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Drug charges result from La Crosse man’s arrest near park, Salvation Army



A La Crosse man is accused of possessing fentanyl within 1,000 feet of Burns Park, downtown.


Police were told that Donald Greeno had a large amount of drugs with him, inside a parked vehicle where officers found him sleeping on Wednesday, near the Salvation Army shelter on 8th Street.

A vehicle search turned up fentanyl and packages of other drugs.

The 65-year-old Greeno is a repeat offender with convictions for heroin and meth possession during the past three years.

He’s been taking part in county Drug Court after past cases.

La Crosse County Judge Mark Huesmann called Greeno’s continued violations “disturbing,” and set bond for at $2,500 cash.

Greeno’s next court hearing will be Jan. 24.

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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