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Posted on: August 28, 2015

[ARCHIVED] KENOSHA DRUG OPERATION GROUP IS DRUG UNIT OF THE YEAR

ON AUGUST 22, 2015, AT THE 25TH ANNUAL WISCONSIN NARCOTICS OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION) ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE, THE KENOSHA DRUG OPERATIONS GROUP RECEIVED THE 2015 WNOA DRUG UNIT OF THE YEAR AWARD. THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD IS GIVEN EACH YEAR TO A STATE OF WISCONSIN DRUG UNIT. WNOA MEMBERS NOMINATE RECIPIENTS OF THIS AWARD, AND THE NOMINATIONS ARE FORWARDED TO THE WNOA AWARDS COMMITTEE.

THE KENOSHA DRUG OPERATIONS GROUP’S 2015 WNOA NOMINATION FOR DRUG UNIT OF THE YEAR WAS BASED ON OPERATION CONSTELLATION/BIG WORM BY THE EXECUTION OF 12 FEDERAL SEARCH WARRANTS IN THE KENOSHA AND RACINE AREAS, TARGETING MEMBERS OF THIS ORGANIZATION. THE TAKEDOWN INCLUDED 23 FEDERAL ARREST WARRANTS AND 13 STATE ARREST WARRANTS.

TOTAL OPERATION CONSTELLATION/BIG WORM SEIZURES AS OF 04-28-2015 ARE APPROXIMATELY 800 GRAMS OF CRACK COCAINE, 676 GRAMS OF HEROIN, 227 MARIJUANA PLANTS, 120 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA, 3.5 GRAMS OF HASH OIL. IN ADDITION, THERE WERE A TOTAL OF 25 FIREARMS SEIZED, A CS GRENADE, AND A POLICE SCANNER.

ON AUGUST 22, 2013, THE KENOSHA DRUG OPERATIONS GROUP RECEIVED THE 2013 DRUG UNIT OF THE YEAR AWARD BASED ON OPERATION GREEN GOBLIN.

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