Four arrested after drug investigation, traffic stop

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

JANESVILLE—A Janesville Police Department Street Crimes drug investigation and traffic stop led to a search warrant and four arrests early Monday, according to a department news release.

According to the release, the street crimes unit was investigating information on drug distribution and use on Canyon Drive at 1 a.m. Monday when officers saw a vehicle with two people leave 1415 Canyon Drive. A department K9 officer and dog were deployed to conduct a drug sniff that led to finding marijuana.

The two people were taken into custody, arrested and held at the Rock County Jail.

As the drug investigation continued, a search warrant was obtained and executed at Apt. 15 of 1415 Canyon Drive. That search resulted in two more arrests when more marijuana, drug paraphernalia and Ecstasy were seized.

A total of 217 grams of marijuana with a street value of $3,000, plus 2.9 grams of Ecstasy, were seized from the traffic stop and search warrant.

Arrested were:

--Timothy F. Gilbertson, 25, of 1415 Canyon Drive, Apt. 15, on charges of manufacture/deliver of marijuana, three counts; running a drug house, four counts; possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of ecstasy, possession of drug paraphernalia, and four counts of bail jumping.

--Kayla A. Newman, 25, 1415 Canyon Drive, Apt. 15, on charges of running a drug house, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

--Jarod B. Ward, 19, of 1920 Forest Ave., Beloit, on possession with intent to deliver.

--Liana J. Moore, 18, 1725 Hancock Lane, Janesville, on charges of possession with intent to deliver and running a drug vehicle.


Last updated: 5:12 am Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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