Large Drug Bust Near Eagle River

May 21, 2014


More drug busts in Vilas county. Sheriff Joe Fath reports nine arrests as part of a coordinated effort .

A search warrant was executed Tuesday morning at 3684 Highway 70 east of Eagle River.

The types of drugs seized were not reported.


Facing criminal charges are 46 year old Deanna Worthen, 21 year old Joseph Woodward, 20 year old Kasey Tank, 19 year old Caleb Grosskopf, and 19 year old Thomas A. Ruth . All those adults are from Eagle River. A 17 year old from Eagle River was also arrested.. Also busted were 19 year old Justin Brogdon of Bayfield, 19 year old James Mahar of Conover and 19 year Dylan Bleicher of Land O’Lakes.

The arrests were part of an action by the North Central Wisconsin Drug Enforcement Group.