KEWAUNEE – Nearly two dozen people are suspected following a drug trafficking bust in Kewaunee County.
The Door-Kewaunee County Drug Task Force says it found 269 pills, a digital scale, plastic bags and drug paraphernalia during the Monday bust in Kewaunee County. The next day, state and local officials arrested 18 people in Kewaunee and Door counties.
The investigation has been going on for six months, investigators say.
Charged in the case are: Aubrey J. Deeter, 21, of Algoma; Travis E. Loucks, 21, of Two Rivers; Paul J. Bright, 36, of Sturgeon Bay; Kari A. Carmody, 34, of Sturgeon Bay; Andrew B. Thornton, 28, of Algoma; Jason D. Umberham, 27, of Algoma; Christopher A. Shaw, 21, of Algoma; Michelle M. Jeanquart, 23, of Algoma; Maria J. Brunette, 69, of Algoma; Donald R. Polk Jr., 33, of Algoma; Alan K. Shaw, 43, of Algoma; Jessica Krueger, 26, of Milwaukee; Wesley S. Seekins, 29, of Algoma; and Lorie L. Deremo, 34, of Algoma. An additional nine people were arrested and have yet to be charged in the case.
Authorities are still looking for Alan Shaw, Krueger, Seekins, Deremo and Steven G. Whitaker, a 25-year-old Sturgeon Bay man. Formal charges have been filed against all but Whitaker.