Meth Charges

By: News Release
Apr 27th, 2019

On April 24, 2019 at approximately 9:10 p.m. the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a black 2000 Chevy Silverado on Hwy 18 near the intersection of Giard Rd. Suspicion of drug activity was detected during the stop and the Prairie du Chien Police Department K-9 Unit was called to assist. As a result, a search warrant was obtained for the vehicle and a subsequent search located approximately 43.7 grams of methamphetamine. The driver, 46 year old Michael John Werges of Marquette, IA and 52 year old Kenneth Elwood Marketto of Prairie du Chien, WI were charged and arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine) with Intent to Deliver, a class B felony. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Prairie du Chien Police Department and Monona Police Department.