Man in custody after search in the Town of Lafayette

Brandon Herman
Published: May. 31, 2023 at 12:30 PM CDT
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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - The Chippewa County Sheriff says a man is being held on a $50,000 cash bond after a drug investigation.

Sheriff Travis Hakes says Brandon Herman was arrested last Thursday at a home in the Town of Lafayette.

Authorities seized what they suspect to be: 2.46lbs of methamphetamine, over 30 grams of fentanyl, over 16lbs of marijuana, misc. cocaine, LSD, phycobilin mushrooms, 10 guns -three confirmed to be stolen, stolen skid steer, three stolen motorcycles, stolen Chevrolet Corvette, stolen boat motor and $19,438 in cash.

The Sheriff adds the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, West Central Drug Task Force, and Regional Swat Team worked together on this investigation that resulted in the search.