Monroe man arrested in ongoing heroin trafficking investigation

MONROE, Wis. - Local officials executed a search warrant at the residence of Dustin W. Smith, 32, around 5 p.m. Thursday.

According to a news release, agents from the State Line Area Narcotics Team task force, Green County Sheriff’s Office deputies and K-9 unit and Monroe Police Department officers arrived at the 1200 block of 23rd Street and seized suspected controlled substances and drug paraphernalia but did not find Smith. 

Officials then went to Smith’s place of work, where he fled on foot from the police. He was arrested on the 200 block of 4th Avenue, the release said. 

Smith’s charges include possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, heroin with the intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest. It is reported that Smith had an arrest warrant for the delivery of heroin prior to this incident, officials said in the release.  

The Monroe Police Department said in the release this incident is a part of an ongoing investigation into heroin trafficking by the SLANT task force. 

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