Police arrest man involved in drug investigation during traffic stop

Police arrest man involved in drug investigation during traffic stop
Anthony Webber

A man who police believe recently moved to Madison from Illinois faces multiple drug charges in connection with a drug investigation and search warrant executed at his residence, Madison police said.

Members of the Dane County Narcotics Task Force made a high-risk traffic stop on the city’s west side Monday afternoon, according to the release. As a result, 38-year-old Anthony Webber was taken into custody.

After Webber was arrested, Madison SWAT executed a search warrant Monday night at his home in the 2400 block of Atwood Avenue, police said.

Investigators seized 35.5 grams of cocaine base, a digital scale, drug packaging materials and more than $3,500, according to the release.

Webber has an extensive criminal history in Illinois.

He faces tentative charges of manufacturing/delivering cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine base and maintaining a drug dwelling.

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