NOW:53214:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
63°
H 64° L 63°
Clear | 0MPH

West Allis couple were making date rape drugs, records allege

Dec. 12, 2011

When police in hazmat suits conducted a drug bust Wednesday afternoon in the 1300 block of S. 116th St. in West Allis, they found chemicals and other materials used for making a so-called date-rape drug, court records say.

According to an affidavit accompanying a search warrant, the 32-year-old female resident of the townhouse said she and her 38-year-old boyfriend are addicted to the date-rape or designer drug GHB, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid.

Police received several tips that the boyfriend was manufacturing drugs in a clandestine lab in the home, the affidavit shows.

The man, who works as a bouncer at a West Allis strip club, was convicted of manufacturing and delivering designer drugs in 2002, court records show. He was sentenced in 2003 to three years and two months in prison plus up to nearly seven years on extended supervision. As a condition for his supervision, he had to remain sober and not possess, consume, sell or distribute controlled substances. He was supposed to be released from his parole supervision on March 21, 2013, the affidavit states.

Nobody was at the woman's home when police arrived to search it shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police found the couple half an hour later at the boyfriend's residence in the 2100 block of S. 111th St. in West Allis, where the couple appeared to be sleeping. They were taken to the hospital and later arrested.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» The Suburban 16 Power Rankings: Watt, Niebrugge, and others on the next level 7/22

» Greenfield denies Goodwill store but maybe not for long 7/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A dumb-sports-fan's guide to the Bucks arena financing situation 7/21

» West Allis school officials worry parents can't monitor iPads 7/20

» Whitnall baseball team uses big fifth inning to stun Muskego in regional title contest 7/17

» Fortman pitches Franklin past Greenfield in WIAA regional championship baseball game 7/17

» Major development in Greenfield hits snag 7/16

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias headlines the 2015 All-Suburban Softball Team 7/16

» New St. Vincent de Paul store in Greenfield receives blessing 7/15

» Hale nips New Berlin West, 2-1, in regional opener 7/14

» Walker announces presidential run in Waukesha among hometown Wauwatosa supporters 7/13

» Greenfield ready to move ahead with Kulwicki Park maintenance 7/13

» West Allis considers request to allow pot-bellied pigs in city 7/13

» West Allis police seek man in attempted sexual assault 7/10

» Menomonee Falls wins GMC baseball tourney title, 8-6, over Hale 7/9

» Applicants sought for Whitnall facilities advisory committee 7/6

» Beekeeping idea is abuzz in Greenfield 7/6

» Accident causes two lanes of I-894/US 45 to close 7/1

» Blindness couldn't keep Hojnicki off the links or the slopes Updated:  6/24

» Concordia Legion post to assemble care packages 6/18

» Proposed West Allis sewer lateral help program may be dead 6/17

» Greenfield reschedules hearing on proposed Goodwill on 76th Street 6/16

» Whitnall School District facilities advisory committee taking shape 6/15

» Behavioral network recognizes 16 West Allis-West Milwaukee schools 6/11

» Greenfield principal resigning to go to Kettle Moraine schools 6/11

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT