(Press Release) -- On December 14, 2016, the Barron County Drug Unit conducted a reverse buy on a meth target in Barron County. The target, Tim Morgan, 37 of Cameron, contacted a confidential informant (CI) working with the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, asking to buy Meth to distribute to others in the county. A reverse buy is when the target is the buyer of the meth and not the seller as with a typical drug buy.
A reverse buy took place where Morgan purchased 1 1/2 ounces of meth for our CI. Value on this was drug sold in smaller amounts is about $5000, which Morgan stated to CI that he could get rid of it in about 1.5 hours. Morgan requested to buy another ounce once he sold what he had just bought from the CI.
Morgan was stopped after the transaction and taken into custody. Morgan was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and 2 counts of Felony Bail Jumping from previous cases involving meth.
Morgan has been a target of the Barron County Sheriff Department for several months in regards to the trafficking of meth.
Morgan was released on a $500.00 cash bond.
Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff