Rock County Officials Arrest Two on Drug Charges

BELOIT (WIFR) -- On Tuesday, January 14, the Rock County and Beloit officials executed a search warrant at 1100 block of 9th Street in the City of Beloit. The search warrant was a result of a Rock County Special Investigations Unit (SIU) investigation that began in July of 2012.

SIU deputies, including an officer from Milton P.D., GROC, and the Milwaukee HIDTA Interdiction Team, all assisted in the investigation and the search warrant.

During the search a half kilogram of suspected methamphetamines with a street value of approximately $20,000.00, a .45 caliber handgun, cash and drug paraphernalia were seized. The Rock County S.W.A.T. Team then arrested 23-year-old Kirk Mickelson and 21-year-old Briana Ketelson, the occupants of the residence. Both Mickelson and Ketelson were each charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamines within 1000’ of a school, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Prohibited Acts B. Mickelson was also charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Both suspects are currently facing similar charges in Hawaii for Possession of Methylone. They are scheduled for Jail Intake Court in Rock County on January 17, 2013.

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