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Repeat drug offender facing new charges after La Crosse police search of home



On Monday, he pleaded guilty to a drug charge in La Crosse County court. Two days later, he was back in jail for new drug crimes.


Lermonte Toy of La Crosse entered a guilty plea this week for making or delivering amphetamines. On Wednesday, police searched the 24-year-old’s home on South 7th Street and found cocaine, meth and marijuana, along with more than $24,000 in cash.

A $5,000 cash bond was set for Toy on the new charges. He’s also charged in Milwaukee County with obstructing an officer. Sentencing on the guilty plea from this week is scheduled in about a month.

Police from Onalaska and the Town of Campbell assisted with the investigation.

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

    November 24, 2022 at 12:34 pm

    The La Crosse DA will let him walk , hopefully next week he wont sell meth to one of your middle school kids and kill them !!!

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