Traffic Stop Turns Into Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stop Tuesday morning, turned into four drug arrests in Washburn County. The stop occurred around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Wisconsin State Troopers, with the assistance of Washburn County Sheriffs, conducted a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 53 near County Trunk Highway B.

As a result of the stop, four individuals were arrested for obstructing justice and possession of marijuana. In addition, $5,530 of possible drug money was seized. The incident remains under investigation.