GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Three arrested, meth and weapons recovered during Ledgeview standoff

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FRIDAY 4/3/2020 2:56 p.m.

LEDGEVIEW, Wis. (WFRV) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says three people were arrested following an active situation in Ledgeview on Friday.

Authorties say a Drug Task Force search warrant was executed in the Wall Street area. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office SWAT and patrol assisted in the situation.

Residents in the home reportedly refused to obey commands to surrender. Law enforcement says they deployed chemical agents, resulting in the residents surrendering.

Over three ounces of methamphetamine and an undisclosed number of weapons were found inside the home.

Several charges are expected to be filed against the suspects, including possession with the intent to deliver methamphetamine, keeper of a drug house, felon in possession of a weapon, and failure to surrender.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says the names of the suspects are not being released as the case remains under investigation. The incident reportedly lasted a few hours and there were no injuries to suspects or officers.

Active situation in Ledgeview cleared

FRIDAY 4/3/2020 12:56 p.m.

LEDGEVIEW, Wis. (WFRV) – The active situation in Ledgeview has been cleared, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

No information is available at this time. WFRV Local 5 has a crew on scene working to gather information and will provide updates as they become available.

Original Story: Brown County Sheriff responding to active situation in Ledgeview

FRIDAY 4/3/2020 11:52 a.m.

LEDGEVIEW, Wis. (WFRV) – Residents in the Wall Street area of Ledgeview have been asked to shelter in place, a neighbor tells WFRV Local 5.

WFRV Local 5 has reached out to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, but they were unable to provide any information at this time.

WFRV Local 5 has a crew on scene and is reporting there are two Brown County armored vehicles on scene. A robot has reportedly been sent in to respond.

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