BURNETT COUNTY — A joint investigation into heroin distribution in Burnett County has resulted in 2 arrests, according to a press release submitted to DrydenWire.com from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Siren Police Department conducted a joint investigation into heroin distribution in Burnett County.

On June 15, 2022, we received information that a quantity of heroin was in a vehicle coming into Burnett County for distribution.

A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. There was drug paraphernalia in plain view in the vehicle. A Burnett County K9 did a sniff on the vehicle and positively alerted for drugs.  

The vehicle was searched and 23 grams of heroin and several items of paraphernalia were located.  

Charles Mitchell, 51 years old, of Shell Lake, and Lisa Haler, 41 years old, of Shell Lake, were arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Felony Bond Violations.

Both Mitchell and Haler were out on felony bond for previous drug charges.  

- Per Sheriff Tracy Finch


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