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Federal charges for man captured in La Crosse drug bust

Brad Williams

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A La Crosse man is charged in federal court with dealing meth, as a result of an arrest last fall. 

Lucas Carpenter could get up to 60 years in prison if he’s convicted on two drug-related counts. 

La Crosse police arrested Carpenter in November, accusing him of supplying meth to a second man who had just sold drugs to a police informant in a parking lot on West Avenue. 

Officers found 17 grams of meth in Carpenter’s vehicle. 

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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