11 Individuals Charged with Selling More than $1 Million in Heroin
Nine individuals are in custody with 11 individuals charged in Fond du Lac County are accused of selling more than $1 million of heroin.
According to Fond du Lac County District Attorney’s Office, these allegations state that approximately 15.4 pounds of heroin, with a street value of more than $1million were distributed between March of 2015 and February of 2017
A joint investigation and prosecution involved the City of Fond du Lac Police Department, Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG), the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, and the Fond du Lac District Attorney’s Office.
This investigation began after the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of more than 100 grams of heroin.
According to Fond du Lac County District Attorney’s Office, throughout this investigation, more than 150 grams of heroin, 7 grams of crack cocaine, firearms, and thousands of dollars in cash were seized.
Heroin is often sold to users in .1 gram bindle increments, at a cost of $20 to $40. The heroin seized throughout this investigation represents approximately 1,500 bindles and has a street value of $30,000 to $60,000.