Racine County drug bust: Officials net heroin, fentanyl, and $16K worth of MDMA

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Authorities arrested a man following a drug investigation in Racine. 

According to the Racine County Sheriff's Office, on April 13, agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit arrested 26-year-old Donzel Riggins in reference to a drug investigation involved controlled purchases of heroin/fentanyl over the past three months. 

A search warrant of the vehicle Riggins was obtained, and .6 grams of fentanyl along with a magazine for a handgun and ammunition were found. 

Officials say information had developed Riggins was keeping illegal narcotics at a residence near 11th and Washington in Racine. A search of the residence located 1,447 tablets (623.2 grams) of MDMA (Ecstasy), drug phone, and US currency. The approximate street value for the MDMA is $16,000.

Riggins, according to the sheriff's office, was out on bail for manufacture/deliver heroin, manufacture/deliver cocaine, maintaining a drug trafficking place, all as a repeat drug offender and on probation for Manufacture deliver cocaine.

Riggins was transported to the Racine County Jail on a probation hold with the following charges being recommended to the District Attorney’s Office:

  • Delivery of heroin/fentanyl (4 counts) 
  • Possession with intent to deliver MDMA
  • Possession with intent to deliver heroin/fentanyl
  • Keeper of a drug place (5 counts)
  • Felony bail jumping
  • Repeat drug offender
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