Janesville drug bust nets five pounds of pot

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Frank Schultz
Monday, August 26, 2013

JANESVILLE—Neighbors were worried about the frequent comings and goings at the residence on North Pontiac Drive, and they felt intimidated when they saw a man mowing the lawn while armed, police said.

Neighbors alerted police, who collected enough evidence for a search warrant that they executed around 10 p.m. Sunday at the northeast-side residence just down the road from Kiwanis Park.

Police said they made three drug-trafficking arrests and seized five pounds of marijuana, two pounds of synthetic marijuana, suspected LSD and cocaine and a variety of drug paraphernalia.

The marijuana was in one-pound bags and kept in a freezer, said Janesville police Sgt. Jim Holford.

Arrested Sunday night on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of Schedule I/II drugs with intent to deliver, possession of controlled substances near certain places and maintaining a drug house were husband and wife Allen A. and Cassandra Strzyzykowski, both 22.

Another man who lived in the house at 2328 N. Pontiac Drive was Taylor W. Pavlik, 22. Pavlik was arrested at 8:45 p.m. Sunday at the Rock County Sheriff's Office on charges of delivery of narcotics and possession of controlled substances near certain places.

Rock County Child Protective Services placed the Strzyzykowskis' child, a 4-year-old boy, into foster care, Holford said.

Allen Strzyzykowski had a permit for concealed-carry of a firearm, and neighbors had seen him armed while in his residence, although there were no reports of anyone being threatened, Holford said.

Allen also was arrested on a charge of seeking unlawful refuge because when officers told him to come out of the residence, he did not, Holford said, although he did tell officers he was armed and put down his firearm when asked to do so.

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