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Meth and fentanyl seized in La Crosse drug searches that lead to three arrests



Three people have been arrested by La Crosse police, after two recent drug searches that turned up 22 pounds of meth and 3 pounds of fentanyl.

The searches were performed at 322 9th St. South, and 1021 5th Ave. South, with the arrests occurring on April 27th.

Thirty-year-old Raphiel Kuntu faces 12 individual charges. Twenty-four-year-old Paige Roberts is charged with eight crimes, and 30-year-old Tyesha Williams is facing four charges. All three are accused of maintaining a drug trafficking residence.

Cocaine, marijuana, four handguns, and $20,000 in cash also were seized by city police. The street value of the drugs is over $600,000.

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. Kent Porter

    May 3, 2022 at 11:05 am

    I don’t know if La Crosse realizes that 22 pounds of meth could kill every man , women and child in the city of La Crosse , It’s time these liberal judges lock this dirt up in prison for 10 years to get them off the streets before the meth whores take your high school kids lives !!!!!!

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