Press Release - October 28th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016, the Barron County Sheriff's Department K-9 division conducted random drug searches of the New Auburn and Prairie Farm school buildings and parking lot areas with the assistance of School Resource Deputy Kuffel.

K-9 Chase alerted on a car in the New Auburn School and a subsequent search of this vehicle uncovered 1.5 grams of Marijuana and a Marijuana Pipe.

A 17 year old New Auburn student was questioned, cited and turned over to his parents.

No other drugs were located in either school.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department K-9 division performs random searches of all the area schools at the request of these schools trying to do its part to keep our schools drug free.

Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff

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