Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports the arrest of Brandon L. Thom, 31, of Viroqua, and Michael G. Kuntson, 54, of Westby, following two separate investigations into marijuana growing operations in Vernon County. An arrest warrant has been issued for Raymond J. Dobson, age 46, formerly of Viroqua. The arrests came following a three month investigation with the assistance of the West Central Drug Task Force.
Thom was arrested October 7, 2013 for charges of Manufacturing
Marijuana. Knutson was arrested on October 24, 2013 for charges of Manufacturing Marijuana and Possession with Intent to Deliver. Dobson is charged with Party to a Crime of Manufacturing Marijuana.
Sheriff Spears asks that people stay alert and be aware of suspicious activities in their neighborhoods, rural or otherwise. These cases were initiated and successful because of information from Vernon County citizens.
If you have any information regarding these individuals or this crime
you can call or text Vernon County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous at (608)637-2124 or (608)637-8477. You can text a tip to 274737(CRIMES) – (Type VERN+tip)
You can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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