2 Charged in Rhinelander Bath Salt Case

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

Three people were arrested and two are now charged after investigators say a postal worker spotted a package from a known synthetic drug distributor. According to court documents, the packages were to be shipped to a Rhinelander woman.

Investigators suspected the contains inside were bath salts; an illegal synthetic drug known to cause hallucinations.

Court document say the package was to be deliver to 48-year-old Elizabeth Tietsort. Tietsort initially told a detective she had purchased jewelry, not the drugs, but later admitted to buying bath salts from an online company on three occasions. She's charged with abusing, distributing, and possessing a hazardous substance.

Tietsort's son, Jeremy Raznick, 28, is charged with abusing a hazardous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of THC.

Tietsort will return to court on March 3. She's free on a $5,000 signature bond.

Raznick is free on a $2,500 signature bond. He's expected to learn if his case will head to trial on March 26.

A third person was arrested as result of a search warrant, but online court records show no charges have yet been filed.

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