Six arrested in area drug busts

Sheriff Miller reports that on March 24, agents from the Wright County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant for controlled substances at the Jerald Geyen residence located at 7455 County Road 37 NW in Maple Lake Township.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of suspected Methamphetamine along with items associated with the clandestine manufacturing of methamphetamine. Arrested at the residence were Jerald Geyen (age 46), Lynn Wedell (age 48), and Christopher Woelfel (age 27) for 1st degree conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Dale LaFave (age 33) was arrested for 5th degree possession of methamphetamine. All four parties were transported to the Wright County Jail.

On March 19, agents from the Wright County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant for controlled substances at the Eric Wasson residence located at 930 Meadow Oak Drive in the city of Monticello. The Wright County Emergency Response Team made entry into the residence and secured the parties inside.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and a large amount of cash. Eric Wasson (age 32) and Trisha Nelson (age 22) were arrested for 2nd degree possession of controlled substance and booked into the Wright County Jail. Talashia Bledsoe (age 20 of California) was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia and released at the scene along with two juveniles.

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