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Drug distribution bust in La Crosse leads to three arrests



According to La Crosse Police, several law enforcement agencies broke up a drug operation in La Crosse, arresting three men for allegedly distributing cocaine and fentanyl.

La Crosse police said Louis Ray was the main drug dealer, assisted by Dante Ray, Jr., and Timothy Cannon.

Investigators seized fentanyl and vehicles, while carrying out search warrants Thursday.

Cannon faces seven criminal charges, while Louis Ray is accused of five counts and Dante Ray is suspected of three charges.

The search that included multiple buildings and five vehicles.

A police informant reportedly bought cocaine from one suspect, prior to the arrests.

Authorities said they were able to seize 43 grams of fentanyl and at least 100 grams of cocaine, along with three vehicles.

State and federal agencies worked with law enforcement from three counties on the case.

Louis Ray and Cannon are being held in the La Crosse County jail. More court hearings are expected next week.

The suspects range in age from 23 to 46.

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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