Cocaine, THC recovered from Racine County residence; 42-year-old man arrested

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 42-year-old Racine County man was arrested after authorities say he was involved in the sales of cocaine.

According to the Racine County Sheriff's Office, information had been developed 42-year-old Alexjandro Medina was involved in the sales of cocaine. Authorities say Medina has a lengthy criminal history and is a convicted felon with a history of selling drugs in Wisconsin. Medina was currently out on bond for disorderly conduct and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Friday morning, July 29, agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit and the Racine County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T executed a search warrant on Byrd Ave, in the city of Racine. Medina was arrested. 

Located during the search of the residence was 69.7 grams of cocaine, 190.3 grams of THC, 38 special revolver, two 9mm semi-auto handguns, ammunition, digital scales, packaging material, cell phone, and $706.00 in U.S. currency.

There were also two young children residing in the residence. The Racine County Human Services Department (HSD) was contacted under the drug endangered children protocol.

Medina was transported to the Racine County Jail for the following charges:

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver 40+ grams
  • Possession of THC with intent to deliver
  • Keeper of a drug place
  • Repeat drug offenderThree counts
  • Possession of a firearm by felon
  • Possession with intent to deliver while armed
  • Two counts 2nd degree reckless endangering safety

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