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Update: Two Kewaunee women charged after several search warrants executed

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THURSDAY 11/14/19 5:53 p.m.

KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) — The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about the execution of search warrants in Kewaunee.

According to officials, members of the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force, along with the Sturgeon Bay Police and the Kewaunee Police executed several search warrants in Kewaunee, including at Emerald Shores Assisted Living.

As previously reported a 40-year-old woman – Lissa Miller of Kewaunee – was arrested as a result of the search warrants. Another Kewaunee woman, 43-year-old Melanie McCraken, was also arrested.

Both Miller and McCraken have been formally charged in Kewaunee County Circuit Court. Each woman is charged with one count of Delivery of a Schedule I or II narcotic.

They have been released from the county jail under $5,000 signature bonds through the Circuit Court.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, BAKA Enterprises, Inc., the current owner/management company of Emerald Shores, has been fully cooperative.

Miller and McCraken have been placed on leave from the facility.

Kewaunee: Woman arrested in connection with alleged opiate trafficking

THURSDAY 11/14/19 3:24 p.m.

KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) — An arrest has been made after two search warrants were executed in Kewaunee to conclude an investigation into the alleged trafficking of opiate prescription pain medications in Door and Kewaunee counties.

On Tuesday, the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office, the Kewaunee Police Department, and the Door County Sheriff’s Office executed the search warrants at a business and a residence.

The search warrants and subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 40-year-old woman who is now being held in the Kewaunee County Jail.

Charges have been referred to the Kewaunee County District Attorney’s Office for Deliver Schedule II Narcotics, Possession with Intent to Deliver Schedule II Narcotics, Maintain a Drug Trafficking Place, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

No other information is available at this time.

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