Jesse Casady of Webster, WI, appeared in Washburn County Circuit Court on Monday, February 6, 2017 on charges of Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Operating a Motor Vehicle While intoxicated, 3rd Offense in Washburn County Circuit Court based on an incident which occurred in November 2016.
According to public records obtained and reviewed by DrydenWire.com, Washburn County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a complaint on November 1, 2016 of a possible burglary in progress on Pair O'Lakes Road in Trego Township, Washburn County. The complainant reported that two unfamiliar vehicles were parked on his property and that one of the suspects was carrying a golf club and behaving aggressively.
While Washburn County Sheriff's Deputies were en route to the address on Pair O'Lakes Road, it was reported that the 2 suspects lefts that location. Dispatch advised deputies of this, and shortly after that, a Deputy spotted a white Ford Fusion on Ricci Road which matched the description of one of the suspect vehicles. The Fusion was swerving from side to side and the Deputy activated his squad car's emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop, however, the driver of the Ford Fusion would not stop.
At the end of Ricci Road, the driver of the Ford Fusion did a complete turnaround and the Sheriff's Office squad vehicle was then facing the Fusion head on. When the driver did finally stop, the Deputy immediately exited the squad car and drew his handgun instructing the driver to show his hands. The driver was behaving erratically and speaking in an agitated manner to the deputy.
After deputies took the driver into custody, he identified himself as Jesse Casady. Deputies searched Casady and his vehicle due to the burglary complaint; during the search, methamphetamine was located inside Casady's vehicle.
Casady advised deputies that the other reported vehicle was driven by a co-worker of his and that they had been on their way to Minong, WI.
Another deputy made contact with a black Dodge Ram Charger, which matched the description of the second vehicle given by the complainant, at the Tadpole Mini Storage Facility located west of Trego, WI. The driver of that vehicle was identified as Christopher Colegrove, of Minong, WI.
Deputies located a 'drug kit' outside the Storage Unit including razors, a mirror, and a small amount of white substance which tested positive for methamphetamine outside the storage unit facility.
Casady is due to appear again in Washburn County Circuit Court on March 27, 2017.
According to public record, Colegrove was charged on November 10, 2016 with Operating After Revocation and also has charges pending in Washburn County Circuit Court for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated, 2nd Offense, filed in March, 2016. Colegrove is due to appear again on March 6, 2017.
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