Feb. 26, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group (aka the Drug Unit) began an investigation in December, 2018 into a suspect from Milwaukee believed to be supplying heroin and crack cocaine to Washington County residents.
After developing information from multiple sources, an undercover investigator was able to meet directly with the suspect and purchase both heroin and crack cocaine on several occasions in Washington County.
The investigation continued in coordination with Milwaukee Police Officers from District 4. Washington County Drug Unit investigators have cooperated with MPD District 4 in past investigations several times with successful results. North Central HIDTA Milwaukee also assisted with the investigation.
On Thursday, February 21, 2019, Milwaukee Police Officers from District 4, the Tactical Enforcement Unit, and members of the Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group executed a search warrant in the 4700 block of North 28th Street. The search warrant was obtained by Milwaukee PD based on multiple complaints of drug dealing in Milwaukee as well as the controlled purchases of heroin and crack in Washington County. The suspect was at the residence and taken into custody without incident.
During the search of the Milwaukee residence, officers located four hand guns, multiple extended magazines, and a loaded drum magazine. Officers also located more than 12 grams of heroin, 94 grams of crack and powder cocaine, over 150 grams of Marijuana, and more than 12 grams of methamphetamine, along with $36,240 in cash. 5.8 grams of heroin and 4.8 grams of cocaine had previously been seized in Washington County as a result of the controlled transactions.
The suspect Jevon D. Curtis was charged in Washington County Circuit Court on 02-22-19 with 3 counts of delivery of heroin and 3 counts of delivery of cocaine, receiving a $75,000 cash bond from the Honorable Judge James Muehlbauer. Additional pending charges in Milwaukee County may include felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to deliver heroin, cocaine, THC, methamphetamines, and keeper of a drug house.
This search warrant was the direct result of a collaborative effort with the Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group and the Milwaukee Police Department, primarily District 4.
The Washington County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group is funded and supported by The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and all full time Police Departments of Washington County. Investigators are members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, West Bend Police Department, Germantown Police Department, and the Kewaskum Police Department.