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Menomonee Falls man accused of mixing mom's ashes with drugs

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Menomonee Falls man is accused of mixing his mother's cremated remains with drugs.

According to a criminal complaint, 26-year-old Austin Schroeder and his girlfriend, 21-year-old Kaitlin Geiger, were arrested after selling marijuana to police informants. 

Kaitlin Geiger

A search warrant was executed at the couple's shared home on Jan. 10.

The search yielded a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including marijuana, MDMA tablets, and pipes that appeared to be used for smoking methamphetamine or crack cocaine.

Detectives spoke with Geiger, who said that Schroeder creates drugs with chemicals, using pot on a stove. 

Authorities then spoke with Schroeder, who admitted that he had mixed his mother's ashes with a "variety of substances," some of which he ultimately ingested.

Police did not say if he sold the mixture. 

Schroeder is faced with the following charges:

  • Two counts Manufacture/Deliver THC (Party to a Crime)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver THC
  • Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 

Geiger is charged with the following:

  • Two counts Manufacture/Deliver THC (Party to a Crime)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver THC
  • Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 

Both are due in court for a hearing on Jan. 28.


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Lawrence 37 days ago
Legalization would greatly reduce, if not eliminate, miscreants like these two.
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