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Two Milwaukee men arrested in Forest County on drug trafficking chargesSubmitted: 06/21/2018
Two Milwaukee men arrested in Forest County on drug trafficking charges
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

FOREST COUNTY - Police arrested two Milwaukee men Wednesday morning on three drug related charges. 

The Forest County Sheriff's Department got a call around 9:30 Wednesday morning about a suspicious car in the Mole Lake area that was possibly involved in trafficking drugs. 


Police found 29-year-old's Dominique Pickens and Akil Johnson driving around in the car in Crandon later that day. Officers arrested Johnson for an outstanding warrant. 

While arresting him, officers smelled marijuana coming the car. 

Officers searched the car. According to a press release, police found 20 individually packaged bags of crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and cash. 

Pickens and Johnson were both arrested on charges of felony possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Johnson was previously convicted of possession of cocaine in Forest County in 2016.



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