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Bust nets eight pounds of pot

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Catherine W. Idzerda
April 23, 2008
— Police seized more than 8 pounds of marijuana Tuesday night at a Janesville home.

Officers executed a search warrant at 1021 W. Holmes St., Apt. A, at 8:38 p.m.


They reported finding 8.4 pounds of marijuana valued at $8,000 and a variety of drug paraphernalia.


I dont recall the last time we seized this much, said Janesville Lt. Tim Hiers. Its certainly not for personal use.


In all of 2006, the department siezed 5.6 pounds of marijuana, Hiers said.


Arrested were Michael A. Johnson, 25, on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, keeping a drug house and possession of drug paraphernalia; Ronald E. Johnson, 52, on a charge of possession of marijuana; Jessica Nimmo, 29, on charges of possession of marijuana and probation violation. All three are residents of 1021 W. Holmes St., Apt. A.


Also arrested was Shaun T. Sukup, 30, of 828 E. Milwaukee St., Apt. A, on a charge of possession of marijuana and Darren Lennox, 29, of 205 W. Holmes St., on a charge of possession of marijuana.


Police indicated more arrests are expected.



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