Police: 2 residents run a ‘drug house’ in Baraboo

Heroin, marijuana found in Seventh Avenue home Wednesday
Police: 2 residents run a ‘drug house’ in Baraboo
Bobby Kalista, Dustin Kotula and Michael Hein

The Sauk County Drug Task Force arrested three people Wednesday after an investigation and search of a home found heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Two Baraboo residents and a Portage man were arrested on suspicion of multiple felony drug charges, according to the task force’s report. Police said Bobby Kalista, 31, of Baraboo and Dustin Kotula, 28, also of Baraboo, were charged with manufacturing and delivering heroin and maintaining a drug house. The three were arrested after the task force searched the residence at 215 Seventh Ave. in Baraboo.

According to the report, Michael Hein, 22, of Portage was arrested for possessing heroin, also a felony.

The task force’s investigation is ongoing, the group stated.

Officers from the Baraboo Police Department, Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, Sauk Prairie Police Department, Lake Delton Police Department, Reedsburg Police Department, LaValle Police Department, Plain Police Department and the Spring Green Police Department and Wisconsin State Patrol make up the Sauk County Drug Task Force.