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Holmen drug bust nabs 5



At least five are suspected of drug activity, following a police search of a house this week in Holmen.

Charges have been filed against many of the suspects, arrested after police checked out reports of a firearm being traded for meth.

Cassandra Francis and Jayde Young are accused of making the gun trade with Phillip Dickey. A cut-off semi-automatic rifle was found inside Dickey’s truck.

Young’s sibling, Skyanne Young, also faces charges, along with Michael Mitton.

Police searched the Young family house on Locust Avenue on Wednesday, and discovered meth, drug paraphernalia and cellphones.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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  1. Greg Symons

    March 1, 2019 at 5:45 am

    They haven’t even scratched the surface of the drug problem in Holmen

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