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Tip Leads To Huge Marinette Drug Bust
Issue Date: February 28, 2013
The Marinette Police Department reported that a informants tip led the North East Tri County Drug Enforcement Group to execute a search warrant on a 54 year old Marinette mans residence.
As a result of the investigation, Brian A. Schindler, 97 West Hosmer Street, Marinette was arrested on nine counts, including several counts each for possession of and delivery of narcotic and non-narcotic drugs, maintaining a drug trafficking place, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
According to the police report, the Marinette Police Department was notified that Schindler was selling pills and marijuana out of his residence. Following several controlled buys, a search warrant was executed yielding marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and almost 750 pills of various colors, shapes, and schedules.
Also seized in the warrant were a 22 caliber rifle, a 12 gauge shotgun, and a 22 caliber/20 gauge combo, along with a large amount of US currency.
Schindler was convicted in 2000 of felony possession and thus was prohibited from possessing firearms.
Schindler is currently lodged in the Marinette County Jail following a probable cause hearing on Tuesday before Marinette Circuit Court Judge II, James Morrison.
Assisting in the investigation were the Marinette City Police Department, the Marinette County Sheriffs Department, and the Menominee County Sheriffs Department.