Sauk County continues drug investigation

Sauk County continues drug investigation
Sean A. Mountain, 47

On Wednesday, the Sauk County Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspectors Office, opened a drug investigation into a residence on Koch Street in the Village of West Baraboo, after a search warrant for two suspicious packages that arrived at the post office for delivery to this address revealed 1,085 grams of marijuana, according to a release.

On Thursday, the packages were repackaged, delivered and accepted into the residence in question, after which a search warrant for the residence was executed by the Sauk County Drug Task Force and the Sauk County Emergency Response Team, the release said.

As a result of the investigation, a total of 1,197.7 grams of marijuana, 70.6 grams of high quality methamphetamine, approximately 18 ounces of liquid marijuana, 3 grams of cocaine, and a large number of illegally possessed prescription medications, including Oxycontin, Percocet, liquid Diazepam, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, tramadol, alazopram and tramadol and adderall, according to the release.

The release went on to say a large amount of drug paraphernalia indicating drug packaging, sales and distribution were also located, such as several digital scales and thousands of small “gem bags.” Over $4,600 in cash, in various denominations and locations was found.

As a result of this investigation, three people were arrested and charged with offenses.

The release said Sean A. Mountain, 47 years old, was arrested for possession of THC with intent to deliver, more than 1,000 grams, possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, more than 50 grams, possession of Schedule 2 narcotics, possession of Schedule 2 non-narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a drug dwelling.  

The release went on to say that Sean S. Miller, 26 years old, was arrested and charged for possession of THC.

Lastly, the release said Ralph T. Mountain, 50 years old, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the release, Ralph Miller was cited and released at the scene while Sean Mountain and Sean Miller were transported to and incarcerated in the Sauk County Jail.

Miller was released on bond on Feb. 5 and Sean Mountain will appear in court for a bond hearing on Monday, Feb. 8, the release said.

The U.S. Postal Inspectors Office, the Sauk County Emergency Response Team and the Columbia County Sheriffs Office assisted the Sauk County Drug Task Force, the release said.

This investigation is continuing.

If you have information on this or any other criminal activity, you are asked to call your local police department, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-377-1195 or Sauk County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-847-7285.

The Sauk County Drug Task Force is composed of officers from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, the Reedsburg Police Department, the Sauk Prairie Police Department, the Baraboo Police Department, the Lake Delton Police Department, the Spring Green / Plain police departments and the Wisconsin State Patrol.