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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Man arrested, items seized in Somers drug bust

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On Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, at approximately 1400 hours, the Kenosha Drug Operations Group (KDOG) executed a search warrant at 1034-88th Avenue in the Village of Somers in conjunction with a narcotics investigation involving a Somers resident, identified as David Kelsch. Kelsch was suspected of growing and distributing marijuana, on bond for an unrelated domestic abuse case and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

The lnvestigation and Search of the residence yielded the following:

  • 3,685 GRAMS OF PROCESSED MARIJUANA 
  • 29 MARIJUANA PLANTS
  • 5 PACKAGES OF MARIJUANA SEEDS
  • 2 SMALL CONTAINERS OF THC WAX
  • 26 VIALS OF ANABOLIC STEROIDS
  • 1 STOLEN RIFLE
  • 1 PISTOL
  • SEVERAL HUNDRED ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION
  • SEVERAL THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN MARIJUANA GROWING EqUIPMENT
  • $19,193 IN U.S. CURRENCY

David Kelsch is currently in custody and being held in the Kenosha County Jail.

The following charges are being requested against Kelsch through the Kenosha County District Attorney's Office:

  • (2) FELONY COUNTS DELIVERY OF THC >200 - >1000 GRAMS
  • (1) FELONY COUNT DELIVERY OF THC > 1000- >2500 GRAMS
  • (1) FELONY COUNT MANUFACTURING THC 21-50 PLANTS (29 PLANTS)
  • (1) FELONY COUNT OF POSSESSION W/ INTENT TO DELIVER THC >1000 ->2500 GRAMS
  • (1) FELONY COUNT OF POSSESSION OF AMPHETAMINE/LSD/PSILOCIN MUSHROOMS
  • (2) FELONY COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF FIREARM/DOMESTIC ABUSE INJUNCTION
  • (1) FELONY COUNT OF POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARM
  • (2) FELONY COUNTS OF BAILJMPING
  • (1) MISDEMEANOR COUNT OF POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
  • (1) MISDEMEANOR COUNT OF POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

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