul Peterson, 49, of New York City, was taken into custody on two outstanding warrants.

In Sturgeon Bay, 28-year old Joshua Peterson of Fish Creek was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, delivery of marijuana, maintaining a drug house, bail jumping, & being A felon in possession of firearms.

Fifty six year old Kenneth Short was taken into custody in Algoma on charges of conspiracy to deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana & drunken driving.

Officers seized three vehicles allegedly used in the commission of drug crimes in Door & Kewaunee Counties. The investigation is continuing in the two counties with additional arrests expected. Anyone with information about the investigation or any other drug crimes in Door & Kewaunee Counties is asked to contact the drug unit at (920)-746-2555. Callers will remain anonymous. Sheriff Vogel commended the work of the officers involved in the investigation including his deputies, Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, Sturgeon Bay, Gibraltar & Algoma Police Departments & the Wisconsin State Patrol’s K9 unit.

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