Racine man arrested after search warrant seizes multiple firearms, drugs

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine County Sheriff's Office arrested a 29-year-old man after seizing heavy weapons and drugs during a search warrant in Racine.

Agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit served a search warrant near Douglas and Isabelle on Thursday, Aug. 12, as well as a search warrant on a vehicle.

Police say the search warrants were a result of multiple controlled purchases of cocaine and marijuana products from 29-year-old Ricardo Westman-Patricio.  

According to officials, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a 9mm handgun, several magazines loaded with ammunition, and several boxes of ammunition were located during the search of Westman-Patricio's vehicle.

In the home, agents located 36.3 grams of Kratom. Officials say Kratom has opioid properties and stimulant-like effects. 

Westman-Patricio was taken into custody. The following charges are being recommended to the District Attorney's Office: 

  • Two counts of delivery of THC while armed
  • Two counts of delivery of Cocaine 1-5 grams while armed
  • keeper of a drug place for sales/manufacture 

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