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UPDATE: Over 13 arrests made in connection with yearlong drug investigation in Appleton

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WEDNESDAY 7/8/2020 3:50 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A 20-year-old Appleton man has been arrested after a year-long drug investigation.

The Appleton Police Department confirmed that 20-year-old Ryan Hostettler was arrested on at around 10 a.m. on Wednesday after Appleton investigators and with the assistance of Appleton SWAT and Winnebago County SWAT Officers executed a knock and announce search warrant in the 1000 block of West Spring Street.

Officials reported that police conducted a search warrant in the home that resulted in drugs and unlawful firearms being removed from the residence.

Police said Hostettler was arrested and is being held at the Outagamie County Jail on one charge of Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place.

According to authorities, over thirteen criminal arrests have been made directly associated with the address.

Additional arrests are said to be pending.

Appleton Investigators said they are still looking to speak with John Hostettler in relation to the investigation and are asking the public to contact the Appleton Police Department at 920-832-5500 with any information regarding John.

Appleton Police no longer on scene of ‘active incident’

WEDNESDAY 7/8/2020 12:32 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton Police say officers are no longer on scene in the 1000 block of W. Spring Street.

The community was alerted about the active incident shortly after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. Police tell WFRV Local 5 the incident is a “planned operation.”

No other details are immediately available. WFRV Local 5 will provide updates as they become available.

Original Story: Appleton Police on scene of ‘active incident’

WEDNESDAY 7/8/2020 11:16 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton Police are responding to an active police incident in the 1000 block of W. Spring Street.

According to authorities, the road is currently closed to allow crews to respond to the scene. Appleton Police say the incident is a “planned operation.”

No further details are available at this time. WFRV Local 5 will continue to provide updates as they become available.

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