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Lincoln Co. man arrested for possessing meth, digital scale and cutting off ankle monitorSubmitted: 10/18/2019
Lincoln Co. man arrested for possessing meth, digital scale and cutting off ankle monitor
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

LANGLADE COUNTY - A Lincoln Co. man on probation for possessing meth could spend more time in prison after a second drug-related arrest.

Joshua Cortright, 36, of Merrill was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop in Antigo.

In the vehicle, police found just under 46 grams of meth in a green backpack that belonged to Cortright.

Police also found a digital scale and a GPS monitoring device that Cortight had cut off.


Cortright was on probation for previously possessing meth, drug paraphernalia and causing property damage. His previous felonies could extend his maximum sentence up to 10 years.

Cortright could also have his driving privileges suspended for up to 10 years.

Cortright will appear in court for an adjourned initial appearance Monday, October 21.

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