Milwaukee Man Facing Federal Charges After Drug Arrest in Forest County

May 5, 2021

Lagene McGhee, 48, arrested last Thursday in Crandon.
Credit Forest County Sheriff's Office

The Forest County Sheriff’s Office found more than two pounds of crack and powder cocaine on a man at hotel in Crandon.

Police arrested Lagene McGhee, 48, of Milwaukee on April 1.

Officers say, in addition to the cocaine, they found a gun, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia on him.

McGhee will be facing federal charges. The Forest County Drug Task Force testified before a Grand Jury in United States Federal Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

McGhee was indicted in Federal Court for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense and felon in possession of a firearm.

He’s currently in the Forest County Jail until he is turned over to the US Marshals Office.