KESHENA — Authorities found seven children in a suspected Keshena drug house when the executed a search warrent Friday.

According to the Menominee Tribal Police Department, officers were conducting extra patrols in an area of Keshena that had been identified as having a potential drug house.

That’s when officers say they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was seen at the house.

A Menominee County K-9 conducted a sniff of the vehicle and gave a positive alert for possible illegal drugs inside of the vehicle.

Officers then conducted a search of the vehicle and located illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Officers then were able to obtain and execute a search warrant on the suspected drug house.

In addition to the adults of the residence 7 children were identified as being at the house.

In accordance with the tribe’s Drug Endangered Children Program, Menominee Tribal Family Services was called to assist with the juveniles.

Based on items seized on the traffic stop and in the house, charges will be forwarded to the Tribal Prosecutors for:

  • Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine and Fentanyl),
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine/Fentanyl)
  • Maintaining a Drug Dwelling.

Menominee Tribal Police would like to thank the Menominee County Sheriff’s Office and Menominee Tribal Family Services with their assistance during this incident.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.