Three Milwaukee men are the latest people arrested for drug possession in Forest county. The Forest County Drug Task Force stopped a vehicle in Crandon Tuesday morning.
A passenger in the vehicle, 32 year old Keotis Hamilton had an outstanding warrant and was taken into custody. Detectives saw a pill hiding in Hamilton's mouth which was believed to be oxycodone. He was taken into custody.
Detectives also allegedly saw drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Martell Green of Milwaukee and another passenger, 28 year old Devon Bell were also taken into custody on drug charges.
When all three men were searced by corrections officers at the jail they found more than 10 grams of heroin and 40 grams of crack cocaine hidden in their person. Street value of the drugs is more than $13,000. Bell, Green and Hamilton are likely facing charges of delivery of heroin and felony possesion of cocaine and paraphernalia.
Saturday, five persons were arrested in Forest county and are facing a number of drug-related charges.