Racine man out on bond arrested after search warrant nets crack cocaine laced with fentanyl
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Racine County man was arrested on drug charges following the execution of a search warrant Thursday, Aug. 4.
Agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit searched a residence near Kewaunee and Superior in the city of Racine around 1:30 p.m.
The sheriff's office says a suspect at the home, 27-year-old Jarvis Walker, is a convicted felon with a history of selling drugs and possessing a firearm. He was on probation for possession of cocaine and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Officials say Walker was also currently out on bond for battery by prisoner, battery and felony bail jumping.
During the search, authorities located 23.7 grams of crack cocaine that tested positive for fentanyl, a revolver handgun, military fragmentation jacket, digital scales, packaging materials, cellphones, cutting agents, materials used to manufacture cocaine and $2,222 in US currency.
The Racine County Human Services Department was contacted after two young children were found residing in the residence.
Walker was transported to the Racine County Jail on charges of:
- Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver 15-40 grams
- Manufacture cocaine
- Keeper of a drug place
- Repeat drug offender
- Possession of a firearm by felon
- Possession with intent to deliver while armed
- Two counts 2nd degree reckless endangering safety
- Felony bail jumping