Seven arrested in drug bust

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

NEWS RELEASE - On February 27, 2012 investigators from the West Central Drug Task Force along with members of the Eau Claire Police Department Tactical Response Team executed a search warrant at 824 Water St in the City of Eau Claire. The search warrant was related to a drug trafficking investigation which had gone on for several months.
The investigation resulted in the arrest of multiple individuals who have been charged with crimes directly related to the delivery of illegal drugs in the Eau Claire area. The following individuals have been arrested and charged:

Jagr W. Hofstedt
18 years old
3216 Potter Rd
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Manufacture/Delivery of Heroin

Mitchell A. Christenson
21 years old
1313 Bittersweet Rd
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Manufacture/Delivery of Heroin
-1 count of Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place
-1 count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-1 count of felony Bail Jumping

Jacob C. Raney
25 years old
849 Revere St
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count Manufacture/Delivery of Marijuana
-1 count of Possession with the Intent to Deliver Marijuana

Colton R. A. Estes
21 years old
824 Water St
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Manufacture/Delivery of Marijuana
-1 count of felony Bail Jumping

Braden J. Drier
19 years old
824 Water St
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place
-1 count of Possession of a Controlled Substance

Aaron J. Blomberg
25 years old
3113 Venus Av
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Manufacture/Delivery of Cocaine
-1 count of Possession of a Controlled Substance

Erica A. Morris
22 years old
824 Water St
Eau Claire, WI
Charges:
-1 count of Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place
-1 count of Possession of THC
-1 count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

If you have any information on the above investigation you are encouraged to contact the West Central Drug Task Force at 715-839-5054 or the Eau Claire Police Department Detective Division at 715-839-4978.

This case remains under investigation and may result in additional arrests.


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