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One arrested, $4,700 worth of heroin and cocaine recovered in Racine County drug bust

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man convicted of drug crimes in Illinois is in custody and thousands of dollars in drugs have been seized after a drug bust in Racine. 

According to the Racine County Sheriff's Office, agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit searched the home of a man suspected of selling heroin and crack cocaine. The Sheriff's Office said agents conducted several heroin purchases from the man, Paris Davis, who was previously incarcerated for drug crimes in Illinois. 

The Sheriff's Office says during the search they found nearly 12 grams of heroin, 56 grams of crack cocaine, and another 3.6 grams of cocaine, totaling a street value of about $4,700. Investigators say they also found two digital scales, packaging materials, two Quest cards, a cell phone, and about $2,400 in cash. 

The Racine County Human Services Department was also contacted after a pregnant 17-year-old was found to be living at the residence. 

The Sheriff's Office says Davis was arrested for the following charges: 

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver
  • Possession of heroin with intent to deliver
  • Repeat drug offender
  • Keeper of a drug place
  • Three counts of delivery of heroin
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Child neglect
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