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BELOIT

Rock County sheriff’s deputies raided a Beloit residence Thursday, arresting three people on drug charges and seizing more than 16 pounds of marijuana, according to a news release.

The sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit executed the search warrant at 9:15 a.m. in the 1800 block of Harrison Avenue as part of an ongoing investigation, according to the release.

Deputies estimated the street value of the marijuana at $67,000.

Also seized were 151 grams of cocaine with an estimated $15,000 street value; five firearms, one of which was stolen; and about $18,500 in cash.

The release said the following people were arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver THC and cocaine as well as the charges listed below:

  • Alijawon J. Brown, 20, felon possessing a firearm, maintaining a drug trafficking place, child neglect, receiving stolen property and a probation violation.
  • Tyrese A. Harvey-Brooks, 19, receiving stolen property, a probation violation, felon in possession of a firearm and resisting/obstructing.
  • Bertha Betancourt, 21, maintaining a drug trafficking place, child neglect and receiving stolen property.

The three were held at the Rock County Jail pending initial court appearances Monday.

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