UPDATE: 19 Charged in Prescription Drug Ring

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

UPDATE: Fri 6:22 PM, Nov. 22, 2013

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office has released the names of 19 suspects expected to be charged in a prescription drug ring.

The sheriff's department said in a press release other possible charges include delivery of controlled substances, specifically methamphetamine and prescription controlled substances.

As a result of these investigations the following subjects have been arrested and referred to the Oneida District Attorney's Office:. Grant P Garrow (30), Chad M Laddusire (31), Corey W Harms (26), Mike A Mackey (26), Tammy L Groner (42), Theresa A Kennedy (28), Dareth L Bowman (36), Jovan E Salzman (24), Benjamin E Metz (27), Ryan R Novosed (36) Misty D Ehman (34), James S Erickson (65), Wendy L Hogan (54), Jimmie N Hogan (77), Kandy K Howard (49), Jessica J Steinmetz (36), Jenna R Bullard (33), Tabitha M Swenson (31), and Alison M Keso (37)

The arrests varied from, but not limited to, Conspiracy to Deliver Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Child Neglect, Conspiracy to Deliver Schedule III, Delivery of Schedule III, Possession of Schedule III and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

ORIGINALS STORY: Wed 6:24 PM, Nov. 20, 2013

Two Rhinelander women are facing criminal charges after an investigation into a prescription drug ring.

According to court document the suspects would sell or buy Suboxone for $20 per dose. The medication is typically prescribed to treat opiate addictions.

Wendy Hogan, 54, is charged with maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession with intent to sell non-narcotics and possession of THC. Online court records list of the offense dates at January 1, 2012. Hogan will return to court on Dec. 16.

Tammy Groner, 42, is charged with possession with intent to sell non-narcotics and delivery of non-narcotics.

An online search of Wisconsin's jails show both women are in custody in the Oneida County Jail.

More people are expected to be charged in the case.

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