Beloit bust yields meth, gun, cash

Man, woman arrested

Published On: Jan 16 2013 11:53:36 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 16 2013 12:06:03 PM CST
Kirk R.C. Mickelson and Briana R. Ketelson
BELOIT, Wis. -

An investigation and search of a Beloit home uncovered methamphetamines, a gun, cash and drug paraphernalia, according to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

A man and woman were arrested after the Rock County SWAT team and Beloit police tactical unit carried out a search of 1119 ½ 9th St. Tuesday.

Kirk R. C. Mickelson, 23, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamines within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia and felon in possession of a firearm.

Briana R. Ketelson, 21, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamines within 1,000 feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies said a half kilogram of suspected methamphetamines was seized valuing about $20,000, along with a .45 caliber gun.

Mickelson and Ketelson also face similar charges in Hawaii, including possession of Methylone.

They’re scheduled to appear in court Thursday.