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Janesville police arrest three for heroin

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Gazette Staff
February 3, 2010
— Three people were arrested on heroin distribution charges after Janesville police executed a search warrant at a residence Tuesday in the Fourth Ward neighborhood.

Officers from the Street Crimes Unit at 4 p.m. executed a search warrant at 1421 McKinley St., according to a news release from the Janesville Police Department. They seized 41 gem packs of heroin with a estimated street value of $850. They also seized drug paraphernalia, including about 70 used needles, a number of prescription drugs and cash.


The warrant was the result of a months-long investigation into the distribution of heroin from the residence, according to the release.


Susan Olsen, 51, was arrested on three counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place, two counts of delivery of heroin near certain places, one count of party to delivery of heroin near certain places and one count each of possession with the intent to deliver heroin near certain places, conspiracy to commit possession with the intent to deliver heroin and possession of narcotics.


Thomas Oakley, 53, was arrested on charges of maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession with the intent to deliver heroin, conspiracy to commit possession with the intent to deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Steven Messner, 47, was arrested on charges of maintaining a drug trafficking place, delivery of heroin near certain places, deliver heroin near certain places, conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Officers from the Street Crimes Unit could not be reached for comment Tuesday night.



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